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An MBA during global upheaval – COVID-19 vs 2008

How one Cambridge MBA’s experience in 2008 reveals lessons for MBAs of today: for Marina Maslowski Marsat (MBA 2008), embarking on the Cambridge MBA just as the global financial crisis broke in 2008 was a new challenge she hadn't anticipated.…

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NASA, SpaceX and Boeing – how nearly a decade of rocket design has led one student to business school

With the launch of SpaceX Dragon capsule in June and the planned launch of NASA's Mars Rover in July, space exploration has never been more topical. As the world is slowly coming out of pandemic restrictions, could space be the…

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NASA screen set up June 2020.

Business Because: What is the impact of coronavirus on MBA jobs prospects in 2020?

Cambridge Judge alumnus Hamza Mudassir (MBA 2012) shares his insights on job opportunities in current climate. He believes there’s a high demand for talented graduates in digital transformation and this will still be the case in the next few years.…

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The live MBA Global Consulting Projects making an impact beyond the virtual world

Practical learning has never been more important during the current global pandemic. As the crisis peaked in April the Cambridge MBA class of 2019/20 formed 43 teams each working remotely with a global client on a ‘live’ consulting project. The…

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Screenshot of a Zoom cal between the WWF Team 2020.

Forbes: The unexpected resilience of the MBA jobs market

Margaret O’Neil, Head of MBA Careers at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on MBA careers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. She urges business school graduates to be the solution: “There is no better place to be than business…

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Getting a job in a global crisis: what skills are companies looking for?

The extent of the economic downturn facing the world due to COVID-19 is not clear, and companies are bracing for big disruption. How will this situation affect MBA hiring in future, and will it impact what skills they are looking…

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Margaret O'Neill, Head of Cambridge MBA Careers.

Poets & Quants: 2020 MBAs to watch: Simon Schwartz, Cambridge Judge

Cambridge MBA student Simon Schwartz (MBA 2019) is featured in Poets & Quants article. Simon talks about his professional career, hobbies and achievements he’s proud of during his MBA. “I am most proud of my work with [email protected] I started…

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Poets & Quants: 2020 MBAs to watch: Blerina Xhelilaj, Cambridge Judge

A current Cambridge MBA student Blerina Xhelilaj (MBA 2019) is featured in Poets & Quants’ article. Blerina talks about her favourite favourite professor, achievement she’s you most proud of in her career and the biggest myth about Cambridge Judge: “When…

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How an MBA summer project can add value to your career progression

Working towards your individual career objective, the Cambridge MBA Summer Project allows you to apply the learning of the previous year. We hear from one Cambridge MBA graduate who developed a distinctive individual research project. Stephen Quick (MBA 2018) Stephen…

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Businessmen shaking hands across coffee table in lobby.

How an MBA will prepare you for the post-coronavirus jobs market

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the jobs market hard. An MBA could help you stand out once the economy restarts. The coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy hard. Businesses are furloughing staff, the hospitality and travel sectors are in forced…

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