Delinquent Blogger

I’m sorry to all my readers for taking so long to post an update. The last week has been very hectic for me between finishing school, career search, and preparing for the post-IMD tansition. Let me bring you up to speed in a few areas: Classes Last week we finished our second and final weekContinue reading “Delinquent Blogger”

Final ICP Presentation

Today we woke up early, hopped on a train to Zurich, and delivered our final presentation to our ICP client. Despite having only one week to prepare (due to scheduling constraints), the presentation went well and the client seemed exceedingly pleased. They took us out for a nice, long lunch on a hilltop overlooking ZurichContinue reading “Final ICP Presentation”

Electives

This weekend I finished reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, my favorite (so far) of the movies. It was a great read and I’m really enjoying the extra depth that the books provide–both of the plot and of the character development. Although it may sound blasphemous, I find that there are some scenesContinue reading “Electives”

Condom Understanding

Yesterday was the first presentation to our ICP client, the definitive end of Phase I. ICPs usually follow a four phase format: I: Industry Analysis – understand the client’s industry and which factors are key to succeeding in itII: Company Analysis – benchmark the client against those key success factors, identify gaps, and recommend initiativesContinue reading “Condom Understanding”

ICP Client Visit in Zurich

Following is an IMD MBA Diary entry cowritten by my ICP teammate, Daniel, and me. This is Daniel’s second time working with me (We were also in the same Mod II study group.) and he hasn’t strangled me yet. Pictures of this trip are in my facebook album. You know that something has changed whenContinue reading “ICP Client Visit in Zurich”