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June 17, 2012 - 9:03pm
June 8th marked the end of the MITx free pilot course, Circuits and Electronics, which welcomed more registrants than all of MIT’s living alumni (122,000 as of January 2012). So after all the hype, what can we learn? I tracked down one person who actually made it through to the end and passed – and decided to conduct an anonymous ‘focus group of one.’  
June 13, 2012 - 9:03pm
I’m preparing to speak at the GMAC Annual Conference next week and thought I’d preview one of the topics here, to get your reaction.
June 10, 2012 - 10:03pm
This week I had the pleasure of attending a panel discussion on the ‘Corporatization of the University’ with former fellows of The Susan Vogt Leadership Fellows Program through the Boston Consortium for Higher Education.
June 6, 2012 - 9:08pm
A crisis in public higher education: coming soon to a university near you – if not already there.
June 3, 2012 - 8:51pm
Things are moving quickly in higher ed. Ideas that seemed impossible in January are suddenly possible -- making it exciting to think about which of today’s "impossibilities" might exist in the near future.
May 30, 2012 - 8:24pm
As Peter Drucker once said, “The customer rarely buys what the business thinks it sells him.”  
May 27, 2012 - 10:04pm
This year, I am giving a graduate I know the book, “I Moved Your Cheese: For those who refuse to live as mice in someone else’s maze,” by Deepak Malhotra at Harvard Business School.  Published last year, it provides a Wall Street Journal best-selling answer to the question posed by the popular business book, “Who Moved My Cheese?”  
May 23, 2012 - 8:03pm
Since last week’s post, I’ve been thinking a lot about business models.
May 20, 2012 - 10:06pm
Marketing requires a balance of promoting general brand awareness and engaging specific target market segments.  
May 16, 2012 - 9:48pm
Tom Friedman had an interesting quote in a recent NYT opinion piece: “Big breakthroughs happen when what is suddenly possible meets what is desperately necessary.”  And so begins the third post in the series on “Foundations of Strategy.”  



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