Destination: Barcelona!
Haas Leaders Meet for Symposium on Leadership and Innovation, June 2.

Haas community leaders will headline the Haas School's Barcelona Symposium, "Lead & Innovate: Delivering Results on a Global Stage." Event headliners include alumni Rodrigo Rato, MBA 74, president of Bankia, Spain's third-largest bank by assets, and former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, and Greg Greeley, MBA 98, vice president, Amazon EU. Read More


Haas to Launch Three Digital Classroom Pilots
Tapping into new cutting-edge technologies, the Haas School is launching three digital courses on a pilot basis starting this summer to optimize the teaching opportunities offered by this game-changing medium.

Exclusive Lifelong Learning Benefits
As alumni of Berkeley-Haas, you have access to a wide range of exclusive benefits. Did you know that the school funds many opportunities for you to keep learning? Tap into this valuable resource. Learn more about the many other remarkable benefits available only to you.

Nondorf Makes "Who's Who" List of Influential Women in Bay Area Business
Maria Nondorf, executive director of Haas' Center for Financial Reporting and Management, was named by the San Francisco Business Times among the "2012 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business."

Three Alumnae Make SF Business Times' Influential Women List
Three Haas alumnae—Connie Moore, MBA 80, CEO, BRE Properties; Jennifer Cook, MBA 98, Senior VP, Genentech; and Kristin Groos Richmond, MBA 06, CEO, Revolution Foods—were featured on the San Francisco Business Times' List of Influential Women.

Hundreds to Toss Mortar Boards in Undergrad, MBA, and PhD Commencements
More than 900 students will graduate from the Haas School in three separate ceremonies this month, celebrating the end of one chapter in their educations and the beginning of another as Students Always.


Three Teams with Haas Alumni, Students Win at UC Berkeley Startup Competition

Haas alumnus Buzz Bonneau, MBA 11, and his team, Calcula, won the $20,000 grand prize at the UC Berkeley Startup Competition for their innovative kidney stone treatment. All told, Berkeley-Haas students and alumni were on three winning teams at the 14th annual competition hosted by the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship.

Haas Community Invited to Fed Conference on Asia
The Haas community has been invited to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's conference on "Challenges in Global Finance: The Role of Asia" on June 11 and 12.

Haas Gear Store Reopens with New Products

The Haas Gear store has reopened with a new design and new products, which are also available online at






Employers Wanted for the Berkeley-Haas Experienced-Hire MBA Career Fair
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Thursday, May 24
Network Meeting Center, Santa Clara
510-643-3108 with any questions regarding this event or Register

Projects for MBA Students in the Business Community
Do you have a business project that could use some student help? Over the summer and during the school year our students are eager to apply their learning to real-world situations. Individually or in groups, students are looking forward to using their classroom knowledge and skills in the business and non-profit communities. For more info, visit the Student Projects in the Business Community

Networking at an Event (Webinar)
Noon, Tuesday, May 15
If it has been a while since you attended a networking event or a career fair, this webinar can prepare you to maximize your efforts at the event. Learn about developing a short commercial relevant to each employer's needs, asking intelligent questions, and following up with targeted thank you notes. Turn those handshakes into invitations for interviews. Register in the workshop section of MBA CareerNet

Storytelling as a Second Language (Webinar)
Noon, Tuesday, May 22
Storytelling is critical in creating opportunities and landing jobs. This webinar will introduce you to a simple Storytelling tool that will help you identify the elements of your story, how to frame it, and then deliver it with passion and conciseness. Register in the workshop section of MBA CareerNet

Interviewing with Confidence and Without Attitude (Webinar)
Noon, Tuesday, June 5
At Haas, one of our defining principles is to have confidence without attitude. An interview is often a time when candidates come off as too confident, which spoils their chances. Join Luke Kreinberg and John Morel to learn how you can effectively explain your achievements and demonstrate how you think on your feet without seeming like a know-it-all. Register in the workshop section of MBA CareerNet


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.

International and Domestic Career Advisor:
If you are a Berkeley MBA graduate living outside the Bay Area or looking to relocate, the Haas School can connect you with an advisor to support your career path. The Haas Worldwide Advisor Network includes experienced business coaches across the United States and around the globe. Scheduling and billing are handled directly with the advisor. See list of advisors.



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

Negotiations & Influence
June 4-6
Learn techniques for successful negotiating in this practical and content-rich 3-day program led by award-winning Haas faculty. Participants learn foundational concepts, fine-tune their skills, and build expertise in cross-functional and advanced negotiations through in-class exercises. Enroll

Engineer as Leader
October 24-26
In a highly competitive industry, strong technical skills combined with superior communication abilities are essential for success and advancement in your engineering career. For engineers and scientists of all disciplines, this program will teach you how to use your voice, body language, and presence to convey compelling information to your peers and those outside the engineering profession. Enroll



Web Calendar

May 10 - Alameda, CA
Semifreddi's Insider Tour

May 10 - Los Angeles
Dinner & Wine Tasting at Petrossian

May 12 - Las Vegas, NV
Joint-MBA Alumni Mixer Lawn Bowling Competition

May 14 - Orinda, CA
Haaski Golf Open

May 15 - New York
Women in Leadership Dinner

May 18 - Los Angeles
MBA Masters Golf Classic

May 19 - Las Vegas, NV
Alumni Mixer & Welcome Party

May 19 - St. Helena, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Mixer/Wine Tasting

May 21 - New York
Alumni Breakfast with Dean Lyons

May 22 - Palo Alto, CA
Alumni Dinner Connect with Disney Interactive

May 31 - Berkeley
Path-Bending Leadership Workshop

Jun 1-3 - Barcelona
Alumni Reception, Symposium & Breakfast

Jun 6 - Laguna Beach, CA
Alumni/Student Welcome Party

Jun 16 - Mill Valley, CA
Mountain Play Mixer & Performance

Jul 18- New York
Alumni/Student Welcome Party

Jul 28- Mountain View, CA
Alumni/Student Welcome Party



Professor Richard Sloan writes in Bloomberg on the shortcomings of fair-value accounting, citing such examples as Bank of America and Apple.

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