Tag: Strategy

Law, Strategy, Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship: Insights from Experiential Learning

A customizable experiential learning project allowed students to either (1) interview a professional of their choice or (2) partner with founders in MIT Enterprise Forum CEE to learn how legal astuteness can make-or-break an organization. The project was an opportunity to take ownership of their learning, pursue a passion, network, and take a deeper dive…

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Lecturer Peter Cohan Authors Book on Company Growth Strategies

Strategy Lecturer Peter Cohan has authored Disciplined Growth Strategies: Insights from the Growth Trajectories of Successful and Unsuccessful Companies. The book provides leaders of large and small companies a proven comprehensive framework to think systematically about growth options and to yield practical strategies that produce faster growth. Read more from an interview with Cohan and…

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Industry Spotlights are the New Employer Information Session

In the past, companies used to come to Babson to meet with students for an information session, and we heard that students were too busy to attend over 80 employer sessions per year, so we listened and now we are doing Industry Spotlights.  These nights gather 10-20 different employers in a particular industry or function,…

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First Week at Hope and Comfort

Hi, my name is Rachel Green and I am working for Hope and Comfort, a non-profit in Newton, Massachusetts as a Strategy Intern over the summer.  At Babson, I am a rising Senior actively involved in Women Giving Back and The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership.  I am very excited to work with a non-profit…

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Overcome Your Fear of Networking

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’17, co-founder of Rapidocc a 2016 SVP Wellesley business. Networking may be seamless or challenging for you, but whatever it is, we all can attest to its power. For instance, according to Kim Miles, Founder of Miles In Heels Productions, effective networking got her to where she is. …

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Invest Right Away in a Branding Strategy

The following post is from Emily Levy ’16, founder of PICCPerfect, a spring 2016 hatchery business.  Like most first time entrepreneurs, I thought my team and I could do everything ourselves. My team and I wanted to save money and we did all of the marketing and graphics in house or in the Babson eco-system…

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Entrepreneurship For Public And Private Sector Leaders

Babson is offering the world’s first publicly offered program specifically to help public and private sector leaders create an entirely new internal capacity to formulate and implement entrepreneurship ecosystems in their societies using the most advanced concepts, methods, cases, and practice in the field. The program will be held February 29 to March 2, 2016…

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Luxottica’s Mutually Beneficial Relationship with Babson

Luxottica is part of just about every Babson graduate student’s wardrobe.  The Italian eyewear company is responsible for about 70% of all eyewear brands ranging from high-fashion sunglasses to functional optics.   The company’s retail headquarters are located in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Over the past year, Josh Prickett, Manager of Diversity & Recruitment Outreach at Luxottica North…

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Obtaining Strategic Partnerships

The following post is from Dylan Husted ’17, founder of SaveOhno.org, a fall 2015 hatchery business. While I was building SaveOhno.org’s 1.0 beta, I had the challenge of finding, reaching out, and landing strategic partnerships with relevant corporations and nonprofits for the platform. My credibility was low as a 19-year-old college student, but I ended…

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Apple at the Cliff…Can It Reach the Cloud?

Will Apple follow Microsoft and Nokia, or a new different drummer? By: Marty Anderson, Senior Lecturer in Management About a year ago, I wrote a blog piece that argued Apple’s Mountain Lion exhibited a “command” structure that was heavily based upon the social network patterns of American teenagers, and that it could easily be a…

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