The One Planet MBA programme is designed and shaped by our network of corporate partners who contribute to the planning and delivery of many modules and MBA activities. Thomson Reuters are sponsoring our MBA’s Personal Transformations module which
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equips our participants with the skills to advance their careers and explore new opportunities for themselves. As part of our partnership, Thomson Reuters supports the development of our MBA participants in their quest for reputation through thought leadership.
For the past couple of years Emma has been heading the MBA’s Admission Office, interacting with hundreds of applicants for the One Planet MBA programme. She helps new applicants put together a strong application, then advises and supports them until they reach our campus at the start of each year.
Emma was recently interviewed by Business Because as part of their “Meet the Team” series of articles, and in this interview she gives a few tips as to what we are looking for in an MBA application. You can read the interview here
It’s been an exciting, yet challenging start of the year for our full time and executive MBA participants. The first three weeks consisted in a unique, pre-MBA Foundation programme – covering all the basics to enable them to make the most of the year ahead. With sessions delivered by our One Planet MBA team consisting of academics and professionals, the focus was on the transfer of professional and study skills.
Our Speed Reading half-a-day session went down very well, and so did our sessions on digital learning and studying tools, helping participants organise and retrieve their thoughts through Evernote, Feedly and other multi-platform apps. The programme also included sessions on academic and business writing and provided opportunities for submitting their very first (non assessed) essay for friendly criticising. Continue reading