LBS alumna under the spotlight at FT Masters event

LBS graduate Martina Lovati describes her journey from a career in hospitality to management consulting via an LBS Masters in Management

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“State your goals clearly as they will fuel what is coming up”. That was the advice of London Business School (LBS) alumna Martina Lovati, speaking to potential students and delegates at a recent Financial Times’ conference on the ‘Future of Business Education: Spotlight on Master’s Programmes’.

Discussing why people should consider studying for a Master’s degree at a business school, Masters in Management (MiM) graduate Martina, revealed how her MiM had allowed her to fulfil her dream of living abroad and having an international career. Now Consulting & Analytics Manager at Visa in Sweden, her Master’s degree helped to transform her from someone with a background specialised in hospitality into a consultant at a major international business.

“When I first applied to business school it was for purely professional reasons: I wanted a springboard to an international career. I didn’t understand until I got to LBS how broadly a business degree could help me,” says Martina. “I got so much more than I thought: a professional setting, academic value through experiential learning, reputational value, and, most importantly, interpersonal value.”

Martina believes that her fellow students, the professors and exceptional coaches at LBS gave her the tools to grow, with her MiM cementing her management knowledge.

Register to watch a free on-demand recording of the event to hear what Martina has to say about her “game changing” experience and her tips for what to focus on when applying.