March 2009

  • 31 Mar 2009

    Professor Michael Porter Hosts Mayor of Jerusalem at Harvard Business School

    Michael E. Porter, the world's premier authority on the competitiveness of companies, countries, and regions, recently hosted a roundtable discussion with the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, and a group of notable Bostonians from business, academia, and medicine to discuss the economic development of Jerusalem, at once Israel's most famous and poorest city. The discussion took place on the HBS campus at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, which Porter heads. Dr. Yagil Weinberg, an expert on business strategy and development and founder of Axes Partners, a global consulting firm, helped host the event. Read more.

    • 26 Mar 2009

      Harvard Business School’s Agribusiness Program Coming To India

      Harvard Business School today announced plans to offer its industry-leading Agribusiness Seminar: An Asian Offering executive education program in India. The program, which will be held in Mumbai in May 2009, will bring together a diverse set of agribusiness executives from across the globe. Read more.

    • 25 Mar 2009

      Harvard Business School Selects Inaugural Recipient of Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship

      Elizabeth Scharpf (MBA 2007) has been named the first Harvard Business School Social Entrepreneurship Fellow for her work in launching Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE). SHE is a platform for starting businesses that use innovative, market-based approaches to tackle socio-based on the belief that charitable efforts alone are not enough to address the breadth and complexity of socio-economic and health problems that exist in developing countries. Read more.