In this blog, I am going to introduce the Programme Director of IHRM and HRM, Dr. Thomas (Tom) Calvard. Tom, who has a Doctorate in Organisational Psychology and is also a lecturer in HRM, speaks about the initial days of the programme and how it has grown to what it is today; his take on the relevance of international HRM in today’s world; and shares a small message for the students who wish to join the programme next year.
Some of the first questions that I had when I applied to the University of Edinburgh Business School included, ‘how did previous students do?’ and ‘did they all get good jobs?’ We recently met with alumni from different graduating years to find out.
For Louise Pirlot de Corbion, (MSc International Business 2015) planning and perseverance helped her to secure a rewarding career in the fast-paced IT sector, that has allowed her to progress quickly within a global organisation.
A team of MSc students traveled to Germany recently to compete in the European Ivy League (EIL) soccer tournament, the leading Business School soccer tournament in Europe. Find out how they got on.
MBA Alumnus, Martin Jensen, recently returned to the School to deliver an E-Club talk, sharing his insights into building a start-up with limited finance. With vision and determination, Martin built a successful business, despite advice that there was no market for his product. Find out how he proved the critics wrong.
Our MBA alumni are an internationally diverse and well connected network providing a valuable source of information, advice, insights and contacts. Our class of 2013 consisted of 24 nationalities, 91% of which were non UK citizens, with 92% accepting a job offer within three months of graduating.
In his role as Ryder Cup Project Director at EventScotland, Alumnus Robbie Clyde has been working day and night to ensure that Scotland stages the best ever Ryder Cup when it is held this year at Gleneagles. We caught up with him to find out more about the event and how his MBA his helping him in his role.
How do you make a jump from consulting to running your own international business? Two alumni have left behind their old careers to tailor new lives for themselves in the international fashion world.