Survey this Sunday: Tell Haas how to enhance your alumni experience. Watch your email inbox Sunday - from Tenny Frost. Share your thoughts, and possibly win a $100 gift card. What can we do for YOU?!


Inaugural Berkeley MBA for Executives Class to Dive into Silicon Valley Ecosystem

Entrepreneurship Professor Toby Stuart will lead a Silicon Valley Immersion Week this fall for the Haas School's new Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, including entrepreneurship coursework, several company site visits, talks by C-level executives, and a panel with seasoned venture capitalists.


Haas, UC Berkeley Leaders Celebrate Innovation Lab, New Activity at Stadium
Haas and UC Berkeley leaders celebrated the first major step toward creating a new hub of activity on the eastern edge of campus with the opening of the Berkeley-Haas Innovation Lab and Goldman Plaza at Memorial Stadium.

Still Time to Join Us for Homecoming Tomorrow
Onsite registration will be available in the Haas School Courtyard if you wish to attend our educational or tailgate events at the Haas School. However, football game tickets must be purchased separately from Cal Athletics. More info

Tell Us How...
we can improve your alumni experience! Fill out the Alumni Engagement Survey to share your thoughts--and possibly win one of five $100 gift cards. Look for an email from Tenny Frost this Sunday.

Study of Clean Energy Startup Wins Berkeley-Haas Case Series Best Case Award
A study of a clean energy startup making a "life-or-death" decision about which market to enter first has won the inaugural Berkeley-Haas Case Series Best Case Award.

Classified: International Business Development
Berkeley MBA students pack two stately hallways at the International House, admiring each other's handiwork and insights. Welcome to the annual conference for the International Business Development course for MBA students.

Haas Alumni Invited to Host Cal Student 'Externs'

The Cal Career Center Externship Program seeks alumni to host student externs during the January 2014 Winter Break. The Program offers freshmen and sophomores a chance to job-shadow real-world professionals and explore career options. Learn more: Website | Email us | Call us 510-642-1532

Fortune Recognizes Four Haas Alumni Under 40
Indiegogo's Danae Ringelmann and Eric Schell, both MBA 08, and Revolution Foods' Kristin Groos Richmond and Kirsten Saenz Tobey, both MBA 06, made Fortune magazine's list of 40 "young hotshots" under 40 "who are rocking businesses."

Haas Honors Kroger CIO with Lifetime Achievement Prize
Kroger CIO Chris Hjelm, who helped slice customer waits at the cash register by more than half, was awarded the Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership by the Haas School's Fisher CIO Leadership Program.

Why can't I buy that with my phone? Mobile Money Conference to Explore Answers, Oct. 11
Although smart phones are becoming ubiquitous, they still lose out to wallets when it comes to retail transactions. Why that's the case will be examined Oct. 11 at the Mobile Money Conference, co-hosted by Haas' Institute for Business Innovation.

>play Conference Makes San Francisco Debut, Oct. 25
Reflecting the "always on" mentality of Bay Area professionals, the >play Digital Media Conference moves to a Friday in San Francisco this year, making it even easier for tech innovators to attend. Register

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HAN chapters will produce 200 alumni events worldwide. Online event calendar




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Undergrad Alumni: Resumes that Work! For Career Changers—WebinarWed, Oct 9, Noon-1PM
Presented by Megan Tobin, Haas undergraduate alumna and Board Member of HAN OC.
Pre-registration required

MBA Alumni: Assertiveness at Work—Webinar—
Wed, Oct 9, Noon-1PM
Is assertiveness the key to success at the workplace? In team environments, knowing when, where, and how to be assertive is a core competency.
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

MBA Alumni: The Journey to Meaningful Work—WebinarWed, Oct 16, Noon-1PM
Henry David Thoreau challenged us to live the life we've imagined and this webinar asks you to examine how to build meaning into that life. What are the pieces of a meaningful work life?
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

MBA Alumni: Executive Resumes—How to Write a Powerful Resume—WebinarThurs, Oct 24, Noon-1PM
What are your transferable skills? What is your target position? Have you matched your skills with the job description? An accomplishment-based resume is your own personal marketing document.
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

