At the Heart of an Ever-changing Asia, Always

Written by Marvin Belina, MSDS 2020 Originally submitted on 10 November 2019, the winning piece for Life at AIM’s Student Contest for AIM’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Updated 08 August 2020 by Life at AIM “Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision, and change” The above quote is attributed to Richard Branson from…

The Learning Experience in AIM

Finally, I am here in Asian Institute of Management (AIM) chasing the dreams of gaining global learning experience. I started my Master in Development Management (MDM) journey last January 2019, and it was my first experience away from my home country, India. The experience in AIM is valuable in many levels. First and foremost, it…

Stay focused when a community comes first

Every development program has the ultimate goal of community development in terms of well-being. Nowadays, it is challenging to mobilize the community for development programs. Though it’s human nature, we are too complacent for change. To be successful in achieving the ultimate goal, the essential requirements are to mobilize the people and to develop the…

A Night to Remember at Masasa Beach

Unplanned trips, as they say, are the trips that actually happen. Our trip to Masasa Beach was one of them. I, along with my other five learning team members, was in Mabini, Batangas for our Rapid Area Assessment (RAA). RAA is a five-day course work where the students immerse themselves in the community to access…

When the Mountain Calls

I grew up in the province where I can see mountains everywhere. While growing up, hiking became one of my hobbies. Today, I am going to share my #SoloTravel2019 experience in Mt. Maculot which is the third mountain I hiked this year. Since we had a summer break in our MBA program, I decided to…