Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: MBA

Michael Chmura

Babson Research Featured At Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium

Adjunct faculty member Ken Accardi MBA’05 describes himself as being transformed by his Babson education.  His early career was at GE Healthcare where he led global software development for their X-Ray product line.  He then became Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the service division that doubled in size to $4B during his tenure. Since Babson,…

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A Living Case Study in Gary DiCamillo’s Classroom

Gary DiCamillo is no stranger to turnaround management—in fact, in his 40 year career he has shepherded multiple companies through turnarounds. Outside the boardroom, DiCamillo is a Babson trustee, Chairman of the College’s Finance Committee, and an adjunct lecturer in the graduate school. For the past several years, DiCamillo has taught Managing in Turnaround Companies, a…

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Will the Real Sustainability Leader Please Stand Up?

S. Sinan Erzurumlu, Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management A new generation of entrepreneurs, leaders, and thinkers can shift the management paradigm from traditional business to sustainable business. When I speak with various managers and entrepreneurs (in mining, high tech, clean tech, energy, manufacturing, services), they proudly (and rightfully) mention their sustainability efforts. While…

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The Features And Benefits Of The New Babson MBA Curriculum

Babson College’s Raghu Tadepalli, dean of the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, describes the features of the New Babson MBA. Babson’s philosophy of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® combined with real-life business situations and two new courses shape entrepreneurial leaders who can negotiate through these uncertain times.

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Babson College and MassChallenge Partnership

Welcome from MBA Dean Raghu Tadepalli, Entrepreneurship Division Chair Candy Brush and MassChallenge Founder/CEO John Harthorne. Babson College partners with MassChallenge to create Graduate Student Business hatchery space in Boston’s Innovation district. As part of the Babson Venture Accelerator, Hatcheries provide a vibrant atmosphere conducive to sharing ideas and information among student teams, faculty, executives-in-residence…

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Entrepreneur Empowers Low-Income Youth

I had the pleasure of re-connecting with Veronica Chapman last week- one of our Babson MBA graduates.  Veronica has founded a new non-profit, Boxxout Enterprises http://www.boxxout.org/. Boxxout partners with youth service organizations in low income communities to  provide youth  with innovative and engaging educational programs and events that teach 21st Century skills.  They have an exciting…

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Pitching To Angel Investors

  Today I went to the February meeting of the Boston Harbor Angels, an angel investor group that meets here on the Babson campus.  It was great to see one of our Fast Track MBA graduates pitch for his new business, Textaurant.    The concept is a text messaging system for those patrons waiting for…

“Giving Voice To Values” Curriculum Introduced At GMAC

I had the opportunity to share the new curriculum and pedagogical approach, “Giving Voice To Values” (GVV), at the Graduate Management Admission Council MBA Leadership Conference in Atlanta yesterday. I presented the rationale and origins of this curriculum to a packed room, and was followed by presentations from Emory University dean J.B. Kurish, Leadership Professor…