2009 Archive

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Babson Alumni Green Forum

Sustainability on Campus (November 2009)
Colleges and universities, like many businesses, are taking increased responsibility for environmental impact. In addition to environmental goals, college administrations have identified a valid business case to pursue sustainability initiatives. This podcast provides information about Babson’s sustainability efforts.
Podcast (1 hour, 24 minutes)

Babson Alumni Technology Council (BATC)

Overcoming Decision Deficit Disorder (December 2009)
In this podcast, Babson Professor Tom Davenport describes new decision alternatives such as the wisdom of crowds, findings from neuroscience, and behavioral economics—and learn how the new approaches fit with more traditional ones based on analytics and intuition.
Podcast (1 hour, 10 minutes)

The Obama Stimulus Package: Opportunities and Impact (October 2009)
A panel of government and industry experts discuss where, how and when money will be spent to stimulate demand.
Podcast (1 hour, 15 minutes)

Consumer Products and Retail Career Affinity Network

CEO Roundtable (September 2009)
Four CEOs share their insight, vision and strategies to build brands that drive business growth, dominate a product category, and increase business value. 
Podcast (1 hour, 52 minutes)

Consulting Career Affinity Network

Monetizing the Mob: Engage Your Market, Don’t Just Target It (September 2009)
In this podcast, an experienced panel provides valuable tips and real life examples of how to leverage your market's social fabric to improve performance and achieve goals.
Podcast (1 hour, 46 minutes)

Financial Services Career Affinity Network

Commercial Real Estate Financing in Today's Tumultuous Market (November 2009)
A panel of leaders in the real estate industry discuss the many facets of commercial real estate financing in today’s market.
Podcast (1 hour, 18 minutes)

Market Signals (October 2009)
“If the majority of people were right, the majority of the people would be rich…and they’re not!” Following the herd has rarely produced superior long-term results. This podcast is an informative and entertaining keynote presentation about financial markets, the importance of proper diversification and the cyclical nature of both stocks and investment sectors.
Podcast (51 minutes)

How Technology & the Internet are Revolutionizing Financial Services (September 2009)
New technology is driving the need for new products and services in the financial services industry and those industries that support it. The meeting will begin with industry expert Peter Gordon, Partner, eCom Advisors, presenting an overview of new technologies and their impact. Three other speakers will present examples of how their companies are creating new ways of doing business ... and driving revenue.
Podcast
Q&A

Healthcare & Life Science Career Affinity Network

The Effect of the New Administration on Life Science (October 2009)
Healthcare is a hot topic in the media these days, and the healthcare industry is in transition. The future policy decisions made by our political leaders will touch every single person in the United States. Whether or not you are directly involved in the life sciences industry, listen to our panel discussion on the affect our new political administration will have on healthcare, and which sectors in the life sciences industry will benefit from these proposed changes.
Podcast (35 minutes)

Note: Due to a technical issue, the entire panel presentation did not record. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Real Estate Career Affinity Network

Commercial Real Estate Financing in Today's Tumultuous Market (November 2009)
A panel of leaders in the real estate industry discuss the many facets of commercial real estate financing in today’s market.
Podcast (1 hour, 18 minutes)

Commercial Real Estate Trends (October 2009)
A panel of top-level commercial real estate professionals discussed the current state of the commercial real estate market, and offered perspectives on the existing trends in commercial real estate with respect to leasing, investing, and developing in this current soft economy.
Podcast (1 hour, 48 minutes)