Category: "Study in Progress"

How is Entrepreneurship impacting Europe – China Business?

It’s no longer news that the Chinese market has become one of the biggest players in the world, with the nation’s economic growth rate at a stable 6.7% in the last 4 years. But why did China scale up so fast in the business landscape?
The “Entrepreneurial mindset” played a key role in that, and this was exactly the topic of the seminar held by Prof. Zhang at MIP – Politecnico di Milano.

Top 10 tips for International Full-Time MBA candidates

Studying abroad is the most effective means for students to develop the necessary skills because it pushes them to get out of their comfort zone and experience another culture, language and education system. It teaches students to appreciate diversity at first hand, enabling them to recognize — and then dismiss — stereotypes they may have held about people they had never met.

Enthusiasm, Management, Balance & Adaptability (EMBA)

When I was asked to share my daily experience of working and studying during this journey, it took me a moment to realize that my daily routine is not a typical one for most people. Now that I’m trying to put my thoughts into words, though, I admit it’s been a tough period. When I decided to apply for the Executive MBA program, I knew it was not going to be an easy task, but I found my motivation in my desire to learn.

Diversity and inclusion, which are the real grounds for creativity, must remain at the center of what we do

Welcome back to the third appointment of our international MBA journey!
The interest in sharing impressions of MIP experiences is continually increasing along with the #growingleader community, so this time I’ve decided to let one of our most international candidates tell us something about the diversity that the Part Time program offers.

My career day experience

Friday, January 19th was not a normal school day for International Full-Time MBA students at MIP. It was our first experience of getting in touch with various companies’ recruiters in a single day and discussing our project work and full-time job opportunities. Even though at MIP we had also been given ample opportunities before, through companies’ corporate presentations and visits to their offices, the Career Day was totally different.

IMPM: my experience

Our master is a program run jointly between MIP Politecnico di Milano in Italy and the University of Strathclyde in Scotland, giving us the welcome opportunity to experience two different countries and educational cultures. The master is litterally full-time and we had a particularly intensive period of activities at the beginning of the year.

Getting more than just inspiration

As part of my journey during the International Flex EMBA I had the opportunity to attend a World Business Forum in New York, organized by WOBI, which proved to be a very worthwhile and enriching experience.
This year’s theme was “humanification”, which is probably something we need to recover since the world may continue developing but the human side is being somewhat left behind. The world is turning more and more digital and, in most cases, less human. This is a summary of the main inspirational ideas and insights shared by all the speakers.

Tirana: a vision for the future of a Mediterranean capital?

A couple of weeks ago, The Economist posted an article entitled “Why Tirana, once one of Europe’s dreariest cities, is now worth a visit”, referring to the city of Tirana as the Balkans’ best-kept secret. I may not share the opinions expressed by the author in his article, but I definitely agree with the fact that today, Tirana has become an interesting place to visit, as is the whole of Albania.

Brotherhood: Barcelona revealed the power of our network

Welcome back to the second appointment of our MBA journey! Discovering that other MBA candidates had a great interest in sharing impressions and feelings about their MIP experience with the #growingleader community, I’ve decided to write this article with Federica, who has kindly chosen to join us.

Knowledge in Practice

Through an internship in the city of Edinburgh, as part of our master we had the opportunity to work in the Whisky industry, one of the most attractive markets in Scotland. We developed a ¨Sales and Marketing Strategy¨ for Jeffrey Street Whisky and Tobacco Company, identifying opportunities and ways to improve results for the organisation; in addition to this, a qualitative and quantitative analysis of internal and external factors in the whisky market had previously been undertaken, and the strategic corporate plan was revised.

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