News from the MPhil in Management

Read the latest news and features on our programme, faculty, students and alumni.

People using wearable tech.

Apple’s launch of the VisionPro headset highlights the 4 Ps of marketing – product, price, place and promotion – while a Cambridge Judge alumnus has taken a different approach to wearable technology.

Daniela Florea.

Daniela Florea (MPhil Management Studies 1994) talks about challenging the status quo and giving visibility to women in midlife.

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Student and alumni news

Eat the elephant one bite at a time

Greg Nance (MPhil 2011) talks about success born out of adversity and running to raise awareness and funds for youth mental health.

2022 Teaching Awards.

Seven members of the Cambridge Judge faculty are awarded teaching prizes for excellence across the Business School's various programmes.

Men on rowing machines.

Six rowers now studying at Cambridge Judge Business School are chosen to compete for the University of Cambridge at this year’s Boat Race against Oxford.

Student smiling and carrying books and a backpack as he walks down his college steps.

Moneythink, an ed-tech nonprofit co-founded by Cambridge Judge alumnus Greg Nance (MPhil Management 2011), receives $980,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Cambridge Judge Business School interior

The expertise, programmes and initiatives of Cambridge Judge Business School were on display at a Virtual Experience Day on 15 October that showcased the School’s many facets.

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Eight members of the Cambridge Judge faculty are awarded Teaching Prizes for excellence across the School's programmes. Eight members of the Cambridge Judge Business School faculty were awarded Teaching Prizes on 1 July for their teaching excellence across the School's various programmes. "Teaching excellence is crucial to Cambridge Judge, and these teaching awards reflect the pivotal role that superb teaching plays at the Business School," says the Cambridge Judge Dean, Professor Christoph Loch, who announced the awards at a virtual "town hall" meeting. "We're delighted to honour these eight faculty members and their terrific teaching through these awards, which this year also reflect the flexibility and adaptability shown by all our faculty during this extraordinary period." These are the eight members of faculty honoured, with excerpts from remarks by Christoph (reflecting feedback from students and others): Dr Shasha Lu Shasha Lu, University Lecturer in Marketing, for her teaching on the MBA programme: "Shasha is very engaging and knowledgeable, her passion for the topic also shows through. I really learnt something useful and practical about digital marketing."…

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Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus and ultramarathon runner, Greg Nance (MPhil in Management 2011) says success as an entrepreneur and as an endurance athlete has a lot in common. Greg, who is Co-founder and Chairman of Moneythink, Founder and CEO of, recently completed the World Marathon Challenge. As every business school graduate knows, sometimes a single number in the wrong place can make all the difference. For Greg Nance, it was the lone zero he did not see whilst at the University of Cambridge that changed his life’s path. Deep into an MPhil in Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, American-born Greg thought it would be fun to visit a little more of the UK, so he signed up for a weekend 5k run on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. Except, it wasn’t a 5k. It was a 50k. For the former high school and college sprinter who admits “I can really burn some rubber around 400m but I was a very mediocre 5k runner,” the realisation he’d accidentally volunteered to race ten times further than his worst distance was a blow. Greg decided to take a crack at it anyway. He came tenth and oddly, rather enjoyed himself. Fast-forward seven…

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Three Cambridge Judge students celebrate men's and women's victories over Oxford in The Boat Race. Three Cambridge Judge Business School students celebrated as the men’s and women’s Cambridge rowing crews beat Oxford in The Boat Race for the second successive year on Sunday 7 April. Natan Wegrzycki-Szymczyk (MPhil Management 2018), who took part in the Rio Summer Olympics in 2016, helped the Light Blues win the men's race by two seconds – a one-length victory with a winning time of 16 minutes, 57 seconds. It was the 165th men's race: Cambridge University Boat Club now holds 84 victories and Oxford 80, with a dead heat in 1877. Ahead of the race, Natan said: "It's an honour to be part of this historical race, experience and the Cambridge University Boat Club. As a child I always watched The Boat Race with my parents and it was always one of my dreams to compete in it." In the women's race, Pippa Whittaker (MFin 2018) and Sophie Deans (MPhil Management 2018) were both in the winning boat that won by five lengths in a time of 18 minutes, 47 seconds, or 17 seconds ahead of Oxford. Cambridge now has 44 victories and Oxford 30.…