Xconomy.com writes: “Now Bay Area businesspeople who’d like to earn Babson MBAs don’t have to move to Massachusetts to do it—and they don’t even have to take (much) time away from their jobs. In a move that directly challenges local B-schools such as the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, Babson has set up the second off-campus version of its Fast Track MBA program in San Francisco. The first cohort of 34 San Francisco students began their studies this spring, and the school is already interviewing students for its next class, which will come together starting in March 2011.”

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