Haas Leads Innovation Program with National Science Foundation

Berkeley-Haas is spearheading an educational program funded by a $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation that aims to commercialize university research and foster innovation. Read more


Center for Responsible Business Named Secretariat for U.S. Network of U.N. Global Compact

The Haas School's Center for Responsible Business will play a major role in helping the nearly 500-organization U.S. Network support the U.N. Global Compact's goals in such areas as human rights, labor conditions, environment, and anti-corruption.

Silicon Valley Veteran Heidi Roizen to Headline Women in Leadership Conference, Apr. 6
Venture capitalist Heidi Roizen, the subject of a popular case study on networking, will give the keynote address at the 17th annual Women in Leadership Conference April 6 at the Haas School.

Learn About Quantitative Finance Careers, Mar. 12
"Quants" from the Federal Reserve, Barclays, and BlackRock will share their personal stories on building careers in quantitative finance during a panel discussion at the International House.

Haas Faculty Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar Light Research in Uganda
Three Haas professors are bypassing traditional grants and going straight to crowdfunding to raise money for a study on how to get rural Ugandans to replace dangerous kerosene lanterns with life-changing solar lamps.

Berkeley MBA Team Pinpoints Pain Points to Take Second in Health Care Competition
Taking pains to understand the different needs of health care executives and doctors garnered second prize for a Berkeley MBA team in the Emory Leadership in Healthcare Case Competition at Emory University's Goizueta Business School.

Latin American Conference to Explore Investment Opportunities, April 5
With Latin America representing 8 percent of global GDP, the region's role as an important destination for local and foreign investment will take center stage at the fourth annual Latin American Business Conference at Haas.

Haas Teams Earn High Marks in Education Leadership Competition

An interdisciplinary team proved to be a "secret weapon" for the second-place Berkeley winner in the recent Education Leadership Case Competition at Haas.

Evening & Weekend MBA Student Moves from Idea to Acquisition-in 11 Short Months
Amit Paka, MBA 12, does not waste time. Three semesters into the Evening & Weekend MBA Program, he realized he wanted to be an entrepreneur. And in 11 short months, he hatched an idea, relocated, launched a venture-and sold it to eBay.

Take 60 seconds to "Strengthen Your Network"
Alumni will soon begin asking each other to help strengthen the Haas Alumni Network, so when the need arises, any Berkeley-Haas graduate can leverage the collective power of 38,000 alumni. Get a head start by taking three steps now in the @cal Alumni Directory:

1 - Display your email address
2 - Update your employment info
3 - Upload a photo.

Update Your @cal Profile Now
First time? Use this PIN: [[S1:member_id]]

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



Worldwide Career Advisor Referral Network
Whether you live inside or outside the Bay Area, or if you're facing relocation, the Haas School can connect you with an advisor to support your career path. Our advisor network includes experienced business coaches around the globe. Scheduling and billing are handled directly with the advisor. See list of advisors


Do You Post Salary in Job Postings?
This debate about putting salary in job postings becomes more important as job applicants are willing to settle just to have a job. Learn more

Two Important Trends In Wealth Management
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Negotiation Tips and Techniques using BATNA
Whether you're negotiating price with a vendor, a long-term contract with a consultant or deadlines with a colleague, better negotiation skills might be essential to your business success. Learn more

Job Hunting Tips for Expatriates
In many cases you can really find something amazing if you have the proper experience. However, moving to a new country and staring work there is easier said than done. Learn more


Building your Personal Brand (MBA webinar)
Thur, Mar. 7, 12:00 - 1:00pm
What is your personal brand? How are you crafting and designing your reputation? What does personal branding mean, anyway? Learn how to

  • Better define your brand
  • Better communicate your brand
  • Broadcast your brand

MBA alumni learn more and register through CareerNet.

Experienced & Interested in Management Consulting?
(MBA workshop)
Sat, Mar. 23, 10:15am - 12:15pm, Santa Clara
You may have heard about the Experienced Hire route, which enables those with significant years of industry experience to enter the sector at a more senior level than when you first graduated with your MBA degree. 

