Maintain your integrity – Reputation is everything: Claire Dixon, Director, MBA Programs, University of Calgary

Claire Dixon University Calgary

I am honoured to feature Claire Dixon, Director, MBA Programs, Haskayne School of Business at University of Calgary. Tell us about yourself and how you got interested in a career in academics after years of industry experience? I had been considering a switch to a career in academic administration for several years as I wanted to make a difference through education. Education has had a profound impact on my own life as the first person in my family to study past the age of 16; I have benefited from a wonderful array…

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Switzerland has a sophisticated Fintech ecosystem from angel & early-stage investors to venture capitalists and accelerators: Dr.Patrick Schueffel, School of Management Fribourg

Patrick Schueffel School Management Fribourg Switzerland

Dr.Patrick Schueffel is a professor at the Institute of Finance at the School of Management Fribourg (HEG), Switzerland. His research interests focus on the areas of Entrepreneurship in Banking & Finance, Innovation, and International Business. I reached out to him to learn little we could from his vast experience. How is your industry experience helping you transform your knowledge as a Professor at Institute of Finance at Hochschule für Wirtschaft Freiburg (HSW-FR) I have crisscrossed the boundaries between academia and practice several times throughout my career. I find it incredibly inspiring…

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Any organization is only as good as its people, and people are only as good as their output and communications: Deepak Bhatt of IIM Ahmedabad

Deepak bhatt, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

It’s an exciting responsibility to manage Communications, Public Relations and Digital Marketing at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, one of Asia’s finest B-schools. We got in touch with Deepak Bhatt, a communication, media engagement and publications professional. I am happy to present his career journey. How were you able to transform from being a HR professional in various organizations to your current position at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad? It may sound clichéd, but it’s more about working with people and understanding what value each of us can bring to the table.…

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Most school attacks are over in less than 5 minutes. Heidi is creating a safer school

Our heart breaks when ever we watch a breaking news about gun attacks or mass shootings in schools anywhere in the world. Here’s the List of school shootings in the United States from 1764 to the one happened on January 20th 2017. All of us simply pray for these innocent kids but some people don’t just watch. They strive for a change. Here’s an interview from Heidi Wysocki, Founder of First Defense Solutions Tell us about yourself and what made you realize the need for First Defense Solutions I have an extensive…

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Whatever you are doing, do it so well that your professional behaviors and characteristics are exemplified: Jennifer.L.Blalock

I got in touch with Jennifer.L.Blalock who has years of experience in U.S Education sector and requested her to share few words with us. Tell us about yourself I am the Vice President of Workforce & Economic Development at Collin College. My job includes supporting the development of our economy through the preparation of a highly skilled and competitive workforce. Share prominent changes and trends evolving in the U.S Education sector today Today’s economy demands agile, flexible and analytical “intrapreneurs” – innovators who are skilled enough to streamline and implement…

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Startups in Hong Kong grew 60% but CS graduates is at all time low – Ken Ng of Accelerate HK

Its valuable to get insights from Students who learn from a programme and hence we are introducing this feature in “Education” section. Ken Ng came to Hong Kong after serving in London based Banks for over 4 years. We asked about his experience as a member of Accelerate HK About Accelerated HK Accelerate HK is an immersive software engineering bootcamp. It aims at eliminating the financial barrier between high-quality education and equal opportunity for motivated learners to unleash their potential in technology. Demand for Software Engineers in Hong Kong? The number…

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