Podcast Interview With Purdue Krannert’s Thomas Bates

Thomas Bates, associate director of MBA/MS programs at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management

Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management

“We are an engineering school by nature and a school that really values entrepreneurship,” says Thomas Bates, associate director of MBA/MS programs at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management. “We just opened up a rail yard that is an entrepreneurial space designated particularly for students who have that entrepreneurial spirit. We also have the Purdue Foundary and Discovery Park. All of these things create a very innovative and vibrant ecosystem for tech commercialization and analytics. There are a lot of opportunities for bright students to step outside the classroom and bring ideas to fruition.”

Listen to our CentreCourt MBA Festival podcast interview with Tom Bates, associate director of admissions and financial aid of MBA/MS programs at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management

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John A. Byrne

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.