Change in Perception

This internship has been very informative and an opportunity to experience firsthand the enormous potential of one of the biggest emerging markets in the world. I was able to deepen my understanding of the business (especially Pharmaceutical industry) in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.  As an entrepreneur, this lent me the opportunity to understand…

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USE YOUR NETWORK TO INCREASE YOUR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

According to a recent survey of over 250 current MBA students and graduates by thembatour.com, 85% of respondents felt that their career choices and job prospects improved over the previous graduating class and nearly 70% of respondents were satisfied with their school’s efforts in providing them with job opportunities.  Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of respondents noted that…

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Developing Entertainment Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa

Multi-Grammy winning producer and multi-media entrepreneur Quincy Jones and United Arab Emirates entrepreneur Badr Jafar have entered into a joint venture, the Global Gumbo Group (www.globalgumbogroup.com), to develop multi-media opportunities across all entertainment platforms including music, film, television, publishing and digital applications, in the Middle East and North Africa. Initially focusing on producing live entertainment opportunities in the Middle East for Western artists…

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AMROU AWAYSHEH IS FT’S PROFESSOR OF THE WEEK

Amrou Awaysheh is a professor of Operations Management at IE Business School, including the International MBA program. Last week, Financial Times named him Professor of the week. His research focuses on how firms attempt to manage socially responsible practices in their operations and supply chains. Prof Awayshesh is also the director of the Wharton Global Consulting Practicum. …

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