The more time I spent in the social sector, the more I recognized that robust applications of strategy, financial analysis, and enterprise management were underrepresented in the field. [...]
At HBS, we learn finance and accounting through the case method just like every other subject. I am a huge fan of that approach. In the beginning of the courses, we spend a few classes nailing down the basic concepts (different financial statements, debits/credits, fundamental accounting identities etc.), but after that, we learn all other concepts in the context of specific cases. [...]
These days you don’t have to look far to find someone questioning the value of an MBA. It seems like every week brings another article on rising costs and evolving employers. Even if you don’t believe the naysayers, does anyone actually enjoy taking the GMAT? The decision to apply is, of course, a personal one but allow me to share one person’s journey. [...]
I applied to MBA programs because I wanted to change careers. I went from spending six years at one company to trying out a number of industries and function areas in two years. [...]
Each year, HBS sends a new class of freshly minted MBAs out into the world. Before the Class of 2015 embarked on their next adventure, we took the opportunity to chat with some of the graduating MBAs to find out what has been most meaningful to them during their two years here. Kathryn McGeough – originally from the seaside town of Torquay in England – is heading to Houston this fall to work at McKinsey. Here’s what she had to say about her time at HBS. [...]
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