The Business Leadership Program is an annual conference for Harvard undergraduates that provides a select group of students the opportunity to learn about business and connect with potential employers. Since its founding in 1998 by Harvard Student Agencies and Harvard's Office of Career Services, the BLP has helped more than 1,000 students with the study and practice of business. The conference consists of several days of lectures, panels, and networking events hosted at the Harvard Business School, which are designed to provide students a sample of careers in business.
Using the engaging, situation-based “Case Method,” HBS professors address topics such as social entrepreneurship, business ethics, finance, marketing, and accounting. Meanwhile, firms seeking to recruit students have the opportunity to outline their industries, illustrate their unique approaches, and connect personally with students. To learn about the GMAT, students attend workshops from tutoring companies, and a representative of the Harvard Business School admissions office presents about Harvard’s MBA program
Past sponsors include BlackRock, Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co., Credit Suisse, and Goldman Sachs. Finally, the Office of Career Services arms students with tools for all aspects of their career search. Graduates walk away from the program with a better understanding of business careers and the paths that lead to them.
The upcoming BLP will be held during Wintersession 2017. We are currently busy at work creating the best experience possible for this year's event.
The BLP is a fantastic opportunity to connect with Harvard undergraduates in a completely unique and intimate setting.