Howard Schilt on Seven Shenanigans

At the invitation of the Investment Club, Howard Schilit, Founder and President of the Center for Financial Research and Analysis (CFRA), came to speak to the students on campus. As author of Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial Reports, Mr. Schilit is easily one of the most authoritative figures in… Continue reading Howard Schilt on Seven Shenanigans

Focus on…

Got the job or got fed up trying to get the job? Worked out how to read a week’s cases in 30 minutes or worked out how not to read any cases at all? Post spring break gym lost its lustre? VCO project just can’t get you motivated? Finals coming round, but you’ve already banked… Continue reading Focus on…

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What's the Buzz

What does a HBS student need to know about technology? The world is changing, and it’s changing quickly. Take a couple of minutes to get acquainted with the latest developments: Corporate Instant MessagingInstant messaging is about to go corporate. Whether introduced through AOL, yahoo, or MSN, millions of people have taken to instant messaging over… Continue reading What's the Buzz

That's Gerald Levin, Folks!

I knew I’d enjoy Gerald Levin’s speech once I asked his permission to cover it for the Harbus. “I don’t mind at all,” he said, with his characteristic deadpan delivery. “I’m a great supporter of journalism.” It was in this informal, familiar style that Levin (pronounced “Le-Vin”) addressed a packed Spangler Auditorium on Tuesday, April… Continue reading That's Gerald Levin, Folks!

Former Trustbuster Tackles Life as Bertelsmann U.S. Chief

Even for most aspiring CEOs, the notion of assuming responsibility for the most massive market in the world on behalf of one of the planet’s six largest media empires would be cause for restless nights. Not for Joel Klein. “I’m 55,” the former trustbuster cum chief of Bertelsmann’s American operations told a standing-room-only audience on… Continue reading Former Trustbuster Tackles Life as Bertelsmann U.S. Chief