Boston University School of Management

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Improving Workplace Conditions Through Strategic Enforcement

    The challenges facing the major agencies in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that regulate conditions in the workplace are daunting. Public policies on health and safety, discrimination, and basic labor conditions cover millions of workers, and have to be implemented in hundreds of thousands of disparate workplaces in differing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Providing a Cloud Network Infrastructure on a Supercomputer

    Supercomputers and clouds both strive to make a large number of computing cores available for computation. More recently, similar objectives such as low-power, manageability at scale, and low cost of ownership are driving a more converged hardware and software. Challenges remain, however, of which one is that current cloud infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Collaborative On Academic Careers In Higher Education

    One of the great strengths of an institution of higher education is its faculty. A consensus has emerged that college faculty are affected by their perception of the values and rewards in their workplace, and that supportive environments promote faculty satisfaction, which can lead to increased productivity and retention. With...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Accelerated International MBA Challenges And Delivers

    In this podcast, Boston University's International MBA Program Director Amanda Miller provides an overview of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Get The BU Health Sector Advantage

    In this podcast, Mark Allan, Director of the Boston University School of Management's Health Sector Management Program, discusses the strengths of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Impact Of Public Relations On Corporate Reputation

    In this podcast, Assistant Professor of Marketing Seema Pai discusses the impact of public relations and media relations on corporate reputation.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Financial Crisis At One Year

    In this podcast, Professor of Business Policy and Law James Post discusses the lingering effects of the financial crisis.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Executive Compensation Since The Financial Crisis

    In this podcast, Business Policy and Law Professor James Post discusses the issue of executive compensation since the financial crisis hit.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Why Mindset Metrics Matter

    In this podcast, Associate Professor Shuba Srinivasan explains why mindset metrics matter in marketing.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    MS In Investment Management: Career Preparation

    In this podcast, Scott Stewart, Director, MS in Investment Management, discusses the various career preparation elements of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Benefits And Features Of Our MS In Investment Management Program

    In this podcast, Scott Stewart, Director, MS in Investment Management, describes the benefits and features of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    N. Venkatraman Speaks At Landor Associates Event: A Changing World-Rethinking The Brand Agenda

    This talk was part of the event "A Changing World - Rethinking the Brand Agenda," which took place in London on 22 May 2008. Guests from the United Kingdom and abroad were informed, stimulated, and engaged in debate with a diverse mix of speakers from business, academia, and the brand...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Elizabeth Nassar On The Executive Leadership Center's Innovative Offerings

    Elizabeth Nassar, Director of Executive Programs at Boston University School of Management, discusses the Executive Leadership Center's (ELC) wide range of innovative offerings, from custom and open enrollment programs to conferences exploring the crucial issues for management today. All build play on the School's acclaimed strengths in IT, finance, entrepreneurship,...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Erick Ramos Murillo From Mexico On Boston University's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Erick addresses why pursuing the Boston University Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship was the best step to take after earning his master's in international development at Harvard and then developing an interest in venture capital and new business incubation. What he's found at BU: better access to investors, amazing support from...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sarah Tamale, Assistant Commissioner, Ugandan Ministry Of Education And Sports, On BU's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Sarah works for the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports, where she Assistant Commissioner in charge of business education. Sarah came to the BU Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship program to help her organization develop strategies for better business, and in particular entrepreneurship, educational programs. Her favorite class: business plan writing,...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Victor Valente From Brazil On Boston University's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Victor, with a background in engineering, is incubating a new business developing bio-mass fuel derived from wood waste. He finds Boston, as a hub of new venture creation, the perfect place to be refining his skills in entrepreneurship. The BU Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship program, and especially the internship it...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Marco Negroni From Italy On Boston University's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Marco discusses how the Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship program is helping him build his new business in Europe. He explains here the incredible level of personal support he gets from the faculty at BU.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What Is Timberland's Product Nutrition Label?

