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Brian Hickey

Not All Business: FME Dodgeball Tournament

While the first year student-run Foundations of Management of Entrepreneurship businesses at Babson College are operating in full swing, they recently took a break from the business side of things to compete in the annual FME Dodgeball Tournament. About a dozen teams competed in the tournament hosted by the Class of 2016 Steering Committee and…

Hannah Moriggi

Launch Party: Class of 2016 FME Businesses

Creative. Innovative. Practical. These are the first words that come to my mind when I think about Babson’s approach to a specialized business education. There are countless factors that contribute to making Babson’s education dynamic, while also focusing on the development of skills which envelop and transcend business so that students have multidimensional abilities, and…

Meghan Rowledge

A Bite of being a VP

So as many of you know, a huge part of being a Babson First Year is the FME program. In November I was put in the company of A Taste of Wellesley, and we were lucky enough to make it through as one of the final two companies for my class. A week after this,…

Brian Hickey

Stirring Up Global Change

What school would be crazy enough to give a group of nearly thirty students $3,000 and tell them to go start their own business—from start to finish—on their own, making their own decisions. Welcome to Babson College. I am currently working as the VP of Corporate Social Responsibility at MixItMug, a real-life, operational business, run…

Leandra Grinage

New Year, New FME

Hello, My second semester has begun! I have a new set of professors and classes. So far, I have a feeling that I will have an interesting and productive semester. I have to say I am very excited to start selling my FME product. My FME business is a device that automatically rolls up headphone wires to prevent tangle. As…

Brian Hickey

Mixing It Up in FME!

One of the things that draws prospective students to Babson is the Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurs course (FME), in which first year students actually run their own business. Now that I am nearing the completion of my first semester at Babson, I can tell you this truly is the real deal! So far, we…

Hannah Moriggi

Babson Throwback: FME 1985

The 21st century is all about the here, the now and the new. We are always thinking about tomorrow, often before today is even over. Take Babson’s Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) for example. In this 7-credit, yearlong immersion course in business, students create a company, choose a target market and sell their product.…

Steering Committee Update

It’s been an event-filled few weeks for the Class of 2015 Steering Committee! On April 3rd, the Annual “FME Dodgeball” competition was held. In an exciting best-of-three series, SOS Stamp Out Suicide defeated Critter Caps 2-1. After the competition, the champions took on members of the Class of 2015 Steering Committee, including advisors Dan Kwash…

Babson Spring 2012 FME Program in Full Swing

We’re almost halfway through the Spring 2012 semester and the FME busiensses are in full swing! The annual FME fair that occurred on February 14, 2012 was a great success. Pictures of the event can be viewed here. Companies like LazerWear Apparel, H2Go, Stamp Out Suicide as well as many others were advertising their products to…

The Rhythm of the Babson Spring Semester

The Spring semester at Babson college has a remarkably different rhythm than the Fall semester. The fall semester begins with a burst of energy with all the excitement of kicking off a new academic year. In addition, the fall semester does not have break until deep into the semester at Thanksgiving. So there is a…