Participants with a background in technology/STEM fields share their stories and reflect on their HBX learning experiences.
Director at Microsoft
Within five days of finishing the course I had a plan of action for a major part of our business and presented it to our corporate executive. It applied the theories of the Customer’s Job to be Done and caused us to re-think our strategy to get the customer to “hire” us over the competition.
Tech entrepreneur developing mass-scale wifi solutions in India
It's like you're looking through the world with a completely different perspective altogether, yet it's so obvious. The dots were always there, and CORe made me realize the connections.
Computer engineering student in Ireland seeking to develop a tech startup
I loved the regular use of visuals and videos to fully build up the user's understanding of a new concept.
Innovation Lab Product Manager at Accenture
The course equipped me with new ways to think about problems, products, businesses, and just everything in life.
IT consultant using CORe to help further his career
Additionally, the program allowed me to acquire a more holistic view of the services we provide, and it is helping me develop new ideas to innovate and generate different sources of revenue.
Third year undergraduate medical student from Singapore
At the end of the day, hospitals still have to be sustainable businesses. I am confident that HBX CORe will impart the necessary fundamentals to understand and analyze such concepts.
An excellent course: world-class content, perfect delivery, excellent and diverse cohort, and finally wonderful collaboration with both the organizers and the class.
Co-founder of a tech startup in Strasbourg, France
Recently, I realized that I did not have the business “toolbox” and that is why, while I am still involved in this amazing project, I am reaching out to new horizons.
A technology consultant and founder of two European football blogs based in NYC
Another aspect which I loved and cannot emphasize enough is the fact that HBX CORe does not feel like a virtual program.
Pursuing a PhD in Chemical Biology in Boston
By learning these essential business skills, I now feel more prepared to advance scientific discoveries; raising capital, leading a team, developing strategic partnerships with established pharmaceuticals, and other crucial activities are now even clearer to me because of CORe.
Willemijn van Woerkom
Studying Cognitive Neuroscience in Amsterdam, The Netherlands Education
I am not sure many people agree with me, but I found composing a balance sheet quite satisfying and relaxing!
Head of Sales at WegoWise
I feel like I have an unfair advantage now knowing what I've learned from this course. It has given me confidence and clarity in my decisions, and I can already see the material impact of applying this model and mindset to our business and our culture.
Business Anaylst and Multidisciplinary Studies Student
"I found myself constantly considering ways that my own company could immediately adapt and adopt some of those practices [from CORe]."
Entrepreneur researching education and solar energy technology in Ecuador
Now I see how to take control of the financial part of my business and also how I can apply strategy when I enter into a new market.
Recently completed my PhD and starting work at The Boston Consulting Group in London
As a classically trained scientist with limited business experience, I believe CORe is a fantastic way to invest in myself and help bridge the gap between being the scientist I am right now and the consultant I need to be in September.
Petroleum Engineer in Texas who took CORe to expand his knowledge
By the end of the program I realized that CORe was a total game changer on how I see and understand things around me.
Computer engineering student using CORe to enhance his software initiatives
I enjoyed being able to interact with motivated, ambitious students from all over the world. Furthermore, the course content and platform were extremely engaging, combining the best of pedagogy and technology.
Special Forces Officer with a science background looking to pursue an MBA
In my opinion, the true value of CORe is the ability to interact and network with fellow CORe members.
Founder & Managing Partnerr at MAD Perspectives LLC
I am paying more attention to how my clients perceive the value of my services. I find myself rephrasing their statements to confirm their true needs.