Professors are experimenting with the same model in this live virtual classroom, with students from all over the world. Sixty monitors bring in students in real-time, from behind their own computers into this single space.
In June 2014, Harvard Business School entered the digital learning platform market with HBX CORe, an online programme using cases to teach the fundamentals of business to selected college students and recent company recruits. We revisit this pedagogical experiment that we first wrote about a year ago at the time of its launch.
Most people wouldn’t feel comfortable slipping money to a maître d’ at a restaurant to jump the queue, but a new app is testing whether patrons would be willing to donate the same amount of money to charity in order to be seated faster.
As a captain for American Airlines, former USAF pilot, and veteran, my entire career focus has been on perfecting the skills and knowledge that would make me the best pilot I could be. After upgrading to captain, I decided to assess how I could contribute to other areas of the company.
On Monday, Google announced the formation of a new parent company, Alphabet, which will serve as the umbrella for all of its business units. Google has clearly recognized that several of its business units are fundamentally different in nature, with each requiring a different management of its resources, processes, and profit formulas (“RPP”).