Kellogg School of Management
|Kellogg School of Management|
|Type||Private business school|
|Endowment||US $708 million (as of June 30, 2011)|
|Location||Evanston, Illinois, USA|
|Colors||Purple and White|
The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand. Degrees granted include the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Ph.D., an MBA-JD, and Master of Management and Manufacturing (MMM), a MBA + MEM dual degree. 
Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character." Kellogg pioneered the use of group projects and evaluations and popularized the importance of "teamwork" and "team leadership" within the business world.
Kellogg has historically been ranked as one of the top business schools in the world by BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, The Economist Intelligence Unit, and other business news outlets. The PTMBA program has recently been ranked #1 in the nation by Business Week. Alumni from the Kellogg school hold leadership positions in for-profit, nonprofit, governmental, and academic institutions around the world.
- 1 History
- 2 Campuses
- 3 Academics
- 4 Rankings and Statistics
- 5 Students and culture
- 6 Notable faculty
- 7 Global partnerships
- 8 Alumni
- 9 Kellogg's Career Management Services
- 10 See also
- 11 Gallery
- 12 References
The school, originally founded in 1908 as Northwestern University's School of Commerce, a part-time evening program, was one of 16 founding members of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the organization that sets accreditation standards for business schools. As one of the organization's original members, the school later played a major role in helping to establish the Graduate Management Admission Test. In addition, faculty associated with the school have made contributions to fields such as marketing and decisions sciences. For instance, Walter Dill Scott, a pioneer in applied psychology, helped establish some of the earliest advertising and marketing courses in the first decade of the twentieth century. He went on to serve as president of Northwestern University from 1920–1939. More recently, Philip Kotler and Sidney J. Levy's groundbreaking 1969 Journal of Marketing article, "Broadening the Conception of Marketing," laid the foundations for a greatly expanded understanding of marketing. Similarly, Kotler's Marketing Management text has played a key role in deepening the field's scholarship.
In 1919, Ralph E. Heilman, a Northwestern graduate with a doctorate from Harvard, was appointed dean of the school. And in the next year, the school launched a graduate program leading toward the Master of Business Administration degree, drawing nearly 400 students in its first two years.
In 1951, Kellogg began offering executive education courses. The Institute for Management, a four-week summer program based in Evanston, expanded the following year to two sections. The program's success eventually led to it being expanded in Europe in 1965 with a similar program offered in Bürgenstock, Switzerland. In 1976, the school expanded its executive education offerings in Evanston, introducing a degree-granting program known as the Executive Management Program (EMP, today known as the Executive MBA Program). A watershed event in the school's history was the opening of the James L. Allen Center, home of the Kellogg executive education programs. The vision of dean Donald P. Jacobs (deanship 1975–2001; on faculty in Finance Department since 1957), the Allen Center enlisted the help of significant business figures in the Chicago-area, most notably James L. Allen, a Kellogg alumnus and cofounder of consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton. The Allen Center's cornerstone was laid in 1978 while the facility officially opened Oct 31, 1979.
In 1956, the school was renamed as the School of Business; little more than a decade later, in 1969, the school once again changed its name, this time to the Graduate School of Management, a designation that reflected the demand among the business community for sophisticated managers trained in both analytical and behavioral skills. In addition, this training was oriented toward general management, rather than narrowly functional skills, as had largely been the case in many business schools for much of the 20th century. The training was designed to provide management skills suitable for leadership roles whether in the corporate, public, or nonprofit sectors – rather than careers focused solely on traditional business. To reflect this change, the school in 1969 stopped issuing the MBA credential in favor of the MM, or master of management degree. A point of differentiation for nearly three decades, the school more recently returned to the traditional MBA.
These dramatic changes were predicated upon a key change under Dean John Barr (1965–1975): In 1966, Northwestern elected to discontinue its highly respected undergraduate program (the School of Business) so as to focus its energies solely on graduate education. In so doing, the school decided to pursue a research-based faculty, quickly attracting a number of world-class quantitative experts, many in the field of game theory, to build the school's Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department, founded in 1967 and initially led by Professor Stanley Reiter.
