When was the last time you sat in a classroom? How did the experience change over the years? From school to college to corporate training? Each institution focuses on inculcating a different set of skills and adopts different methodology for the same. For instance teaching computer programming is very different from teaching law. A Business … Continue reading My MBA Retrospective – Classroom Experience
It was in February of 2014, I was set to join the Executive MBA cohort at CEU Business School in Budapest. At the beautiful Munich International airport, I was waiting to board my flight to Budapest when suddenly I noticed the headline on the newspaper that my fellow traveler was reading. It was about demand … Continue reading My MBA Retrospective – Group Studies
With only 5 days to go for the graduation ceremony, last minute preparations are in full swing. Meeting plans, reservations, when to meet whom, pending dues, what to collect where, what to deposit, so much to do. But there is one more important thing I would like to share with you – a Retrospective. For … Continue reading Countdown has begun!
Competition is natural. Whether in sports, studies or business, we always have to compete due to limited resources up for grab. Sometimes deciding winners is easy, in games, you collect more points than your opponent on the other side and you win. In certain competitions, it’s much more subjective and effectively a judgment call of … Continue reading Applying for an Incubator? Tips to Increase Your Chances of Success
My very first post on this blog was about our EMBA orientation. We must have introduced ourselves at least 50 times within those 4 days. How different our approaches are to answering a simple question – tell me about yourself. Partly due to the number of times we’ve answered this question and partly due to … Continue reading Should Business Schools Focus Even More on Soft Skills?
When you see a course title like, Boardroom Exercise, expectations rise, so do curiosity and excitement. Even though it’s an elective course at CEU Business School, most of us registered for it probably for the same reasons. Course introduction by Prof. Tibor Voros cleared all the doubts and raised many others, so much so that … Continue reading Business Simulation at CEU
I’m not new to traveling by train. As I was a child, I used to travel by train to my grandparents during summer vacation. It was so much fun, preparing for the trip, packing our bags, packing food and water, telling all school mates that I was going on vacation, even without Facebook! Train travel those … Continue reading Why I’m beginning to love train travel, again
Or structured or organized innovation, they all mean the same to me. Innovation itself is seen as a creative process and one that supposedly cannot be structured. Imagine the speed of trains doubling every 3 years, we would reach from Berlin to Brisbane in minutes. Or fuel efficiency of your car improving by 20% every … Continue reading Disciplined Innovation
Third trimester is over and boy, what a relief it is! There were usual highs and lows, I want to share with you a few highlights in numbers and words 🙂 60 hours of class attendance via Skype 75 hours spent on the train 5 courses completed within 3 months 4 different group projects with … Continue reading Three Down, Three More To Go
It takes a lot of time and effort to integrate new employees in a team, get them acquainted with company policies, procedures and culture. So, it obviously creates difficulties for managers when employees decide to leave just when they were beginning to become productive. Sounds familiar? Employee retention is a big issue in every organization … Continue reading Should you pay for employee retention?