In December 2019, when I was packing my bags to start my MBA at INSEAD and COVID-19 was still mostly unheard of, I would have never contemplated that by the following year, I would be starting a new role, in a new industry, and in a new geography after such an eventful and uncertain year. After graduating and obtaining my MBA in December 2020, I ultimately switched from Consulting in Brazil, to starting a new exciting chapter of my career in Investment Banking in London.
Tips for MBA students to get the most out of their MBA experience in preparation for their career journey after graduation.
One of the few certainties emerging from COVID-19 is that it will have a lasting impact on the way people work. Employees are adjusting to a new set of realities in the workplace, with research showing 48 per cent are likely to work remotely at least some of the time – compared to 30 per cent before the pandemic (Gartner, 2020). The pandemic has merely fast-tracked a longer-term trend that is radically transforming the way organisations conduct business.
“No one should be limited by circumstances they didn’t choose.” Ramya Ragupathi Founder & Director, Oh My Goodness! MBA 2014 In three sentences or less, could you tell us a little more about yourself? I am the founder of Singapore’s only gluten-free certified food company that is also halal and food safety certified, as well as a social enterprise. I am also a yoga practitioner and teacher. Any fun facts?