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Brianna Radicioni

How a Perfect Cup of Coffee Helps Make Babson College No. 1 in Entrepreneurship

Guest post by Keith Rollag, Professor and Dean-Elect of the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business (starting July 1, 2018) Once again we’re honored that U.S. News & World Report has named Babson College’s graduate school No. 1 in Entrepreneurship for the 25th consecutive year. Our “silver anniversary” is a special achievement given that our perennial…

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Brianna Radicioni

Let Us Come to You: Babson Brings its No. 1 Ranked Entrepreneurship Education to Working Professionals Around the World

Guest post by Phillip Kim, Associate Professor and Faculty Director, Babson Blended Learning MBA Program Our students in the Blended Learning MBA program come to Babson because of its reputation as the leading school for entrepreneurship education. The recognition by U.S. News & World Report that Babson continues as the No. 1 graduate school for…

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Brianna Radicioni

Look Beyond Spain’s Tourist Attractions to Find Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and an Economy on the Rise, Says Babson Professor Jay Rao

For more than 12 years, Babson College Strategy and Innovation Professor Jay Rao has focused some of his in-the-field efforts on corporations, organizations, and business schools in Spain. Between leading executive education programs for some of the most impactful businesses in the country (i.e. BBVA, Iberdrola, and Repsol), consulting for global corporations with a local…

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Brianna Radicioni

Why Entrepreneurship Education is So Important in Countries like Spain, and Around the World

By Donna Kelley, Babson College Professor of Entrepreneurship, Board Member and researcher, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Though still considered a leading European financial and technological hub, Spain was not immune to the 2008 recession and its lasting effects. Entrepreneurship rates declined from 2008-2010, with only a slight uptick thereafter, and societal attitudes about the presence…

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Brianna Radicioni

Why Miami? A Look at Entrepreneurship in the Region with Babson College Professor Donna Kelley

Last year, Babson College expanded to Miami, Florida with three graduate programs—including the Blended Learning MBA, ranked No. 1 for alumni earnings and top 10 worldwide by Financial Times (FT),The Princeton Review, and Entrepreneur magazine. The expansion builds on the ongoing success of Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Miami, and Babson’s growing, powerful network of 5,000 alumni…

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Michael Chmura

Professor Shulman’s EntrepreneurShares Entrepreneur ETF Ranks #1 In Total Return

Entrepreneur ETF (ENTR), a product of Professor Joel Shulman’s investment management firm, EntrepreneurShares, has been ranked #1 in total return for the top 10 Large Cap Core funds ranked by year-to-date performance as of Jan. 31, 2018 (#1 out of 881 Mutual Funds and ETFs) by the Wall Street Journal.  EntrepreneurShares, Shulman’s investment management firm,…

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Michael Chmura

Vice Provost Brush Receives USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award For Entrepreneurship

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush has received the Max S. Wortman, Jr. / USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship. “It is an incredible honor to receive the Max S. Wortman Jr. USASBE Lifetime achievement award,” said Brush. “It means a lot to be recognized for an award named for someone who cared…

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Brianna Radicioni

Andrew Corbett, Top-Ranked Entrepreneurship Research Scholar, Appointed Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Babson College Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division, Andrew Corbett, has now also been named the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. The Professorship honors the memory of Roger Babson’s cousin, Paul Babson, who was a graduate of the University of Nebraska, lived in Boston, and was a trustee and loyal benefactor of the College.…

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Shannon Sweeny

Influencing at a Distance – across Cultures

Allan Cohen, Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership, Babson College and David Bradford, Senior Lecturer on Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of Business It is hard enough to manage or influence people who are geographically separate, but much more difficult when they come from cultures with different norms about openness, interaction, making relationships, dealing…

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Michael Chmura

Professor Grewal Publication Receives MarketingEDGE Best Paper Award

MarketingEDGE has presented Best Paper Award to a publication coauthored by Professor Dhruv Grewal. Mobile Advertising: A Framework and Research Agenda received the award for a paper published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing in 2016. Co-authors are Northeastern Professor Yakov Bart, Munich School of Management Professor Martin Spann, and Tel Aviv University Professor Peter Pal Zubcsek. They…

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