    In this webcast, Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, addresses Timberland's product "Nutrition label," its efforts to increase the percent of energy coming from locally sources renewable energy sites used in manufacturing, and carbon management.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    MBA Report: Women In Business School

    In this installment of the MBA report, Alyson Blume meets up with the Women's MBA Association as they host their annual conference for students, alumni, and female business professionals.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Blue Cross Blue Shield's Innovations In Insurance Payments: Quality Vs. Complexity

    In this webcast, Andrew Dreyfus, Executive Vice President, Health Care Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts, participates in the panel discussion at the event Innovation and Health Sector Transformation. Dreyfus discusses innovations in the healthcare insurance industry, including Blue Cross Blue Shield's new payment method, focused on quality of...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The MS?MBA Difference

    Anthony Gyamfitalks about what drew him to Boston University and it's MS?MBA degree specifically, and the support he's found within the School of Management community.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Make The Most Of Your BU Experience

    Full-time MBA student Tyler Altrup explains his goals in marketing and international management, his initial fears of confronting a homogeneous student body in business school, and his satisfaction at finding the wealth of diverse backgrounds represented by his classmates at Boston University School of Management. He also offers some advice...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Beth Goldstein Presents Eight Marketing Tips To Improve Your Bottom Line

    In this webcast, Beth Goldstein, Senior Associate for Distance Learning at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) and member of the Strategy and Innovation Department at the School of Management, provides Eight Marketing Tips to Improve Your Bottom Line. Ms. Goldstein runs the annual ITEC $50K Business Plan...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Anatomy Of A Job Search: Getting Started

    In this issue of Boston University's MBA Report, series host Alyson Blume interviews MBA students, faculty, and recruiters about how to launch a job search.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    First Mover Advantage, Services' Impact On Firm Performance, And Dynamic Capabilities

    Fernando Suarez, Chair, Strategy and Innovation Department, discusses his research background and some of his recent projects: his work on "First mover advantage" in rapidly changing markets; the importance of services in product firm performance; and dynamic capabilities.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    EMBA's Diversity

    In this webcast Melanie Bisaccio, SafePharm Laboratories (EMBA '20) talks about EMBA's diversity and the deep bonds it builds.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: The Admissions Process

    In this webcast Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive EMBA program at the School of Management discusses the EMBA admissions process and advice for prospective students.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Team Learning

    In this webcast, Eiu Kim, Biogen Idec (EMBA '20) explains why EMBA's team-learning emphasis has been an invaluable experience.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: A Program Apart

    In this webcast Louis E. Lataif, the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of tge School of the Boston University School of Management, talks about what sets BU's EMBA program apart.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Global Management And Curriculum

    In this webcast Sushil Vachani, Professor, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, discusses how global management infuses EMBA's entire curriculum.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Curriculum

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, describes how this program's completely integrate curriculum sets them apart.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Faculty

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, shares her perspective as a faculty member who "Particularly enjoys teaching in the EMBA program."

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, describes the typical EMBA student and how the EMBA program at the School of Management propels students to new levels in their careers.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    EMBA Is All About Teams

    In this webcast Melanie Bisaccio, SafePharm Laboratories (EMBA '20) talks about how BU's EMBA program is all about teams.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What Drew Him To EMBA?

    In this webcast Noel Brinkley, BHA Group LLC (EMBA 20) goes over what drew him to BU's EMBA program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: The First Step In Applying

    In this webcast, Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management discusses the first step in the EMBA application process.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Why I Choose An EMBA Degree

    In this webcast, Nivedita Mehra (EMBA '20) discusses her main reasons for getting an EMBA degree.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: A Typical Student

    In this webcast, Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management talks about what the profile of a typical EMBA student looks like.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Teaming Skills

    In this webcast, Bill Kahn, Professor, Executive MBA program at the School of Management provides insight on how BU's EMBA program builds exceptional teaming skills.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What Can An MBA Do?

    In this issue of Boston University's MBA Report, series host Alyson Blume interviews MBA students and faculty about incorporating social responsibility into one's career path.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    What Is Green-Washing?

    In this webcast, Kristen McCormack addresses the issue of green-washing, consumer skepticism around CSR claims, and how we can differentiate between what a company says and what it does. Timberland President & CEO Jeffrey Swartz explains the need for an agreement on measurement and language of CSR.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Framework for Computing the Privacy Scores of Users in Online Social Networks

    A large body of work has been devoted to address corporate-scale privacy concerns related to social networks. The main focus was on how to share social networks owned by organizations without revealing the identities or sensitive relationships of the users involved. Not much attention has been given to the privacy...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    A Linear Type System for Multicore Programming

    ATS is a recently developed functional programming language that supports both linear and dependent types. They formalize a type system capable of guaranteeing safe manipulation of resources on multicore machines and establish its soundness. Multicore Programming is used for the construction of concurrent multi-threaded programs that can run on machines...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Improving Workplace Conditions Through Strategic Enforcement

