Ralf Boscheck

It’s funny that I chose to introduce our Industry and Company Analysis/Economics course in last night’s blog because our prof was in fine form during this morning’s class. Some Boscheckisms: Why are we going into such detail? BECAUSE IT’S GOOD FOR YOU! You’re tired? Why? Because you’re only sleeping four hours a day? That’s justContinue reading “Ralf Boscheck”

Industry and Company Analysis / Economics

Aside: the soup du jour at IMD’s restaurant was French onion today–delicious! ICA/E is taught by Ralf Boscheck, a crazy (in a good way) German who throws chalk at students who ask inane questions. His first lecture was essentially the complete economic history of the world in four hours–step up to the fire hose andContinue reading “Industry and Company Analysis / Economics”

Leadership

A deep, personal approach to growth and development–it’s why I’m here. Nowhere has this IMD quality been more apparent than in our Leadership stream. Since day 1, professor Jack Wood has led us down a path of self and group analysis, inward reflection, and study of leadership. Although this course is exactly as described inContinue reading “Leadership”

Entrepreneurship

Most of my posts so far have been about extracurricular life. Perhaps this is because I spend so much of my time thinking about school so it is tempting to write about other subjects during my free time. This post, however, is devoted to one of our courses: entrepreneurship. Our professor is Benoît Leleux, aContinue reading “Entrepreneurship”

I have a Swiss bank account!

Unfortunately it doesn’t have any money in it yet and, when it does, it will all be allocated to tuition and living expenses, not to hidden savings. Still, it feels cool to have a Swiss bank account! Along with the bank account I now have a Swiss visa and a place to live. My apartmentContinue reading “I have a Swiss bank account!”