• Friday, May 25 2018

    Blog: Why is innovation important: How to create ideas and make them happen

    I was excited to open a large parcel. Inside, there were five large green boxes. My starter kit for my MBA programme had arrived. Little did I know that 23 years later, I would be running my own business in Singapore having worked in a range of jobs, industries and sectors across the corporate, political, NGO and start-up world. Whilst much of the content from my MBA programme faded with time, the thinking skills...
    • Friday, May 25 2018

    Blog: MBA Stories: Richard Kamp

    Richard Kamp was born in South Africa and after his undergraduate degree, took a gap year to explore South East Asia. He then got a job as a management consultant before applying for an MBA at HEC Paris. He really values his MBA experience and talks in detail about what he has done since starting the programme. I see my time at HEC Paris as an opportunity to consolidate everything I have learned, upskill and prepare...
    • Wednesday, May 23 2018

    Blog: Five Simple Steps to Kickstarter Success

    Finding a business loan in the current economic climate can pose a real challenge to those potential entrepreneurs who have a poor credit history or little business experience, but crowdfunding offers a great alternative to traditional bank loans. It is estimated that crowdfunding has so far boosted the global economy by $65 billion and created 270,000 new jobs. Credit report experts, Credit Angel analysed crowdfunding...
    • Friday, May 18 2018

    Blog: Where There’s A Mess There’s A Market

    About 50% of the time I use Skype there’s an issue. It’s either a headphone situation, a bandwidth issue, a video issue or some other gremlin. Luckily, I’m not alone, it seems that many Skype users also tolerate these challenges. But why? Why do we tolerate a pretty lame experience repeatedly? There are other Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) options available, Skype doesn’t have a monopoly....
    • Wednesday, May 16 2018

    Blog: The Customer Profile: What data should you be collecting?

    Customer data is one of your most valuable assets, and it’s richer and more readily available today than ever before, thanks to big data and business intelligence (BI) technologies. These technologies have enabled companies to break down data silos and move from a two-dimensional to a three-dimensional customer view, gaining valuable insights into customer motivations, preferences, and habits and allowing them to...