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Collegiate Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Computing

Calling all Babson female students whose technical contribution to projects demonstrates a high level of creativity and potential impact! Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Collegiate Award are now open. Recipients of the award will receive up to $10,000 in cash, a trip to the 2018 NCWIT Summit, computing resources,…

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Michael Chmura

Design That Matters Joins Global Health Track Of Affordable Design And Entrepreneurship Program

Olin College and Babson College, with vital support from the Autodesk Foundation, announce that Design that Matters (DtM) will join the new Global Health track within the Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship (ADE) program.  ADE is a collaborative course in which students co-create new products and social ventures with communities around the world to address challenges…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Starts First of its Kind Operations for Entrepreneurs Course

Nine times out of ten, entrepreneurs neglect to consider the role of Operations Management, which is a critical component for the successful launch and growth of every startup.  This is the problem that Professor Jennifer Bailey is trying to prevent. Bailey has started the Operations for Entrepreneurs course for undergraduate students at Babson.  Launched this…

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Michael Chmura

Babson College Professor Gaurab Bhardwaj Among 2016 Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award Winners

This year’s distinguished Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award winners are innovative business professors teaching about the most pressing “grand challenges” faced by our society and environment today – such as climate change, inequality, global health, financial inclusion, human rights, resource scarcity, economic development and more. The honorees, announced today by the Aspen Institute Business and Society…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Offers First Graduate School Elective On Food Entrepreneurship

Babson’s new graduate school offering, Food Entrepreneurship, is a highly experiential intensive MBA elective that will focus on the anatomy of the food entrepreneur’s journey from initial idea and course-setting through to meaningful survey of market landscapes and new venture strategy. Course materials and assigned readings are drawn from five years of firsthand research in…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Importance of Ethics in Business Education

Babson management professors James Hunt, Melissa Manwaring and Danna Greenberg are contributing authors to Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory into Practice published by the Principles for Responsible Management Education and Greenleaf Publishing.  They have authored a chapter entitled Walking the Talk: Empowering undergraduate business students to act on their own values. This chapter outlines…

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Bala Iyer, Dean of Faculty

Architecting a New Trajectory for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Babson College has gained great success under the assumption that entrepreneurship is the formula for vibrant economies and rewarding careers for citizens. With its focus on entrepreneurial education, Babson has also received much recognition for its impact on student learning and educational outcomes. It has been ranked both for the value it provides and the…

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Bala Iyer, Dean of Faculty

Educating the Digital Innovator

At Babson College we use the term digital innovator to describe a graduate who knows how to use modern digital infrastructure and tools to transform existing businesses or conceive and build new ones. It is through the mastery of digital technologies that the digital innovator can test ideas fast and reliably, accelerating the pace of innovation, launching new…

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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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Bala Iyer, Dean of Faculty

The Modern Workforce Requires Digital Innovators. Here’s How We’re Building Them.

At Babson College we have identified the need for a new type of graduate to join the modern workforce – the digital innovator. As waves of disruptive technologies have transformed the corporate world, the expectations from graduates have also changed. These knowledge workers are expected to have basic skills like communication, creativity, collaboration and, for Babson’s…

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