  • Introduction to the Management Consulting industry
  • Networking is critical to success
  • What Consulting Firms expect of Experienced Hires
  • Getting prepared
  • Your Next Steps

MBA alumni learn more and register through CareerNet.

Retiring with Purpose -- Your Brand for the Next Life-cycle (seminar)
Tues, Apr. 9, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Haas School of Business
You have your financial plan in place. Now what are related issues you want to start thinking about? Join John Morel, Associate Director of Haas MBA Alumni Career Services, in this thought provoking two-hour seminar to explore adding value for the development of your next Life-cycle.
You will learn to:

  • Leverage your life experiences as an asset to determine your purpose and the style of retirement you want to create.
  • Build on your resourcefulness, creativity, resilience, courage and unwavering confidence as you move on at a pace that creates energy and meaning.
  • Build resilient strategies as a lifelong learner to manage life's big and little surprises.

MBA alumni register through CareerNet.


NEW 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. We will help you find alumni in your target industry or at coveted companies. To take advantage of networking services customized to your specific needs, please complete this form.

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

Your Alumni MBA CareerNet Briefcase...
...contains resources to help manage your career.
Career Websites including resources for Executives, Flexible Workforce Recruiting, Global Jobs, Networking, Jobs in the Non Profit Sector, Executive Search Firms, Salary Information, and Self-Employment.



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

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

Women's Executive Leadership -- Apr. 8-11, 2013
The Women's Executive Leadership Program, April 8th-11th, was created for and by women executives. Led by top UC Berkeley-Haas faculty, the course is an optimal learning environment to share and analyze the unique strengths, challenges and opportunities facing women in business. Participants will gain enhanced self-awareness of their leadership approach and develop new levels of confidence to achieve their professional goals.
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Leading with Ethics and Compliance -- Apr. 22-25, 2013
Leading with Ethics and Compliance, April 22nd-25th, is the first executive program of its kind to coach ethics and compliance practitioners in how to lead their teams and their organizations in a rapidly evolving global economy. The program offers up-to-the-minute insights from industry experts, and will teach you how and when to bring your unique expertise into key decisions that will give your company a competitive edge.
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High-Impact Leadership: Developing Your Communication Style -- Apr. 30-May 2, 2013
Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges and create influence over any audience at High Impact Leadership, April 30th-May 2nd. This 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.
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Web Calendar

Mar 9 - Huntington Beach, CA
Beyond Self - Beach Cleanup Day

Mar 9 - Sunnyvale, CA
Beyond Self - RAFT Resource Area for Teaching

Mar 13 - Washington, D.C.
Beyond Self - Food Drive & Happy Hour

Mar 16 - Berkeley, CA
Student-led Asia Business Conference

Mar 16 - Oakland, CA
Beyond Self - Habitat for Humanity Build Day

Mar 19 - Danville, CA
Aging Essentials Speaker Series: Senior Living Options

Mar 20 - San Francisco, CA
Haas Celebration in San Francisco

Mar 21 - Berkeley, CA
Evening of Classical Music

Mar 23 - Lafayette, CA
Developing a Business Plan Presentation

Mar 23 - Sunnyvale, CA
Beyond Self - RAFT Resource Area for Teaching

Mar 26 - Novato, CA
Managing Your Retirement Presentation

Mar 28 - Berkeley, CA
Economist Conference

Mar 29 - Tokyo, Japan
Student Asia Trek Networking Party

Mar 30 - Sunnyvale, CA
Beyond Self - RAFT Resource Area for Teaching

Apr 5 - Berkeley, CA
Student-led LAHBA Conference

Apr 6 - Berkeley, CA
Student-led Women in Leadership Conference

Apr 12 - Santa Clara, CA
Luncheon & Negotiation workshop with Professor Holly Schroth

Apr 25-28 - Berkeley, CA
MBA Reunion Weekend

Apr 27 - Berkeley, CA
All-Alumni Conference

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Kellie McElhaney, faculty director of the Center for Responsible Business, was quoted on American Public Media's Marketplace on discrimination against women in the technology industry.

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