Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

April 8, 2014


Tu, 04/08 — 6:30pm-9:00pm — Berkeley
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: From Inner Critic to Inner Coach
This interactive workshop is limited to 16 participants, attendance in-person at the Berkeley-Haas campus is required for in-depth 1:1 peer coaching. Register

Th, 04/10 — 7:00pm-9:00pm — Berkeley
The Failure Nights
Entrepreneurs, techies and business minds — and 3 keynote speakers - share their own fail stories, followed by an activity focused on our own failures. The entire event is informal, friendly, and cordial. Drinks provided! Register

Th, 04/17 — 11:00am-12:00pm — Webinar
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: How to establish rules and boundaries when involving family in your business
Leslie Van Zee, MBA'12, invites Haas alumni to this webinar hosted by Mosaic Financial Partners. Register

Tu, 04/22 — 11:00am-2:00pm — Santa Clara
HAN SILICON VALLEY: Women in Leadership Luncheon & Workshop
A rare opportunity for women leaders and professionals to learn about transforming conflicts into collaborative and co-creative experiences that will lead to a new path of success. Register

Wed, 04/23 — 9:00am-11:30am — San Francisco
HAN SF: "Beyond Yourself" Event
Share your professional experience with low wage earners and enable them to take the next step toward their professional career. Register

Th, 04/24 — 5:30pm — Berkeley
16th Annual Startup Competition Finals & Awards Ceremony
Providing entrepreneurs with the best resources to help turn innovative ideas into real businesses. Audience members will also be invited to participate in the selection of award winners. Register

NEW! Th, 04/24 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
HAN SILICON VALLEY: Haas/Anderson Joint Happy Hour
Looking to meet other local alums? Join us for a casual happy hour with Berkeley Haas and UCLA Anderson alums at INDO (3295 El Camino Real, Palo Alto). Just look for the logos when you arrive. Register

Sat, 04/26 — 8:30am-6:00pm — Berkeley
All-Alumni Conference
Day of insightful speakers & networking. Hear about latest research & developing ideas, & hear thought-provoking 5 minute "HaasX Talks". Conference will sell out — register soon. Don't miss out on great Haas faculty and alumni speakers. Register

Mon, 04/28 — 8:00am-6:00pm — San Francisco
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 19th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference
The Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics hosts their annual public conference; focus on CA real estate issues close to the transaction. Register

NEW! Tu, 04/29 — 6:00pm-8:30pm — Atherton
Evening with Chancellor Emeritus Birgeneau & Provost Emeritus Breslauer
Reception & presentation by Chancellor Emeritus Robert Birgeneau & Provost Emeritus George Breslauer. Discussion will focus on the award winning documentary "At Berkeley." Register


Mon-Wed, 05/05-05/07 — 8:30am-5:00pm — San Jose
This three day Haas Executive Education training program makes sure former individual contributors are ready to face the challenges of being a new manager. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

Tu-Wed, 05/06-05/07 — Oakland
Vator Splash Oakland
One of the largest business networks dedicated to high-tech entrepreneurs & investors. Showcases 15 startups, compete in front of an audience of 1000-plus attendees in high-tech space & judged by some very prominent investors. Startups apply here: Use berkeleyadmission for tickets here:

Mon-Tu, 05/12-05/13 — 8:00am-5:00pm — Berkeley
An advanced, 2-day presentation skills training for corporate leaders and high-potential executives who seek to improve their persuasion and connection with their audience. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

Mon-Fri, 05/12-05/16 — 8:00am-5:00pm — Berkeley
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Strategy in Competitive Markets
Delivers forward-looking techniques for assessing competition & effective positioning for competitive advantage. Receive practical methods for strategy formulation & implementation. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

NEW! Th, 05/15 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Lafayette
HAN EAST BAY: Unlock the Secret to Closing More Sales with Cheri Tree
Learn how to Crack the Personality Code and increase your sales by up to 300%. B.A.N.K. makes the sales process simple with a skill set that's easy to master. Register

NEW! Sat, 05/17 — 8:30am — Walnut Creek
HAN EAST BAY: Habitat for Humanity Build Day
The East Bay Chapter of the Haas Alumni Network and the Tri-Valley Cal Alumni Club invite you to help a great cause and build a house for Habitat for Humanity. Register

NEW! Sat, 05/17 — 10:00am-12:00pm — Walnut Creek
HAN EAST BAY: Strategies For A Confident Financial Future with Kathleen Charles and Dean Suzuki
Learn how to prepare for a secure retirement, maximize your social security benefits and protect yourself from the uncertainties in life. Register

Mon-Th, 05/19-05/22 — 9:00am-5:00pm — Berkeley
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Pricing for Profitability in the Information Age
This 4-day Executive Education course with top Haas faculty provides the tools to get pricing right and improve profits. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

Th, 05/22 — 11:00am-12:00pm — Webinar
Leslie Van Zee, MBA'12, invites Haas alumni to learn about investments beyond stocks, bonds, and cash. Register

Sat, 05/24 - 8:30am — Walnut Creek
HAN EAST BAY: Habitat for Humanity Build Day
The East Bay Chapter of the Haas Alumni Network and the Tri-Valley Cal Alumni Club invite you to help a great cause and build a house for Habitat for Humanity. Register


NEW! Mon-Fri, 06/02-06/06 — 8:30am-5:00pm — Berkeley
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Product Management Training
The PM Certificate Program teaches the latest business model and product design skills needed to develop profitable products customers will love. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

NEW! Mon-Wed, 06/09-06/11 — 8:30am-5:00pm — Berkeley
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Negotiations and Influence
Join Holly Schroth for an intensive and interactive workshop. Three days of tough exercises and peer feedback will perfect your negotiation abilities. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

Spring Networking!
April is one of the best months to network, as chapters host more events locally and the Haas School hosts reunions and conferences on campus. Be sure to use the @cal Alumni Directory and the Haas LinkedIn Group to get more info about people you meet—or plan to seek out—at these events. Also, check theHaas alumni online calendar to see what's in store in places you travel.