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Announcing Summer Venture Program in San Francisco!

This summer, we’re excited to launch Babson’s signature accelerator here at our San Francisco campus located in SoMa, the center of the start-up scene in SF. Within blocks of the campus are headquarters of some of the biggest names in tech, as well as a host of co-working spaces, accelerators, and VC firms, making San…

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What exactly is a Blended Learning MBA?

Not too long ago there were two ‘types’ of MBAs: Full Time and Part Time.  Now prospective students have dozens of options to choose from:  Executive MBAs, Accelerated Programs, Online Programs, Evening Programs and even ‘Blended Learning Programs.’ But what exactly is a Blended Learning MBA? Blended Learning Programs combine the best elements from all…

Petia Whitmore

Women’s Preview Day at Babson!

At Babson, we work hard to ensure our students have the resources they need to succeed academically and professionally. One powerful example of the personalized opportunities we make available to graduate students is reflected in the focus we put on educating and celebrating women entrepreneurial leaders of all kinds. We want to introduce you to…

Petia Whitmore

Time to accelerate your career with a part-time MBA?

This is the time of year when the most frequent questions we receive are from prospective part-time MBA students. Do you feel (or know!) you need more resources – business knowledge, leadership skills, stronger network – in order to redefine your career but you just can’t put working on hold for a year or two? If…

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A great night in SF with Babson Connect

Last Thursday night, Babson San Francisco held its 8th Babson Connect event for students and alumni. Over 100 people – undergraduates, graduate MBAs, alumni, faculty and staff – packed into the campus at 135 Main St. for the big event. We kicked off the night with Dan Levin, COO of Box, who gave a fantastic…

Petia Whitmore

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

As managers, we are asked to do many things – develop employees, create new products, generate revenue, build strong brands. I would argue that one of the most important factors that determines our ability to do all this well is sound decision making. Why do smart people make bad decisions?  Have you (or your boss)…

Shirin H. Razi

Women Entrepreneurial Leaders Disrupting the Status Quo in SF

What an event last night! Together with Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Silicon Vikings, we had a great day of programming on Thursday February 5th. By day we offered one-on-one coaching sessions with seasoned women executives, and by night we listened to TED-talk style presentations featuring women founders. Last night’s guests were Maia…

Petia Whitmore

Three Quick Updates

Greetings from the snow-covered Babson Wellesley campus! I thought I’d take a small break from shoveling and provide you with three quick but important updates: 1) We are in rolling admission for our Spring 2015 Blended Learning MBA start. If your New Year’s resolution includes building yourself as a stronger, more versatile and better equipped…

Shirin H. Razi

Babson is making waves in San Francisco

Look out 2015! Babson is making waves in SF. What do we mean? For one, our community is growing and growing. Just last fall we welcomed our 8th cohort of San Francisco Blended Learning students, who are studying hard to earn their MBAs. We now host an adventurous class of undergraduate students from Wellesley every term through our Undergraduate Semester in SF program.…

Petia Whitmore

What’s new at Babson San Francisco?

Last week, I was fortunate to spend a couple of days at Babson’s San Francisco campus! There was a lot going on at 135 Main Street this week. The San Francisco alumni holiday party took place on Wednesday. We hosted 60 alumni and some current students from our undergraduate and MBA programs. On Friday and Saturday,…