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February 27, 2015

This month, more than 650 MBA students from throughout the Global Network for Advanced Management are participating in Global Network Week, traveling across the globe for 19 sessions over three weeks. Writer Matt O'Rourke is spending the week at the University of Cape Town, which is hosting a session titled "Economics of Emerging Markets: Social Innovation and Business in Africa.

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January 2, 2015

The name of the course was “Natural Capital: Risks and opportunities in global resource systems,” and it truly represented to me the unexpected door to an incredible array of new opportunities for my professional and personal development. 

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November 6, 2014

Many people dismissed my answer as a joke, or perhaps lacking truth, but I have never been more serious about anything.  I was pleasantly surprised when I came here to the MAM program and spoke with my classmates and found out that the majority shared my sentiment. We want to change the world and make a difference.

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October 15, 2014

Yale SOM students are scattered around the globe right now for Global Network Week, but they left a welcome and guide for Network students visiting Yale in the form of this student-created video.

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August 21, 2014

The art was really an instrument for self-reflection because something in the piece would make you tell a story from your own life, while standing in front of the group. We started the process of giving and getting feedback from the nitty gritty – like you’re shuffling on your feet – to ‘you start poorly and finish strongly.’ Or vice versa. It started a feedback loop with each other in a subject matter that wasn’t business.”

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May 19, 2014

In the second year since its inception, the MAM program is one of Yale's most visible connections to Global Network for Advanced Management, the network of 27 international business schools that connects students and faculty with their peers worldwide to share ideas, case studies, and research. The MAM program offers graduates of Global Network schools the chance to spend a year taking classes at SOM and throughout Yale, deepening their understanding of today's most complex management issues. 

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May 5, 2014

If you have had the chance to visit Israel, you will agree with me that it is a very unique country, enriched by different religions, cultures, global history, technology, and much more; and all that happening in country that is 424 kilometers long from north to south and 114 kilometers wide from east to west. This means that you can drive the country in almost 6 hours from North to South.

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April 15, 2014

Let me begin by pointing out the obvious, Yale SOM’s entry into the top 10 ranking on Financial Times, or that Dean Snyder’s dream of making SOM the most global US business school, has been operationalized to the ‘T’.  

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March 5, 2014

After five exciting days in Africa, I arrived in Turkey to meet prospective students and to reconnect with local alumni.  The Istanbul “meet and greet” with prospective students for our MBA program had barely begun when I was starkly reminded how interconnected our world is.

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February 27, 2014

 Growing up in Europe and later living in the U.S., I was used to thinking of the world as one of hubs and spokes. The hubs were Europe and the U.S., and maybe Japan, and the spokes reached into what was universally referred to as developing countries. You would fly in and out. There was no need to connect across.  No longer.

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