Haas School of Business

Leading Through Innovation

How one Alumna is Innovating the Future of Healthcare

How one Alumna is Innovating the Future of Healthcare

Jennifer R. Liebermann, MBA/MPH 01, literally created the job of her dreams: Mapping out the future of health care for one of the nation's biggest and most innovative providers. Liebermann is the founder and director of Kaiser Permanente's Garfield Innovation Center, a 37,000 square-foot facility that looks like a mash-up of testing laboratory, movie set, and Montessori school for adults. Read More>

Silicon Valley Immersion Yields Innovation Insights

Silicon Valley Immersion Yields Innovation Insights

In classrooms at Google, Facebook, and Airbnb, students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program engaged in intensive case study with Entrepreneurship Professor Toby Stuart then sat down with startup founders for two days of candid conversations.

A Game Changer in Organizational Behavior

A Game Changer in Organizational Behavior

If you've ever poured more time or money into a bad decision despite mounting evidence to sprint the other way (think bad investments and bad relationships), then you've experienced what Haas Professor Barry Staw calls "escalation of commitment." Staw has far-reaching influence on the field of organizational behavior.

Real Estate Course Offers a New Lease on Land

Real Estate Course Offers a New Lease on Land

Not everything about real estate development can be contained on a spreadsheet, as students in the Real Estate Investment and Market Analysis course learned this spring.

Goodbye Business Plan, Hello Lean Launchpad

Goodbye Business Plan, Hello Lean Launchpad

Like entrepreneurs who must respond to a rapidly changing business landscape, the field of entrepreneurship is undergoing a seismic shift in response to market forces--and the Haas School is at the forefront of that movement with initiatives like Skydeck.

Ten years ago, authorities thought that Haas alum Patrick Awuah’s plan to build an Ivy League-type school in Ghana was about as realistic as opening a Disneyland in the Sahara. Today, Ashesi University boasts 600 students on 100 acres overlooking Accra---along with 420 graduates who have gone on to take leadership roles.

An Audacious Mission in Africa

Ten years ago, authorities thought that Haas alum Patrick Awuah's plan to build an Ivy League-type school in Ghana was about as realistic as opening a Disneyland in the Sahara. Today, Ashesi University boasts 600 students on 100 acres overlooking Accra---along with 420 graduates who have gone on to take leadership roles.

Senior Lecturer Sara Beckman's unique MBA core course gives students the toolkit to conquer our most vexing business and societal problems.

Skills for Questioning the Status Quo

In the workplace and in Haas experiential learning courses, MBA students are putting skills to work from Problem Finding, Problem Solving, the flagship course of the school's Innovative Leader curriculum.

Lutz with car

Alumni Innovation

From Volts to Vipers, Alumnus Bob Lutz is honored by Haas for driving innovation

Students in produce section of market

The Future of Food

Organic candy bars. Fair-trade shrimp. Mushrooms grown in coffee grounds.

Williamson receives Nobel

Haas Nobel

How Oliver Williamson's unconventional approach to research revolutionized the way economists look at organizations

For 20+ years MBA students have applied business skills to overseas consulting through the International Business Development course

International Business Development Course

For 20+ years MBA students have applied business skills to overseas consulting through the International Business Development course/p>

Chelsey and Shishir at HP from CalBiz

Fueling Corporate Innovation

Student insights spark new ideas for firms through the experiential Haas@Work course

Henry Chesbrough on Open Services Innovation

Open Services Innovation

Henry Chesbrough offers insights on battling commoditization in his latest book on open innovation

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