Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program to Close in 2013
Deans from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia Business School announced today that the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program will come to closure in February 2013 when the current class graduates. The Haas School plans to launch a stand-alone MBA for Executives program in 2013.
Undergrad Program Rises in BusinessWeek Ranking
The Haas Undergraduate Program moved to #11 from #13 last year in a ranking by BusinessWeek published Tuesday. In academic program quality, Haas climbed to #3 from #14 last year in the ranking. The program's median starting salary increased to $65,000 from $58,000 last year.
Evening & Weekend MBA Ranks #2 in U.S. News
The Evening & Weekend MBA Program moved up a notch to #2 in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of top U.S. part-time MBA programs. The Berkeley Full-time MBA Program held its #7 position among U.S. full-time MBA programs.
Kaiser CEO George C. Halvorson to Speak on Diversity
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George C. Halvorson, a leader in breaking barriers to health care delivery and workforce diversity, will discuss those efforts in a Dean's Speaker Series lecture at the Haas School on April 12.
Economist Innovation Conference Returns to Haas
The third annual Ideas Economy: Innovation conference at Haas on March 28 will focus on stimulating economic growth. The event is organized by The Economist magazine and sponsored by the Haas School's Center for Executive Education.
BrightSource CEO John Woolard to Headline All-Alumni Conference
Solar energy CEO and entrepreneur John Woolard, MBA 97, will headline the All-Alumni Conference on April 28 at the Haas School.
Join Two Challenge for Charity Events in April
Organizers of Haas Challenge for Charity (C4C) are hosting two events in April to help raise money for the Special Olympics and support a homeless program in Alameda.
Financial Engineering Program Graduates Class of 2012, Welcomes Class of 2013
Morgan Stanley executive and Cal alumnus Michael Sternberg told 66 graduates of the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program at their commencement Friday that they are entering a "new world of financial engineering."
Alumni Invited to See Startup Competition Finals
Now in its 14th year, the UC Berkeley Startup Competition provides entrepreneurs with the best possible resources - including education, networking, team creation, mentorship and new venture financing - to help turn innovative ideas into real businesses. The audience will also help select the People's Choice Award and the Elevator Pitch Award.
YEAH Revs Up Volt Raffle with Video for Social Media Campaign
With help from award-winning advertisers Goodby, Silverstein, the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) Program launched a new video on its mentoring program and Volt raffle fundraiser.
Students Make Finals in Investing Challenge Co-Sponsored by Berkeley-Haas
A team of Haas students was one of 11 finalists in a competition co-sponsored by Berkeley-Haas and Kellogg that aims to encourage MBA students around the world to identify strategies that solve global social issues while also delivering financial returns.
Haas Japanese Community Says Thank You
The Haas Japanese Community sent a note to thank the broader Haas community for its quick response and continued support after last year's earthquake and tsunami.