Bard MBA

Low Residency Schedule

Bard MBA students attend Weekend Residencies each month throughout the school year, supplemented by online instruction. Residencies include class time, guest lecturers, group work, study hall, and advisor meetings. Prospective students are invited to sit in on the Residencies to gain an understanding of the Bard MBA program. Click here to RSVP for a Weekend Residency. 

Below is the 2013-2014 Residency Schedule, Fall 2013 Academic Schedule and a sample schedule for the first Residency at Bard College.

Fall 2013 Spring 2014
Residency 1: August 23–26, 2013 at Bard Residency 6: January 24–27, 2014 in NYC
Residency 2: September 20–23, 2013 in NYC Residency 7: February 21–24, 2014 in NYC
Residency 3: October 18–21, 2013 in NYC Residency 8: March 14–17, 2014 in NYC
Residency 4: November 15–18, 2013 in NYC Residency 9: April 11–14, 2014 at Bard
Residency 5: December 13–16, 2013 in NYC Residency 10: May 9–12, 2014 in NYC

Sample Fall Schedule 

S M T W T F S
          Residency 1 Begins (Aug 24)  
  Residency 1 Ends     7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
  7-8:40 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
  7-8:40 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
    Residency 2 Begins (Sep 21)  
  Residency 2 Ends     7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
  7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
  7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
    Residency 3 Begins (Oct 19)  
  Residency 3 Ends     7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   

 

 

7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
  7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   

 

 

7-10 PM:
NYCLab
    Residency 4 Begins
(Nov 9)
 
  Residency 4 Ends
 
    7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
 
THANKSGIVING
   
    7-8:40 PM: Sustainability
8:40-10 PM: Economics
  7-8:20 PM: Leadership
8:40-10 PM: Accounting
   
    7-10 PM: 
NYCLab
Residency 5 Begins
(Dec 7)
 
  Residency 5 Ends       READING DAY    
    EXAM/PROJECT   EXAM/PROJECT    
Brown = Residency, Grey = Online Instruction, Not shown: NYCLab teams engage in online planning.

Typical First-Semester Weekend Residency

  Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
8:30-9:00 Convening Convening Free Convening
9:00-12:00 Foundations of Sustainability Foundations of Sustainability Accounting Accounting
12:00–1:30  Lunch *
1:30-4:30
NYCLab
Economics Leadership 1 NYCLab
4:30-6:00 Guest Lecture Advisor Meetings   Adjourn
6:00–7:00 Dinner *
7:00-10:00 Economics Free Leadership 1
 *Lunches and dinners will often include brownbag speakers, or can be used for meetings with advisors.