Graduate Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurial Thought & Action (ETA)

Jenene Romanucci

Living the Babson Mission: Embracing and Rewarding Social Impact

The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is committed to living Babson’s mission of educating “entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.” My colleague Johanna Beers summed up one way we practice this in the Graduate Admissions office in the post below. Enjoy!   What do the ideas below have to do with…

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Prototype Presentations – Babson MBAs Test Their Business Ideas

As they make their way through their first term at Babson, the first year MBA students at Babson were tasked with creating and prototyping a viable business idea, combining their skills learned in each of their Mod 1 classes. The students gathered in Knight Auditorium to share their creations and test each other’s prototypes. See…

Colleen Hynes

“ET&A Live!” Highlights Babson’s unique virtual learning platforms

Earlier this month, admitted Blended Learning students & Graduate Admissions joined Blended Learning Faculty Director Phil Kim, Faculty Co-Director of Experiential Learning Dennis Ceru, and staff from Babson’s unique Experiential Learning office to experience ET&A Live!, a WebEx-enabled student experience where future classmates could practice working together in a simulated online class environment. ET&A is…

Jenene Romanucci

“ETA Live!” – Practicing What We Promote

Every day I speak with candidates about Babson’s acclaimed teaching methodology, Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®, and how this approach to education makes Babson such a special place to learn. Similarly, I talk at length about how our graduate programs focus heavily on critical thinking, collaboration, and navigating ambiguity. I do my best to practice this…

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Babson Alumna Secures Funding On Shark Tank

My colleagues Johanna Beers and Mary Beth Crook worked closely with a recent graduate, Abby Speicher, while she was an MBA student and wanted to share her venture’s recent accomplishments in the blog post below. On Friday, February 24th, many Babson community members were glued to their televisions to watch Abby Speicher, a 2015 Two-Year…

Stephanie Bannister

Experiential Learning: My Favorite Class at Babson

During my time in Babson’s MBA program, I’ve spoken to several different potential students about my experience here, my advice for their interviews, and what they can expect once they step through those doors. One thing that always comes up, and that I too was curious about before I started, is the experiential learning opportunities…

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Abroad: The Value of International Travel

Traveling abroad was an important factor when I was choosing an MBA program. If the school didn’t offer some sort of international experience, it was taken off of my list. You hear it all the time: Companies want globally-minded candidates. We’re in an international economy; our businesses can no longer effectively operate in a local…

Jenene Romanucci

The Babson MSEL: Bringing Entrepreneurial Leadership Around the Globe

If you’ve had the opportunity to talk with members of the Babson community, chances are that you have heard about the wonderfully diverse community that we are. We often say that Babson is a living and learning laboratory shaping today’s educators and tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders around the world. Part of our mission is to ensure a…

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Breaking Barriers: How Two Students Started a Tradition

Long before the poll results were announced, before our students began to rally behind one another to recover from an election gone wrong, two of our very own were planning an event that would disrupt “business as usual” here on campus – in the best way possible. Flora Ekpe-Idang and Mark Gagliardi, both full-time students…

Jenene Romanucci

Babson Graduate Admissions – On The Road!

Though the traditional Recruitment Fair season is winding down, Babson is continuing to hit the road and engage with incredibly talented candidates across the globe. With upcoming domestic stops in Texas, Washington, DC and Georgia, Associate Dean & Professor in Finance, Mark Potter, and Assistant Dean for Recruiting & Associate Professor in Accounting, Bob Turner,…