What is the benefit of studying abroad? Wouldn’t it be easier and more convenient for me to stay put here in India and study global business? After all, can’t I just go online to hear global perspectives?
By Dan McCleary
Thinking about getting your MBA and applying to a U.S. school? If yes, one of the obvious challenges is getting accepted. The application process can indeed seem overwhelming. I have come across hundreds of applications from Indian students over the years in my previous role as director of admissions at Fuqua and now as the school’s Regional Director for India. Here are some tips for prospective MBA applicants on strengthening applications to United States business schools: (more…)
By Eapen Alexander, Daytime MBA student
To state it plainly, there is no greater entrepreneurial environment than India. And whether in country or abroad, Indians have a demonstrated talent for starting and running successful businesses. Yet once Indian businesses reach a certain level of size and complexity, it becomes clear that the organizations can benefit from more formal management expertise. I have been fortunate to work with the Muthoot Group, an India-based business house run by my father and his brothers. As I have witnessed Muthoot’s continued growth and the diversification of the core financial services business into a variety of other sectors, I have been in a fortunate position to see first-hand how Muthoot has risen to this sort of leadership challenge.
This post was written by Zack Kaplan, a second year Daytime MBA student, who interned this summer with the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD) with the support of CASE’s Summer Internship Fund
When people in the United States speak about healthcare, they usually focus on problems such as billions in wasted dollars, provision of unnecessary care and lack of transparency across the system. The solutions to these problems are complex, but there is a good amount that we in the U.S. can learn (and take) from the successes of various healthcare innovations around the world. (more…)
By Sophie (Messer) Heiken
A graduate of the 2010 Fuqua Daytime MBA program, Sophie (Messer) Heiken talks about the experience of working with nonprofit organizations. She spent two weeks in India as part of her class
Reflections on an Inspirational Time Abroad
Sitting on a rickety chair in a small, hot village in rural India, I was listening to the beautiful, emotional song of a group of women in bright red, orange, and yellow saris. They sat close to each other on a blanket spread on the ground, and their children gathered around me and my Fuqua classmates. Their singing overwhelmed me with a sense of hope, and I felt a true connection with these women who are from a culture so foreign to my California upbringing. (more…)