Blogs

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Is an MBA for me?
When reseraching MBA programmes, some people self-select out of an application process, fearing they won't fit into the culture of a programme. We challenge some of the common biases about MBA programmes and highlight how the degree is relevant for a broad range of people.
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Why an MBA in Switzerland?
When selecting an MBA programme, the location plays a strong role in many people’s decision. Our geography is broadly characterized as the German-speaking area of Europe. It is one of the most exciting and diverse places to live and do business.
Case competition wins
Did you know: in recent years teams from the University of St.Gallen MBA have won both the Financial Times MBA Quiz hosted at the FT headquarters in London (2017 & 2018) and the International Finance Challenge hosted at SDA Bocconi in Milan (2019)?
What impact does a school make? - A 'buildOn' school in Malawi
The Part-time MBA Class of 2018 completed their second fully-funded school in partnership with buildOn, this time in Kapyola, Malawi. This film explores the impact their school will make and the value of travelling to Malawi on trek.
Student-led social impact project - A 'buildOn' school in Nepal
The Part-time Class of 2018 worked with the Nepal office of US-headquartered non-profit 'buildOn' to fund and build a school in the village of Kuine. This film chronicles the start of construction in October 2018.
The future of the MBA in the time of Covid-19
Ewa Maciejewski, Vice Director and Head of Careers, Corporates and Strategic Projects, features alongside industry colleagues from University of California, Berkeley, University of Southern California and London Business School.
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What are your most memorable experiences in the programme so far?
We recently asked our current MBAs: What are your most memorable experiences in the programme so far?
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Building trust and strengthening relationships via the Pandemic
Two of our MBA team members reflect on how the pandemic created opportunities to evolve and improve the programme
Tim Vollrath, Part-time Class of 2022
“A solid technical education and a solid business education makes great sense; I quite like this translation between really understanding people on the technical side, but still connecting to economics.” Tim Vollrath, Part-time Class of 2022, shares some mid-programme reflections with MBATube.
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Corporate Project, Research Project or Business Plan?
During the last 3 months of our Full-time MBA, participants have the ability to create a Corporate Project, Research Project or Business Plan. The dilemma for many is how to choose.