Two months have passed since my last entry here. That was not supposed to happen. Yet, it did, affecting once again the German regularity on which I usually like to rely when it comes to structuring my schedule. As the speed of the program increased again during May and the first week of June, priorities shifted toward the execution of various tasks, leaving reflection and introspection on the side for a while. Boxes had to be ticked off. While some of it felt like jumping through the hoops, fuelling my more rebellious side whose disdain for grades seems to increase exponentially as I get older, going through the various simulations provided me with team experiences that I will cherish for some time and look back to as some of the defining moments of my stay here. Continue reading “Continua a muoverti”
“It’s a kind of magic A kind of magic One dream one soul one prize one goal One golden glance of what should be”
It is on these notes of The Queen that, in my mind, the 2017 edition of Navigating The Future turns to the end. How was it possible that only one week ago we were in a remote monastery lost in the north of Italy, without even an internet connection, and then in four days we were delivering presentations at an unprecedented level of professionalism on global challenges and macro-regional issues that impact the development of the world and the life of hundreds of millions of people? How could it be possible? Continue reading “Navigating The Future – It’s a kind of magic”
Katrin Siebenbürger Hacki was one of the 18 alumni to give up their precious Saturday for the first of our two traditional on-campus Simulated Interview days. MBAs had a chance to practice their sector specific interviewing skills and get feedback from alumni who have successfully been through the process for either Industry, Consulting or Finance. Continue reading “10 things I wish I had known at graduation from the IMD MBA program”
Xiaomei Gu and her team members: Javier Mendivil, Louis Lozouet, Marcus Werlang, Silke Musa and Stefano Piantoni researched and presented findings on the topic:
Healthcare 2.0: Towards a more efficient business model
Stephen Bell, MBA 2006 and President – McCrometer Inc (a Danaher operating company) was back on campus last Friday to give a company presentation to the current class. His guest blog links past to present and tips for the future. Continue reading “Transitions”
From leadership and self reflection in an Italian monastery to final preparations for the Navigating the Future conference – watch the MBAs in action and hear from the Program Dean, Ralf Boscheck:
Thank you to our MBAs for creating and sharing this video with us!
Aaron Wong, MBA 2006 and Malaysian Alumni Club President (2012-2017) wrote today’s guest entry including tips for the current participants.
It’s been 10 years since my MBA graduation, and walking down to the dungeons brought back memories of “fish on the table” chats (part of the leadership stream) and numerous nights finishing projects. Continue reading “Lifelong Learning from MBA alumnus”