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“Doing” management the Cambridge way

“Doing” management the Cambridge way

The Cambridge MBA can claim a unique approach to teaching the "doing" of management with its Management Praxis course. Faculty and candidates explain why. Dr Matthew Jones Cambridge places a unique value on Management Praxis (MP) on the MBA programme.…

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MBAs consult for Carnegie Hall

Cambridge MBAs advise Carnegie Hall in New York how to entice more single ticket buyers to return for other concerts by making the venue more accessible to musical novices. According to an old joke: a person carrying a violin case…

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2018 Compass: Artistic advice.

Find MBA: Experiential learning: Better than MBA case study?

Business schools around the world offer various projects where MBA students have the opportunity to apply what they learnt in practice. Cambridge MBA students take part in two main projects among other learning possibilities: Cambridge Venture Project (CVP) – where…

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ORF TV: Today

A TV report with Cambridge MBA students who visited Austria’s energy provider as part of their Global Consulting Project (GCP). Their task was to discover and develop a blockchain application for the energy sector, working with illwerke VKW, a state-owned…

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Around the world in 30 days: the impact of the Global Consulting Project

As our current Cambridge MBA cohort return to the School, having spent four weeks with clients working on Global Consulting Projects (GCPs), they've been reflecting on their experiences and the impact they've made. GCPs this year reflect an increased focus…

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Vorarlberg: illwerke gets help from students

A group of MBA students from Cambridge Judge Business School have been working with Austrian energy provider illwerke vkw as part of their Global Consulting Project (GCP). The project aims to develop a future-proof blockchain project together with the energy…

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Consulting on Bangladeshi land-related services

A team of Cambridge MBA students worked with BRAC, the world's largest NGO, on a plan to scale up land-related services for rural communities. Bangladesh is usually referred to as an "emerging" market or a "developing" economy, and these descriptions…

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Global Consulting Projects 2017

Why global organisations come to Cambridge MBAs for input. The Global Consulting Project (GCP) is often considered by students to be one of the highlights of the Cambridge MBA. As we approach the end of Lent term, students, in teams…

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GCP your career: how your Global Consulting Project (GCP) can springboard you into that dream job

It's a consulting project within your MBA year, but the GCP can also open interesting new opportunities for future employment. When Cambridge MBA alumnus Hemant Mohapatra joined Google at their San Francisco HQ he found himself immediately put to work…

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Facing challenges at work? Why focusing on ‘not so soft’ skills can unlock your potential

They're often called "soft skills" but the reality is they're anything but: the skills you learn to help you deal with people are not only some of the hardest things to learn but could also make a massive difference to…

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