Boston, May 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Harvard Business School held its 113th commencement exercises yesterday at the Diplomatic Campus. Boston.
After the festival of all the university Harvard Tertiary Theater In the morning, 984 students received their MBA degrees in front of the school’s Baker Library. Bloomberg Center.
The top five percent of the MBA class of 2023 (50 students) graduated with high distinction as Baker Scholars (named after the school’s first benefactor). George Fisher Baker). Eighty two students received their diploma with distinction and 198 received second year awards.
Also at yesterday’s ceremony, seven MBA graduates were awarded their degrees last March, with one student receiving a Baker Scholar Award, two with Distinction and three Second Year Awards.
In addition, 20 students in the doctoral program received PhD degrees in business administration, business economics, organizational behavior, and health policy management. in March 2022Three students received doctoral degrees in health policy administration. in November 2022Three students earned doctorates in business administration, health policy administration, and organizational behavior.
Dean Srikant Datar Presented the 2023 Alumni Achievement Awards Reshma Kewal Ramani, MD, FASN (GMP 18, 2015), CEO and President, Vertex Pharmaceuticals; Depelsha Thomas McGruder (MBA 1998), COO and Treasurer, Ford Foundation; Founder, Mothers of Black Boys United; Raymond J. McGuire (JD/MBA 1984), President, Lazard; Antonis C. Samaras (MBA 1976) Member, Hellenic Parliament, Prime Minister of Greece, 2012–2015; And Stephen A. Schwarzman (MBA 1972), Chairman, CEO and Founder; Black stone.
In the introduction Dean Flat He encouraged the new graduates to reflect on three important leadership qualities: active listening, “and” thinking, and bold action.
“When I look at the world today, I recognize the challenges you face. As an optimist, I see this as a time of great opportunity. In my lifetime, business has been an engine of prosperity in countries around the world. It has lifted millions out of poverty and brought valuable services and products to markets and people in ways that improve their lives.” Capitalism is still – at its best – a system that serves society’s interests and encourages innovation. Even when we face challenges, I believe that business can and will play a leadership role in developing solutions to society’s pressing problems, Datar said. “When I talk about leadership in general, I’m talking about you specifically. I have high hopes for how you will fulfill our mission as leaders who make a difference in the world, and in doing so leave the world a better place. “
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