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CEMS network expands to U.S. to include Cornell

Students enrolled on LSE Management’s Global Master’s in Management (GMiM) programme will now be able to apply to study at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY through the CEMS exchange network. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business will be the first US business school to join CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education.

This collaboration will provide the opportunity for GMiM […]

How being CEO for a month reshaped my perspective

During a month acting as CEO for Adecco Group Switzerland, Luca Feser discovered how design thinking can transform organisations. So upon returning to LSE, Luca decided to help apply these insights to Kickstart London, a start-up incubator uniting the city’s universities to create diverse problem-solving entrepreneurial teams.  

Students looking for a job over the summer tend to go through the same […]

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    Five days of trials, tech and teamwork: welcome to Sprint Week

Five days of trials, tech and teamwork: welcome to Sprint Week

Innovation can transform the world. So how can it be encouraged and nurtured? Sofia Klapp, studying for her MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation (MISDI), reveals how the programme’s unique Sprint Week concept challenged her and her fellow classmates to generate, develop and pitch genuinely groundbreaking ideas. 

It was Monday morning, and 18 multidisciplinary teams were assembled at their desks. It […]

How I overcame my worst fears – and my comfort zone

Moving beyond your comfort zone can be scary. Global Master’s in Management student Alice Brazil-Burns reveals what she learned about overcoming her fears at Farrah Storr’s Women in Business lecture, where the inspiring Cosmopolitan editor explained her advice for succeeding in adversity.

As the middle-child born and raised in Manchester, Farrah Storr realised she needed to step out of her comfort zone […]

Five tips to ace your LSE application

Applications for LSE’s programmes are now open – but before you submit, check out our tips straight from the Graduate Admissions office. See a full list of our Management programmes or come learn about them in person or via livestream on 21 November at our annual Applicants’ Evening.

Do your research

We receive applications from lots of prospective students who […]

Why international experience puts LSE students in demand

More than ever, businesses need employees with international experience. For Business Because, Marco De Novelis looks at how LSE’s Global Master’s in Management gives students valuable pathways towards important global exposure.

By Marco De Novelis for Business Because

Employers have long-appreciated international experience in university grads. In 2011, in the biggest survey ever conducted on the subject, QS found over 80% of employers […]

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    How LSE’s ‘Alternative MBA’ helped me to found a charity

How LSE’s ‘Alternative MBA’ helped me to found a charity

Studying management doesn’t have to lead to a traditional career in the private sector. For Camila Triana-Ramirez, studying for her Executive Global Master’s in Management led to founding the Colombian chapter of the Make a Wish foundation. 

Reported by Thomas Nugent for Business Because 

When speaking with Camila Triana-Ramirez, it’s clear you’re talking to someone obsessed with social impact.

The Executive Global Master’s in Management (EGMiM) student […]

How Farah Jawad founded a travel startup while studying

While studying for her Executive Global Master’s in Management, Farah Jawad used the skills gained on the programme to create her very own travel startup. In an interview with Business Because, Farah explains how harnessing the latest digital technology helped her to design a new type of travel agency.

By Thomas Nugent for Business Because 

From photography to fashion, every industry […]

Why engineers can struggle to lead

Despite having a highly sought-after skill-set, engineers often find themselves lacking the soft skills needed to lead teams and manage colleagues. Daniel Caceres investigates how engineers feel about this gap, in an era when automation is making leadership more important than ever.

To be employable in the future, professionals need to master skills that machine and robots cannot yet learn. Leadership, teamwork […]