In the summer of 2012, Rohan Chawla (21) landed a job at a leading management consulting firm in New Delhi. But before he could begin work, he had to address what he believed was a critical educational limitation.
When Erin Mendez became CEO of Patelco Credit Union ($5.2B, Pleasanton, CA) three years ago, she built a new leadership team at the organization. Although everyone on the team had extensive and relevant backgrounds, they didn’t have a history of working together and didn’t speak a common language to develop and execute the organization’s strategy.
We shared our review on the HBX CORe program and then followed it up with an interview with the Executive Director of HBX (read it here: Harvard online certificate courses are not just for MBA degree aspirants). We thought it would be fitting to complete the series by finding out what past participants of HBX CORe had to say.
Back-to-school is historically about the kids, but it’s not a bad time for parents to think about their own educations, too. The options for brushing up on old skills or learning brand-new ones are cheaper and easier to access than ever. Below, our picks for learning everything from coding to crochet.
Business schools spend a great deal of time teaching would-be entrepreneurs and managers about the differences between features and benefits and their importance. Differentiate your product by tinkering with it to make it better or cheaper.
We recently invited six past CORe participants to the HBX offices to participate in an upcoming ad campaign featuring real HBX students. Between shots, undergraduate financial aid representative Jonathan Rossi sat down with us and explained how CORe helped define his future education and career goals in data analytics.