As more people have been creating their own businesses as part of the tech startup craze, the number of startup incubators has also increased. According to ReadWriteWeb, the US is home to over 1,000 incubators. But, what is a startup incubator? Read on for an explanation.
The world has become a very different place since the first students enrolled in Harvard's MBA program back in 1908. Women were not admitted into the program until the early 1960s, and in the 40s international student population used to include citizens of Hawaii and Alaska. The following facts and statistics show how the student population at Harvard Business School has changed in the 100+ years since the school was founded in 1908.
The number of entrepreneurship MBA programs and MBA entrepreneurs is on the rise. Want to know which schools have the biggest increase in MBA entrepreneurs? Read on.
Did you ever wonder how the MBA started or what the first MBA program was? Well, wonder no more, because our MBA Friday Facts series is back with a brief history of the MBA.
Learn from leading business experts by listening to these business school podcasts offered by some of the world's top schools. Some of these podcasts also include lectures from professors, which can help you get a better sense of the faculty and programs at those schools.
Since top business schools are creating online MBA programs, more and more people are wondering when you’ll be able to get your Harvard online MBA. It makes sense that people would want to be able to attend the world’s best business school from the convenience of their own home. In fact, Harvard Business School students tried to start an online class back in 1995 according to Sheryl Sandberg’s speech at Harvard Business School’s Class Day. So, why doesn’t Harvard have an online MBA program?
A lot has already been said about the new Harvard Business School application. It is a big departure from what we have seen in the past, and the news is rocking the MBA admissions world. Here are a few more thoughts:
For business school students, May is an important month since it marks the end of the semester and for some students the beginning of post-MBA life. May is also a time where people are inspired by the words of graduation speeches. Here are some business school speeches that are up there with Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford commencement speech. While business school graduation season is over, these MBA graduation speeches can still provide you with inspiration and motivation as you apply for your MBA.
While some people say that women startups and hard to find, they are out there and many of them are receiving an increasing amount of media attention. Many of the women-run startups highlighted in the media are Harvard startups run by MBA graduates, mostly in the area of fashion (as mentioned in a recent xConomy article). In addition to fashion, however, Harvard Business School women have created a wide range of web startups that address a range of everyday problems such as finding the right babysitter, and finding the right employees for your business.
MBA Admissions blogs from business schools provide you with advice on how to apply for MBA programs. In addition, you can learn from the experiences of MBA students in order to decide if a particular MBA program is right for you. Here are six popular and informative business school blogs.