September 01, 2015

EMBA Class of 2014: 16 Startups and Counting!

EMBA 2014 16 Startups

Almost a quarter of the first crop of graduates from the new program are pursuing startup ventures like LendSnap and Identify3D. Joe Inkenbrandt, EMBA 14, says of the experience, "Berkeley Haas gave me the confidence to do something I never thought was possible — and now I hope to inspire others."

Week Zero: FT MBA Class of 2017

Gender Equity Efforts Fuel Full-Time MBA Demographic Shift

Women make up 41 percent of the incoming Full-time Berkeley MBA Class of 2017, bringing the proportion of women in the program to a new high of just under 43 percent — at or near the highest among top schools.

David Teece

Haas Launches Tusher Center to Study Intellectual Capital Management

Prof. David J. Teece will direct the center, which will address research, funding, and outreach related to intangible assets and long-run enterprise-level competitiveness.

New Faculty

Meet Berkeley Haas' Nine New Professors

"Our new assistant professors are fabulous," says Andrew Rose, associate dean for academic affairs and chair of the faculty. "We are simply delighted to welcome such a promising group of young talent."

Ernesto Dal Bo

Why Voters Make Poor Choices

Professor Ernesto Dal Bo, the Phillips Girgich Professor of Business, offers a theory: the inability of voters to distinguish between the direct effects of a policy and indirect consequences that may take effect over time or in unexpected areas.

UC Berkeley

The Best Undergraduate Degree for Your Buck

UC Berkeley tops a list of The Best U.S. Colleges for Business Majors, compiled by NerdWallet and cited in Forbes. Don't miss NerdWallet COO on Sept. 17 in events listing below.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Business & Social Impact:
Policy Paralysis: When Buying Robots Seems Easier Than Letting Women or Immigrants Work

Energy Institute:
Why the Pope is Wrong on Markets

Berkeley MBA:
Infographic: Meet The Full-Time Berkeley MBA Class of 2017

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Teck Ho

Best of Pricing with Teck Ho

Free access to four recordings featuring the best of pricing from Berkeley Haas professor Teck Ho. Access has been extended through December 2015. CalNetID is required to view. Watch Now


IBD Berkeley-Haas

2015 Annual IBD Conference

Learn about this year's 32 IBD projects and meet the student participants at the International Business Development (IBD) Conference, held at the UC Berkeley International House on Friday, September 18, 2015. RSVP today.

Cal Externship Program

Cal Externship Program

Take a Cal Student to Work! Haas Cal alumni in all locations and fields are invited to share their expertise with current students through the Cal Externship Program. Register to be a sponsor now through October 7, 2015.

Visit Our Events Calendar

Sep 2 Newport Beach, CA — OCMBA 10th Anniversary Celebration
Sep 8 Berkeley — MFE Information Session
Sep 10 San Francisco — MFE Information Session
Sep 11 Taipei, Taiwan — Joint University Dinner
Sep 16 San Francisco — Prof. Ross Levine speaks on the economy and interest rates in 2015
Sep 16 Denver, CO — Networking Social Evening
Sep 17 San Francisco — NerdWallet & Financial Products Discussion
Sep 18 Berkeley — IBD Conference
Sep 23 San Francisco — Wine & Chocolate Tasting
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 7 Palo Alto — VC Panel Discussion
Oct 14 Oakland — Career Ladder Promotion Skills Workshop
Oct 15 Los Angeles — Vator Splash LA
Oct 19 Portland, OR — Legalized Marijuana Market Discussion
Oct 20 San Francisco — Alumni/Student Networking Evening
Oct 30 San Francisco — Cal Young Alumni Blue & Gold Bash
Nov 6 San Francisco — Berkeley Haas Healthcare Conference
Nov 13 San Francisco — Haas Gala

Career Management Workshops


Moving up the Career Ladder Workshop: 3 Essential Skills for Promotion — Oakland
Wed, Oct 14, 6:15-8:30pm
An interactive workshop and networking event to help you stand out and catapult your career to the next level. Meet other alumni and join in this workshop led by Jo Ifeld, PhD 04, and Lara Klein, Associate Director, Career Management Group.

(Register in MBA CareerNet under workshops)

Using Your Myers Briggs Results in Business & Communications — Webinar
Tue, Oct 27, 12:00-1:00pm PT

Career Management Articles

A strong self-review can help pave the way to a raise or promotion

The 5 Signature Moves of People Who Get Promoted Again and Again

Why You Don't Need Passion To Succeed At Work

These Google Search Hacks Are Going To Change Your Life (Or, At The Very Least, Make It Easier)

Career Management Newsletter...Jobs!

Start Your Weekend with a Positive Attitude
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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.