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How Long does it take to get a part-time MBA? Zen Menon's Answer

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/22/2017
Zen Menon entered the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program expecting to finish in 2.5 years, but ended up choosing to spend 3 years in the program. Here's why he changed his timeline and why he's glad he did.

The MBA and Meaningful Work: Meet Jim Trenkle of Gilead Sciences

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/17/2017
As a successful bench research scientist for pharmaceutical developer Gilead Sciences, Jim Trenkle, MBA 16, found himself wondering about what came next in the life cycle from bench to bedside.

Beyond Yourself EMBA Fellowship An Enduring Class Gift

By Susan Petty   |   3/15/2017
How much do the members of the Berkeley MBA for Executives class of 2016 believe in the power of going Beyond Yourself? Enough to provide an EMBA fellowship to help “future alumni” participate in the program. 

Earning an MBA While Working, You Become a Time Management Rock Star

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/14/2017
Think earning an MBA while working means sacrificing your family, friends, or current job? The best part-time MBA programs actually set you up to succeed on all fronts of your life.

Meet two Berkeley MBA Students named "Women to Watch"

By Angela Fleekop   |   3/09/2017
In recognition of International Women's Day, Poets & Quants issued a list of women to watch from the MBA class of 2018 that includes Full-time Berkeley MBA students Kasey Koopmans and Amanda Parker (pictured ...

Conquering Sticker Shock: Insights Into financing your EMBA, Part II

By Susan Petty   |   3/08/2017
  Paying for an EMBA program can be a daunting prospect, sometimes requiring creative solutions. One of our students describes his solution, entering into a financing partnership with his company to achieve a ...

Tale of a Modern-Day Robin Hood: An MBA Visit With Warren Buffett

By Khalid Alali   |   3/06/2017
On February 17th, a group of 20 Berkeley MBA students from the Investment Club trekked to Omaha Nebraska to meet Warren Buffett. We came to Omaha hoping to gain investment advice from Buffett, but left Omaha ...

Shaping Your Berkeley MBA to be a Social Impact MBA

By Angela Fleekop   |   3/02/2017
Pursuing a social impact career takes drive. It takes commitment. It takes passion. It also takes support and resources—both of which you'll find in Berkeley MBA Programs.

Meet Chris Sampson: Balancing Business and Family with a Berkeley EMBA

By Susan Petty   |   3/01/2017
“The Berkeley EMBA program really encourages you to dig deep and discover what your motivating factors are... There has been a lot of self-reflection, asking myself and other people: what drives me?” Like many ...

Video: MBA Application Tips for Your Letters of Recommendation

By Eileen Jacob   |   2/25/2017
Procuring letters of recommendation can feel like one of the more daunting parts of the MBA application process—but it doesn't have to be. Whether you're applying for a part-time MBA program or an executive ...