February 2024

August 25, 2003


Posted by: Louis @ 7:42 pm

Received the June exam results and the notes for the Module B project in the mail today.

Very often people wait for a sign before doing something. Well, this is a sign alright: a sign to start studying! 😉

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August 18, 2003

Day of reckoning

Posted by: Louis @ 9:22 pm

Two months after our gruelling exam back in June, notification (by email) of the results came out tonight.

Although managed to pass both the project and the exam (need to pass both in order to pass the module as a whole), it was nevertheless quite a shock to see the results. As a matter of fact, I just scraped through for the project by the huge margin of 1 mark (or 2 depending on if 50 is considered pass or not…)!
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August 5, 2003

Women "drivers"

Posted by: Louis @ 12:46 pm

I really enjoyed this one-liner from last week’s class :laugh:

“My wife’s a driver too.”

“She drives me crazy all the time!”

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July 23, 2003


Posted by: Louis @ 8:17 pm

Some quotable quotes from last Thursday’s class:

“NAV = Net Asset Value = Not Anderson Valuation”

“NCR = National Cash Register = Not Completely Reliable”

“A fish cannot survive if the water is very clear.”

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July 18, 2003


Posted by: Louis @ 12:14 pm

I guess I won’t be disputed when I say that we had a rather entertaining class about risk management (maybe investment!?) yesterday?

Well, in case anyone is curious about the U-turn stuff that Patrick mentioned last night, I think this is the long article he had in mind. Enjoy!

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July 17, 2003

Holidays over…

Posted by: Louis @ 12:04 pm

“Holidays” finally over… This week marks the beginning of module B: Financial Strategy and Risk Management.

I can already see everybody very fired up about the course – or, maybe not! Seriously though, from the volley of questions during the class, seems people are more attuned to the course now. 🙂
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June 10, 2003

FAQ on MBA : Sequel 1- Rankings

Posted by: pat @ 3:27 pm

Ranking of the B-sch will be one of the criteria to consider during the application process. Prestige is almost in parallel with the ranking. Prestige might help one during a job hunt. Interviewer upon hearing a MBA graduate from Wharton might react differently from a graduate from a local business school. But how much does ranking mean then?

Which is the top B-sch in USA, Europe, and Asia?
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Posted by: pat @ 11:03 am

I was given an opportunity to research on MBA 101. I don’t claim to be an expert in this area but would like to share with everyone what I know. Louis has suggested a FAQ format for this. Nothing is in stone, please feel free to provide suggestions.

This is my first time attempting to post such article online. Please pardon me if the structure is web-messy. 🙂
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June 9, 2003

School is out

Posted by: Louis @ 9:20 pm

Yesterday, had our first official outing. Since school was out, we took time out to practice some ‘healthy lifestyle’ and spent an afternoon rollerblading at East Coast. Present were: Jack, Dafei, myself, Angie and her hubbie, Mei Mei and Kamesha. Well, actually, William was there too but had to go ‘swimming’ after lunch! :rolleyes:

Weather-wise, we had the works: from bright sunny day, to late afternoon downpour. Luckily it cleared up soon enough so that we could have a second session. However, that also meant that after the rain many people would head out at the same time, and a serious traffic jam near the McDonald’s area.
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June 2, 2003

Going, going, gone!

Posted by: Louis @ 10:00 pm

Today was the day of reckoning: now or never, time to face the music and all that. But it is over now, and let normal life recommence!

By the way, hope that no one else is not flipping through the texts, trying to find out all the things that he/she failed to recall during the exam right now! Just kidding.
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