In 1979, in honor of a $10 million gift made to the school on behalf of John L. Kellogg, the school was renamed as the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. The funds allowed the school to significantly expand its research and teaching mission by establishing three endowed professorships; two major centers of interdisciplinary research; four research professorships; and a large student rooming facility designed as a living-learning center. Even prior to the Kellogg gift, the school had been bolstering its research-based faculty: In 1978 alone the school added six additional "named" professorships and two new research professorships. In 2001, in an effort to solidify the school's brand, the name was shortened to the Kellogg School of Management." The story on the Kellogg Centennial site  highlights the Kellogg School's journey over the last 100 years.
In June 2009, Kellogg announced that Dipak C. Jain would step down as dean after eight years of leadership and return to teaching . On September 1, 2009, Sunil Chopra, former Senior Associate Dean:Curriculum and Teaching and IBM Distinguished Professor of Operations Management, assumed as interim dean while the Dean Search Committee worked to find the best candidate to lead the school. Later in 2009, Northwestern University announced plans to construct a new building at the northeast corner of its Evanston campus to serve as Kellogg's new home. The new facility will be located adjacent to Lake Michigan and will include classrooms, faculty offices, collaborative learning spaces and administrative offices. As of the announcement date, the timing for completion of the new facility had not yet been determined.
In March 2010, Kellogg announced that Sally Blount would replace Sunil Chopra as the dean, starting in July. Blount was the dean of the undergraduate college and vice dean of the Stern School of Business at New York University. In addition to launching ambitious marketing and capital campaigns in 2011, including the Think Bravely campaign . This campaign articulates what the school stands for in today's rapidly changing environment. It communicates Kellogg's values and relevance in the 21st century. It speaks to Kellogg's purpose — to educate, equip and inspire leaders who build strong organizations and leverage the power of markets for the betterment of all. On February 6, 2012 Blount unveiled a seven-year plan, Envision Kellogg, aimed at reformatting the business school and launching Kellogg to the top of global rankings. 
The Kellogg School's Full-Time and Executive MBA facilities are situated along the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan in Evanston, Illinois on Chicago's North Shore, while the school's Part-Time MBA program is housed on Northwestern's Downtown Chicago campus in Wieboldt Hall (339 E. Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611). Full-time and Executive students of the Kellogg School enjoy access to a private beach, extensive sports and aquatic facilities, bike paths, playing fields and a sailing and windsurfing center. The downtown campus is in the heart of Chicago, only a few blocks away from either Lake Michigan or Michigan Avenue. It is conveniently located within walking distance of, and near to, the many Loop office buildings where its students work and is most accessible by bus (157 Streeterville/Taylor, 151 Sheridan, or the 66 Chicago). Typically, a northwestern shuttle transports students between the Evanston and Downtown Chicago campuses. In January 2006, Kellogg opened a new campus for its EMBA program for Latin American executives in Miami. Kellogg-Miami EMBA Program Executives fly in from all over Latin America and the United States for weekend courses. Regardless of location, the Kellogg School EMBA programs deliver the same exemplary content and traditional leadership and teamwork approach that had kept Kellogg consistently in the No. 1 position within EMBA rankings.
Currently, students in the Kellogg Full-Time program take the majority of their classes at the Donald P. Jacobs Center, also known as "The Jake." On November 11, 2009, Northwestern University announced plans to construct a new building to house the Kellogg Full-Time program. The new facility will be located adjacent to Kellogg's Allen Center near Lake Michigan, will centralize management research and education activities, creating a unified, state-of-the-art presence on Northwestern's Evanston campus. Construction is expected to start in the Summer of 2013 and expected to be complete by the Fall of 2016.
The new building (and the school global hub) will be designed by the highly regarded firm Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg (KPMB) Architects. The design process will include inputs from Northwestern's administration, Kellogg's faculty and the student body to create a dynamic, state-of-the-art presence for Kellogg on Northwestern's Evanston campus. The new building is expected to attract business and thought leaders and reflect the new school motto- "Think Bravely".
Kellogg offers Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA, MMM (MBA + MEM), JD-MBA, and Part-Time MBA (PTMBA), programs, as well as non-degree Executive Education programs.
