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The specter of crisis looms large over the world and more particularly the Finance industry as both come to grip with the causes and lessons of the events of 2007 – 2008. In this context, this year’s EDHEC Global MBA business trip to London explored the realities of the post-crisis financial world through the perspective of leading industry players.
The seminar took place on EDHEC’s campus in London. Co-organized with the French Chamber of Commerce in the UK, this year’s week long residential seminar to the hub of Europe’s Finance allowed MBA participants in the Finance Track to gain insight from speakers from companies such as Societe Générale , Barclays Bank, Financial Times, EDF Energy and Axa. Company visits to Ernst & Young, PwC and Bloomberg complemented the trip…
The EDHEC Global MBA participants are currently following their elective tracks, and while the rest of the class was in Singapore and London specialising in Leadership and Finance, the Entrepreneurship group was in Silicon Valley, USA. Through site visits to companies such as Microsoft, SAP, DailyMotion and Oracle, they learned about the various links in the chain of procedures when setting up one’s own business. Interactive roundtable meetings with venture capitalists, incubators and startups gave insight into various entrepreneurs’ successes, failures and lessons learned, providing an inspirational trip for the budding entrepreneurs. EDHEC Alumni opened doors and provided MBA students with great networking opportunities.
The whole ecosystem encountered in San Francisco is inviting for entrepreneurship. The network, the lifestyle, the optimism, the financial models and expertise, the numerous incubators, the city of San Francisco’s efforts and marketing investments have all helped the local entrepreneurial ecosystem become what it is. There was much to learn from the model and the group came back full of new ideas, excited to start their own business…
Thoughts collected by Sandra Richez,Head of Global MBA Career Services,on a recent business trip to meet HR Managers in Asia for an overview of the job market, hiring trends and career opportunities
EDHEC Global MBA’s Head of Career Services, Sandra Richez, and EDHEC Career Centre Manager Fernanda Diaz recently attended Global Career Company’s Careers in Asia Summit in London.
The three specialisation tracks of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Finance are currently underway in the EDHEC Global MBA. The participants of the Leadership Track have just returned from the Global Business Trip to Singapore where they visited companies and networked with speakers from Google, BIC, Samsung, McKinsey, ST Electronics, Groupon…
Associate professor in the Wisconsin School of Business, Prof. James K. Seward, was on campus to coach the MBA participants on applying the corporate finance and accounting knowledge they had acquired in previous classes through his course on Advanced Corporate Finance. A highly interactive case study method added to the learning experience.
For 10 years, EDHEC Business School has implemented a research strategy that highlights the need for relevance. This strategy is based on a number of objectives. The research conducted by our professors and researchers must not only adhere to international criteria of academic excellence, but also contribute to the quality of our programmes and be relevant to the industry and, consequently, to the economy in general. It is within this framework that the EDHEC Research Days aim to show how business and society are at the heart of our research concerns.
10 global companies including Google, Schneider Electric, Air Liquide, Orphoz and Kurt Salmon all presented strategic project briefs to the EDHEC Global MBA class recently to allow participants to select their consulting project. Various projects including studying the best approach to e-Education in the world to an Indian start-up planning to launch an innovative mobile device were proposed to the class who were keen to put their theoretical knowledge into practice.
Head of Global MBA Career Services, Sandra Richez met up with Hong Kong and Singapore executives to explore career trends in Asia’s top global cities...
EDHEC Global MBA is pleased to have partnered with leading MBA fair providers, QS and Access MBA in order to award a total of 9 scholarships, each worth 50% off tuition fees to candidates who have attended one of the QS or Access MBA fairs.
The Global MBA Director, Pr Emmanuel Metais, and Pr Philippe Very, both professors of strategy at EDHEC Business School, discuss their latest position paper entitled The Participation of French Firms in M&A Waves.
Professor Christopher Ragan, PhD in Economics from MIT, recently treated the EDHEC Global MBA class to a four-day Microeconomics course that set a new benchmark for intensity while leaving students a set of practical, ‘Golden Rules’ to carry with them into their careers.