Tag Archive: HBS

Nov 08

Harvard Gazette article on ‘MOOCs and More’

Provost Garber issues white paper on digital and residential education at Harvard   Credit to the Harvard Gazette, Nov. 5, 2015 article found here.   Coined by Dave Cormier of the University of Prince Edward Island, the term MOOC was a brainchild of necessity: the need to name a new learning experience in time for …

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Jun 01

Harvard’s HBX: a misguided MOOC

There was a fantastic article in today’s New York Times called “Business School, Disrupted.”  The article discusses Harvard Business School’s strategy for online education.  Their solution: charge $1,500 for three online business school courses.   Called the Credentials of Readiness (with the clever acronym CORe), your $1,500 investment grants you access to online courses covering Accounting, …

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Sep 13

Homemade MBA Curriculum – Choosing my ‘hMBA’ Courses

In my previous post about my homemade MBA plan, I showed a Gantt chart of my homemade MBA curriculum.  This is a great way to visualize my plan, but not the best way to explain why I chose the courses I did.  This post will go through a description of each course I am taking, …

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Sep 08

My homemade MBA curriculum – a copy of HBS’ Required Curriculum

As I mentioned previously, I took a look at Harvard’s MBA curriculum to see what the key components of a good business school education are.  Why Harvard?  Easy – it’s the best.  Harvard Business School is not only the pioneer of business education, but consistently ranks as the #1 business school in both domestic and …

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Sep 07

The Idea: a homemade MBA

Can I gain the same knowledge and skills through a self-taught MBA as I would through a real MBA at a brick and mortar school?   I’m really excited about this idea.  I’ll define what I mean by the “homemade MBA” in more detail in another post, but for now I just want to get …

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