An MBA Voyage of Discovery - Deep down the Rabbit hole

Persuing an MBA can be confusing, often it is challenging to know how to maximise the value of such general qualifications. This book teaches candidates how to maximise the value of their degree.

by Professor Dan Remenyi

Preface
Acknowledgment
Dedication
About the author
Why tell this story?
First contact with the Graduate School of Business
Applying to be admitted to the MBA programme
The Formal Interview
The Graduate School of Business
Old Nissen huts
Pre-maths begins
The MBA proper
The MBA ethos and the modus operandi
The academic calendar
Evaluation of degree candidates' performance
The lecturing team
The A team
Other members of the academic team
The Composition of the Class of '72
And then the year's work began
The relentless treadmill
The Written Analysis of Cases (WAC)
Impromptu tests and other work challenges
Conversing with Zeus
Pressure is always only in the mind
Identify what is really important
Social events
Mid-term exams
The second half of the first term
The routine grinds on and on
Final exams at the end of the first term
Intellectual achievement at the end of the first term
The results of the exams
The second term
New groups
The Big Shock
The big grind
A pleasant moment
Mid-term exams again
The second half of the first term
The routine grinds on and on
Final exams at the end of the first term
Intellectual achievement at the end of the first term
The results of the exams
The second term
New groups
The Big Shock
The big grind
A pleasant moment
Mid-term exams again
Escaping from the School
Intellectual achievement at the end of the second term
Apartheid, Protest and UCT
The third term
The T- Groups
A computerised business game
The second term exam results
Visiting faculty and others
The pork belly man
The business policy man
Rescued by Taylor
The local team
New groups and work loads
Excreta tauri cerebrum vincit
Intellectual achievement at the end of the third term
Final exams at the end of the third term
The fourth term
The research report
Job interviews
Intellectual achievement at the end of the fourth term
UCT graduation
Finding a job
The Rabbit Hole
Final reflections