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The Cambridge MBA

A unique and transformative experience, in just 12 months.

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Master of Finance (MFin)

Academically rigorous and commercially relevant, our post-experience degree will sharpen your perspective and broaden your knowledge.

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Executive MBA

A 20-month degree programme for senior executives, attended by people from around the world. Participants can continue working while earning a Cambridge degree.

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Executive Education Open Programmes

Our Open Programmes are designed for mid to senior level executives around the world seeking new perspectives and insights on key management issues.

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Executive Education Custom Programmes

Our custom programmes not only help develop individual and organisational capabilities, they transform the way you think.

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Research programmes

Our PhD programme educates the academic leaders of tomorrow. It attracts individuals of the highest intellectual calibre with a desire to leave a mark on the world as academics in a business school, applying the rigour of academic debate to the world’s most pressing problems.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship

A 12 month, part-time programme that transforms the entrepreneurial aspirations of ambitious individuals into real action and new enterprises.

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Professional Practice MPhils

Programmes for members of the University of Cambridge

Features

The extra benefits of a Cambridge education

As alumni, you are part of a worldwide community that continues to be of benefit to you long after you have graduated. …

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Time to solve the Scottish problem

A lack of innovation is starting to put Scotland’s economic prosperity – in or out of the union – at risk. Professor …

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Leaders – Shakil Khan, Head of Special Projects at Spotify

Despite being personal advisor to Spotify founder Daniel Ek, the hugely successful serial investor and entrepreneur Shakil Khan admits he still has …

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Accelerator pitch: Ben Harker of Montec Systems

Can you pitch your genius business idea in the time it takes to get from the ground floor to the C-suite? Ben …

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Why Cambridge academics believe that Francis Bacon (1561-1626) may hold the key to business success

Researchers from Cambridge Judge Business School are developing a groundbreaking new approach to assessing – and managing – business risk and identifying …

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Latest news

How “overcompensation” can backfire

Suppose a total stranger bumps into you carelessly and knocks your tablet computer to the ground, causing £100 damage, but offers to …

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CJBS Celebrates: Worldwide

Your Cambridge Judge experience doesn’t stop once you’ve completed your studies. A series of events across the world are bringing our alumni …

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CEO sudden death research answers vexed question of top executives’ pay

All sides on the debate into top executives’ pay have usually found common ground on just one thing – that there is …

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Young entrepreneur returns to Cambridge to launch innovative film discovery platform

A Cambridge Judge Business School alumna will return to the city this week to launch an innovative new platform set to become …

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Is there a crisis in pay? Alumni and guests invited to special lecture at Cambridge Judge

A crisis in pay will be the subject of a special lecture to be given at Cambridge Judge Business School as part …

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Upcoming events

University of Cambridge Alumni Festival 2014

Reconnect with Cambridge thinking over three days of discovery and intellectual adventure. Dr Jonathan Trevor from CJBS will share the latest insights from his research exploring the remuneration practices of some of our most successful companies with a lecture on 26 September.

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The impact of our research

Can we escape our addiction to debt?

Lord Turner, formerly chairman of the Financial Services Authority and a student at the University of Cambridge in the 1970s, argues that …

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Charities: the pay debate

Some leaders in the third sector are being paid more than their counterparts in the private sector. Is this an appropriate recognition …

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Investing from the heart

Cars, art, wine and watches: emotional assets are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional investments. But, as Cambridge Judge Business School’s …

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Harry Tsao (MBA 1994), General Partner at Juvo Capital and Co-Founder of MeziMedia

In the 10 years after completing his Cambridge MBA, Harry Tsao had learned enough from his business mistakes to have a business …

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Why the Middle East is fertile ground for business

Peter Hiscocks is CEO of Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education and teaches innovation management and entrepreneurship, and says prospects for entrepreneurs …

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Following the money

Does performance-related pay work? Dr Jonathan Trevor explores the issues. Pay for performance matters. It’s a practice that crosses sectors, affects millions …

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Want to avoid another Rana Plaza? Pay more for your clothes

On the anniversary of the collapse of Bangladeshi garment factory Rana Plaza, in which 1,129 people died, Dr Kamal Munir says the …

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Does economics need less maths or more?

Has mathematics become too complex and too dominant a force in modern economics? Yes, says Cambridge Judge Business School’s Michael Kitson; no, …

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Thinkers

Ahead of a trip next week to Beijing to learn more about the lending business of China Minsheng Bank, I'm encouraged to see that the private sector is already flourishing in China.
Dr Simon Taylor, University Lecturer in Finance (posted on 5 September 2014)
‘Digital’ doesn’t just mean shiny new tech; it’s not ‘IT’ dressed up in a modish word. No – ‘digital’ really refers to your business model. So how ‘digital’ is your business model – and if you’re not engaging with digital, is this a problem?
Dr Mark Thompson,University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems (posted on 27 August 2014)
My last “coaching break” happened to coincide with the summer holidays. Upon my return, I found a sea of exhausted faces and the issue that was trending and that came up at each session was that “suddenly everything had slowed down”...
Hanadi Jabado, Director of Accelerate Cambridge (posted on 21 August 2014)

The opinions expressed are those of the authors and are not necessarily representative of the views of CJBS, the University of Cambridge, or any other party.

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Media coverage

The Globe and Mail: MBA Diary: Why I chose Cambridge MBA

The Cambridge MBA program will offer me the international diversity and recognition that I seek in my MBA education. As an elite …

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Cambridge News: Scottish referendum: Cambridge University professor Paul Tracey says Scotland lacks entrepreneurs to drive economy

The country has a long history of innovation and a proud tradition of making and building things – it was at the …

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Financial Times: Brace of British universities ranked in global top three

Two of the world’s three top universities are British, according to an annual survey of the world’s leading higher education establishments … …

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Computer Weekly: Government must be a platform entrepreneur to deliver ‘digital 2.0′

We now see government executives resisting what is becoming growingly obvious – the business model itself is obsolete, and no amount of …

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MIT Sloan Management Review: Beyond forecasting: creating new strategic narratives

One of the great challenges for organizations in the current economy is making strategy under the uncertainties posed by turbulent environments, intensified …

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BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Drivetime

Paul Tracey, Professor of Innovation and Organisation, comments on the upcoming Scotland’s vote and what impact the outcome will have on the …

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Business Weekly: Leading entrepreneurs make up judging panel

Leading Cambridge entrepreneurs again make up the five-star judging panel that makes the Business Weekly Awards so special. Academia is well represented …

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Yahoo! News Spain: How sudden death of CEO impacts company’s stock market

The report links the stock market reaction to executive pay, calculating gain or loss if the value of the firms after a …

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