Visit Haas-affiliated wineries in Napa. New leadership in FTMBA program office, Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership, and Center for Responsible Business.

 
 
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Billy Beane & Sandy Alderson

Incoming Students Greeted by Inspiring Speakers, Leadership Lessons, and Baseball
Whether gaining insights on baseball management from Billy Beane and Sandy Alderson or gleaning secrets of innovation from crowd-funding pioneer Danae Ringelmann, MBA 08, new students got a full immersion in Haas culture during three August program orientations.

 
 

 

Historic Percentages of Women, International Students Begin Full-Time MBA Program
The full-time MBA students who began classes at Berkeley-Haas this week include a record 43 percent women. Foreign students come from 38 different countries and comprise 43 percent of the class.

Haas Undergrad Program Ranks #1 in ROI
The Haas Undergraduate Program ranks #1 in return on investment (ROI), according to an article published in Poets & Quants on Aug. 26. The ranking is based on research by Payscale for its 2014 College ROI Report.

Berkeley MBA Does Well in Rankings
The Berkeley MBA Program ranked among the top 10 US full-time MBA programs in two recent rankings, Hispanic Business and Business Insider.

Berkeley-Haas Students Named "Best Overall Team" in I-Corps program
Four Berkeley-Haas students completed the Bay Area National Science Foundation's I-Corps program this summer, developing innovative products.

Jamba Juice CEO to Kick Off Dean's Speakers Series Sept 3
James D. White will discuss how he led the company through a turnaround, building Jamba Juice into a global juice powerhouse. White will speak on leading transformational change.


New Professors Arrive at Berkeley-Haas
Haas is welcoming an international group of new faculty members in Fall 2014, including Christopher Tang, a visiting distinguished management and operations professor from UCLA's Anderson School.

Stephanie Fujii Becomes Assistant Dean, Full-time MBA Program and Admissions
Fujii, MBA 04, was appointed by Dean Rich Lyons to the newly created position. In her former role of admissions director, she led her team to integrate the school's Defining Principles into the student selection process.

Ben Mangan to Lead Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership
Mangan is a social enterprise thought leader who has lectured at Haas since 2011. He has taught management and leadership of nonprofits and social ventures to Haas undergrads and plans to teach year-round in his new role.

Robert Strand Named Executive Director of the Center for Responsible Business
International sustainability and corporate social responsibility expert Strand joins Haas from Copenhagen Business School.


Berkeley EMBAs Get Inside Track on How Washington Works
Federal Reserve Chair and Haas Professor Emeritus Janet Yellen was just one of the Washington luminaries to meet with students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program during their immersion week in the nation's capitol.

Meet the Students - IBD Conference, Sept 19
Students participated in 35 International Business Development (IBD) projects this year, and now they're ready to showcase their efforts. Because their experiences were so broad-ranging, all alumni from all fields are encouraged to attend — and interact directly with the students -- at the 2014 Annual IBD conference at UC Berkeley's International House. Join us!

DataLead Conference to Draw Big Names to Berkeley Sept. 30
The former chief scientist at Amazon, a data scientist at Walmart Labs, a quantitative analyst at Google, and a data strategist at Morgan Stanley are among the experts who will share insights at the conference, to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

Still Open for Business
In the wake of the Napa earthquake, Haas alumni in the region encourage your visits and business. View a map of Haas affiliated wineries in Wine Country.

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.



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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10 Phrases That Will Make You a Better Leader

Why Saying No Gets You Ahead

The Top Companies For Culture And Values


EVENTS

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

MBA Alumni
Experienced Hire Series with Alvarez & Marsal
Tuesdays at 7:30 pm beginning on September 2 at Haas
(4-part series on consecutive Tuesdays)
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
Networked Job Search Team
Wednesdays at 8am beginning on September 3
(meets for 5 weeks via conference call)

MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
Storytelling - 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
Storytelling - Webinar
Thu, Sept 18 at 2pm at Haas
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
What Is Emotional Intelligence - Webinar
Tue, Sept 23 at Noon
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



RESOURCES

***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.

***Special Invitation***
Alumni Forums for professional development
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:


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


The Art of the Pitch
Oct 20-21, 2014
Maximize your communication and presentation skills by training with a noted international actress, the executive who brought you March of the Penguins, and a communication expert. The Art of the Pitch is an advanced, 2-day presentation skills training for corporate leaders and high-potential executives who seek to improve their persuasion and connection with their audience. 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 29 — Chicago, IL
Evening with Dean Lyons

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

Sep 6 — Hong Kong
Berkeley Charity Ball with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

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

Sep 8 — New York, NY
All-UC Alumni Reception with UC President Janet Napolitano

Sep 9 — Taipei, Taiwan
UC Berkeley Reception

Sep 10 — Oakland, CA
Flourishing Enterprise Workshop & Book Signing

Sep 11 — San Francisco, CA
BerkeleyHaas Evening at Equinox

Sep 11 — San Jose, CA
Flourishing Enterprise Workshop & Book Signing

Sep 11 — Shanghai, PRC
Documentary "Waking the Green Tiger" & Evening with NYU Alumni

Sep 12 — Tokyo, Japan
Alumni Reception with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

Sep 17 — Petaluma, CA
Mixer at Lagunitas

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 23 — Shanghai, PRC
Alumni Reception with Dean Rich Lyons

Sep 25 — San Francisco, CA
Motown the Musical

Sep 25 — Seoul, Korea
Alumni Dinner with Dean Rich Lyons

Sep 30-Nov 2 — Berkeley, CA
DataLEAD Conference

Oct 2 — San Francisco, CA
World Affairs Council Presentation with Chancellor Dirks

Oct 11 — Berkeley, CA
Haas Homecoming

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

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Leading the Way in Big Data
Sept. 30—Oct. 2
Conference co-hosted by the Berkeley MFE Program and ENSAE ParisTech




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Yaniv Konchitchki Receives Prestigious American Accounting Association Award
Konchitchki, an assistant professor in the Haas Accounting Group, has received a prestigious 2014 Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association.





 


SFGATE
The California Public Utilities Commission and PG&E should be allies, not adversaries.
Haas professor emeritus Karlene H. Roberts, a member of the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at UC Berkeley, says that fallout from recent controversy may have important effects on public safety.

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