January 2010

    • 13 Jan 2010

      Harvard Business School Launches January Term Program

      Harvard Business School (HBS) is enhancing its MBA curriculum by offering a range of intensive seminars, independent opportunities, and an expanded Immersion Experience Program (IXP) during a new January Term between the fall and winter semesters. HBS is among the first Harvard schools to pilot the new term at the University in conjunction with Harvard's move to a common calendar this academic year. January Term offerings are open to first- and second-year HBS MBA students. Read more.

    • 05 Jan 2010

      Professor Emeritus Michael C. Jensen receives Morgan Stanley-American Finance Association Award

      Michael C. Jensen, the Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has received the 2009 Morgan Stanley-American Finance Association (AFA) Award for Excellence in Financial Economics. According to Jeremy Stein, the Moise Y. Safra Professor of Economics at Harvard University, who chaired the AFA Selection Committee, Jensen's "research on agency theory, organizational design, and incentives has helped to define the modern paradigm for how both academics and practitioners think about many of the most fundamental issues in corporate finance, corporate governance, and law and economics, to name just a few of the fields that have been shaped by his thinking." Read more.