One Year (1Y) MBA
Kellogg is one of the only top American business schools to offer a one year MBA program for students who have already completed a specified list of prerequisite courses. In Europe, MBA programs are typically one year, as at International Institute for Management Development, IMD in Switzerland, INSEAD, Oxford's Saïd Business School and Cambridge Judge Business School.
A rigorous core curriculum provides the foundation for advanced, specialized work in academic majors and professional fields. The core curriculum for the Two-Year Program consists of 9 courses in fundamental areas, including: accounting; management and organizations; marketing; finance; managerial economics; decision sciences; operations; and management and strategy.
In addition, during the Pre-Term orientation sequence of their second year, students are required to complete a half-credit course, Values & Crisis Decision Making, that encompasses much of the knowledge from the first-year core
Rankings and Statistics
For the 2012 Winter quarter, tuition was $18,000 for full-time students and $5,332 per credit hour for part-time students (one credit hour = 1 class).
The 2012–2013 tuition rate is $5,519 per 1 unit course and $2,759.50 per 1/2 credit course.
|Business School Ranking|
|U.S. News & World Report||4|
In the most recent rankings of US business schools, Kellogg is ranked #4 by U.S. News & World Report, #5 by Bloomberg Businessweek, and #5 with the highly regarded rankings aggregator Poets&Quants, which is a composite of six major MBA rankings published by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Economist, The Financial Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal and U.S. News & World Report which is meant to eliminate anomalies and other statistical distortions that are often present in any single ranking. In addition, Kellogg MBA has consistently been ranked #1 in Marketing by U.S News & World Report.
Three of the Kellogg School's other executive MBA programs are also highly ranked by the Financial Times. The School's Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA program at the Hong Kong UST Business School is ranked No. 1 in the world, the school's Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA program at York University in Canada is ranked No. 11 in the world, while the school's Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA program at WHU Business School in Germany is ranked No. 17 in the world.
The Kellogg-HKUST EMBA consistently ranks in the No. 1 position. The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA is ranked No. 1 in Canada by the Financial Times.
According to the Global MBA rankings 2013 from the Financial Times, Kellogg is ranked No. 13 in the world.
In 2011, three Kellogg professors Katherine Phillips, Gad Allon, and Derek Rucker were named "The World's Top Business Professors under 40" by Poets & Quants.
In 2012, Poets & Quants named Kellogg as the business school with the Best MBA Career Management Center.
In Sep 2013, Forbes ranks Kellogg as #5 in the America's List of Best Business Schools.
Students and culture
Kellogg was the first business school in the world to insist that all applicants be interviewed to assess their leadership potential and suitability for the Kellogg School's cooperative environment. As a result, in addition to grades, GMAT scores, professional achievement, and demonstrated leadership, 'fit' is an important part of the admissions equation at Kellogg. Students tend to be very active in impacting the local Evanston and Chicago communities, and frequently collaborate on philanthropic causes. One example combining the campus culture and passion for giving is the annual Charity Auction Ball, held each Winter quarter. A particularly popular donation in 2013 included the rights to emblazon a student's posterior with a tattoo of the bidder's choosing, which raised over $1,100 dollars. Another example of the students' impact on the community takes place at the annual Polar Plunge, when Kellogg students plunge into a frigid Lake Michigan. In 2013, Kellogg participants raised over $25,000 for Special Olympics and were the #1 team in Illinois by both fundraising dollars and number of plungers.
When students graduate from the Kellogg School, they join a vibrant and inclusive alumni network that spans the globe and every conceivable industry and endeavor. Alumni are renowned for their commitment to Kellogg ideals and their willingness to help each another – personally and professionally. Kellogg alumni frequently access the wealth of free, professional career counseling and development resources available to them. Our Career Management Center – named tops in student satisfaction by PoetsandQuants.com – also maintains an online database of job opportunities exclusively for Kellogg graduates. More than 80 regional and special interest alumni clubs offer lifelong learning and social opportunities.
