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How music and accounting can work in perfect harmony

A Cambridge Judge alumnus has written a light-hearted song about his life-changing decision to switch from a career in music to accounting via the Management Studies Tripos (MST) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. When you are being swept away…

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Venturing forth: soundpiece

An entrepreneur, currently studying for the Masters in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, hopes to inspire people to create beautiful music within a few clicks. Pierre du Toit spent the past decade as an actuary developing artificial intelligence products…

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‘Lego Master’ and Cambridge MBA alumnus Stuart Barr is also building the bricks of his own start-up

'Lego Master' and Cambridge MBA alumnus Stuart Barr is also building the bricks of his own start-up. What's a Cambridge MBA doing in a television Lego competition? Stuart Barr took his Cambridge MBA in 2016 and scored highly across the…

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Global MBA Career: Stuart Barr – harmonising music & business

An interview with Stuart Barr, current MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School, about his experience in the music industry, leadership and the importance of singing. When asked how he views music, Stuart said: “Music speaks to us very deeply.…

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From concert hall to board room

Stuart Barr was musical director for Dame Shirley Bassey, and has worked with iconic artistes from Sting to Elton John. He's now a Cambridge MBA student, with an eye to running an international arts organisation. Lights up, the orchestra starts,…

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Creative success in the workplace

Lizzie Ball and Adam Spiers of Classical Kicks!, University of Cambridge MPhil in Management graduates, and MPhil in Management Programme Director Dr Allègre L. Hadida discuss one of the MPhil's modules - a creativity and innovation course focused on the…

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The dreamer in me

Entrepreneurship graduate wins award for best music video at the Oregon Independent Film Festival 2015. An alumna of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship (PGDE) at Cambridge Judge, Ania Nakov, has won an award for Best Music Video at the Oregon…

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Classical music in the digital age

The Sixteen is one of the world's most well-known choral groups. We speak to The Sixteen, including MBA alum Shelley-Gregory Jones, and a Cambridge MBA project team about how classical music can adapt in the digital age. An interview with…

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Itay Talgam: The symphony of the boardroom

Conducting a symphony can be used as a metaphor for leadership. Individual styles may differ but there's more than one way to get teams to give their best performance; the trick is knowing how, explains conductor and consultant Itay Talgam.…

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