Students Reflect on Global Network Week at Yale SOM

April 10, 2024

Ninety-eight students from seventeen Global Network for Advanced Management schools visited Yale SOM in March for a course on the Behavioral Science of Management. We asked some of them to share takeaways from their experience.

Renato Urbina Abad, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Business Chile

Renato Urbina Abad

“The camaraderie among my peers from around the globe was invaluable. Collaborating with individuals from diverse backgrounds brought fresh perspectives and enriched discussions, fostering a dynamic learning environment.” 


Evgeni Kovalev, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Evgeni Kovalev

“The program was more than an educational experience; it was a melting pot of cultures, ideas, and perspectives. As I move forward in my career and MBA studies, I'm armed with a broader understanding and a network that spans the globe.” 


Arnarv Kumar, Australian Graduate School of Management

Arnarv Kumar

“The history, beauty, and cultural significance of the New Haven campus is truly inspiring, and I'm grateful for the chance to learn from some of the world's best and brightest!” 


Isabella Milano, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Isabella Milano

“What truly made this week exceptional were the rich cultural exchanges with our peers. It just reinforced how diverse backgrounds enrich our perspectives, enabling us to tackle complex issues in a more creative and thoughtful manner.” 


Beven Naidoo, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

Beven Naidoo

“Learning to identify solutions that may appear simple to one party yet hold significant value to the other can be a game-changer in reaching mutually beneficial agreements.” 


Kenzie Preece, UBC Sauder School of Business, Canada

Kenzie Preece

“Throughout the week, we challenged traditional economic models and adopted new perspectives to better understand the psychological realities behind human behaviour; unleashing a new lens to better predict and influence behavior.”


Sarah Roy, ESMT Berlin

Sarah Roy

“Throughout the week we engaged with the latest research and discoveries, enhancing our understanding and its implication for effective management. Starting with oneself!”


Sophie Sharland, Australian Graduate School

Sophie Sharland

“We explored the balance between altruistic actions and their influence on brand perception, emphasizing the need for genuine corporate social responsibility.”