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MBAs consult for Carnegie Hall

Cambridge MBAs advise Carnegie Hall in New York how to entice more single ticket buyers to return for other concerts by making the venue more accessible to musical novices. According to an old joke: a person carrying a violin case…

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Business and arts

Jeremy Newton, CEO of the education charity Children & the Arts and a Cambridge Judge Fellow who leads the Culture, Arts & Media concentration for the Cambridge MBA, discusses the interaction of business and the arts. Jeremy Newton, chief executive…

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The value of failure: creativity on the MBA

Thomas Edison was famous for saying "I have not failed 10,000 times. I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work." It’s the lightbulb moment that many individuals seek, but how can creativity help business practice and why should good…

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Want to make your cultural institution world-beating? Ask Becky Schutt.

Should theatre audiences stay silent? Must art galleries be housed in impressive architecture? The arts often come with unwritten rules but Becky Schutt has spent her career questioning them. Take art galleries, for example. "If you look at some of…

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Hollywood and the MBA

Brett Granstaff, Cambridge MBA 2012, talks about film, financing and Cambridge. Brett Granstaff, Cambridge MBA 2012, spoke on 8 May to students in the MPhil in Management programme at Cambridge Judge, directed by Allègre Hadida, University Senior Lecturer in Strategy.…

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Hollywood and the MBA

Nadia Denton, Author: The Nigerian filmmaker’s guide to success

Nadia Denton, the author of The Nigerian filmmaker's guide to success: beyond Nollywood about the Nigerian film industry, talks to Cambridge Judge Business School's Dr Allègre Hadida. Nadia Denton is a member of BAFTA with considerable film industry experience. She…

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The Economist: MBAs and the performing arts: the business in show business

David Sabel trained as an actor in America and France, then became a member of the Cambridge MBA class of 2008. A project at Cambridge Judge Business School led to a work placement at the National Theatre in London, and…

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IOL Tonight: Reaching, inspiring new audiences

How did someone who trained as an actor and a chef and then managed to squeeze in an MBA land up as the NT Live executive producer? Catching up on the theatre phenomenon that is National Theatre Live (broadcast locally…

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A meeting of art and business minds

An Evening of Art with Tom Barnett, Artist in Residence (2013-2014) at Girton College, University of Cambridge, was hosted by Cambridge Judge Business School on Wednesday 25 June 2014. The collaboration between the School and Girton College was part of…

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An evening of art with Tom Barnett

What happens in Cambridge … influencing creative industries management around the world

Google, YouTube, NBC Universal, National Theatre, National Trust, Art Finder, Saatchi & Saatchi - all homes to Cambridge MBA alumni who were prepared for a career in the global creative, arts and media industry by an unusual concentration of courses…

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Dr Allègre Hadida