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Jeff Rosenthal Named CEO for Executive Education

Jeff Rosenthal has been named chief executive officer of the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education starting next week. Rosenthal currently serves as senior partner for Korn Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting in San Francisco. He is a former lecturer at Berkeley Haas.


Interested in Joining a Nonprofit Board?
As a Berkeley Board Fellow, you will be matched to a nonprofit to serve as a Board member (non-voting) for eight months (Oct. '14 - May '15). The Fellows Program, previously strictly a graduate student Program, has a limited number of spots open to alumni and is ideal for those interested in creating positive social impact at the highest levels of an organization, expanding their network, and gaining valuable leadership experience.  Haas' Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership provides training and support.  The application deadline is August 15.

Financial Engineering Students Launch Options Pricing App
Students in the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program have a new mobile tool to help them better understand options pricing, thanks to predecessors in the class of 2014. Anyone can download the app from the iTunes store.

Leverage Your Alumni Benefits, Boost Your Career
As a Berkeley Haas alum, you have access to benefits and services designed to help you flourish in every stage of your life and career — whether you're looking to boost your business prospects, expand your networking and social circles, or stay current with industry trends.

Prof. David Levine Wins Research Competition
Haas School economist David I. Levine and his research team are one of three winners of the Random Controlled Trials competition sponsored by the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy. The win provides the researchers with a $96,000 grant to help conduct a new study, "The Effects of OSHA Inspections: Results from a Natural Field Experiment."

Save the Date: Haas Gala, Nov. 14
Mark your calendars for the 13th annual Haas Gala, Nov. 14, in San Francisco. Help celebrate the school and three distinguished award winners, including Business Leader of the Year Stuart Bernstein, BS 86, a managing director and partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as well as the company's global head of clean technology and renewables and venture capital coverage groups. See who else is being honored.

Beckman and Rochlin Named UC Berkeley Teaching Fellows
Haas faculty members Sara Beckman and Dave Rochlin have been selected as UC Berkeley Lecturer Teaching Fellows for the 2014–2015 academic year. They will focus on improving student self-reflection as a teaching and assessment tool.

Berkeley Haas Energy Study Recommends Reforms to Protect Cap-and-Trade Policy
California's landmark cap-and-trade system for regulating greenhouse gases could be vulnerable to price spikes and market manipulation says a study released by scholars affiliated with the Energy Institute at Haas, including Haas Professor Severin Borenstein. But the state's air-quality regulators can prevent that outcome with three straightforward reforms, the study says.

Serial Social Entrepreneur Priya Haji, MBA 03, Passes Away
Haas alumna Priya Haji, MBA 03, the co-founder of Free at Last, World of Good, and SaveUp, passed away unexpectedly on July 14. She was 44. The Priya Haji Memorial Fund has been established to benefit a student interested in entrepreneurship and social innovation.

New California Management Review Features Prof. Katona's Case on Social Media
Even traditional industries and sectors can build on the authenticity and spontaneity of social media to boost their marketing efforts, reveals a Berkeley Haas case study by Associate Professor Zsolt Katona published in the latest California Management Review.

Read BerkeleyHaas Online
The latest issue of the magazine features Professors Ulrike Malmendier and Toby Stuart, the next generation of big thinkers at the Haas School.

More events...look for learning and networking opportunities in your area...
Each year, Haas chapters produce 300 alumni events worldwide. Visit Our Calendar




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MBA Alumni - Webinar
Case Interviewing
Wednesdays through Sept 10, at noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
From Passion to Payoff — Focusing Your SuperPowers on Your Dream
Wed, Aug 20 at 6pm at Haas
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
Networking Night with Startup Companies

Wed, Sept 3 at 5:45pm in Berkeley
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni - Webinar
Tues, Sept 9 at Noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
How to Build a Nontraditional Career Path Workshop
Wed, Sept 17 at 6pm at Haas
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
Sure Fire Strategies for Jobseekers Over 50 Workshop
Tues, Sept 30 at 6pm at Haas
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops


***New Resource for All Haas Degree Holders***
Recorded Career Webinars through Beyond B-School
Alumni Relations and MBA Career Management present a library of pre-recorded career webinars to support your career development. Create your free account and learn at your convenience. (This and other alumni benefits are supported by your generous donations to the Haas Fund.)

***Special Invitation***
Alumni Forums for professional development—new session starts August 12
An Alumni Forum brings together the power of 8-12 Haas graduates to help members grow professionally through confidentially sharing experiences. Members of similar forums (offered through YPO, Entrepreneurs Organization, and other associations) gain valuable insight otherwise unavailable from direct reports, managers, governing boards, or customers. To indicate your interest, complete an online profile.

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.

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.



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:

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

The Women's Executive Leadership Program
Oct 13 - 16, 2014

This program is for high-potential women seeking new levels of success as team leaders and organizational visionaries. The program is based on a very pressing and timely message: The world needs more women leaders. We will seek to develop women leaders by strengthening their sense of empowerment. Register

Business 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

Aug 3 — Las Vegas, NV
Welcome Party for Recent Grads & New Admits

Aug 7 — Santa Clara, CA
Power & Influence Presentation by Professor Dana Carney

Aug 8 — Mumbai, India
Berkeley MFE Information Session

Aug 14 — Denver, CO
Affordable Care Act for Employers Presentation

Aug 14 — New Delhi, India
Berkeley MFE Information Session

Aug 23 — Oakland, CA
Zoo Volunteer Event

Aug 27 — Berkeley, CA
Welcome Party for Recent Grads & New Admits

Aug 30 — Evanston, IL
Cal at Northwestern: Pre-Game Tailgate

Sep 6 — Paris, France
Haas/Berkeley Law International Alumni Cruise

Sep 11 — San Francisco, CA
BerkeleyHaas Evening at Equinox

Sep 20 — Newark, CA
Newark Mile 4k (2.5 mi) Fun Run and Walk

Sep 21 — Oakland, CA
BCEMBA/EMBA Afternoon with Oakland A's

Sep 30-Nov 2 — Berkeley, CA
DataLEAD Conference

Oct 11 — Berkeley, CA
Haas Homecoming

Nov 8 — San Francisco, CA
Electric Car Event at Crissy Field

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Tapping Real-Time Financial Data for Economic Policymaking
Haas Associate Professor Steve Tadelis and fellow researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a new way to measure real-time consumer behavior that could vastly improve economic policymaking.

Dean Rich Lyons
Poets and Quants
Can Half the Business Schools Really Go Out of Business?
Dean Richard Lyons shared his insights into the disruptive nature of technology in the higher education sector.

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