What a network! Haas MBA's beat Stanford in job satisfaction. MFE grad lands on cover of Traders Mag. PhD is 1st from Haas to receive Top Finance Award. And foundation to honor 8 alumni and friends.

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Haas to Provide Executive-Level Program to Chinese Leaders

The Haas School of Business is providing an executive-level program in Shanghai that presents a Silicon Valley perspective on business, innovation, and leadership to top Chinese leaders.


New Alumni Benefit
Personalized Alumni Salary Reports from PayScale

Haas has partnered with PayScale, a leader in employee compensation data, to conduct a survey to help analyze alumni career success. Complete the anonymous, 10-minute survey online to receive an immediate report comparing your salary to other professionals in your field. The survey closes on June 30. Special thanks to David Hartwig, MBA 06, for initiating the Haas-PayScale partnership and this new alumni benefit.

New Haas Executive Fellows
Serial entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki and Paul Rice, MBA 96, founder of Fair Trade USA, are the business school's newest executive fellows.

Haas Alumnae Among Top Women Business Leaders
Six alumnae made the San Francisco Business Times 2014 list of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business, representing a variety of industries: real estate, consumer goods, financial services, biotech, e-commerce, and accounting.

Laura Tyson to Interview former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, May 29
The Haas community is invited to an event featuring former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner reflecting on financial crises in a conversation with Professor Laura Tyson in San Francisco.

MBA for Executives Class of 2015 Begins Studies
Seventy new students join Haas this week as the 2015 class of the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, including four pilots, a cardiac surgeon, a sustainability-focused urban architect, and leaders from influential tech companies like Hewlett-Packard, Apple, and Cisco.

Haas Raises $250,000 for Socially Responsible Investment Fund
Tapping into a new Berkeley crowdfunding platform, the Haas School's Center for Responsible Business successfully raised more than $250,000 to scale up its Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Fund.

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Haas Lecturer, Lean LaunchPad Creator Steve Blank Recognized in Washington, Spain
Lecturer Steve Blank has helped change how the U.S. government commercializes science, and was recognized for his efforts earlier this month with a coveted national leadership award.

Student Golfer Nabs Three Honors in One Day
Cal golfer Brandon Hagy, BS 14, added three honors to his already impressive collection of accolades in recognition of his academic achievement and community service.

Students to Race to Mongolia for Cancer Research
Instead of taking a traditional internship this summer, three Berkeley MBA students will pack into a pink van like sardines and screech across the Greater Barsuki Desert in Kazakhstan. Their destination? Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Their mission? To support breast cancer research and awareness.

Students Honor Faculty, Student Instructors with Cheit Teaching Awards
Six professors and two graduate student instructors will be honored at commencements this month for their excellence in teaching.

From Mindful Leadership to Coding, Students Build Career Skills in Applied Innovation Workshops
How to attack meeting rage and design a conversation that instead sparks creativity and innovation was just one topic addressed in the the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program's new Applied Innovation Workshop Series.

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Getting Past Office Politics

Job Hunting? Protect Your Identity from Scammers

How to Effectively Mirror Your Job Materials to the Posting

50 Ways to Do Well By Doing Good


All Haas Degree Alumni:
Creating Memorable Presentations with Prezi (webinar)
Tu., May 20, from Noon to 1 pm
Prezi professionals teach you to create memorable presentations with visual storytelling, and general principles of good presenting.

All Haas Degree Alumni:
Alternative Investments (webinar)
Th., May 22, from 11 am to Noon
Leslie Van Zee, MBA 12, invites Haas alumni to learn about investments beyond stocks, bonds, and cash. Register


Networking: Make Better LinkedIn Introductions
When should you introduce one colleague to another, and how do you do it. Tips for Using LinkedIn

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 Innovative Organization
Jun 2 - 6, 2014
Innovation drives the modern enterprise. Entrepreneurial leaders of successful firms thrive on capturing and capitalizing on the opportunities created by new technologies, new markets, new customers and new ways of doing business. The Innovative Organization program is for high-level managers who need skills to galvanize opportunity, evolve new strategies, lead new initiatives and build "the innovative organization." Register

High-Impact Leadership
Sep 3 - 5, 2014

Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges and create influence over any audience. High Impact Leadership 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

Leadership for IT Professionals
Nov 11 - 13, 2014

Business Leadership for IT Professionals is a career-advancing opportunity for IT professionals to step outside their day-to-day, and learn the business skills essential to becoming a strategic partner. Using a curriculum that blends case studies, personal coaching and dynamic exercises, our Berkeley Haas faculty draw upon decades of experience training IT and tech leaders from the Silicon Valley. Register



Visit Our Calendar

May 15 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Happy Hour

May 15 — Beijing, PRC
Cal Monthly Social Mixer

May 15 — Lafayette, CA
Closing More Sales Presentation

May 15 — Sunnyvale, CA
Real Estate Presentation with Professor Nancy Wallace

May 17 — Walnut Creek, CA
Beyond Self - Habitat for Humanity Build Day

May 17 — Walnut Creek, CA
Financial Future Presentation

May 21 — New York, NY
Panel Discussion with Laura Tyson on Social Impact

May 21 — Salt Lake, UT
Alumni Social Mixer & Dinner

May 22 — Chicago, IL
Happy Hour

May 22 — Los Angeles, CA
Real Estate Presentation, State of the Market

May 22 — San Diego, CA

May 22 — San Francisco, CA
MBA 2001 Happy Hour

May 22 — San Jose, CA
Haas Happy Hour

May 23 — Shanghai, PRC
Dinner Connect & New MBA Admits Welcome

May 24 — San Diego, CA
Haas vs. Stanford MBA Beach Clean Up Day

May 27 — Century City, CA
Discover Cal - Conversation with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

May 27 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

May 28 — Orange County, CA
Discover Cal - Conversation with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

May 29 — New York, NY
Consumer/Retail Industry Networking Evening

May 29 — San Diego, CA
Discover Cal - Conversation with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

Jun 5 — Sacramento, CA
Alumni Welcome New Admits Happy Hour

Jun 7 — Hermosa Beach, CA
'Day at the Beach' - Lawn Bowling Tournament

Jun 14 — Woodburn, OR
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm Tour

Jun 18 — Richmond, CA
Robotic Exoskeletons Presentation

Jun 19 — Chicago, IL
Discover Cal - Conversation with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

Jun 24 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

Jun 26 — Seattle, WA
CAA Annual Reception & Silent Auction for Cal Scholarships

Jul 19 — Mountain View, CA
Alumni/Student Picnic & Welcome Party

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Clayton Critcher

The Downside of African-American Success Stories
Asst. Prof. Clayton Critcher finds African-American success stories prompt white Americans to think less successful African-Americans simply need to apply more effort to achieve their own success.

Kellie McElhaney

Is This How We'll Cure Cancer?

Haas alumnus and Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez, MBA 84, was featured for focusing his firm's mission on curing cancer.

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