Join Haas Alumni for a Special Homecoming in New Stadium!

Have you heard the buzz about the newly renovated Memorial Stadium? Come see for yourself during Haas Homecoming on October 6. Deadline to purchase football tickets in our block seats for Haas alumni is Sept. 23. Meet us in the Haas Courtyard for our pre-game tailgate party, with live music and a full buffet. That morning, hear presentations from two renowned Haas faculty, Severin Borenstein and Kellie McElhaney. More Info


Berkeley Undergrad Program Ranks #3 in US News
The Haas Undergraduate Program scored the number three spot in the US News & World Report ranking of the top business undergraduate programs in the US. Haas was tied with University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. US News has consistently ranked Haas #3 since 2003, with one exception -- #2 in 2009. Haas also excelled in the specialty rankings.

Berkeley MBA Ranks #2 for Hispanic Students
The Full-time Berkeley MBA Program placed second in Hispanic Business magazine's ranking of the top business schools for Hispanic students.

Shapiro Returns from Presidential Advisor Post
After spending nearly three years in Washington, D.C., Professor Carl Shapiro has returned to Berkeley and shares what it was like to advise President Barack Obama while serving on the President's Council of Economic Advisors.

Undergrads Launch Competition to Build Confidence Without Attitude

More than 100 undergraduates signed up to compete in a new finance case competition launched by the Haas Business School Association as part of its year-long effort to foster the school's four Defining Principles.

Doctoral Seminar Focuses on Innovation Research
From Boston to Bangalore, top thinkers on innovation will visit Haas for an interdisciplinary seminar for doctoral students and faculty this fall.

New Fall Courses Feature Social Networks, Online Learning, Women in Business
New fall courses are offering students the chance to zoom in on hot topics like the economics of social networks, social finance, and the strategic and societal impact of investing in women. Berkeley MBA students also will get their first chance to take a popular course in a new, interactive online format.

Haas Centers Host Screening of Fixing the Future Documentary
The Haas School's Center for Responsible Business and Lester Center for Entrepreneurship are co-hosting a pre-DVD release screening of the film Fixing the Future at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the Wells Fargo Room.

Schwab Series to Address Social Impact through Hybrid Ventures, Tech, Consulting
The Haas School's Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership will offer three panels this semester through the Schwab Charitable Philanthropy Speaker Series, exploring hybrid business models, technology for the lowest-income populations, and social impact consulting.

Alumnus and Accounting Benefactor Donald Seiler, BS 49, MBA 50, Passes Away
Alumnus Donald (Don) Seiler, BS 49, MBA 50, a longtime friend of the accounting program at Berkeley-Haas, passed away Aug. 3 at his Atherton home. He was 83.





How To Keep Your LinkedIn Job Search Undetected While Currently Employed...
Because it would be bad to lose your current job before finding a new job. Learn more

8 Ways to Successfully Onboard Young Workers
How to best deal with young employees so that it cuts down on manager frustration and improves worker success. Learn more

Starting a LinkedIn Group to Grow Your Network
LinkedIn Groups are an easy way for you to start an online community. Learn more

The New Grad's Guide to Understanding What the Boss Wants
From learning the communication style of your boss to becoming a star employee, here are some insider tips for starting your new job off on the right foot. Learn more


What's Next in My Career? Mid-Career Roles You Don't Learn About During Business School
Wed., September 19, 6 - 9 pm (Pacific Time)
UCLA Anderson School of Management, Executive Dining Room


Behavioral Interviewing Strategies: How to Answer Questions by Telling Targeted Stories (workshop)
Tue., October 2, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Haas School of Business
Presenter: John Morel
Some answers may include stories demonstrating... Critical thinking -- Being a self-starter -- Willingness to learn -- Self-confidence -- Teamwork -- Professionalism. Learn how to listen carefully to each question for clues to key competencies and behaviors. Develop examples from your toolbox of abilities, skills, and knowledge to describe how you demonstrated the desired behavior. Tailor a relatively small set of examples to respond to a number of diverse behavioral questions.
MBA Alumni and students register through MBA CareerNet

Creating & Delivering a Compelling Pitch
Sat., October 13, 1 - 5pm
Presenter: Hilary Weber, Haas MBA, CPC
Calling all entrepreneurs who are ready to pitch to VCs and other key partners! In this interactive workshop, you learn step-by-step pitch development and what you need to do to pitch like a pro. Leave with a well-developed pitch plan and real-time, detailed feedback on your pitch content and style. Register


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:

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 convey compelling information to your peers and those outside the engineering profession. Enroll

New Manager Boot Camp
November 5 - 7
This intensive management training program is designed specifically for recently promoted engineers and scientists who want to excel as leaders in the dynamic high-tech and life sciences industries. The program includes a combination of lectures, case studies, and individual and group exercises designed to give you tools that will immediately enhance your ability to lead effectively. Enroll

The Executive Program in Innovation
November 12 - 16
Immerse yourself in the innovation network of Berkeley-Haas and the Silicon Valley, and learn how to ignite the culture and processes of innovation in your organization. Enroll



Web Calendar

Sep 13 - San Francisco
Night at the Theater

Sep 19 - Oakland
Advanced Healthcare Presentation

Sep 27 - Pleasanton, CA
Evening with Professor Terry Odean

Sep 27 - San Diego, CA
MBA Mixer/Tour at San Diego Zoo

Sep 30 - Lafayette, CA
Haas Family Picnic

Oct 5 - San Francisco
Fleet Week Boat Cruise

Oct 6 - Berkeley
Homecoming Celebration

Oct 6 - San Marino, CA
Women's Leadership Day - Huntington Estate Tour

Oct 16 - Newport Beach, CA
HAN Connect Evening

Oct 16 - San Francisco
Alumni/Student Networking Evening

Oct 20 - Berkeley
Big Game Tailgate Party



Alumna Marta Elvira, MBA 93, PhD 95, a professor at IESE Business School in Spain, was interviewed by the Financial Times about teaching and women in business for the magazine's "Ten Questions" feature.

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