A Top-Ranked Part-Time MBA Program with Global Learning Opportunities

Posted by Julia Sprague on 01/27/2015

As the top-ranked part-time MBA program, we at Berkeley-Haas work hard to integrate global perspectives into our curriculum and community.

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Topics: evening & weekend, academics, international

Comparing the Class Profiles of Top MBA Programs

Posted by Morgan Bernstein on 01/22/2015

Thanks to MBA Mission for this infographic based on the U.S News ranking that compares the class profiles of 10 top full-time MBA Programs.

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Topics: admissions, full-time, haas culture, diversity

Working an EMBA into Your Work-Life Balance

Posted by Susan Petty on 01/12/2015

Work-life balance can be challenging. And yes, keeping your job, home life, and studies in sync when you’re enrolled in an executive MBA program is even more so. But: Students tell us that strengthening their time management skills and honing a razor-sharp ability to prioritize are among the abilities they gain in the process.

And, this juggling act is one you don’t have to manage alone. Here are some ways the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program helps you make EMBA studies work for you.

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Topics: executive, student perspectives, academics, work/life balance

Why MD + MBA=Improved Healthcare System (Part II)

Posted by Susan Petty on 01/12/2015

As the demands of a rapidly changing healthcare system require doctors to be ever more business savvy, Costanzo “Zino” Di Perna, MD, and EMBA 15 (performing surgery above), sat down with us to discuss first, why he feels an MBA is important to his own professional success, and here, why it may be important for more MDs to add MBA diplomas to their office walls. 

Zino is the Medical Director for the Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento, and a physician with Mercy Medical Group Inc. In his work as a thoracic surgeon, he handles about 500 cases a year and oversees a large practice. He is also a student in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program.

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Topics: executive, healthcare, academics

Why MD + MBA = An Improved Healthcare System (Part I)

Posted by Susan Petty on 01/12/2015

There was a time when, if considering a professional degree, you had three choices: medical school, law school, or business school. These days, lines are quickly blurring as professionals in every field are seeing the value of an MBA. Nowhere is this more striking than in the medical profession, where the demands of a rapidly changing healthcare system require doctors to be ever more business savvy.

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Topics: executive, healthcare, academics

Beyond "Balancing": Ways to Integrate Work, Life, and the Berkeley MBA

Posted by Julia Sprague on 01/8/2015

A chess game. A juggling act. A balancing act. There are lots of ways to describe the fine art of keeping your job, home life, and studies all in sync when you’re enrolled in a part-time MBA program—and lots of strategies for doing so.

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Topics: evening & weekend, work/life balance

43% Strong: Women in the Berkeley MBA Class of 2016

Posted by Morgan Bernstein on 12/19/2014


"I am fortunate to attend classes where almost every other seat is occupied by a female classmate, and I work through group cases with female voices at the table.
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Topics: admissions, full-time, leadership, haas culture, haas achieves, clubs, diversity

Who’s Sitting Next to You? Caliber of EMBA Classmates Carries Weight

Posted by Susan Petty on 12/17/2014

When it comes to describing the people you’ll be studying with in the Berkeley MBA for Executives program, the numbers are the least important factor. What really matters is the chemistry. It’s about finding the exact blend of students that will energize the classroom, foster bonds of friendship, and stretch everyone beyond their limits. 

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Topics: executive, defining principles, haas culture, student perspectives

Berkeley-Haas Veterans Learn VC Ropes on Trek to Andreessen Horowitz

Posted by Brian Chadwick on 12/15/2014

Members of the Haas Veterans Club spent an afternoon at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, engaging in a case study on funding negotiations, learning about the tech employment landscape for vets, and sitting down with Founder Marc Andreessen.

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Topics: careers, entrepreneurship, full-time, student perspectives, diversity, veterans

Constructing a New Berkeley MBA Student Experience

Posted by Morgan Bernstein on 12/9/2014

Coming in 2016 to Berkeley-Haas: 80,000 square feet devoted entirely to student learning and interaction.

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Topics: evening & weekend, full-time, executive, academics