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Faculty road show

Faculty on Cross-Country Roadshow for Eight Haas Alumni Chapters
Three Haas entrepreneurship experts are hitting the road in January and February for a series of events for alumni, current and prospective students, and friends. Haas alumni chapters are hosting the events in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Portland, San Diego, Seattle, and Washington, DC.



Case series expands

Berkeley Haas Case Series Expands to Wider Audience
The Berkeley Haas Case Series, which extracts lessons for success from unconventional management strategies and disruptive trends, is now reaching a wider audience, thanks to a new distribution agreement with Harvard Business Publishing.

Career Counselors Serve Haas Undergrad Students
Two new career counselors came on board in the fall to serve Haas undergraduate students from the UC Berkeley Career Center: David Woodward and Chris Gavin.

Big Innovation to Take Center Stage at Economist Forum at Haas, March 27
The Economist's fifth annual Innovation Forum will bring hundreds of business leaders to Haas to explore truly transformative innovations that have the potential to change how we live and work. For alumni discount, enter promotional code EWMWMHAA under "standard rate."

EWMBA students

Evening & Weekend Students Co-Innovate with Nike, SAP, Ford, and More
Second-year students in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program worked last weekend with leaders from seven top companies on how to create co-innovation partnerships that position the firms on the cusp of what's next in their industries.


Student Startup Roundup
Read about a recent MBA grad whose events-related startup is about to be offered to Salesforce.com customers, a health-care tech startup founded by an evening MBA student, and a nonprofit music venture launched by a Haas undergraduate.

Exec MBA students

Executive MBA Students Connect with Defining Leadership Principles
While students in the inaugural class of the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program come from a wide variety of backgrounds, they quickly connected to the Haas School's unique culture and four Defining Leadership Principles.

Undergrad students

Undergraduates Apply Innovation Lessons in India
Haas undergrads traveled to India in January for a once-in-a-lifetime experience as part of a new course called Open Innovation in Emerging Economies.

Read BerkeleyHaas Magazine on Tablet or Online
Check out our iPad, Android, and online editions of BerkeleyHaas magazine. Read about Business Leader of the Year Doug Goldman, Revolution Foods founders Kristin Groos Richmond and Kirsten Saenz Tobey, and a Q&A with Haas Real Estate Prof. Nancy Wallace.

What's in it for Me?
A recent New Year's video answered that question, summarizing the ten most common requests for help received by the alumni office during 2013.

Pierre M. Loewe

Haas@Work Lecturer Pierre M. Loewe Passes Away
Berkeley Haas Lecturer Pierre M. Loewe, who spent his career in innovation consulting and teaching, died Dec. 31 in San Francisco from acute myeloid leukemia.

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HAN chapters will produce 300 alumni events worldwide. Visit Our Calendar




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MBA Alumni: Planning Your Career on Purpose—5 Critical Steps You Must Take
Tue, Jan28 at Noon (webinar)
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

Navigating your career: career management in today's changing workplace
Wed, Jan. 29 — Noon-1:00pm - Virtual
A process for answering the pressing career questions we face on a daily basis: where do I fit? Should I stay or leave? Make a lateral move? Participants will assess how interests, values and skills combine to forge a positive career direction. Register

Winning at organizational politics without losing your soul
Thu, Jan. 30 — Noon- 1:00pm - Virtual
Learn techniques for converting "down and dirty" politics to a source of "personal and professional strength." You'll learn how to play without compromising your most cherished beliefs and principles, and gain a fresh view of "politics" as an essential career building tool. Register

MBA Alumni: Career Networking Workshop with Executive Search Leader, Stacy Holland
Sat, Feb 1 — Noon at Haas
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

Overview of Alumni Forums, YPO-style leadership development
Tue, Feb. 4 — 9:00-10:00am - Virtual
Learn more about this innovative program which leverages the expertise of Berkeley Haas alumni as your personal board of directors. Register


Did You Know?
Our weekly career newsletter lists jobs at companies specifically seeking Haas alumni. You can also view these job listings on our website and in our LinkedIn group.
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Alumni Benefit
Connect the Dots: Customized Networking Service
Thinking about your next career move or fine-tuning your network? The Haas Alumni Relations team can help you connect the dots. To take advantage of services customized to your specific needs, please complete this form.

