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My Surrey experience: Ghaleb Touqan, MBA

Ghaleb is a former Production Engineer at Fosroc. He tells us why he chose the MBA at Surrey.

"As an engineer, I always wondered how I could go beyond my technical capability and learn how to navigate through business conversations, with business people.

That’s why I decided to pursue the connected MBA at Surrey Business School, where the variety of modules provided covered the essential topics and trends in today’s business world.

Studying for an MBA at Surrey has been an amazing journey, it has helped me to link what I have learned throughout my experiences with business and management.

The University’s great rankings and the accreditations of the business school tempted me to go for it.

I was exposed to colleagues from different cultures and a wide range of industrial backgrounds, which challenged me to be more creative and to always think outside the box.

That was exactly what I needed when I made my decision to peruse my MBA.

Studying for an MBA at Surrey has been an amazing journey, it has helped me to link what I have learned throughout my experiences with business and management.

I have learnt how to work efficiently with different teams and it’s opened my eyes to different types of critical and analytical thinking.

I now have a clear vision of how to work with, and gain a better understanding of different leadership and business styles.

Now I am more confident about my leadership skills after having the chance to gain valuable experience working with a diverse team.

I had the chance to network with amazing connections at Surrey Business School and within industry. I was able to practise all the theories and skills that we gained and apply them in business projects with elite companies."

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