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Yejide Akiode

"All I have learnt in class would definitely help me scale up my business and possibly help other start-ups as well."

Course
Master of Business Administration MBA
Graduation year
2018

Yejide Akiode, Former Managing Consultant, I-excel Education Consulting Limited and Social Entrepreneur shares shares her experiences studying for an MBA at Surrey.

Why did you choose an MBA at Surrey University?

Surrey offered me a 50% scholarship and it was a good attraction for me. I also found the that the admissions requirement and procedure was pretty straightforward and simple.

How do you plan to implement what you learnt in classroom at work?

All I have learnt in class would definitely help me scale up my business and possibly help other start-ups as well.

What is the most useful skill you have learned during your time on the MBA programme so far?

This programme has helped me tremendously. It has developed my confidence and presentation skills. I have also learnt to think critically and write sterling reports. Above all, my interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams (which we always did) has greatly improved.

What new opportunities have you gained being at Surrey?

I have enjoyed meeting with industry practitioners at a couple of MBA Business Breakfasts events held regularly as part of the programme. I greatly enjoyed working with my mentor who further exposed me to future opportunities.

 

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