    The challenges facing the major agencies in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that regulate conditions in the workplace are daunting. Public policies on health and safety, discrimination, and basic labor conditions cover millions of workers, and have to be implemented in hundreds of thousands of disparate workplaces in differing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Collaborative On Academic Careers In Higher Education

    One of the great strengths of an institution of higher education is its faculty. A consensus has emerged that college faculty are affected by their perception of the values and rewards in their workplace, and that supportive environments promote faculty satisfaction, which can lead to increased productivity and retention. With...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Sunlight Is The Best Disinfectant

    In this webcast, Senior Associate Dean Mike Lawson and faculty colleagues Don Smith and Mark Williams from the Finance Department at the School of Management, and Con Hurley, Director of the Morin Center at the School of Law, discuss the financial crisis in mid-January 2009. They reflect on the need...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Three Crucial Tips

    This webcast features School of Management Professor Zvi Bodie discussing crucial topics in personal finance. From the hidden risks in your 401k to the age you should retire, Professor Bodie covers much of the ground in his book Worry Free Investing.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    BU Launches New Institute To Groom The Next Generation Of Nonprofit Leaders

    In this webcast, some of the country's most forward-leaning thinkers and practitioners in the nonprofit community discuss the launch of Boston University's Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership (INML). They address how the Institute will serve as a resource to educate, support, and connect the next generation of nonprofit managers...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    Health Sector Management Degrees At The School Of Management

    Mark Allan Faculty Director, Health Sector Management Programs, and Executive-in-Residence in the Business Policy and Law Department discusses the School's degree options in Health Sector Management.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    International MBA Program

    Amanda Miller, Director, International MBA program at Boston University School of Management describes this intense and extremely rewarding MBA offering.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    The Health Sector MBA Curriculum

    Associate Professor of Marketing Roberta Clarke provides an incisive overview of the Health Sector Management MBA curriculum, it's hands-on training and real-world value.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    Top-rated Online Graduate Certificate In Entrepreneurship

    Beth Goldstein, Faculty Director for BU's Online Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship program, describes the design and delivery of the program, which has been rated among the top five distance learning opportunities for entrepreneurs by Fortune Magazine.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    Boston's #1 Evening MBA Program

    Amanda Miller, director of the Professional Evening MBA Program, explains why this program is #1 in Boston according to the BusinessWeek.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2008

    Jimmy Buck (BSBA ?09, Entrepreneurship And Law) On Prepping For Job Interviews

    In an interview from a recent career fair, Jimmy Buck (BSBA '09, Entrepreneurship and Law) offers advice for preparing for interviews and talks about the support he's gotten from the Feld Career Center with his resume, cover letters, and job search.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2008

    Healthcare Recruiter From Cigna On Finding Potential Leaders At BU

    Cigna's Pete Ferris explains his company's role in the healthcare industry, why Cigna comes to Boston University School of Management to find potential leaders, and what his firm looks for in a successful job applicant.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2008

    A Recruiter On State Street?s Search For Well-Rounded Candidates

    At a career fair sponsored by the Feld Career Center in the fall of 2008, State Street recruiter Nicole Bemesderfer tells students why her firm looks for well-rounded candidates, and then explains the most important you can do for yourself-beyond getting a great education.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    N. Venkatraman Speaks At Landor Associates Event: A Changing World-Rethinking The Brand Agenda

    This talk was part of the event "A Changing World - Rethinking the Brand Agenda," which took place in London on 22 May 2008. Guests from the United Kingdom and abroad were informed, stimulated, and engaged in debate with a diverse mix of speakers from business, academia, and the brand...

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  • Webcasts // May 2008

    David Weil At FTC Conference On The Mortgage Crisis

    Professor David Weil participated in a conference hosted by the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics on May 29th. The conference highlighted and assessed the role of consumer information in the current mortgage crisis from an economic perspective. In this webcast from C-SPAN, David Weil discusses the "Promise and Pitfalls...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Elizabeth Nassar On The Executive Leadership Center's Innovative Offerings

