India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world presenting vast business opportunities for organisations. And what better way to unearth those opportunities than to travel to the country and find out for ourselves what it might be like to do business there. From the large, established organisations, to the slums of Dharavi, we gained an idea of the challenges facing organisations trying to enter the Indian market, and how they might be overcome.
That was the underlying message I came away with after a recent AGCAS (Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services) conference on the topic of careers in Media, PR, Comms and Advertising in Scotland. Here are a few nuggets of information for anyone interested in finding out more about jobs, applications and selling yourself in this industry.
How can our female MBAs prepare themselves for leadership roles? Our focus on Women in Leadership took us to London to find out.
Want to get close to senior practitioners from careers and industries you are interested in? Then don’t miss career lounges at the School. Ask questions, make connections, get tips on applying to their organisations, learn about the latest trends they’re embracing – some students have even secured dissertation projects from these sessions. Here’s what I learnt about peer-to-peer lending.
London! It is not only the UK capital but also a key financial hub in the European region. Therefore, we were very excited when Dr. Fernando, our Program Director, announced plans for a trip to visit financial institutions and meet senior practitioners there.
Ethics, talent acquisition and employee electronic chips were the hot topics of the day!
If you want to meet the Special Assistant to the President of the US, the Director of the UNCTAD or the Chief of Defense Staff of the British Armed Forces, just go to the LSE Emerging Markets Forum!
One of the great things about the Business School is that the learning experience isn’t confined to the lecture theatre. I took the opportunity to visit State Street to hear about the work they do and how to stand out in their recruitment process.
Ethical leadership is an essential practice for future leaders. And on the Edinburgh MBA there are lots of opportunities not only to learn from social enterprise, but to put your skills into practice. Here’s how we are making a difference beyond business.
In the second (and final) semester of the MSc Human Resources Management, there are two conundrums for students: “what will my dissertation title be?” and “what career will I pursue”.