Vaccine boosters are required for all eligible Babson College community members. Students must upload a negative COVID-19 test (PCR, at-home rapid or observed rapid) within three days (72 hours) of planned arrival to campus. Classes will be held remotely from January 16 through January 23 (with the exception of MSEL, MSAEL and Miami cohorts).
Entrepreneurial Families Course (EPS 3551): Professor Matt Allen is the founder of this course and advisor to global family businesses. With his guidance, students will explore with their parents various aspects of the family’s entrepreneurial legacy. By co-creating a shared family vision that incorporates the next generation, students and their families improve their family functioning and amplify their ability to act entrepreneurially together.
This is a 4-credit class, offered over one semester (once in the Spring and once in the Fall)
Family Entrepreneurial Leadership (FEL) Forum: One of our most impactful “small group” year-long programs, FEL Forum builds students' emotional intelligence skills to have better relationships and work more effectively with their family.
Your Senior year
Entrepreneurial Families Project Course (EPS 3552): The class is an opportunity for you to work directly with your family on an entrepreneurial project. Professor Matt Allen teaches this course, which runs the full academic year (Fall and Spring).
Each semester will be worth 2 credits (a total of 4 credits for the entire year).
The class meets as a group 3 times each semester so that the majority of your work is with your family on the project. All kinds of entrepreneurial projects are welcomed for this course.
Once you join the Amplifier Program, you automatically become part of Babson’s Global Family Entrepreneurship Amplifier Community, which offers opportunities for continued learning and connections after you graduate.
What our students have to say
MaiLinh Ho, a junior from the current cohort of the Amplifier Course, talks about what she thinks of the course.
(Pictured below) The 2018-19 Amplifier cohort: Eshika Agarwal, Nicole Atala, Joseph Cohen, MaiLinh Ho, Elaine Gracia Indra, Jonathan Katz, Isidoro Katz, Ana Maharjan, Douglas Mishan, Kaan Y Ozkok, Weini Pa, Savannah Rankich, Jean Philippe Renaud, Elizabeth Reed, Stephanie Rodriguez, Jonah Rubin, Defne Sahenk, Elisabeth Silverstein, Adelaida Urrea, Jacqueline Wachsberg.
The program has been made possible by a generous gift from Richard J. Snyder ’60, H’94, P’93 ’01 and Marilyn B. Snyder MBA’80, P’93, two dedicated and longstanding members of the Babson College community.