Tag: Foundations of Management & Entrepreneurship (FME)

FME in the real world

Foundation for Management and Entrepreneurship (FME), a class that in many respects is considered a rite of passage here at Babson. As a first year I was fascinated by the prospect of starting, running, and then existing a company. I came into the course thinking that entrepreneurship is exactly what I wanted to do, and…

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Tiffany Tapia

Arts & Business are Not an Unnatural Pair

Posting on behalf of Maria Blanco, Freshman at Babson College. Maria Blanco is one of the five 2017 Sorenson Scholars.  As a rite of passage for all first-year students, my FME experience began as soon as I set foot on campus. I was instantly bombarded with nostalgic stories from upperclassman and the anticipation of those destined…

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The Lewis Institute

Sharing Insights on CSR

By Brenna Leary ’18. As a student who has been interested in sustainability and the environment since childhood, attending a business school doesn’t necessarily seem like the most comfortable fit. Oftentimes, business students and professors think, speak, and act in economic terms, and it seems as though social and environmental value gets lost in the…

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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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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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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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