Articles by ESADE Business School

  • The ESADE MBA Blog 2014-03-03 10:42:58

    The ESADE MBA Blog 2014-03-03 10:42:58

    by on March 3rd, 2014

    One of our very own MBA students, Ketevan Sidamonidze, from Georgia (seen here with the Georgian word for welcome on the ESADE MBA entrance wall), has recently appeared in Georgia’s Investor Magazine, talking of … Read More

  • Reaching the home stretch of the MBA

    Reaching the home stretch of the MBA

    by on October 10th, 2013

    “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Thanks to the on flight film offering I ended my 2-month Hong Kong based placement with a quite symbolic way, as I … Read More

  • The Rolex MBA Regatta

    The Rolex MBA Regatta

    by on October 3rd, 2013

    Who’d have thought that an MBA would have the time or energy in their hectic schedules, burning the candle at both ends and training to take the business world by storm, to do anything but catch up on lost sleep. … Read More

  • Final week of the internship

    Final week of the internship

    by on August 25th, 2013

    Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back…(Chinese proverb) Tomorrow I’ll start the last week of my internship, which will involve presentations to Colleagues, several follow-up discussions … Read More

  • The almost 80-20 rule

    The almost 80-20 rule

    by on August 18th, 2013

    This week I reached the ¾ stage of my internship with some ambiguous feelings. From the personal perspective I am really looking forward to finally meeting my family, as being away from them for the most part of the … Read More

  • Generalist vs. Specialist

    Generalist vs. Specialist

    by on August 9th, 2013

    Dear All, Before I started to write my new post this morning I was reading news from all around the world (the fall of Eike Batista’s empire in Brazil, the postponement of the US-Russia bilateral summit, GSK switching … Read More

  • MBA and happiness

    MBA and happiness

    by on August 6th, 2013

    I remember an article with a somewhat similar title, written by Robert A. Prentice, which Aleix (Associate Director for Admissions) sent to those handful candidates – including myself – who attended ESADE’s … Read More

  • Internship report from Hong Kong

    Internship report from Hong Kong

    by on July 29th, 2013

    Dear All, As promised in my last post, my internship report will concentrate this time on DFS, the company I work for. The acronym stands for Duty Free Shoppers and their origins date back to 1960 when two American … Read More

  • How useful case studies are…?

    How useful case studies are…?

    by on July 20th, 2013

      Dear Readers, Hope all is well on your end and that the summer is passing by nicely! As for me, let me continue with a few more insights on my Hong Kong based internship. First of all, I am of the opinion that … Read More

  • Budapest – Barcelona – Hong Kong

    Budapest – Barcelona – Hong Kong

    by on July 13th, 2013

    Dear Readers, My name is Szabolcs Birkas, but because of my the tricky Hungarian first name all foreign friends and acquaintances just refer to me as Szabi. I’ve started my Full time ESADE MBA in late August 2012 and … Read More

  • ESADE Campus Tour

    ESADE Campus Tour

    by on June 17th, 2013

    We would like to share with you  each corner of our campus, so it feels like home before you get here!  A place where you’ll find everything you need, classrooms, study rooms, special areas for events, a full gym, … Read More

  • The Winning Streak

    The Winning Streak

    by on February 17th, 2013

    After winning the Vermont Family Business Case Competition and The Syngenta Case Competition a week prior, the pressure was on ESADE’s teams in the Europraxis Case Competition to keep the winning streak alive. Our two … Read More

  • Syngenta Case Competition

    Syngenta Case Competition

    by on February 11th, 2013

    The marketing club at ESADE organized a unique business case competition with Syngenta, the Switzerland based company committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. The competition drew … Read More

  • Barcelona – the home of the start up!

    Barcelona – the home of the start up!

    by on January 8th, 2013

    MBA graduate and entrepreneur Luke Miller on opening the Tech Crunch entrepreneurial event at Barcelona Activa on 13th December proudly stated of the Barcelona business scene: “We think we have the opportunity, the … Read More