Portrait photograph of: Shikhar Sinha

Shikhar Sinha

Country Of Origin: India

Degree: Full-time MBA, 2022

Pathways Operations Manager, Amazon

What did you do prior to joining the MBA?

I served the Indian Air Force as an Officer, working in missile systems for ten years.

Why did you decide to do an MBA?

To ensure a successful transition of military leadership to corporate leadership and a better understanding of business strategies.

Why did you choose Lancaster University?

I chose Lancaster University for its excellent reputation, ranking, accreditation, and supportive careers team.

What did you enjoy most about the Lancaster MBA?

There are many things I enjoyed the most about Lancaster's MBA, such as the opportunity to learn not only from reputed professors but also from the cohort with diverse backgrounds. I appreciated the inclusivity of the programme, and the super supportive administration. I enjoyed our trips to the Lake District, Prague, and London, also the cohesion days, celebrating festivals together and lots of parties.

How do you think the Lancaster MBA benefitted you?

The Lancaster MBA helped me to widen my horizons further by providing various high-intensity challenges.

What impact has your Lancaster experience had on your career?

With its reputation, Lancaster enriched my profile further to get selected for my dream career in Operations Management. The MBA programme boosted my confidence to take up any challenge in the corporate sector.

Is there anything else about your MBA experience that you'd like to share?

The MBA experience is enriching as it not only delivers knowledge, but also shapes the mindset to be resilient in the ever-changing business world.