MBA Alumni: Creating a Powerful Branding Statement—WebinarMon, Oct 28, Noon-1PM
Learn to articulate how you can fulfill all requirements for a target job, while also setting yourself apart from other candidates. This webinar shows how to create a brand statement that accurately and compellingly communicates who you are and what you bring to the table.
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet


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:

Women's Executive Leadership Program—Oct 14-17
Featuring special guest speaker Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Women's Executive Leadership is for high-potential women seeking new levels of success as team leaders. By attending this intensive and highly interactive four-day program, women will learn strategies for using power effectively and gain balance to effect change in their personal and professional lives. Register

Corporate Business Model Innovation—Oct 28-29
Led by Berkeley-Haas professor and father of open innovation Henry Chesbrough. Learn new concepts in business model innovation, open innovation strategies, and applying startup models in a corporate context. You'll be guided to reshape your thinking, assumptions, and business strategies to create and restructure teams to inspire innovation. Register

The Innovative Organization—Nov 18-22
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. Our five-day innovation program for high-level managers delivers the skills to galvanize opportunity, evolve new strategies, lead new initiatives and build "the innovative organization." Register



Web Calendar

Oct 5 — Berkeley, CA
Homecoming Presentations & Tailgate Party

Oct 7 — London, England
MBA Admissions Event

Oct 8 — Half Moon Bay, CA
Amplify: Female-led Start-ups

Oct 8 — Hong Kong
Alumni Evening with IBD Director

Oct 8-Nov 12 — Oakland, CA
Understanding the US Healthcare System Weekly Sessions

Oct 10 — Costa Mesa, CA
Financial Industry & Fraud Discussion

Oct 10 — Shanghai, PRC
Alumni Evening with IBD Director

Oct 12 — Oakland, CA
Secrets of Thai Cooking - Demonstration & Hands-On Cooking

Oct 12 — Los Angeles, CA
Cal@UCLA Pre-Game Tailgate Party

Oct 15 — Beijing, PRC
Alumni Evening with IBD Director

Oct 15 — Mountain View, CA
Angel Investor Returns Discussion

Oct 15 — New York, NY
M&A Panel Discussion & Networking Evening

Oct 16 — San Francisco, CA
Using LinkedIn for Success Presentation

Oct 17 — Houston, TX
Welcome Party for New Grads

Oct 17 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour (Peninsula)

Oct 18 — London, England
Welcome Dinner for New Grads

Oct 19 & 20 — San Francisco, CA
HULA Application Review

Oct 24 — San Francisco, CA
Alumni/Student Networking Evening

Oct 24 & 25 — Berkeley, CA
2013 Fraud & Misconduct Conference

Oct 25 — San Francisco, CA
>Play, Digital Media & Entertainment Conference

Oct 26 — Hong Kong
Cross B-School Alumni Dinner

Oct 27 — San Francisco, CA
Wizard of Oz Musical

Nov 5 — Los Angeles, CA
Balancing California's Energy Equation Discussion

Nov 5 — Palo Alto, CA
Innovative Brand Building Presentation

Nov 6 — San Francisco, CA
Interview Skills Presentation

Nov 15 — San Francisco, CA
Haas Gala

Nov 18 — Palo Alto, CA
Body Language for Leaders

Nov 21 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour (Peninsula)

Dec 5 — San Francisco, CA
SF Chapter Holiday Party

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Jo-Ellen Pozner

Haas Professors Organize First B-School Fraud Conference
Malfeasance of all kinds will be the subject of the 2013 Fraud and Misconduct Conference. The brainchild of Prof. Jo-Ellen Pozner, the conference is the first event of its type organized by a business school.

Janet Yellen Fact Sheet
For News Media: Facts and Figures about Janet Yellen
Federal Reserve Vice Chair and Haas Professor Emeritus Janet Yellen taught at the Haas School of Business for 26 years, more than half of her career as an economist.

How to Turn Corporations into Innovation Machines
Lecturer Steve Blanks talks about how most large companies have no idea how to consistently execute new ideas.

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