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Gap Inc. Event

Annual Event at Gap Inc. to Spotlight Entrepreneurship, March 18
The much-anticipated annual alumni event at Gap headquarters will highlight entrepreneurship with a fast-paced startup competition and a talk by Michael Baum, founder and former CEO of Splunk and creator of Founder.org. | More info/Register

Sandy Weill, Former head of Citigroup

Dean's Speaker Series to Feature Sandy Weill, Former Head of Citigroup, Feb. 27
After a legendary Wall Street career spanning five decades and 20 noteworthy mergers and acquisitions, Weill calls for a new paradigm in philanthropy and today's global economy. View the live webcast on today—Thurs., Feb. 27 at 7:30 pm. Also, View previous webcasts from the Dean's Speaker Series.

Use Crowdfunding to Support the Groundswell of Innovation and Activity at Berkeley Haas
Now you can quickly and easily explore, support, and share our vibrant community's initiatives.
Campus Initiatives: crowdfund.haas.berkeley.edu
Private Ventures: indiegogo.com/partners/berkeley-haas

Deloitte Winners

Deloitte Winners Look to Africa
The winners of this year's Deloitte Consulting Undergrad Case Competition were the only team to suggest that a telecom company tap Africa's growth potential.

Women in Leadership Conference Embraces Design Thinking, March 15
With the theme "Design Your Future," the 18th annual Women in Leadership Conference at Haas will feature tech leaders from Synopsys, Lending Club, and Kaiser Permanente.

John Riccitiello

Former Electronic Arts CEO to Speak at Haas, March 19
After graduating from Haas, John Riccitiello worked for a variety of consumer-goods companies before taking the helm of Electronic Arts. In a conversation with Dean Lyons, he will talk about his career.

Jennifer Chatman

Culture Change at Genentech Featured in California Management Review
Changing company culture is easier than managers believe and can have a rapid impact on the bottom line, Professor Jennifer Chatman shows in a case study in the Haas School's California Management Review.

Yaniv Konchitchki

Yaniv Konchitchki Named to "World's Top 40 Under 40" List
Poets & Quants recently named Haas Assistant Accounting Professor Yaniv Konchitchki to its annual "World's Top 40 Under 40" list lauding the best young business professors from around the globe.


Make it Wearable: Lester Center To Create Curriculum for Intel Challenge
After announcing its $1.3 million Make It Wearable Challenge, Intel is teaming up with the Lester Center to run a training program for challenge finalists.

Two Haas Food Startups Win Innovation Awards
The San Francisco Business Times recognized two Haas School startups in the Times' East Bay Innovation Awards. Back to the Roots won the food category award, while Revolution Foods was a finalist.

Palwasha Khatri

First YEAH Grad Attends Haas
For nearly 25 years, the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas Program has mentored teens from underserved schools. Now one YEAH graduate is a Haas undergrad.

NFL Network

Berkeley MBA Students Score Touchdown in NFL Case Challenge
A Haas team tapped strategy and storytelling skills to take first place in the NFL Case Challenge with a proposal to create a behind-the-scenes documentary called The Grind: Road to the International Series.

Didn't Catch Our Haas Valentine's Day Video?
It's not too late to watch our video slideshow of alumni couples whose romances were sparked at Haas.

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




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Haas MBA Alumni:
From Stressed to Sensationally Calm
Tues., March 11 at 6pm (at Haas)
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops.

Haas MBA Alumni:
Be the Boss: Franchise Ownership Options and Resources (webinar)
Thurs., March 13 at noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops.

Haas MBA Alumni:
Salary and Negotiation Strategies (webinar)
Wed., March 19 at noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops.

Haas MBA Alumni:
UC MBA Alumni Speed Networking Workshop (with UCLA Anderson MBA alums)
Mon., March 31 at 6:30pm (at Haas)
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops.


Did You Know?
Our event calendar can help you keep abreast of the 300 events and webinars held by alumni chapters and the Haas School each year. Check the calendar regularly to see what's in store in your area or places you travel.

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:

The Women's Executive Leadership Program
Apr 7 - 10, 2014
Featuring special guest speaker Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Women's Executive Leadership is for high-potential women seeking new levels of success as team leaders. By attending this intensive and highly interactive four-day program, women will learn strategies for using power effectively and gain balance to effect change in their personal and professional lives. Register

High-Impact Leadership
Apr 30 - May 2, 2014
Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges and create influence over any audience. Our three-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

The Art of the Pitch
May 12 - 13, 2014
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



Visit Our Calendar

Feb 27 — Irvine, CA
Robert Reich Documentary Viewing

Feb 27 — Mountain View, CA
Happy Hour

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

Mar 2 — Singapore
Cal Picnic & BBQ

Mar 6 — Santa Rosa, CA
Wine Tasting & Presentation by Dean Lyons

Mar 15 — Berkeley, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Poker Tournament

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

Mar 20 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour

Mar 20 — Washington, DC
Happy Hour

Mar 22 — Lafayette, CA
Wine Tasting & Book Signing with alum Michaela Rodeno

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

Mar 22 — Menlo Park, CA
Beyond Self - Help Restore an Elementary School

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

Mar 26 — Berkeley, CA
Speed Networking

Mar 28 — Tokyo, Japan
Student Trek/Alumni Dinner

Apr 5 — Glen Ellen, CA
Insider's Tour of Benziger Winery

Apr 5 — Washington, DC
Beyond Self - Tree Planting

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

Apr 17 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour

Apr 24-27 — Berkeley, CA
MBA Reunion Weekend

Apr 29 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

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Robert Cole

Prof. Robert Cole honored with the ASQ Grant Medal
Prof. Emeritus Robert E. Cole will receive the American Society for Quality Grant Medal for a "lifetime commitment to rigorous research" on the management of quality.

Clark Kellogg

Forbes India: Design Thinking Demystified
In a Q&A, Lecturer Clark Kellogg talks about design thinking and how it is revolutionizing approaches taken toward solving "hairball" or "wicked" problems.

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