Of those that have majored in Entrepreneurship, 85% of alumni have started their own businesses within five years. Of all of the Kellogg alumni, 25% have started their own businesses. In 2012, Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI) was created to combine and deepen the strength of Kellogg's centers of excellence related to innovation, growth and new business formation.
Kellogg students are part of a culture that emphasizes teamwork and leadership skills. Many aspects of the school, from admissions decisions and admitted students weekend to orientation week (titled Conceptual Issues in Management Week and attended by all incoming first-year students to introduce them to the Kellogg culture and prepare them for life at Kellogg), are organized and led by students. In addition, students organize all of Kellogg's 12 annual student conferences, which include the Marketing, High Tech, Private Equity and Venture Capital, and Real Estate conferences. Kellogg's student body comes from a diverse set of backgrounds and provides a unique experience for networking and collaboration.
Many applicants attend Day At Kellogg (DAK) after being informed that they have been admitted. The event, which is led by current students, welcomes admits to Kellogg and helps them gain a deeper understanding of Kellogg's academic offerings, professors, clubs, facilities, and culture. Throughout DAK, admits are organized into sections, which mirror those of students after they matriculate. Sections then take mini-courses with Kellogg professors, compete in various challenges, such as obstacle courses, and are provided with dinners, housing tours, and similar events. Ultimately, DAK is designed not only to be an exciting introduction to the school, but also to provide admits with the information they need to make a decision about whether to attend Kellogg.
Prior to on-campus orientation many new incoming students go on a Kellogg Worldwide Experiences and Service Trips (KWEST) to destinations all over the world for a week with 25 of their future classmates. Full-time Kellogg students are grouped into 8 sections (commonly referred to as cohorts at other top business schools): the Poets, Cash Cows, Highlanders, Bucketheads, Bullfrogs, Big Dogs, Jive Turkeys and Moose. Sections socialize and engage in competition during the first few weeks of Kellogg's orientation, called its Complete Immersion in Management (CIM). Most students also take first year core courses with their respective sections. Students completing their graduate studies in an extended 1-year program are designated as a ninth section, the Roadrunners.
All students enrolled in a course offered by the Kellogg School of Management agree to abide by the Kellogg Honor Code. The purpose of the Kellogg Honor Code is to promote these qualities so that each student can fully develop his or her individual potential. Students who violate the Kellogg Honor Code violate this agreement and must accept the sanction(s) imposed by the Kellogg community.
Kellogg is also known for its amazing entirely student-led performing arts groups. "Special K!" is a student-created musical comedy sketch show performed annually, consisting of live skits and digital shorts, to poke fun as well as celebrate life at business school. Special K's audio-visual hijinks extend beyond the performing stage. The production's most recent LipDub video showcasing Kellogg's modern facilities and diverse student wardrobes can be found online. Every year, the alumni of the previous year's "Special K!" come back to perform in front of the incoming students. Kellogg is also home to two cover bands, "The Rocket Pockets" and "Captains of Industry", who perform at Kellogg events. These bands are formed by Kellogg students and new performers are added every year at an audition at Kellogg in the fall. The bands often play on Tuesday nights at local bars around Evanston and also have a competition named "Battle of the Bands" with the bands from the Booth School of Business.
As part of its student led culture, Kellogg offers a wide array of clubs for students to take significant involvement in. These include professional clubs where the student body strengthens and builds relationships with world-leading external companies (examples include the consulting, investment banking and marketing clubs), athletic clubs where students have the opportunity to compete against both other Kellogg teams and students from other leading business schools (examples include basketball, flag football, hockey, rugby and soccer), cultural clubs where students can connect with other students with similar backgrounds (examples include the India Business Club, Asian Business Association, Hispanic Management Association, Black Management Association, Women's Business Association and the Gay & Lesbian Management Association),personal improvement and training clubs (such as the public speaking club and Improv club) and social/community service clubs where students have the opportunity to enjoy similar passions in a setting conducive to forming strong bonds with their peers (examples include Brew n' Q, Kellogg Cares, Cork & Screw and Kellogg Volunteers).
Each fall quarter, first year students form groups to participate in the Kellogg Marketing Competition. Each group is assigned a product and given three weeks to market their products. The process culminates in a TG marketplace where each team sets up a booth to display and sell their product. Fellow students, professors and administration are given tickets with which they can purchase products. A winner is determined by number of products sold.
