The proximity of Berkeley/Haas to Silicon Valley creates a natural connection to the high-tech community. Over a quarter of Haas MBA students pursue careers in the technology sector, across a wide variety of functional areas including finance, strategy/consulting, marketing, CSR, and entrepreneurship. An emphasis in technology provides you with a broad overview of the industry while complementing your specific career goals.

  • MBA 247 Product Design (Applied Innovation course)
  • MBA 290K Innovation in Services & Business Models
  • MBA 290N Managing the New Product Development Process (Applied Innovation course)
  • MBA 290P Project Management Case Studies
  • MBA 292T Design, Evaluate, and Scale Development Technologies
  • MBA 295C Opportunity Recognition: Technology & Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley
  • MBA 295T Start-up Lab (Applied Innovation course)
  • MBA 295T Media: New & Otherwise

Speaker series:

  • MBA 294 Digital Media & Entertainment
  • MBA 294 Topics in Technology

Helpful electives:

  • MBA 224A Managerial Accounting
  • MBA 231 Corporate Finance
  • MBA 236G Designing Financial Models that Work
  • MBA 252 Negotiations & Conflict Resolution
  • MBA 254 Power and Politics in Organizations
  • MBA 257 Decision Making
  • MBA 267 Product Management
  • MBA 270 Business & Public Policy
  • MBA 275 Managing the Legal Environment of Business
  • MBA 277 Tech and the City: How to get Urban Innovation Right
  • MBA 290T Strategy for the Networked Economy
  • MBA 290T SQL Programming
  • MBA 290T Hands-on Rapid Innovation
  • MBA 267 Corporate Launchpad
  • MBA 290T Team Facilitation for Product Managers
  • MBA 291D Presentation Design for Analytical Communications
  • MBA 296C Introduction to Coding for MBAs
  • MBA 296 Data Science and Data Strategy

(Please note that the elective courses listed above are not necessarily offered every semester or every year.)

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