One man's adventure turning adversity into opportunity with a Masters in Business Administration.

The MBA Milestones

This page serves as an overview of the major milsestones I need to complete and progress to towards my MBA award.  I’ll link to relevant posts along the way so you can see the background behind how I got to each stage.

  • Research business schools – completed – article to follow
  • Apply For MBA – completed
  • Interview – completed
    • Aston business course interview
    • UoB b-school interview
    • WBS interview
  • Offers
    • Aston – Full programme with Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    • Birmingham – Full programme
    • Warwick – Full programme with Scholarship
  • Fund course – currently in progress…
    • Scholarships – Direct from University
    • Bursaries –
    • Grants –
    • Loans – UK governments Postgraduate studies loan
    • Sponsorship –
    • Donations –
  • Accept right offer – go with the right school > I chose Aston and focused on preparing us for the future
  • Attend course – and make some life changing connections
  • Finish in top percentile – because you have to put in the work
  • Find or create a leadership role – where I can make a difference
  • Become an ambassador – for those institutions that supported me
  • Establish a new venture – that will make a positive difference to the world (something social, protecting life, IoT)
  • Giving back – helping others on their journey