EMBA experience: embracing change during coronavirus

Mary Fisher at the National Arts Club in New York © Pascal Perich

One of the great things about an executive MBA is that it teaches you to look at a problem in many different ways and what to prioritise. It takes you out of a dogmatic way of thinking. When the pandemic happened and the whole world had to react, it was just a continuation of that learning process.

I started the Stockholm School of Economics MBA Executive Format programme in January last year and was due to graduate this May, but the pandemic meant that it was extended by a few months.

One of the fantastic things is that three of the 10 weeks of face-to-face teaching are abroad: a week in Silicon Valley, one in London and one in Singapore, to give us the North American, European and Asian perspectives.

Unfortunately, our trip to Singapore scheduled for

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