Making a Good Impression & Maintaining Your Network

Now that you’ve got the basics of networking down: created a LinkedIn profile, reached out to your organic network, started to find targeted contacts and have taken that ‘first bold step’ to reach out to them, it’s time to master the next steps! This article will walk you through what to do once you’ve successfullyContinue reading “Making a Good Impression & Maintaining Your Network”

Guest Speaker Webinars: Ambily Banerjee (GlaxoSmithKline Plc)

The Inclusive Leadership Series is pleased to welcome Ambily Banerjee, Director (Therapeutic Groups, Global Regulatory Affairs) at GSK, to talk about what it means to be an ethnic minority role model and a future leader. In this webinar, we have a discussion around: Ambily’s career journey and successes, working in the pharmaceutical industry, barriers faced as an ethnic minority,Continue reading “Guest Speaker Webinars: Ambily Banerjee (GlaxoSmithKline Plc)”

Analysing the Importance of ‘Groups & Teams’ in Organisational Success

For the Organisational Behaviour core module’s individual assignment, we had to tackle one of three topics – I choose to analyse the role that Groups and Teams play in organisations, critically evaluating contradicting perspectives. In this article, I will go through the overall structure and key contents of the analysis. Chapter 1: Introduction “Tell meContinue reading “Analysing the Importance of ‘Groups & Teams’ in Organisational Success”

Networking on LinkedIn: Getting Started with 4 Easy Steps!

LinkedIn has taken professional social networking to the next level. Now, more than ever, it is incredibly important to have a professional online presence, and LinkedIn is essentially your expanded online CV. It offers you the unique opportunity of showcasing your professional achievements, whilst building a strong network and exploring its vast job board. TheContinue reading “Networking on LinkedIn: Getting Started with 4 Easy Steps!”

A Marketing Plan for Waitrose’s Mobile App Upgrade

For the Marketing core module’s individual assignment, I chose to embark on understanding a little bit more about the British retail and supermarket space by creating a marketing plan for Waitrose’s mobile app, proposing to upgrade it in a way that would target and engage new markets, leveraging the opportunities in its micro and macroContinue reading “A Marketing Plan for Waitrose’s Mobile App Upgrade”

Self-Sourcing the MBA Consultancy Project

My MBA Consultancy Project and Dissertation with GlaxoSmithKline has been a bitter-sweet journey. So far, I haven’t been ready to openly talk about some of the tougher, perhaps the toughest, moments of my MBA. Here’s an attempt at doing so, and offering a proper homage to the individual who made it possible for me toContinue reading “Self-Sourcing the MBA Consultancy Project”

My Top Presentation Tips

One of the key learnings and takeaway from the MBA journey, was undoubtedly around improving my presentation skills. I watched my skills improve and change over the course of the MBA – in fact, the more I presented, the better I got. So, my first piece of advice to you… is this: Seize every opportunityContinue reading “My Top Presentation Tips”

Going Online Mid MBA at Warwick Business School

2020 will be largely remembered for when ‘the world went online’. As the pandemic shook our day-to-day lives, we also saw a spectacular change take place in front of our eyes. From corporate, to public services, to education – working patterns, company culture, organisational strategies, and structural workflows – all shifted towards a new wayContinue reading “Going Online Mid MBA at Warwick Business School”

My Favourite MBA Modules

Exactly one year ago I started the MBA at Warwick Business School – and I think it is safe to say that the past year has been a learning experience of a lifetime. Introduction Never having done a business degree before, I jumped at this 360-degree educational journey, with modules ranging from strategy, to leadership,Continue reading “My Favourite MBA Modules”

A Strategic Analysis of Siemens Rolling Stock (UK)

For the Strategic Thinking: Strategic Evaluation and Analysis module, I choose to do my individual assignment on Siemens UK’s Rolling Stock business. This was a really interesting opportunity to be able to take a deep dive into the world of UK rail systems and infrastructure. Particularly, getting the chance to analyse one of the mostContinue reading “A Strategic Analysis of Siemens Rolling Stock (UK)”