August 2017

    • 02 Aug 2017

      HBX Launches Entrepreneurship Essentials, a New Online Certificate Program

      BOSTON—HBX, Harvard Business School’s digital learning initiative, is announcing the launch of Entrepreneurship Essentials: People, Opportunity, Context, and Deal, the fifth course in its expanding suite of online certificate programs. The course introduces participants to the foundational principles of entrepreneurship, from idea discovery to marketplace assessment to financing. Read more.

    July 2017

    • 20 Jul 2017

      Harvard Business School Announces Forward Fellowship

      Beginning with the HBS MBA Class of 2020, Harvard Business School will award a new Forward Fellowship to support MBA students from lower-income backgrounds to ensure that students from all socioeconomic walks of life continue to be part of the rich diversity that fuels the HBS community and the case-method classroom. Read more.

    June 2017

    • 29 Jun 2017

      HBX Launches New Certificate Program, Becoming a Better Manager

      BOSTON—HBX, Harvard Business School’s digital learning initiative, announced today the launch of Becoming a Better Manager, the fourth course in its expanding suite of online certificate programs. The four-module course focuses on a variety of processes that managers work through to move their organizations forward and achieve results. Becoming a Better Manager is the final body of work from Professor David Garvin, a renowned teacher and researcher at Harvard Business School who passed away in April. Read more.

    • 08 Jun 2017

      Behavioral ‘Nudges’ Offer a Cost-Effective Policy Tool

      Governments around the world have increasingly turned to behavioral science to help address various policy problems – new research shows that some of the best-known strategies derived from behavioral science, commonly referred to as ‘nudges,’ may be extremely cost effective. The new study, which examined the cost-effectiveness of nudges and typical intervention strategies like financial incentives side-by-side, found that nudges often yield particularly high returns at a low cost when it comes to boosting retirement savings, college enrollment, energy conservation, and vaccination rates. Read more.

    May 2017

    • 25 May 2017

      Meet the 2017-2018 HBS Leadership Fellows

      The Leadership Fellows Program gives nonprofit and public-sector organizations the opportunity to maximize their effectiveness by leveraging the experience, energy, and analytical skills of MBAs for one year at a salary partially supported by HBS. Read more.