On Friday, during the academic quarter, students meet at 5pm in the Jacobs center for an event called TG. People from the Kellogg community come together to unwind and catch up. Refreshments are served and the event is typically sponsored by student clubs, companies or other on campus organizations. There is also a weekly TG for the families of students, where children eat pizza, watch movies, and have costume parties while students and significant others chat.
Each December, Kellogg students embark on a week long ski trip to celebrate the end of the fall term. The trip destination is a secret until a special Reveal Party typically held in May. In recent years, the trip has been to Telluride, CO (2011) and Steamboat Springs, CO (2012). The trip is planned and led by the Kellogg Ski and Snowboard Club and is the largest MBA ski trip of its kind by revenue and participation with 800 participants.
On Tuesday nights, Kellogg students network at nearby bars, as there are no classes on Wednesdays. The most popular bar used to be The Keg; however, in April 2013 it closed. Now, students go to other bars such as World of Beer, 27 Live, JTs and Nevins.
Kellogg offers plenty of opportunities to its students to get involved. A wide array of student run clubs and organizations are available for all Kellogg students to participate in. These groups sponsor industry-specific networking events (Healthcare Club and Hi-Tech Club) to help students learn about the latest industry trends or to find like-minded peers. They also provide a terrific opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills. Go here for more information: http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/PTMBA_Intranet/organizations_events.aspx
Since 1982, spouses and significant others of Kellogg students have been able to participate in the Joint Venture (JV) program, which enables spouses, girlfriends, boyfriends, partners, and families to fully participate in Kellogg life, including clubs and organizations, and Kellogg events. Approximately 35 to 40 percent of Kellogg students have significant others, and the current JV membership includes approximately 250 couples, representing over 20 countries. In addition to the JV Program, "Kellogg Kids" connects spouses and partners of Kellogg students with children through field trips, music classes, birthday parties, and many more family-friendly events. Kellogg Kids averages three to four hours of activity per week, making it one of the most active clubs on campus.
Kellogg is known for its collaborative culture as opposed to a more competitive environment in most of the other top business schools. Most of the classes require several group works during classes or outside which require acute interpersonal skills from the students.
- Arthur Andersen, founder of the auditing firm bearing his name, member of faculty between 1909 and 1922; member of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees in 1933–34.
- Ali Babacan, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
- Bala V. Balachandran, J. L. Kellogg Distinguished Professor of Accounting and Information Management
- Ronald Dye, faculty member since 1986, Chairman of Department of Accounting & Information Management since 2001 and Leonard Spacek Professor of Accounting Information & Management
- Shane Greenstein, an expert on the business economics of computing, communications and the internet and the chair of the Management and Strategy Department from 2002 to 2005.
- Ravi Jagannathan, Chicago Mercantile Exchange/John F. Sandner Professor of Finance.
- Philip Kotler, #4 management guru of all time as ranked by the Financial Times and marketing scholar
- Marvin Manheim, William A. Patterson Distinguished Professor of Transportation
- Dale T. Mortensen, Awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2010 for his work on the search and matching theory of frictional unemployment.
- J. Keith Murnighan, Harold H. Hines Jr. Distinguished Professor of Risk Management
- Roger Myerson, faculty between 1976 and 2001; winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics
- Mark Satterthwaite, A.C. Buehler Professor in Hospital and Heath Services Management.
- Mohanbir Sawhney, pioneer in the field of technology management, and selected as one of the 25 most influential people in e-Business as ranked by Businessweek in May 2000.
- Dr. Prabha Sinha, Co-Founder of ZS Associates, was an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management until 1987
- Robert J. Weber, the Frederic E. Nemmers Professor of Decision Sciences.
- Oprah Winfrey, the American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, taught a Dynamics of Leadership course until 2001
- Robert C. Wolcott, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN).
- Andris A. Zoltners, Co-Founder of ZS Associates, is a Frederic Esser Nemmers Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Marketing at Kellogg, where he had been a faculty member for more than 30 years.
