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November 4, 2010

The Haas Fund

What’s the difference between 40% and 12%?

- The difference between our peer business schools’ annual alumni participation rates and ours

- The difference between the % of alumni that have given back to Haas in their lifetimes versus last year

- $2 Million in additional annual funds to support our school’s ongoing excellence and valued alumni network.

Bridge the gap between 12% and 40%. Give to the Haas Fund today.

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E V E N T S

HAN Event Calendar

Nov 4 – Seattle
Haas/Boalt Alumni Networking Happy Hour

Nov 5 – San Francisco – SOLD OUT
Haas Gala

Nov 5 – San Francisco – SOLD OUT
Docent Tour of De Young Museum

Nov 14 – Oakland
Tour of Pixar Exhibit, New Oakland Museum & Lake Chalet

Nov 16 – Berkeley
Cleantech Outlook for Latin America Panel Discussion

Nov 16 – Santa Monica
Accounting & Finance Panel Discussion & Mixer

Nov 18 – Haas
6th Annual Intel + UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge

Nov 19 - Haas
Berkeley Finance Conference
Creating Value Through Mergers & Acquisitions

Nov 20 – Haas
Big Game Tailgate Party

Nov 27 – Shanghai
Alumni Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 30 – Berkeley
Dinner with Haas/Professor Johan Walden

Dec 1 – Sao Paulo
Reception with Haas Professor Jerry Engel

Save-the-Date:

Dec 15 – New York
NY Winter Celebration





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N E W S


Entrepreneurs to Compete in Intel+UC Berkeley Technology Challenge
More than 25 teams from around the globe presenting pitches on everything from bio-oil to breast cancer detection will compete in the Intel+UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge at Haas, Nov. 16-18. Read more

Berkeley-Columbia Ranked Third by Financial Times
The Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program moved up to third place this year among U.S.-held executive MBA programs and retained its spot at #13 worldwide in the Financial Times ranking. Read more

Berkeley MBA Team Among Winners of Dow Sustainability Challenge
Two Berkeley MBA graduates were part of a team awarded $10,000 in the 2010 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge. Read more

Lester Center Friend and Former Lecturer Receives Business for Peace Award
Former Haas Lecturer Will Rosenzweig, co-founder of Physics Ventures and an active supporter of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, has been honored with the Oslo Business for Peace Award for his leadership. Read more


Sandy Alderson


Haas Lecturer Sandy Alderson to Lead New York Mets

Lecturer Sandy Alderson, who teaches popular sports business courses at Haas, is returning to the baseball diamond as general manager of the New York Mets. Read more



Event to Launch Latin America Cleantech Initiative

A panel of experts will talk on the "Cleantech Outlook for Latin America" Nov. 16 at the Haas School as part of a kickoff event for a new collaboration between two Berkeley MBA student clubs: the Berkeley Energy Resources Collaborative and the Latin American and Hispanic Business Association. Read more

2010 Berkeley Finance Conference: Creating Value Through Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate cash balances are at record highs, the debt markets are quickly returning and corporate boards are looking for growth opportunities; this suggests a very strong set of M&A activities in the next 12 months. The 4th Annual 2010 Berkeley Finance Conference on Fri, Nov. 19 is the only MBA-student produced conference of its kind on the West Coast and will be the venue for finance professionals to share their M&A expertise and perspectives with one another. Read more

Undergraduates Combine Networking with Fun
Homework. Experiential learning seminars. Midterms and finals. A group of students in the Haas School Undergraduate Program is adding a little social networking to that busy academic mix in an effort to create a stronger sense of community within the program. Read more

Haas Fund Tops $3 million in FY 2010
Despite a weak economy, the Haas School community continued to show its generous support by collectively giving more than $3 million to the Haas Fund in fiscal year 2010. Read more







Haas Connections

Reconnect with classmates, find or start your own Haas affinity or class group, career network, download lectures and guest speakers, read the latest news, share photos and videos, and interact with other Haas alumni.


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CAREERS


Articles:

How to Raise Your Visibility at Work
Used to flying below the radar at work? Think not being noticed will keep your job safe? Not anymore. The best strategy now is to figure out how you can raise your visibility at work - in positive ways.  Learn more.

So You Want a Nonprofit Job?
Nonprofit jobs are gaining in popularity. The nonprofit world is attracting more people, including new grads, career changers, and newly retired baby boomers who are considering capstone careers serving causes they believe in.  Learn more.

The Different Types of Job Interviews
Knowledge is always your best weapon, so arm yourself with plenty of it. That starts with the very basic knowledge about job interviews.  Learn more

Believe What You See
Learn how HR uses nonverbal communication when hiring. Learn more

Events:

The Career Mosaic
Wed, Nov 10, Genentech, 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco
6:00pm - 8:30 pm
The world of work is changing: the hierarchical corporate ladder is giving way to a multidimensional corporate lattice that needs multidimensional employees with diverse experience. Our panel will candidly share where they took steps sideways, and sometimes even backwards, to get ahead in the career they really wanted.  Learn more.

Resources:

2010 Haas Alumni MBA Salary Survey
Results are now available from the Berkeley MBA Alumni Compensation Survey for the MBA classes of 1995-2007. This is a new bi-annual service for alumni provided by the MBA Career Center and the Alumni Relations Office.  The survey can be found under Salary Negotiations in the “Resources” section of MBA CareerNet. Or, View the Survey Now (username = alumni  p/w = salarysurvey)

Alumni & Students Match Up Online For Student Projects
Alumni and organizations can go directly to the School's website to list their projects. Students then review the listings to choose a project to volunteer their classroom knowledge and skills. List a project for student consideration.

Partnership with BlueSteps, an exclusive service of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, the worldwide association for retained executive search firms. Be Visible. Be Considered. Manage Your Career Today. Consider the Berkeley-Haas Preferred BlueSteps Membership

Haas Career Center Staff are Available to Help Today!
MBA alumni in transition and/or affected by the economic turmoil — please contact the Haas MBA Alumni Career Center for assistance with career coaching, interviewing tips, and resume review.  There are also many events, webinars, directed job search teams, and other resources available to you today.  To learn more, please EMAIL or call us at 510-643-3108.

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LIFELONG LEARNING


Center for Exec. Ed.

Haas Alumni 25% Discount ends December 15th: Don't miss out. Enroll now and enter priority code "ceehan_10" for your discount on all the programs below

Women in Leadership Retreat
March 14-16, 2010 – Berkeley

As women shatter leadership barriers in unprecedented ways, optimism brings with it a call to harness the power of gender to shape the future. This Retreat aims to poise the next generation of high potential women to succeed as individuals, team leaders, and organizational visionaries. Faculty Director Laura Kray creates an invigorating, intelligent and safe classroom environment for today’s women leaders. Learn more & enroll

Leader as Coach
March 21-22, 2011– Berkeley

This intensive training workshop prepares leaders to engage dynamic coaching strategies for building commitment and sustaining and fostering growth in their people. Participants will learn new ways to motivate and inspire teams as well as provide one-on-one coaching to both emerging and current leaders within their organizations. Learn more & enroll

Leader as Communicator
March 17-18, 2011 & April – Berkeley

This innovative workshop uses skills from theater arts to help participants project energy, confidence and clarity with physical and vocal expressiveness. In both one-on-one and group interactions, participants master the basic building blocks of communication, including concentration, listening, awareness and presence. Faculty Director Mark Rittenberg takes participants to new levels of leadership communication. Learn more & enroll

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