Murakaza Neza !!

What comes to your mind when you hear discussions on Akagera, Virunga and Muhazi in a MBA class – taught by Professor Click. Recently we did a case study on Bourbon Coffee – An upcoming urbane coffee shop from Rwanda in our CAP class and got to know about an exciting venture from The Land of Thousand Hills. …

Working Hard for Belcorp

We’ve been making some real progress on the different aspects of our project in recent weeks. Our cap has split up into teams working on 4 different aspects of Belcorp’s social initiatives. Two groups are working to bolster the internal strategy formulation for Belcorp. One is working on a Balanced Score-card that Belcorp can use…

#1 on TripAdvisor…

Working hard, final project approaching, mock presentation next week… blah blah blah… Let’s talk about the fun stuff… We’ve been UPGRADED to the NICEST hotel in Mumbai – at least that’s what TripAdvisor tells us.  #1 out of 358. So we received our updated itinerary from Professor Phene.  Everything looks as expected except Day 1…

The secret life of bees…at GW

This week I’d really like to share this amazing story about what my teammate Matt K. experienced while researching information for team HoneyBee.  While it may have less to do directly with our client and the progress of our project, I think it illustrates the wealth of information that is available to us at GW…

A Helping Hand from Industry Experts

After three weeks of intense research, our team hit a roadblock.  We possessed a good understanding of our client’s (ClimaCheck) technology and the potential market in the United States.  Yet putting the pieces together in a coherent strategic plan proved challenging. Then David Rodgers, Senior Energy Specialist at the Global Environment Facility and twenty-year veteran…

Shaping business in the land of thousand hills

Yes, you heard it right, GW MBA‘s are working with organizations to directly impact the lives of people in Rwanda – popularly known as the land of thousand hills in this year’s CAP. Rwanda – a post conflict country based predominantly on agriculture is on path of progress with its 20-20 vision of socio-economic development.…

Getting to know Turkey…

In the past week, most of us have taken major steps towards understanding a lot about Turkey and its culture. Be it through the visit to the Turkish embassy or dining at a Turkish Restaurant – ‘Levante’, this was a week which brought us a lot closer to knowing the culture of the country. Some…