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February 17, 2011

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HAN Event Calendar


Feb 19 – Taipei
Rabbit Year Dinner Gathering

Feb 23 – Irvine
MBA Alumni Mixer

Feb 26 – Lafayette
Business Plan Workshop

Mar 5 – New York
Alumni Colloquium

Mar 7 – Boston
Alumni Mixer

Mar 7 – Los Angeles
Wine Tasting Event

Mar 18 – Los Angeles
Career Fair

Mar 22 – Shanghai
Berkeley-Haas Asia Business Center Conference

Apr 7 – Los Angeles
Women in Leadership Dinner

April 14 – Berkeley
13th Annual Public Leadership Dinner

Apr 28-May 1 – Berkeley
MBA Reunion Weekend



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Apr 30 – Berkeley
All-Alumni Reunion Conference

May 25 – Orange County
Alumni/Student Welcome Party

Jun 1 – Los Angeles
Alumni/Student Welcome Party

Jun 1 – London
Alumni Reception with Dean Lyons

Jun 2 – Barcelona
Alumni Reception with Dean Lyons

Jun 3 & 4 – Budapest
Alumni Weekend with Dean Lyons




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N E W S



NYC Event to feature Lyons, Chesbrough, Mar. 5
Haas-Berkeley alumni and guests are invited to attend “West Meets East: A Haas-NYC Colloquium” at the Hilton Hotel on Sat., Mar. 5th. Starting at Noon, attendees will hear Dean Rich Lyonstalk about “path-bending leadership”, innovation expert and best-selling author Henry Chesbrough, entrepreneur Andre Marquis, and other notable Haas alumni working in finance and digital media for an afternoon of transformative ideas, insider updates, and lively conversation before an evening networking reception. . Register/More Info

Conference in Shanghai to Highlight Innovation, Mar. 22
Top thinkers from around the world, including Nobel Laureate and Haas Professor Emeritus Oliver Williamson, will discuss innovation in a wide range of industries, from biotech to finance, at the second annual Berkeley Asia Business Center Conference in Shanghai. Register

Berkeley MBAs Win UNC Real Estate Competition
Case competitors know they need to be prepared for anything, but conducting research in a foreign language? A team of Berkeley MBA students had to do just that on their way to taking first place in the UNC Real Estate Development Challenge at Kenan-Flagler.

New Video Website Offers Lifelong Learning 'Insights'
A new video website called Haas Insights offers students and alumni an ever-expanding gallery of business insights from the school's faculty and high-level business executives.

Latin American Business Conference, Feb 25
This year’s event at the Haas School features an impressive lineup of keynote speakers, including Mario Bergara, president of Uruguay’s Central Bank. Panels will discuss innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities in Latin America and how U.S. global companies manage expansion in the region. Register

Joe Duran
Joe Duran

Berkeley-Columbia Graduating Class Breaks Fundraising Record
In a first for any Haas School program, every student – plus one exchange student – in the graduating class of the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program has made a donation to the Haas Fund.

Profs. Davis and Tchistyi Win Schwabacher Fellowships
Assistant Professors Lucas Davis and Alexi Tchistyi have been awarded Schwabacher Fellowships by the Haas Executive Committee.

European Club to Launch Bosch Competition
UC Berkeley students are being invited to help European appliance maker Bosch find applications for its cutting-edge innovations in the first-ever Robotics Business Model Competition organized by the European Business Club at Haas.

Healthcare Conference Examines Innovation in Today's Environment, Mar. 12
While most industries embrace innovation, it can lead to an increase in the cost of health care, according to a co-chair of this year's Business of Healthcare Conference.

Power Conference to Plug into Leading Energy Research, Mar. 17
Energy experts will tackle some of today's leading policy questions on topics such as cap and trade and renewable energy at the 16th annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy on Mar. 17 at UC Berkeley's Clark Kerr Campus. Register


Omar Romero-Hernandez

Visiting Professor Honored for Work on Mexico's Financial System
Fulbright Fellow Omar Romero-Hernandez, a member of the Haas professional faculty, received the 2010 Frank Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences from The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

66 Faculty Members Make Elite "Club 6"
Students gave 66 faculty members, or 46 percent of instructors, an average teaching score of six out of seven during the fall semester.







