July 31, 2015

From Berkeley to Brazil: Lean LaunchPad Heads South

Lean Launchpad

Berkeley Haas is piloting a program, spearheaded by Lecturer Flavio Feferman, FTMBA 00, to train Brazilian entrepreneurs. "Brazil is experiencing an entrepreneurship boom, but there are few structured and scalable training programs in the country," says Feferman.

Severin Borenstein

Why So High?

California's steep gas prices are a tradeoff for cleaner fuel, Energy Prof. Severin Borenstein says in Marketplace interview.

Ross Levine

Can a "Spare Tire" Be A Good Thing?

Prof. Ross Levine considers benefits of a legal structure that allows stock markets to provide corporate financing when banks cannot. See him in San Francisco on Sept. 16, details to come.

Debby Hopkins

Citi's Debby Hopkins Named New Executive Fellow

"Debby is a trailblazer, continuing to question the status quo in her industry," says Haas School Dean Rich Lyons, BS 82. Hopkins is Citi's chief innovation officer and the CEO of Citi Ventures. The executive fellow is a part-time, professional faculty position.

California Management Review

When Commercial and Social Goals Merge: It's a Hybrid!

New issue of the California Management Review explores the future of hybrid companies.

Dave Rochlin

Innovating or Rule-Breaking?

Some start-ups "innovate" not by creating new platforms, but by ignoring regulations, says Lecturer Dave Rochlin in Los Angeles Times op-ed.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Business & Social Impact:
Purposeful Metrics in the Era of Big Data

Haas Achieves:
Observing Haas, with Tongue Firmly in Cheek

Energy Institute:
Are Clean Energy Tax Credits Equitable?

Berkeley MBA:
Paying it Backward: Bringing EMBA Experience to the Family Business

Updates from IBD: Team Ghana

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Intelligent Energy Management

Best of Pricing with Teck Ho

Free access to four recordings featuring the best of pricing from Berkeley Haas professor Teck Ho. Access is open until August 22. CalNetID is required to view. Watch Now


Intelligent Energy Management

Exclusive Alumni Discount to Vator Splash LA

Get energized and inspired by the hottest LA-based startups. Hear what top investors and entrepreneurs have to say about LA's booming tech scene. Register and use haas75 for a 75% discount.

Visit Our Events Calendar

Aug 1 San Diego — Cal Bears Summer Bash
Aug 6 Sao Paulo, Brazil — Happy Hour & Welcome to New Grads
Aug 8 Mumbai, India — MFE Information Session
Aug 18 Sao Paulo, Brazil — Events with visiting EMBA Students
Aug 20 Portland, OR — Summer Happy Hour
Sep 24 San Francisco — Phantom of the Opera
Oct 1 Santa Rosa, CA — Haaspitality Tour at La Tortilla Factory
Oct 3 Berkeley — Haas Homecoming
Oct 15 Los Angeles — Vator Splash LA

Career Management Workshops


Flexible Staffing for Startups — Webinar
Tue, Aug 4, 12:00-1:00pm PT
Inkwell founder Manon DeFelice presents options for startups scaling up, and professionals seeking flexible work

Network Within to Advance Your Brand — Berkeley
Wed, Aug 12, 7:00-8:30pm
Mauri Schwartz, EWMBA 85 and CEO of Career Insiders, leads this workshop on networking.

Financial Literacy for your Retirement Planning — Berkeley
Thu, Aug 20, 7:00-8:30pm
Mitch Fong, FTMBA 99, is a retired financial planner who volunteers his time demystifying retirement and helping animals at The Marine Mammal Center.

(Register in MBA CareerNet under workshops)

Consulting Case Walk Through — Webinar
Tue, Aug 11, 12:00-1:00pm PT
This webinar is the first session in a 6-week series.

Career Management Articles

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Get the Most Out of Your LinkedIn Recommendations

How Women Can Succeed By Networking Authentically

12 Ways to Stand Out to Your Boss and Get All the Good Assignments, Fun Projects, and Big Promotions

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Career Networking

Your Networking Power Combo: LinkedIn and @cal
Discover how to use LinkedIn and the @cal Alumni Directory together. Find and contact specific alumni who can help leverage your network. Try our examples now.