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As more mainstream companies continue to invest in crypto and blockchain development, MBA programs are following suit by offering classes that will serve as an introduction for better understanding.
A crypto course could serve as a jumping off point to explore other domains, like data architecture, payments infrastructure, or contract execution. "Crypto really serves as a clearinghouse for a whole bunch of areas of business," says Gregory LaBlanc, lecturer at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
“There are some people that like to take risks, and MBA students tend to fit that profile,” says David Yermack, professor of finance and business transformation at NYU's Stern. “In many ways, crypto is ideal for them.”
Please take a moment to understand how top business schools are integrating crypto into their academic curriculum and what it means for students preparing for their next step as professionals.