B-HAN | March 3, 2017
How Do Startups Make Berkeley a Leading Center of Innovation?
Learn how Berkeley Haas startups like Hopsy, Byte, and Dost embrace the entrepreneurial energy that puts Berkeley at the forefront of innovation. Read More
The City as a Lab
Tensions emerge as innovators and entrepreneurs seek to improve the quality of life and promote local economic growth, according to a newpublication co-authored by Prof. Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97.
Business Schools with the Best MBA Cultures
How does Berkeley Haas rank among other top business schools? Find out

Berkeley Haas in the News

Improving Life in Developing Countries
See what Profs. Ernesto Dal Bó and Frederico Finan are doing to improve life in developing countries.

Want to Be More Productive? Sit Next to Someone Who Is
Dylan Minor, PhD 11, suggests that grouping the right coworkers together can improve productivity and work quality.

Honda Opens Its Doors
Honda's future is plotted in a lab in Mountain View, CA, where Naoki "Nick" Sugimoto, FTMBA 96, scouts for the world's best technology partners.

A Smart City is a Collaborative Community
Initiatives for sustainable cities are increasing worldwide. A new publication co-authored by Charles Snow, PhD 92, looks to the success of "Smart Aarhus" in Denmark to provide an organizational framework for such collaboration.

Alumni Spotlight

True or False: Pausing your career, even briefly, will lead to a dead end?
Choosing to pull back in your career to focus on kids, care for ailing parents, travel around the world or pursue a passion is still highly stigmatized in our society. We are taught to hide these "holes" in our resume as though they don't enable us to build skills and abilities that will be valued in the workplace. Work itself provides little room for us to be fully authentic when we are forced to hide that which we most deeply value.

Lisen Stromberg, FTMBA 91, reveals in her book, Work, Pause, Thrive, that it's possible to integrate work and life priorities. Learn how trailblazing women have disrupted the traditional career paradigm to achieve their personal and professional goals, and how forward-thinking companies create workplaces that enable women (and Millennials) to thrive. Learn More

Student Always: Lifelong Learning

Berkeley-Haas Dean's Speaker Series with Chris Larsen
Hear from Chris Larsen, Executive Chairman, co-founder and former CEO of Ripple as he discusses ILPs (InterLedger Protocols) and the future of business and globalization.

Professional Development

Women in the Global Workforce
March 8, 2017
3,500 students and 1,500 alumni were surveyed about their experiences in workplaces in over 100 different countries. What will the findings mean for women in the global workplace? Learn More

Magic Box Paradigm: A framework for startup acquisitions
March 13, 2017
M&A is a murky subject for most startup founders. In his new book, Magic Box Paradigm: A framework for startup acquisitions, Ezra Roizen, BCEMBA 04, demystifies the process and provides founders with a frame of reference and an actionable M&A game plan. Join Ezra in a live digital session at 10:00 am PT on Monday, March 13. Reserve your spot now.

Data Strategy for Business Leaders
March 15-17, 2017
Learn enough basic quantitative analytics so that you will be able to leverage data scientists and analytics experts to make your strategy better, more robust, more reliable, more profitable. Use IBI2017 to get 30% off. Register

Data Driven Marketing
March 18-19, 2017
Learn to leverage the data collected from your consumers to get valuable insights and make effective marketing decisions. Use IBI2017 to get 30% off. Register

Career Development

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Career Advice

Exactly What To Do While Waiting For a Job

This Is How To Have A Happy Life: 4 Proven Secrets From Research

Five Body Language Mistakes You're Making In Interviews

3 Ways to make time for the little task you never make time for

Plug into the Berkeley Haas Alumni Network

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.

Upcoming Events

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Mar 6 Berkeley, CA — MFE Information Session
Mar 8 San Francisco, CA — 15th Annual Berkeley Haas Celebration- SOLD OUT
Mar 8 Denver, CO — Denver Business Series - Cyber Security
Mar 11 Berkeley, CA — 21st Annual Women in Leadership Conference
Mar 15 Irvine, CA — Superperformance Haaspitality Tour
Mar 15 Seattle, WA —Seattle Happy Hour
Mar 17 Berkeley, CA — 10th Annual Haas Healthcare Conference on "Building Bridges to Shape the Future of Healthcare"
Mar 23 San Francisco, CA — Vator Splash Health 2017
Mar 24 Berkeley, CA — 22nd Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy
Mar 27 Sao Paulo, Brazil — Dinner with Prof. Flavio Feferman & EWMBA Student Trek
Mar 28 London, UK —Prof. Catherine Wolfram on Energy Policy & Efficiency
Mar 29 New York City, NY —Dean Lyons, BS 82, on "Competing on Culture: What does it mean to be a Berkeley Leader?"
Apr 1 London, UK —UC Alumni UK Black Tie Gala
Apr 3 Berkeley, CA —MFE Information Session
Apr 6 Oakland, CA —California Effect: How the Golden State became Green with Prof David Vogel
Apr 6 San Juan Capistrano, CA —Leaders for Philanthropy Night
Apr 14 Berkeley, CA —2017 Bridge Berkeley Business Conference
Apr 29 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Conference
Apr 28-30 Berkeley, CA —Alumni Reunion Weekend
May 4 Denver, CO —Denver Business Series: How to Get Involved with a Non-Profit Board
May 8 San Francisco, CA —22nd Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference
May 8-12 Berkeley, CA — ASEAN Global Leadership Program
May 15-17 Berkeley, CA — Data Strategy for Business Leaders
May 16 San Francisco, CA —SF Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Game
May 18-19 Berkeley, CA —Data Driven Marketing for Business Leaders
July 9 London, UK —UC Berkeley 2017 British 10K
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