In addition to the Kellogg School campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Miami, the Kellogg School partners with institutions abroad that share its commitment to academic excellence and a global understanding of management. Kellogg's partner institutions are leaders in business education in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Canada.
Kellogg students have the opportunity to study abroad in fall or winter of their second year on six continents. The exchange partner schools offer the opportunity to learn about business from a different perspective, experience another culture, and network with students, faculty, and professionals from around the world. The International Exchange Program at the Kellogg School was started in 1980 with a vision to promote a cultural interchange of ideas and provide a greater understanding of cross-cultural trade and business practices. Since that time, more than 1,000 Kellogg School students have participated in the Exchange Program with schools from over 20 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Thailand, and U.K. The local student body and academic culture at each of the schools with which the Kellogg maintains an exchange program represents a unique approach to solving problems.
Beginning in 1996, Kellogg established joint Executive MBA programs with the Recanati Graduate School of Management at Tel Aviv University in Israel; WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany; the School of Business and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in China; INSEAD Campuses in France and Singapore; and the Schulich School of Management at York University in Toronto. These partnerships have allowed the school to build an international network of MBA students, all fluent in the common Kellogg language of academic excellence, team leadership and the power of diversity.
To further increase their understanding of global business issues, the Kellogg EMBA program offers students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to complete an elective course during Live-In Week at one of the Kellogg School's Global Partner Institutions in Tel Aviv, Israel; Vallendar, Germany; Toronto, Canada; or Hong Kong.
Kellogg offers joint executive MBA degree programs with—and grant Kellogg degrees to—these schools:
- School of Business and Management at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong
- Recanati Graduate School of Management at Tel Aviv University in Israel
- WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany
- Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, Canada
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Kellogg has a global alumni network of over 55,000 entrepreneurs, innovators and experts across every conceivable industry and endeavor. Alumni have the opportunity to network, socialize, and participate in activities with over 60 active regional alumni clubs and more than 20 special interest clubs. To build the alumni community, Kellogg has set up the Kellogg Alumni Council (KAC) to serve as champions and ambassadors of Kellogg that strengthen and enrich the alumni network. In 2012 there were active KAC members in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Current Kellogg students are encouraged to interact with alumni on a number of levels, most recently, the Part-Time MBA program introduced the Kellogg Alumni Mentorship Program (KAMP). KAMP asks current students and alumni to fill out a short survey and then matches mentors and mentees by areas of interest.  Alumni Clubs like The Kellogg Alumni Club of Chicago (KACC) provide an opportunity to enrich your connections, careers and lives through an ongoing array of social, professional development and networking events that are offered exclusively to Kellogg alumni living in the Chicago area. 
Companies started by Kellogg graduates
- Booz Allen Hamilton, Founded by Edwin G. Booz and James L. Allen
- Arthur Andersen, Founded by Arthur E. Andersen
- OpenTable, Founded by Chuck Templeton
- Kayak.com, Founded by Steve Hafner, '97 
- CleanBeeBaby, Founded by Jennifer Beall 
- Wind Point Partner, Founded by S. Curtis Johnson III
- Ethos Water, Founded by Peter Thum and Jonathan Greenblatt 
- Honey-Can-Do International, Founded by Steve Greenspon
- Element Bars, Founded by Jonathon Miller, as seen on Shark Tank
- ZS Associates, Founded by Andris A. Zoltners and Prabhakant Sinha
Kellogg's Career Management Services
Kellogg offers a wide range of career management services to both current students and alumni. The breadth of services provided are career coaching with academic advisors and career counselors, self assessments for students, networking resources, resume preparation, interview preparation, on campus recruiting, career development series, videos, handouts and special alumni services. In addition, Kellogg is continuously trying to improve its career management services and bring more relevant tools to its student and alumni community. Kellogg has been consistently rated as a business school with one of the best MBA Career Management Centers. In 2011, more than 120 companies came to recruit on-campus and 475 companies hired Kellogg students for full-time and internship.
Recent statistics in 2012, about 39% started post-MBA career in Consulting, 12% in PE/VC and 12% in High-Tech industry. 
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