Kellogg is for Starters

There is no doubt that entrepreneurship is thriving at Kellogg. With the addition of Linda Darragh as the executive director of the Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI), there have been sweeping changes to the programming and curriculum that are paving the way for students and alumni who aspire to start their own businesses. In… Continue reading

Student Perspectives on Experiential Learning and the New Digital Marketing & Commerce Course

[youtube=] Our new Digital Marketing and Commerce course, developed in partnership with Target, SapientNitro, IBM and Millward Brown, brings the real world to the classroom. Hear what a few of our faculty and senior practitioners had to say in the video above, and read on for more thoughts from our students below. I spent a summer… Continue reading

How to Maintain a Work-Life-Study Balance in Kellogg’s Executive MBA Program

At Kellogg School of Management, students maintain a rigorous academic schedule. On top of their classes, study groups and homework, many students in the Executive MBA (EMBA) Program also balance high-level careers and families. Making the commitment to extra activities like social lives, service and fitness can be an adjustment. Current EMBA student Ana Vazquez,… Continue reading

Thinking Bravely in the Real World

When introducing the inaugural guest speaker for the new Brave Leader Series, Dean Sally Blount noted that she could not think of a better choice than Mondelēz International CEO Irene Rosenfeld. And after an hour of passionate, bold comments, I certainly could not agree more. Brought back to Kraft in 2006, Irene¹s focus became how to… Continue reading

Kellogg Summer Internship Recap: Tyler Barrack ’14

Internship: Summer Associate of Strategy and Development for the Chicago Cubs Responsibilities: I worked on several cross-functional projects related to the business operations of the team, particularly as the club restores Wrigley Field over the next several years. The projects touched on operational issues, fan-facing initiatives and the evolution of the sports industry. How I benefited… Continue reading

Kellogg Summer Internship Recap: Drew Cook ’14

Internship: Summer Finance and Business Development Associate at Revelry Brands, a Boulder-based VC fund focused on natural consumer products Responsibilities: I assisted in strategy and operations of portfolio companies, primarily financial analysis and forecasting. How I benefited from this experience: This was my first introduction to the startup world, and it was incredibly enlightening. The opportunities… Continue reading

Inaugural Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event Inspires the Class of 2015

Before the 2013-2014 academic year officially kicked off, the Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI) held their inaugural Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Days “boot camp” for incoming students interested in entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and design. In addition to networking and a full day of sessions, participants were then able to pitch their ideas, with hopes to win the $2,000… Continue reading