    Elizabeth Nassar, Director of Executive Programs at Boston University School of Management, discusses the Executive Leadership Center's (ELC) wide range of innovative offerings, from custom and open enrollment programs to conferences exploring the crucial issues for management today. All build play on the School's acclaimed strengths in IT, finance, entrepreneurship,...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Erick Ramos Murillo From Mexico On Boston University's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Erick addresses why pursuing the Boston University Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship was the best step to take after earning his master's in international development at Harvard and then developing an interest in venture capital and new business incubation. What he's found at BU: better access to investors, amazing support from...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sarah Tamale, Assistant Commissioner, Ugandan Ministry Of Education And Sports, On BU's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Sarah works for the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports, where she Assistant Commissioner in charge of business education. Sarah came to the BU Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship program to help her organization develop strategies for better business, and in particular entrepreneurship, educational programs. Her favorite class: business plan writing,...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Victor Valente From Brazil On Boston University's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Victor, with a background in engineering, is incubating a new business developing bio-mass fuel derived from wood waste. He finds Boston, as a hub of new venture creation, the perfect place to be refining his skills in entrepreneurship. The BU Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship program, and especially the internship it...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Marco Negroni From Italy On Boston University's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Marco discusses how the Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship program is helping him build his new business in Europe. He explains here the incredible level of personal support he gets from the faculty at BU.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    The Role Of Helping Behavior In Organizations

    In this podcast, Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation Stine Grodal discusses the role of helping behavior in organizations, especially among knowledge workers. Her work identifies effective strategies for seeking or providing help.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    The (Doubtful) Wisdom Of Crowds

    In this podcast, Business Policy and Law Professor Bill Samuelson discusses the dubious wisdom of crowds. What happens when one person has disproportionate influence? What happens when the decision-making crowd is misinformed? How do marketers exploit the concept of crowd wisdom?

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Accelerated International MBA Challenges And Delivers

    In this podcast, Boston University's International MBA Program Director Amanda Miller provides an overview of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Get The BU Health Sector Advantage

    In this podcast, Mark Allan, Director of the Boston University School of Management's Health Sector Management Program, discusses the strengths of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Impact Of Public Relations On Corporate Reputation

    In this podcast, Assistant Professor of Marketing Seema Pai discusses the impact of public relations and media relations on corporate reputation.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Financial Crisis At One Year

    In this podcast, Professor of Business Policy and Law James Post discusses the lingering effects of the financial crisis.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Executive Compensation Since The Financial Crisis

    In this podcast, Business Policy and Law Professor James Post discusses the issue of executive compensation since the financial crisis hit.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Why Mindset Metrics Matter

    In this podcast, Associate Professor Shuba Srinivasan explains why mindset metrics matter in marketing.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    MS In Investment Management: Career Preparation

    In this podcast, Scott Stewart, Director, MS in Investment Management, discusses the various career preparation elements of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Benefits And Features Of Our MS In Investment Management Program

    In this podcast, Scott Stewart, Director, MS in Investment Management, describes the benefits and features of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    The New Mindset On Mentoring

    In this podcast, Organizational Behavior Professor Kathy Kram discusses the role of mentoring in career development. Specifically, she talks about the new mindset that emphasizes small network creation and continual reassessment of your developmental needs.

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Global Sustainability Entrepreneurs

    In this podcast, Paul McManus discusses the emergence of entrepreneurial initiatives in the area of global sustainability.

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Girl Scouts To Game Changers: The Rise Of Social Enterprise

    Executive-in-Residence and Director of the Public and Nonprofit Management Program Kristen McCormack talks about the rise of social entrepreneurs across both revenue-generating businesses and traditional nonprofit models.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Soft Landings For International Startups

    In this podcast, Carol Hoopes, Associate Director, Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC), explains the award-winning support ITEC's International Incubator Program provides for overseas companies entering the US market. She also addresses some of the challenges the global entrepreneur faces today, and then outlines some winning solutions.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Sourcing Funding: VC Funding In The Current Economic Climate

    In this podcast, Vinit Nijawan, director of enterprise for the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) discusses VC Funding in the Current Economic Climate.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    The MS?MBA Value

    In this podcast, The School's Dean, Louis E. Lataif, discusses the value of the signature program, the MS?MBA, a 21-month dual-degree option for forward-thinking business students looking for that extra edge in the marketplace.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Growth Engine For Acquisition

    In this podcast, Vinit Nijhawan, director of enterprise at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization(ITEC) answers the following questions: What makes a startup an attractive acquisition? What should entrepreneurs keep in mind as they're growing their startup if they want to sell the company?

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