Tag: Foundations of Management & Entrepreneurship (FME)

Shannon Sweeny

The Importance of Ethics in Business Education

Babson management professors James Hunt, Melissa Manwaring and Danna Greenberg are contributing authors to Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory into Practice published by the Principles for Responsible Management Education and Greenleaf Publishing.  They have authored a chapter entitled Walking the Talk: Empowering undergraduate business students to act on their own values. This chapter outlines…

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Shannon Sweeny

Summer Students Businesses Launch at Babson

All first year students at Babson, invent, develop, launch, and manage a business in their Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course. All of the profits of each business are donated to a local social services agency of their choosing. This summer there are three FME businesses on Babson’s campus: LitBit, Beantown Blankets, and Urban…

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Michael Chmura

Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy Supports Student Entrepreneurs

Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy partnered with several Babson first-year students to support their business, Sniffle Kit, and enterprise formed as part of the required course, Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME).  The Sniffle Kit was a compact kit of cold remedies intended to last the customer the duration of his/her 1-2 week cold. The mission of…

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Abby

Was Babson the Right Choice? Absolutely!

As I am getting ready to wrap up my time at Babson and many students are getting ready to (hopefully) start theirs, I have been reflecting on the experiences that have shaped my time here. I am often asked whether Babson was the right choice for me, and I never hesitate to say “yes” because…

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Abby

My First Cruickshank 5K!

This weekend I had the opportunity to run in the 12th Annual Cruickshank 5K at Basbon. It was difficult, but I had been training for it for a few months. It was the first 5K I ran in, and it brought back memories of the 5K that my FME business, Stamp Out Suicide, put on…

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The Lewis Institute

10 FME Good Business Fridays Takeaways

By Irene Laochaisri and Katherine Hendrickson, Babson Undergraduate Students and Undergraduate Scholars at The Lewis Institute. On Friday Sept 12th we kicked off Good business Fridays with a conversation about how good business practices can be integrated into FME businesses to maximize their potential. Here are our top 10 take-aways from that discussion: 1. Get…

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Babson College PR

Fox Boston Visits Babson

Friday, September 19 was a crisp, 47° fall morning, and Babson students were out in full force to welcome Fox Boston to campus. The Fox news crew broadcast the morning news live from Reynolds Campus Center, interviewing President Kerry Healey and current students throughout the morning. We were proud to show off what Babson Pride…

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Michael Chmura

Undergraduate GAP Students Launch FME Businesses

The 2017 GAP class recently launched their FME businesses at Barefoot Park. Babson’s GAP (Grow, Achieve, Prepare) enrollment option grants incoming students the ability to explore their passions, while participating in a GAP semester.  To abide to the traditional four-year graduation track, these students take a semester’s worth of classes during the summer. As a…

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Jamie Rappoport

All Good Things Must Come to an End

1460 days. It is hard to believe that this is how long I have been at Babson! It began on a rainy Friday afternoon in April, when I left an Admitted Student Day event and placed down my deposit for my spot in the Class of 2014. Despite the gloomy weather, I had this glowing…

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