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From the Olympics to business school – how four Olympians are steering their career with the Cambridge MBA

In the 2021 Cambridge MBA cohort, there are four elite Olympic rowers, all of whom have rowed for their countries. We find out how they intend to pivot their career with an MBA and bring some key leadership lessons from…

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Cambridge Independent: Olympic bronze medallist Ollie Wynne-Griffith connects with Cambridge University Boat Club family history

An interview with an Olympic rower Ollie Wynne-Griffith, a current MBA student (class of 2021) at Cambridge Judge Business School. Ollie talks about how he got into rowing, the Olympic experience and why he has chosen to study MBA in…

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Navigating a career

Olivia Coffey, a Cambridge MBA alumna and a member of the US Olympics rowing team, outlines five tips regarding competition and career. Olivia Coffey (Photo credit: Cambridge University Boat Club) Olivia Coffey (MBA 2017), an alumna of the Cambridge MBA…

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Albawaba: Saudi Arabia’s first rowing champion hopes to benefit from Tokyo Olympics delay

Husein Alireza, an alumnus of Post Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship (PGDE 2016) at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks to Albawaba during is preparation for the Tokyo Olympic games. “At this point Saudi had never had international representation in rowing nor…

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Five key lessons on sport and business

Cambridge Judge Business School academics share their thoughts in advance of the big Varsity rugby matches between Cambridge and Oxford at Twickenham. Nick Koster (Social Innovation 2017), CURFC Captain at the Varsity Match 2018. Business and sport have much in…

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Road2Rio Challenge

Cambridge Social Ventures alumnus joins forces with a venture in this year’s cohort to complete Olympic-themed challenge. Cambridge Social Ventures graduate and CEO of Power2Inspire, John Willis, has been participating in all 34 Olympic and Paralympic sporting events, across the…

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Cambridge Judge alumnus wins a gold medal at the Rio Olympics

Congratulations to Cambridge Judge alumnus Tom Ransley, who won a gold medal in the men's eight at the Rio Olympics on Saturday 13 August. This is the first time the men’s eight has won a gold medal since 2000. Leading…

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‘Serial acquirers’ (like Olympic runners) can be predicted in advance

Serial company acquirers, like elite Olympic runners but unlike serial killers, can easily be profiled in advance, finds new academic study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Like elite Olympic runners but unlike serial killers, “serial acquirers” who mount repeated…

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Rowing to business success

Powerful but 'less obvious' lessons that Olympic athletes can teach business, from focusing on things you can control to reassessing what 'winning' really means. With the summer Olympics soon to begin in Brazil, what can business learn from world-class athletes?…

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On your bike, get set, go!

Cambridge Judge Business School alumni to head up the UK's largest mass cycling event as part of the London 2012 legacy project Three alumni who graduated from Cambridge Judge Business School's Executive MBA programme in 2011 have been at the…

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