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Hygge: The Danish concept that’s inspiring this Indian MBA student

Hygge: The Danish concept that’s inspiring this Indian MBA student

The Copenhagen MBA Sahil Saeed comes from a background in chemical engineering, which he studied as a bachelor’s in his native India. Having started working as a Process Engineer in a pharmaceutical company back home, there’s nothing to suggest he was ready to uproot his life and move halfway across the world. But sometimes the …

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Alliance Manchester Business School

Learn by doing in the Alliance Manchester Business School Global MBA

Ian Brake (USA) – Global Part-time MBA at Alliance Manchester Business School  Experience transformative workshops  Students get to take part in an array of transformative workshops within the Alliance Manchester Business School Global Part-time MBA program. Ian explains how they help students deepen and expand upon the knowledge they gain in the classroom environment: “You’ve …

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Daniel Mijic - Manchester MBA in Hong Kong

How redundancy gave this MBA grad a fresh start in Hong Kong

Daniel Mijic – Manchester MBA in Hong Kong Taking the long road to Hong Kong At first, it’s difficult to see many similarities between Liechtenstein and Hong Kong. One is a tiny European microstate (population: 39,000), while the other is one of the most densely-populated places on Earth (population: 7.2 million). But dig a little …

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Cambridge MBA

How this Cambridge MBA student went from professional dancer to non-profit director

Brandon O’Dell (United States) – Cambridge MBA   Choose a program that embraces uniqueness and diversity When Brandon started to look at different MBA options, Cambridge’s overarching mission and prioritization of diversity really made their programs stand out for him. He says, “I saw the program at Cambridge, the sort of mission around the program …

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Jamie Wang

How the INSEAD MBA launches your life-long learning journey

Jamie Wang (Canada) – INSEAD MBA Broadening your horizons at INSEAD Doing an MBA can mean different things to different people. For some, it is a chance to move to a new country and experience a different culture. For others, it’s a chance to broaden your knowledge and expand your career opportunities. For Jamie Wang, …

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Alliance Manchester Business School student Angela Garcia

How an MBA also teaches you how to be a better follower

Angela Garcia (Mexico) – Alliance Manchester Business School, MBA Why the UK and why Alliance Manchester Business School? “[I hear] this question all the time: If you’re so close to the US and it has very good business schools, why didn’t you go there?” Angela explains. “My answer is that I’ve always been very intrigued …

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Beedie School of Business MBA alumni

From chemistry to business: The lifelong benefits of an MBA

Cindy Wong (Canada)- SFU Beedie School of Business Why SFU Beedie? Cindy chose to do an MBA at SFU Beedie School of Business because, ultimately, she had always thought about going there. Its central location downtown in Vancouver and the small class sizes were particularly appealing to her. “I think Vancouver is one of the …

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