Three reasons why leading MNCs in🔸快乐10分玩法说明 recruit MBAs

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2023年快乐十分开奖结果🔸Nearly 1,000 companies from around the world recently presented their hiring projections as part of the Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) annual Corporate Recruiter Survey. With 75% of surveyed companies in East and Southeast Asia projecting an increase in demand for business school talents, CEIBS MBA Admissions decided to go behind the scenes at AstraZeneca, Budweiser, and Covestro in Shanghai to ask their🔸快乐10分玩法说明 CEOs why MBA talent is in such high demand. 2023年快乐十分开奖结果🔸Watch the video above and read on to hear about the global career paths of CEIBS international MBA alums Jane, Rodrigo, and Sai.

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Holly has talked about Covestro’s employees being curious, courageous and colourful. What experiences at CEIBS helped you develop these values?

CEIBS is a rich melting pot of cultures, professions, and ideas, not only from the students, but also the professors and the partnering companies. When you are in this environment and exposed to so much stimuli, you can’t help but be curious. For me, the world after graduating from CEIBS is so much bigger and fascinating. Being courageous is not about doing things alone – it’s about being committed – and it’s definitely easier when you have a support network like CEIBS.

What does a typical day look like for you at Covestro?

It would be difficult to describe a “typical” day other than to say that there is “never a dull day.” Over the past five years, I’ve had the privilege of working in different roles at Covestro, ranging from strategy development to business streamlining and business development. In doing so, my role has involved engaging with customers, participating in war games, attending trade shows, designing workshops and leading product training.

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Jan has previously talked about the global career path of CEIBS graduates at Budweiser. Why do you think the🔸快乐10分玩法说明 experience is a good lead-in for this path?

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What does a typical day look like for you at Budweiser?

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Along with this, what’s important is to stay true to the values and behaviours that AstraZeneca believes in. My new role in emerging markets requires me to stay abreast with market dynamics to capture consumer insights and translate these into meaningful patient-centric solutions that meet the needs of the patients and healthcare stakeholders in these markets.

What does a typical day look like for you at AstraZeneca?

I'm responsible for expanding AstraZeneca’s market presence in Bangladesh and Cambodia, taking care of P&L goals, rolling out go-to-market strategies and building up local relationships. I started the role remotely in Shanghai, but recently relocated to Dhaka with my family to be closer to the business. Having lived in🔸快乐10分玩法说明 for five years, I am still adjusting to my new surroundings, but the role itself is the same.

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When I was planning for my MBA, my expectation was always to find a school that gave me a platform to translate my India experience and learning into a new role, and CEIBS was able to give me access to the second largest pharmaceutical market in the world. I'm always open to picking up any related projects within the industry. I have been fortunate to get three internship opportunities in different areas, and each opportunity definitely brought me a different experience.

As an international student, I would advise others to be open about opportunities, but to be clear about their expectations and pick new skills through the experiences (internship, external projects etc.). At times, the environment around students can be stressful, but as long as the goal is clear, it will end smoothly. My best wishes to all the future CEIBS students. Life in🔸快乐10分玩法说明 and at CEIBS has completely changed my both professional and personal life in a positive way.

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