Harvard Business School - Master's Degree

Harvard Business School, located in Boston Massachusetts, is the graduate business school of Harvard University. The University offers MBA, executive education, and doctoral programs in business administration and management.

  • Average Tuition USD 72,000

School Description

Harvard Business School – formerly Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration – was established in 1908 with 80 students: 33 regular and 47 special; and 15 faculty members. While other US universities started offering business training as early as 1886, Harvard sought to establish business as a profession, hence it became the country’s first business program for college graduates. The School established its Doctoral Program in 1922 and also founded the school’s magazine the Harvard Business Review the same year. In 1924 the School adopted the case method as its primary method of instruction; and in 1945 the School introduced its first executive education program.

Today the Harvard Business School has almost 2000 student admitted in its MBA program; almost 7000 in its Executive Education Open Enrolment Programs; more than 3,200 in its Executive Custom Programs; and 25 students enrolled in its doctorate program. Some of Harvard Business School’s notable alumni include: George W. Bush, 43rd President of the US; Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook and Stephen Covey, American author, his most popular book was The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and Ratan Tata, Chairman and CEO, Tata Sons, among others.

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Master Programs

  • Boston, MA 02163, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 39,600 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • Boston, MA 02163, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 98,400 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Boston, MA 02163, United States

    Business Economics

    USD 39,600 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • Boston, MA 02163, United States

    Health Policy

    USD 39,600 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

  • Boston, MA 02163, United States

    Management

    USD 39,600 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • Boston, MA 02163, United States

    Marketing

    USD 39,600 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • Boston, MA 02163, United States

    Organizational Behavior

    USD 39,600 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. Includes instruction in project planning, risk management, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, accounting, statistics, decision making, and human resources.

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    Harvard Business School’s, Marketing Professor, Melvin Thomas Copeland, developed the School’s first case book, in 1920; the book was called: Marketing Problems.

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          • Testimony
            2015-2015, Executive Education

            The HBS Exec Ed's Women's Leadership ForumThe experience and knowledge gained from the women's leadership forum is invaluable. The case-method, the presentations and the meetings with the board of advisors made us all explore our strengths and weakness, charting a path to us becoming elite global leaders.

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            2014-2015, Certificate Course

            HBS - Harvaed manage MentorI did some some "Certificate - Online Course" from the HBS - Harvard Manage Mentor; which is actually not an active part of the Harvard "B" School but the experience and learning from the courses have contributed to my knowledge and understanding of business dynamics. The experience only made me wonder to what an extent my thought process and learnings would had evolved had I attended the onsite - campus course(s). Would attempt to do more courses...!!!

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            2014-2014, Global Strategic Management

            Great exposure and learning experience at Harvard Business SchoolHarvard Business School is a great place to study in ones lifetime and I got the opportunity in 2014 to do my global Strategic Management Program. I had a chance to meet professionals from various industries across the globe. Thanks to our chair - Mr. David Collins and his team.