Besides diversity and entrepreneurship, another one of IE´s core values is social responsibility; something that the school hopes manifests itself in the minds of each and every single student of the IE family. A couple of weeks ago BusinessBecuase published an article on IE IMBA alumnus Brad Krauskopf and his co-working start-up in Australia. Reading through the article, one can experience partially the metamorphoses Brad went through based on wanting to make a change and to have an impact.
“[…] He can’t say the MBA is a key reason for his entrepreneurial success – not least because he was running companies years before flying to Spain. But it did give him exposure and diverse networking opportunities. And that, he says, has never been more relevant for today’s MBA students.
“It certainly exposed me. It was tremendously rewarding,” Brad says.
Schools that cater for social impact and diversity have a significant advantage. So too do companies, he adds. “The individuals and organizations that can figure out how to harness the value of it will find themselves with a significant advantage over companies that don’t […].”
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