Berkeley Claims Fifth Victory in National Marketing Competition
For the fifth time since 2005, a Berkeley MBA team has won the Elite Eight Brand Management Case Competition at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
Berkeley-Haas Magazine Available on the Web and Through Android and iPad Apps
Download our iPad or Android app to view an inspiring video on alumnus Patrick Awuah MBA 99, founder of Ashesi University in Ghana (p. 12) and also read about Fed Vice Chair and Haas Prof. Emeritus Janet Yellen. Don't have a tablet? The magazine is online (including a flipbook edition). Also, update your classmates on your latest news by submitting an alumni note for the next issue of the magazine in March.
Haas Taps Five Fellows for New Investment Management Program
To support talented full-time first-year MBA students pursuing careers in investment management, the Haas School this year launched an Investment Management Fellowship Program that includes a scholarship and mentoring.
Berkeley-Haas Executive Education Teaches and Inspires Poland's Top Innovators
Did you know that a Polish lieutenant developed the Mark I landmine detector during World War II? Or that Polish scientists created the world's third blue semiconductor laser in 2001? Poland may not instantly come to mind as one of the world's centers of modern innovation, but, in fact, Polish innovators have been busy for decades.
MBA Students Advise Wal-Mart on Greening Supply Chain in Case Challenge
Ten teams of Berkeley MBA students were challenged this month to play an advisory role in what could be the world's most far-reaching corporate sustainability initiative: Wal-Mart's efforts to green its massive supply chain.
Students in New Product Course Tackle Problems That Try Our Souls—and Soles
Students in this fall's Managing the New Product Development Process course are proposing solutions to problems that consumers face from head to toe: from the serial shoe-buying required of parents of growing children, to the angst that plagues those who spend their days typing and swiping on electronic devices.
Giants President Talks World-Series Baseball in Undergrad Media Consulting Course
Competition for the San Francisco Giants isn't another baseball team but the multitude of entertainment options in San Francisco, Giants President Larry Baer, BA 80, told Haas undergraduate students a week after the team won the World Series.
Bid Adieu to Haas Courtyard with Chalk Art
Did you meet your sweetheart in the Haas courtyard? Hatch a great idea there for a new business? Solve a vexing research problem? Lure classmates into your favorite club? Or dance under the stars at consumption functions? Come share your memories -- and bid farewell to our Haas courtyard as we know it -- on December 10 at 4 p.m.
NY Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson Shares Insights in Undergrad Class
The top priority for Major League Baseball (MLB) in the next ten years should be growing the game outside of the United States, Sandy Alderson, general manager of the New York Mets and former Haas lecturer, told Haas students recently.
Center for Executive Education to be Restructured as Separate Nonprofit Unit
The UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, a self-supporting unit based at the Haas School, will become a separate, nonprofit organization to become more flexible, permitting its programs to grow faster and meet the school's financial goals.
Don't Miss Our Largest Bay Area Events
Mark your calendars for these events:
- Haas Celebration, Silicon Valley, Menlo Circus Club Jan. 30
- Haas Celebration, San Francisco, Gap, Inc. Mar. 20
- MBA Reunion Weekend April 25-28
In addition, HAN chapters will produce another 200 alumni events worldwide. Online event calendar