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Research in Action Day…

April 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today was a unique experiment by HBS.  Instead of the normal class schedule, in lieu of each class, we had the option of attending 20 different 1hr presentations by HBS professors on their research.  It’s really quite a good idea – while I’ve been impressed with how the curriculum is constantly updated with new cases, […]

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LCA: Therapy for Business Leaders

February 18th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

LCA (Leadership and Corporate Accountability) is easily my least favorite class this semester.  It’s basically Business Ethics – which makes for perfectly fascinating bar conversation, but impossibly aggravating 90-person case discussions.  Part of it has to do with the way it’s taught.  I think our professor was a therapist in another life, and he teaches […]

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The Entrepreneurial Manager

February 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

We had our first TEM class today – and I absolutely love it!  Recruiting has been such a timesink lately that I haven’t had a chance to update much on classes.  The Entrepreneurial Manager (TEM) just started (late in the semester) and looks to be one of the most interesting courses yet.  We basically get […]

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Grading and The Case Method

October 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I love the case method.  I really do.  I’ve always been a fan of innovative teaching methodologies (after all, what else is there to think about when you’re forced to listen to a boring professor drone for hours?).  The case method (as implemented by HBS) comes about as close to an ideal teaching style as […]

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The RC First Semester Courses

October 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

As we approach midterms next week, I thought it might be a good idea to briefly comment on each of the courses we have the first semester.  First, it’s worth mentioning that HBS designs their curriculum so that every student takes the exact same courses taught the same way their first a.k.a. “required curriculum” (RC) […]

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