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Dominant paradigms in MBA programmes

Last week, I listened to the BBC Radio 4 programme the Bottom Line where the host discusses topical business issues with some guests. I have never tuned into this programme before and the only reason I did on this occasion was because our Head of PR told me that the topic would be business schools.… Continue Reading

Musings on Japan

I have turned this post over to James Barker (@JamesAdmissions on twitter) who writes about his trip to Japan last year when he met prospective CJBS candidates. “In my role as an admissions officer for the Cambridge MBA programme, I am fortunate to be able to travel to some of the world’s most fascinating cities. … Continue Reading

MBA class 2013

It has been three weeks since the Cambridge MBA class of 2013 first came together on the opening day of Orientation. This year, we have 141 MBAs from 44 different nationalities. Once again, we have a good, even mix of nationalities, unlike other schools where one or two nationalities comprise the overwhelming majority. This even… Continue Reading

A stork is born

Next week is the last week for the Cambridge MBA class of 2012. This is a time when students are busy completing final assignments, and crossing out their bucket list of things to do before they leave Cambridge. For three students though, this is a particularly frantic period as they try to start a company… Continue Reading

Why you should apply to the Cambridge MBA DESPITE us improving 10 places in the FT MBA ranking

The Financial Times published its annual MBA rankings today and the Cambridge MBA came in joint 16th, an improvement of 10 places over last year. We were also ranked 26th two years ago. Much of the improvement in the rankings came from a large increase in our alumni’s weighted average salary, which in turn meant… Continue Reading

My trip to the UAE or how I’d like to meet the Middle East entrepreneurs

I have just returned from a three day trip to Dubai and Abu Dhabi where I met prospective MBA candidates and representatives from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). It was my first trip to the Middle East in five years and much has changed since. Dubai’s reputation as a financial centre took a serious… Continue Reading