Choose Lifelong Learning -- Attend a Conference
Women in Leadership, Asia Business, Healthcare, and Innovation are among the themes for Haas conferences this spring. Most offer alumni discounts.
Strengthen the HAN Network -- Take the Call
The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) and its affiliate, Harris Connect, are gathering updated info on all Cal alumni for a print directory. This data will also be added to our online alumni directory, @cal. So, even if you've no interest in a print directory, please respond to CAA and Harris Connect when they contact you by mail, email, or phone. Help make our own online directory a powerful networking tool.
Arun Sarin, MBA 78, MS 78 (Material Sci. and Eng.), former CEO of Vodafone, and Marc Singer, BS 86, director of McKinsey & Co.'s Marketing and Sales Practice for the Americas, will speak at commencement ceremonies this May.
Haas Hits Top 10 in Specialty Rankings
The Berkeley MBA Full-Time Program has landed in the top-10 list of several category rankings recently published by Businessweek.
Social Gaming Exec to Share Insights from Zynga
Zynga Chief People Officer Colleen McCreary, who guided the social gaming company through its breakneck expansion from 130 to nearly 3,000 employees in three years, will share her insights with the Haas community on March 20 at a Dean's Speaker Series event.
2013 Asia Business Conference to Provide Perspectives Beyond China
"Asia. Bigger than You Think" will feature keynote speeches on March 16 by two prominent Indonesians with ties to Cal who came from modest backgrounds to become major players in their country's energy, banking, and real estate industries: Dato Sri Tahir (pictured above) and Supramu Santosa, BS 80.
New Scholar-in-Residence Brings Social Impact Thought Leadership to Haas
Haas' Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership strides into spring on March 6 with its Schwab Speaker Series event, featuring former McKinsey consultant Laura Callanan, talking on social impact bonds.
Energy Institute to hold Annual Power Conference
The 18th annual Power Conference on Energy Research and Policy, sponsored by the Energy Institute at Haas on March 22, will focus on energy efficiency and emissions trading in California and around the world.
Peterson Series to Explore Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility
The latest installment of the Peterson Series on March 5 will feature a conversation with Jeff Klein, a founding director of the nonprofit Conscious Capitalism, Inc.
69 Faculty Members Make "Club Six"
Students gave 46 percent of instructors a mean teaching score of at least six on a seven-point scale during the fall 2012 semester.
Study Finds Successful Entrepreneurs Share a Common History of Getting in Trouble as Teenagers
Independence. Creativity. Money. Those are the benefits associated with successful entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But is being an entrepreneur really more lucrative than working for a salary? And who is best cut out to succeed? A new study by Professor Ross Levine of the Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group answers both of these questions.
Financial Engineering Students Win Competition
A diverse team of Berkeley-Haas Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) students from three countries and six professions bested 31 competitors to win the annual International Association of Financial Engineers competition.
Morgan Stanley Exec Recruited to Financial Engineering Program
Stefanie Montevirgen will bring deep recruiting experience from Morgan Stanley to her post as Senior Associate Director of the Master of Financial Engineering program.
Overconfidence: Toxic Poison or Magical Elixir?
Read the winter Issue of California Management Review to learn the answer in an article co-authored by Haas Prof. Don Moore on avoiding the pitfalls and benefiting from the advantages of confidence.
Don't Miss Our Largest Bay Area Events
Mark your calendars for these events:
- Haas Celebration, San Francisco, Gap Inc. Mar. 20
- MBA Reunion Weekend April 25-28
- Alumni Conference April 27
In addition, HAN chapters will produce another 200 alumni events worldwide. Online event calendar