More Alumni Benefits
Did you know that alumni services are powered by the Haas Fund? The Haas School supports many opportunities to engage with your network. Learn more about these remarkable benefits.

Your Alumni MBA CareerNet Briefcase...
...contains resources to help manage your career.
Career websites include resources for executives, flexible workforce recruiting, global jobs, networking, jobs in the nonprofit sector, executive search firms, salary information, and self-employment.



Explore New Options for Lifelong Learning
Conferences, lectures, and videos for your travels. Check out the menu of options for Lifelong Learning through Haas.

Ctr for Exec Ed, Berkeley-Haas
15% discount for Haas alumni. Enroll now and enter priority code "cee15" for your discount on these programs:

High-Impact Leadership — Feb 19-21
Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges and create influence over any audience. Our 3-day program breaks the mold of conventional leadership workshops and utilizes powerful theater techniques to train participants in the art of communication. You will acquire public speaking and communication skills that make powerful impressions on your audiences and forge more productive relationships with coworkers. Register

Business Leadership for IT Professionals — Feb 26-28
This 3-day program is a career-advancing opportunity for IT professionals to step outside their day-to-day, and learn the business skills essential to becoming a strategic partner. Using a curriculum that blends case studies, personal coaching and dynamic exercises, our Berkeley Haas faculty draw upon decades of experience training IT and tech leaders from the Silicon Valley. Register

The Art of the Pitch — Mar 3-4
The Art of the Pitch is an advanced, 2-day presentation skills training for high-potential executives. Through demonstration and practice, the program trains you to develop a presentation style that will resonate with your audience. Led by experts in creative entrepreneurship, theatre and rhetoric, you will be better prepared to influence, inspire teams, sell with passion, close deals, and serve others with excellence. Register



Jennifer Granholm

View the Webcast

Jennifer Granholm,
Former Governor of Michigan. View her conversation with Dean Rich Lyons in a live webcast, Monday, January 27 at 12:30 pm.
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Visit Our Calendar

Jan 23 — Portland, OR
Evening with Professors John Danner & Mark Coopersmith

Jan 28 — London, England
Social Mixer

Jan 28 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

Jan 29 — Chicago, IL
Evening with Professor John Danner

Jan 30 — New York, NY
Evening with Professor John Danner

Feb 3 — Washington, DC
Evening with Professor John Danner

Feb 5 — Atherton, CA
Haas Celebration in Silicon Valley

Feb 6 — Lafayette, CA
Stress Workshop

Feb 10 — La Jolla, CA
Evening with Professor Kurt Beyer

Feb 11 — Irvine, CA
Evening with Professor Kurt Beyer

Feb 12 — Los Angeles, CA
Evening with Professor Kurt Beyer

Feb 12 — Tokyo, Japan
West Coast x East Coast University Mixer

Feb 23 — Berkeley, CA
Memorial Stadium Tour & Basketball Game

Feb 25 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

Feb 26 — London, England
Workshop for Dual Status Taxpayers

Mar 1 — Chicago, IL
Beyond Self - Food Bank Volunteering

Mar 18 — San Francisco, CA
Haas Celebration in San Francisco

Mar 22 — Los Angeles, CA
Beyond Self - Social Impact Event

Mar 25 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

Apr 10 — New York, NY
Evening with Professor Jenny Chatman

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Steven Tadelis

Study Finds Paid Search Ads Don't Pay
Haas Prof. Steven Tadelis compared consumers' "clicks" on free and paid key word search results and found companies may not be getting better results with paid ads.

Henry Chesbrough

The World in 2014
Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, faculty director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, makes three predictions for 2014 on everything from research and education to venture capital and Asia's service industry.

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