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CAREERS


ARTICLE:

Brand Relevance, Career-Style
Personal branding guru William Arruda shares his Personal Branding Trends Special Report for 2011 about maximizing what makes you "unique, relevant, and compelling."
 
As an example of reputation preceding oneself, Peter Guber, Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment describes his rise to the top in Ascending the Career Ladder by Having Others Tell Your Story. While his scenario is specific to movie magic, his process of distinguishing himself from other young executives rings true across industries.
 

EVENTS:

"The Interview is Over, Now What?" webinar -
Mar. 16, 7pm - 7:30pm
Any good candidate knows that the job interview doesn't end with, "thanks, we'll be in touch." So, what do you do now? Register through MBA CareerNet

"Recruit LA, Alumni Only, Multi-School Job Fair with MyWorkster" Mar. 18, 11am - 4pm
This job fair will be held on the USC campus in Los Angeles.
Register

"Stop Looking for Jobs… To Make Your Job Search Go Faster" webinar - March 30, Noon - 1pm
Whether in your current job or a new one, learn how to get off of job boards and create work that you love by spotting problems to be solved. Register through MBA CareerNet

"Negotiating So Employers Can't Resist 'Yes'" webinar -
April 19, Noon - 1pm
The pre-work, the language, the timing, and the pricing that you need. Get more compensation than you realized possible. Register through MBA CareerNet

Double down your job search at spring Networking Events
MBA Career Services reps will be available at HAN signature events to help you perfect your elevator pitch, hear your career goals, and discuss all the available resources through the incredible Haas Alumni Network. Look for the Career table at the next HAN Networking Event and let us know how we can support your continued career success -- either in attracting your next Haas hire or taking the next professional step.

RESOURCES:

2010 Haas Alumni MBA Salary Survey
The Berkeley MBA Alumni Compensation Bi-Annual Survey is provided by the MBA Career Center and the Alumni Relations Office.  The survey results can be found under Salary Negotiations in the "Resources" section of MBA CareerNet. Or, View the Survey Now (username = alumni  p/w = salarysurvey)

Haas Career Center Staff are Available to Help Today!
MBA alumni in transition and/or affected by the economic turmoil — please contact the Haas MBA Alumni Career Center for assistance with career coaching, interviewing tips, and resume review.  There are also many events, webinars, directed job search teams, and other resources available to you today.  To learn more, please EMAIL or call us at 510-643-3108.

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LIFELONG LEARNING


Center for Exec. Ed.

Center for Executive Education launches "Student Always" Initiative!  Two Free Program Days for Eligible Alumni in addition to the Haas Alumni 15% Discount: Enroll now and enter priority code "cee15" for your discount on all the programs below.

Pricing for Profitability in the Information Age
Feb. 28 - Mar. 3, 2011 – Berkeley
It's your last chance to hear the legendary professor Teck Ho before he departs for sabbatical in Singapore!  As program alum Murray Innes, MBA '95 describes the program, "It's a roll up your sleeves, and let's put this to work approach that really helped me translate course learnings into deployable strategy and tactics.  I can't imagine a course yielding a higher ROI than this."  Learn more & enroll

High Impact Leadership Apr. 14-15, 2011– Berkeley
Transform your communication style with this highly interactive course in leadership. Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges, create influence without authority, and build confidence in public speaking. The program focuses primarily on the art of communication and its impact on audiences. Learn more & enroll

Interactive Strategy -May 23-24, 2011– Berkeley
In our information age, the business landscape is ever more dynamic. Opportunities are created and destroyed with lightning speed.  In the Interactive Strategy Executive Program, participants learn how to gauge and execute crucial strategic moves in order to stay competitive. Learn more & enroll

Negotiations & Influence:  the Art of Working with People to Get Things Done May 4-6, 2011 – Berkeley
Consultant, researcher, author, and habitual award-winning lecturer Dr. Holly Schroth will help you develop the high-productivity relationships essential to career success. Through engaging exercises and assessment tools, you will come away with tested, real-world techniques you can put into practice the day you return to your office.  Learn more & enroll

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