MBA Awards and Gala Dinner

Room with white tables and beautiful flower arangements

Thank you for joining us at the Annual MBA Awards & Gala Dinner, to help recognise and celebrate the talents and contributions made by AMBA-accredited schools and their students to the MBA arena and the wider community.

The evening gathered a record number of delegates which included business school leaders, distinguished MBA alumni and journalists and we hope that you enjoyed this excellent networking opportunity.

We would like to extend a special note of thanks to oThe Independent for sponsoring the Student of the Year Award and Evasys for sponsoring the post-dinner drinks reception. 

To view the press release from the evening please visit our press section >>

Annual MBA Awards 2015 – Winners and Finalists:

The Independent MBA Student of the Year Award:

WINNER:  Cecilia Rodíguez Alcalá, IE Business School
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Simon Cooper, Cass Business School
Pedro Correia da Silva, Porto Business School
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lindsey Nguyen, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business  School
COMMENDED: James Peacock, Bradford University School of Management
COMMENDED: Suraj Prakash, Institute of Management Kozhikode

MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award

WINNER:  Luís Martins and Kiruba Eswaran with Zaask from
The Lisbon  MBA

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Matan Ganani with Never Empty from IE Business School
Tim Mazajchik and Yasin Amani with Heartbeat Strategy from Nyenrode Business Universiteit
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Tshibvumo Sikhwivhilu with Lamo Solar from Wits Business School
COMMENDED: Panagiotis Sfikas with Bloode from Athens University of Economics and Business
COMMENDED: Manjuanth Talwar with Hiree from Institute of Management Kozhikode

MBA Innovation Award

WINNER:  ALBA Graduate Business School at the American college of Greece – for the Creative Expression in Business
HIGHLY COMMENDED: IEEM – for the Senior Executive MBA Programme
IESA – for the Support for Tuition Payment
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Imperial College Business School – for the Global MBA Programme
COMMENDED: Open University Business School – for the MBA Student Recruitment Tools with MBA iPad APP and on-line Business Case Builder
COMMENDED: Politecnico di Milano School of Management – for the Digital Learning Beyond MOOCS: Smart Learning @MIP

For more information about each of the nominated winners and finalists please download the PDF programme.

Photographs from the evening:

AMBA Awards trophies

Gala Dinner

Celebrating the Annual MBA Awards 2015 at our exclusive Gala Dinner at The Langham.