The Kent MBA had its annual Graduand Dinner on Friday 5th April 2013 at Cafe Du Soleil in Canterbury.It was a very successful event after an exhausting but productive Simulation Week for the MBA students. The winners from the Simulation Week were announced after the dinner by Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios, Director of Graduates Studies (Taught) and Accreditations and the award was given to winning team from Miriam Demirates, Kent MBA Alumni. The winning team was ‘Company A’ so congratulations to Karen Creswell, Hikaru Takeda, Mohammed Abdullah Alkuraimi and Oyunchimeg Shagjjamba.
The Kent MBA Simulation Week offers the opportunity to MBA students to develop all the skills required to run a business from day one. To make decisions, find solutions to problems and also put into practise the theory that was taught during their MBA programme throughout the year they have been studying in the University of Kent.
Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios commented ‘There was tough competition between the four teams in a challenging global environment context. Company rankings changed a number of times over the week as each team built on strengths and knowledge developed throughout the programme. It was a close race with winners a team that showed considerable consistency in performance.’
Karen Cresswell, MBA student and Student Representative commented “Kent MBA Students were delighted to be able to attend the recent dinner at Cafe du Soleil. It was an excellent opportunity for them to relax and celebrate the end of the taught part of the MBA studies. It also provided a welcome boost for the final assignments and remaining exams to be held in May.”