Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan, two of the best batsmen in Pakistan, were recently the first cricketers to enroll in Harvard Business School’s executive education program. The BEMS (Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports) would be the primary focus of the curriculum.
Both batters have already left Karachi for the United States to commence the curriculum. Babar and Rizwan will both be attending the courses at the Harvard Business School campus in Boston, Massachusetts, from May 31 to June 3.
Former Pakistani cricketer Rashid Latif confirmed on Twitter that Babar and Rizwan will attend Harvard Business School in Massachusetts.
“Harvard invites Babar Azam, Muhammad Rizwan, and Talha Rehmani to participate in the prestigious program. Babar Azam, the top-ranked ODI batsman in the world and the captain of the Pakistan cricket team, and Muhammad Rizwan.
The vice-captain of the Pakistan test cricket team, are the first cricketers to join Harvard Business School’s executive education program on The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports (BEMS) with their mentor, Saya Corporation Founder and CEO Talha Rehmani, according to a tweet by Rashid Latif.
I am a scholar for life: Babar
In addition, Babar Azam expressed his enthusiasm for participating in the program. Additionally, he believed that learning about business would aid the cricket community in making enormous advances.
“I am a perpetual learner, and I have had extensive conversations with Professors Elberse and Rehmani about this curriculum. My motivation for enrolling in this world-class Harvard program is to communicate, investigate, listen, learn, develop, and give back to the global community.
Babar was quoted by Pakistan Cricket as saying, “I am certain there are a multitude of lessons to be learned from the incredible athletes and top business executives from the entertainment, media, and sports industries who are traveling from around the globe.”