MBA Journal: B-School on a Caffeine High

Greetings from Lausanne, Switzerland. After a few weeks of handling some administrative tasks, my wife and I are finally settled into our apartment, which is a 10-minute walk from the IMD Business School (IMD Full-Time MBA Profile) campus. Similar to any relocation, we had to acquaint ourselves with where we can buy groceries, get a haircut, and find the best fondue. The challenge with the international move was the entirely new set of rules and regulations that pertain to banking, renting, Internet access, and just being here. We arrived more than two weeks ahead of the MBA start date and squared away these tasks to be fully ready by the time school kicks into full gear. Barring some hiccups with laundry machine operations and my wife receiving her visa just three days before departure, everything went smoothly.

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