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From flight attendant to MBA student

From flight attendant to MBA student at the International University of Monaco

How Priya’s interest in luxury took off Priya Hurry’s journey from Mauritius to an MBA at the International University of Monaco (IUM) was an unconventional one. Having spent years traveling the globe as part of her job as a flight attendant, Priya became exposed to the finer things in life. The more she traveled, the …

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Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning

Is asynchronous learning more inclusive than on-campus learning?

Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning Mary Farmer, a professor at the University of British Columbia with over twenty years of experience in remote learning, defines asynchronous learning as the following: “Asynchronous [online] learning means not in real-time. That means that students are not, at least by planning, on the platform at the same time. The online …

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MBA Diversity and Inclusion

MBA Pride: Amplifying LGBTQ+ voices in business schools

Shifting the lens Challenging convention through diversity & inclusion While LGBTQ+ rights have advanced dramatically over the past 20 years, there is still a long way to go when it comes to shaping inclusive environments. According to BCG, for example, 40% of LGBTQ+ employees are closeted at work. For Dr. Adriana Navarro Suárez, Marie Sklodowska-Curie …

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MBA student loans Juno

$250 million in MBA loans secured: Get the lowest private student loan rates with Juno

Chris Abkarians (USA) – Juno  What is Juno and how does it help students? In a nutshell, Juno gets the lowest-rate private student loans for thousands of students every year. What do you have to do? “It’s as simple as signing up for a mailing list with no obligation,” Chris explains. “So, you as a …

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Will purpose replace strategy in the future MBA?

Vrije Universiteit MBA – Organize with purpose The importance of purpose Everyone is talking about purpose – but why does it actually matter, especially at work? “We know from research that organizing around shared purpose is important for employee satisfaction and commitment,” Elco explains. “We also see that individuals early in their careers are driven …

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam VU

The VU Executive MBA: Developing thought leadership as an executive

What is the VU Executive MBA: Leading with Purpose? Vrije Universiteit’s Executive MBA: Leading with Purpose is an 18-month MBA program, with courses taking place once a month from Thursday to Saturday. The program supports its students to dig deep to uncover their purpose and become positive changemakers in the world around them. Distinctive from …

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