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  • How Important is Industry Experience to an MBA Application?

    By David Falzani MBE, President EIBF An MBA is a highly regarded and sought-after qualification for employers around the world. Not only can it leave you standing head and shoulders above your peers, it can transform the opportunities that open up to you as you progress in your...

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  • Mastering the MBA Admissions Essay

    By Nic Renard, (CEng MEng Hons, Imperial College London), The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania "For some people, an MBA is something that was always going to be a part of their career - a rung in the ladder that they would plan for years in advance.  My journey was a...

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  • ‘Better ways of working driven by COVID-19’ by SMF Perses Sethna  

    Sainsbury Management Fellow, Perses Sethna- Director of Business Change Services at PRT Partners: Perses is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology, SMF and INSEAD MBA. He has held change leadership positions throughout his career at BT plc,...

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  • How to tackle the MBA Admissions Essay

    By Víctor Manzanares Bonilla, (MEng Polytechnic University of Madrid ), IESE Business School "For those aiming to start a successful career in business, there is no better springboard than the MBA. Since its inception at the Harvard Business School more than a century ago,...

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  • How 4 professional engineers used an MBA to change their careers

    The MBA is a highly desired qualification by both young professionals and employers.  Not only does an MBA equip the student with a wealth of business and leadership skills, it  shows clear signs of an individual’s focus and ambition as well as an adventurous spirit – leaving a secure job...

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  • Jack Welch: The Best Boss by SMF Patrick Macdonald

    Sainsbury Management Fellow, Patrick Macdonald,Chairman, School for CEOs Patrick Macdonald, a Chartered Engineer, won a Sainsbury Management Fellowship to support his MBA at INSEAD in 1992. While at business school, several of his professors cited General Electric (GE) as the exemplar of US,...

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  • What is an MBA? – by EIBF President David Falzani MBE     

    The MBA has been around since 1908 when the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration was established in the USA. Across the world today, the MBA is the watchword for business career success, and prospective students are spoilt for choice as to where and how they study – from the...

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  • A Decade of Achievements for EIBF

    As we say goodbye to 2019 and welcome a new decade, we reflect on some of our milestones.  We would like to thank our Patron, Lord Sainsbury of Turville and his Gatsby Charitable Foundation, our Sainsbury Management Fellows, partners and associates, who have helped us achieve so much in the...

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  • Why Do Companies Prefer MBA Graduates?

    In a business landscape that is becoming ever more complex and difficult to navigate, a company’s ability to hire assets is important. Although candidates with business degrees are becoming more and more common, the need for experience and specific training at a higher level is becoming very...

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  • Do we Love or Loathe Targeted Marketing?

    Our latest survey followed up a recent blog entitled, ‘Behavioural Science: Who Decides What We Buy’ which looked at the complex marketing choices facing businesses looking at the best ways to market their...

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  • Wednesday, 1 July 2020

    How Important is Industry Experience to an MBA Application?

    By David Falzani MBE, President EIBF An MBA is a highly regarded and sought-after qualification for employers around the world. Not only can it leave you standing head and shoulders above your peers,

    Read More
  • Friday, 26 June 2020

    Mastering the MBA Admissions Essay

    By Nic Renard, (CEng MEng Hons, Imperial College London), The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania “For some people, an MBA is something that was always going to be a part of their career

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