Going global represents a strategic decision for any company. I have always been fascinated by international firms who manage to run their business in different markets, following different strategies tailored to that specific country. Expanding the business and/or entering a new market requires resources, time, a lot of effort and a detailed plan to be implemented and controlled. But above all, it requires the company to “understand” the country and set the conditions favorable for developing a win-win situation by creating value both for the company and the country itself.
Summer is coming, its taste is in the air and for some of us it’s time to plan holidays, days off, weekends and trips… but there is no summer without music, right? Each summer has its soundtrack, a song (or more than one) that remains in our mind for the entire break… a summer hit that we sing, dance to or hum while driving along the highway towards wherever we’re going.
I thought my university and professional background was not consistent with an MBA with quite a technical and engineering approach, such as the one at MIP (or at least that’s what I believed at that time).
After a few months since the beginning of the MBA, it is time to get to know one of my international classmates, Sifan Guo. Sifan was a professional Chinese swimmer and she is currently Senior Designer at Jaeger-LeCoultre, a luxury watch and clock manufacturer based in Switzerland.
After few weeks, back to our daily routine, I’m still smiling thinking back to our International Week at EADA Business School in Barcelona – a partner business school of MIP – which we lived as part of our International Part Time MBA experience. And it is true, it happens quite often that I find myself scrolling the photo gallery of my smartphone and live again some moments spent together with
Try to figure out roughly 50 people coming from different parts of the world, from different cities, with different ways of life, different jobs and life experiences, different perspectives and ambitions, dressing casual or business, with just one thing in common: putting themselves on the line and taking the challenge to bet on an International MBA at MIP.