Writing this on board of GA821 from Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta, I am filled with both sadness and excitement. I'm sad that I left the family I built in KL, but excited to go back to school soon. This post is also intended to help me sort out my thoughts and hopefully help you in one way or another. In the following blog, I'll focus on my career journey and why I opted to do an MBA at INSEAD.
The INSEAD Consulting Club at the Singy campus recently invited me and other classmates who had received offers from the MBB consulting firms to share tips on approaching the consulting application and interview process. To avoid duplicating the efforts of the many case prep workshops, material and websites out there, I shared the unorthodox aspects of my approach, which resulted from my application of what I learned from violin lessons to consulting interviews.
As a consultant, my way of working has changed tremendously.
Adaptability and versatility are essential traits for a management consultant, and I believe that my time at INSEAD has allowed me to sharpen them.
A career in consulting offers our MBA students global exposure and the platform to apply their skill sets across a variety of topics – from market growth and strategy to operational excellence and capital productivity.
Discover the INSEAD Executive Master in Change (EMC) through the eyes of four alumni - a former investment banker, a consultant, a headhunter and a group CFO. How did they experience this intensive learning journey together, and how did it transform their personal and professional lives?
Dear all, I love observing people. Often, I am looking for inspiration: How are others doing things? Is there anything I can learn from them? Especially in new settings, foreign countries or when I am with people I think highly of. But sometimes, I simply get lost watching and then my brain takes me places.
Dear All, Time spent at INSEAD is indeed strange. It passes so quickly and yet it feels like eternity. While I’ve only just got settled here, a wintry Europe is a distant memory for me already. Weeks are passing, they are packed with experiences, and we are approaching the end of the first period.
Our '18J classmate Paula Schabel, talks about finding clarity in confusion, dealing with gender stereotypes and her dream dinner with a famous German swimmer. Enjoy!