Today, living HBS MBA alumni are a 47,000-strong community that contributes skills and knowledge to spur the growth and excellence of various organizations around the world, some of which they themselves launched or incubated.
It is a rare and wonderful privilege to have to choose between Harvard/Stanford and Oxford/Cambridge. It is a difficult choice, obviously, as none of the Ivies nor Stanford can be said to be clearly superior to Oxbridge. And vice versa. In fact, no one will say that any one of these four universities is better … Read more
What can one expect as a Harvard Business School MBA student? There’s obviously no one better than the students themselves to provide answers to this question. We found interesting accounts by students in blogs and other online forums about life at HBS during the first and second years of the MBA program. We also came … Read more
Click here to learn how to get into Harvard Business School Founded in 1908, the Harvard Business School is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in the world. It is part of a group of seven elite (M7) business schools that recognize one another as peers—the others being Booth, Columbia, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, … Read more
Click here to learn how to get into. Harvard Business School It is a tough world out there in the Harvard Business School community. The level of excellence they demand is evident in their extremely selective application process (read Harvard Business School Application Information: MBA Crystal Ball).
Steve Jobs once said that innovation is what distinguishes a leader from a follower. The top business schools have realized that they can hold on to their reputation only if they are continually innovative. This realization has inspired them to spark innovations in their MBA curricula and in the format and delivery of their management … Read more
Today’s business world needs not just managers or leaders, but visionaries or, even better, messiahs. Corporate groups are juggling challenges including market volatility, socioeconomic changes, and disruptive innovation, and it takes supermen and superwomen at the helm to draw up strategies for global success. Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program (AMP) ventures to further hone … Read more
If management is religion, then the Harvard Business Review is a holy book that is read and revered by thousands, many of them corporate head honchos and academics. First published as a magazine for Harvard Business School in 1922, HBR has graduated into a must-read journal for business leaders and decision-makers by capturing and delivering … Read more
It’s become so common for MBA applicants to bunch Harvard, Stanford and Wharton together, that there’s now an acronym (HSW) to refer to the 3 without wasting too many syllables. But there are several differences across the 3 most prestigious business schools in the world. How do the Harvard Business School (HBS), Stanford Graduate School … Read more
Marco Di Maggio is the Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He was listed among the ‘2016 Best 40 Under 40 Professors’ by Poets & Quants. In this interview with Swati from the MBA Crystal Ball team, Professor Di Maggio shares his views on a wide range of topics related to learning … Read more
We shared our review on the HBX CORe program and then followed it up with an interview with the Executive Director of HBX (read it here: Harvard online certificate courses are not just for MBA degree aspirants). We thought it would be fitting to complete the series by finding out what past participants of HBX … Read more
Among the numerous emails we got after we reviewed Harvard’s HBX CORe, one was from the official HBX team saying they loved the blog post. The email also pointed out a few aspects – about the format & structure of the program – that we hadn’t captured accurately.