SEAS’ physical expansion to Allston is a key part of the School’s future growth. The new Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) there will feature both wet and dry laboratories, maker spaces, student spaces, and classrooms. It is located in the middle of a dynamically innovative section of the Harvard campus, close to both the Business School and the Harvard Innovation Labs.
Jeff Bussgang presents an overview of the Boston startup scene to incoming Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan students.
Before I came to HBS, I worked at Disney in a consumer insights role with the Corporate Brand Development and Studio Marketing teams. Tracking evolving consumer behaviors in entertainment was part of my job and I was fascinated by the speed at which media was (and still is) changing.
As someone with a liberal arts background, I had been thinking about going to business school to learn more about different industries and topic areas (like finance and accounting) in order to better position myself to impact the way people consume media in the future.
Alice, an outstanding 24-year-old engineer working for a top technology company, wants to launch her own startup within the next five years, but she doesn’t yet have a venture concept. What knowledge and skills does Alice need to lead a technology venture? And what’s the best way to acquire that know-how? Should Alice go to graduate school, or keep learning on the job?
Professor Rob Howe has been thinking about the intersection between business and technology for a number of years now. Before joining the SEAS faculty at Harvard (where he focuses on robot and human manipulation and the sense of touch) he worked as a design engineer in Silicon Valley and then founded the BioRobotics Laboratory at Harvard.
What was the the impetus behind creating the MS/MBA degree, what kind of candidates will it attract, and what should its graduates be expected to go on and do? Here’s what Professor Eisenmann had to say about the new joint degree.
The founding professors of the MS/MBA program sat down to give an interview about their thoughts on the new program. Tom Eisenmann and Rob Howe take part in this podcast about the benefit of the interdisciplinary offering.