Academics

At Chicago Booth, we believe in a firm grounding in core principles and a rigorous multidiscipline approach to problem solving. We also believe in the spirit of debate - our community encourages people to take risks and challenge existing ideas. In these entries, we will convey how this approach can be found in and out of the classroom.

HomePro teammembers pose with Professor Waverly Deutsch after winning 2018 GNVC

The Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) is the branch of the University-wide accelerator program tailored to Chicago Booth's Executive MBA Student. To get a closer look at the inner workings of the GNVC we spoke to Dr. James Mok, a 2018 alumnus of the Executive MBA Program and the Global New Venture Challenge.

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Mindful Urgent Care

Dr. Tamir Aldad is a Research Fellow at the Yale School of Medicine and a current Executive MBA student at the Chicago campus. As part of this year's Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) he and his team are presenting their innovative healthcare business, Mindful Urgent Care.

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Participants of Chicago Booth's On Board 2017 Conference gather to talk

Chicago Booth's On Board conference is a day long event hosted by the Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI), a unique initiative supporting the aspirations of Chicago Booth students and alumni to impact social issues. Take a look into this year's event and learn more about how Booth creates impact from the classroom to the boardroom.

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taina

Maria Scott is co-founder and CEO of TAINA Technology Limited and an Executive MBA student at the London Chicago Booth campus. Scott is building TAINA with the help of Chicago Booth’s Global New Venture Challenge [GNVC]. Below, she writes about her business, colleagues, and insights gained through GNVC.

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FuSureteam

A multinational group of Hong Kong students are creating an app that will allow foreign domestic workers to set aside money for savings, invest in future returns, and securely transfer funds back home as part of this year's Global New Venture Challenge.

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