US Competitiveness: The Conversation
The digital home for HBS's US Competitiveness Project has launched, providing an interactive source of information and insights from Project participants. In the coming weeks, alumni survey results will be posted and you'll have the opportunity to sign up for in-person events throughout the world. Watch Dean Nohria's welcome video to find out more.
Making the Leadership Case
You probably read cases about them, now get updates on five alumni protagonists who share their experiences and ideas about the successful exercise of leadership.
Digging into Soldiers Field
Ratan Tata (AMP 71 1975) recently joined Dean Nitin Nohria and former Dean Jay Light to break ground on HBS's newest building, an executive education complex scheduled for completion in December 2013. According to Dean Nohria, "Tata Hall marks the shift to a new global century of business."
The Road to the New Venture Contest
Whether you're planning to enter this year's competition, join us for a series of webinars on life in the startup lane. Upcoming speakers include Eric Paley on funding (Jan 24) and Eric Ries on lessons learned (Feb 27).
'Tis the Season for Thanks
Why are these people smiling? The 2010–2011 Contributors Report recognizes the more than 12,000 alumni whose support is making a difference at HBS, including this group from the MBA Class of '91.
Twenty Minutes or Less
TED Talks are known for serving up contagious ideas. We gathered a few favorites from HBS faculty and alumni, including Dean Nitin Nohria, Professor Teresa Amabile, and Juan Enriquez (MBA '86). Check out our new playlist on YouTube.
Alumni In The News
Ex-Amazoner Takes Books Off-the-Grid
"Ordering 500 Kindles, shipping them halfway around the world, getting them, intact, through customs and to schools way off the beaten track—that could be a Roy Shapiro case." — David Risher (MBA ’91)
Perfect-Fitting Jeans Are a Scan Away
Hate shopping for jeans? Jamal Motlagh (MBA ’11) has an answer.
Focusing on Black TV Viewers
BET executive Jacque Edmonds Cofer (MBA ’86)
Keeping NASCAR Dreams on Track
Brett Frood (MBA ’04) is the business mind behind Tony Stewart's empire.
Business Acumen: Now for Social Problems
Forbes recognizes Alvaro Rodríguez Arregui (MBA ’95) and John Rice (MBA ’92).
Success and Failure in Entrepreneurial Ventures
15 DEC 2011
Meet Dean Nohria
Special event in Israel
09 JAN 2012
Executive Coaching Webinar
How to work with coaches
19 JAN 2012
Leveraging Investor Partnerships
24 JAN 2012
Vietnam and Cambodia
07 FEB 2012
Digital Harvard at SXSW
11 MAR 2012