What do an NBA champion, a former world no. 1 tennis player, and an Olympic figure skater have in common?
They’re all currently enrolled at Harvard Business School, learning how to build a second career outside of sports thanks to HBS professor Anita Elberse.
Elberse teaches “,” a four-day course that regularly brings A-listers to Cambridge to learn “new approaches for driving revenue and success in today’s entertainment environment,” among other skills.
Some of to in include Grammy-winning singer Ciara, former Miami Heat teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, husband and wife stars of HGTV series “Fixer Upper” Chip and Joanna Gaines, and actors Channing Tatum and Katie Holmes.
This semester, a total of 28 current or former pro athletes are taking the course,