Susan Petty

Video: From the Wine Industry to an Executive MBA, Opening New Doors

Working in the wine industry, Matt Wood decided to pursue an Executive MBA to take his career to the next level.

At Hess Collection Winery in Napa, Matt Wood works in the wine business as Vice President of Operations. “I oversee everything from fruit sourcing and production, to warehousing and logistics, through customer’s order fulfillment,” Matt says.

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Conquering Sticker Shock: Insights Into Financing Your EMBA, Part I

Anita Ratnathicam admits to a moment of panic when she first saw the tuition fee for the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program. You may be feeling the same thing. But for Anita, director of operations at Good Food Guys, focusing on the ROI turned sticker shock into satisfaction.

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How an MBA led to more meaningful work for Digital Green's Karin Lion

For many, being a program officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sounds like a dream job. And for Karin Lion, EMBA 15, it was – for eight years.

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Considering the Best Executive MBA Programs? 7 Reasons to Choose Haas

If you're a highly experienced professional considering pursuing an MBA, chances are you're looking at executive MBA programs, which let you continue working while you study and apply your new learning in real time.

And perhaps you’ve narrowed your search to top EMBA programs. In that case, you may want to learn about ours: From renowned faculty and accomplished classmates to a manageable schedule and attitude-free environment—here are 7 reasons students considering the best executive MBA programs choose Berkeley-Haas

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Part-time MBA Admissions Tips: Put the GMAT/GRE in Perspective

For many applicants to top part-time MBA programs, gearing up to take the GMAT or GRE can be a nerve-wracking part of the admissions process.

We get it—it may have been awhile since you had to sit down and take a 3.5-hour exam, let alone study for one.

Take a deep breath, and let this video message from Berkeley-Haas help you put the GMAT/GRE in perspective.

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The Berkeley-Haas Highlights Reel

From our Nobel Prize winners to our Defining Principles and from top-ranked programs to boundary-pushing faculty and pioneering alumni, here is a quick look at Berkeley-Haas highlights (1:51)

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Leaders Who Redefine: EMBA Cristy Johnston Limón, Destiny Arts Center

As a teen in the San Francisco Mission District, gang pressure was high and she dropped out of high school. But she went back, with the help of her cello.

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Applying EMBA Leadership Lessons to Pediatric Healthcare

When tempers flare in an operating room, lives are at stake. At UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, one pediatric surgeon has been working to ensure a better work experience—and better patient outcomes—by sharing leadership skills gained in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program.

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Infographic: Class Profile for the Executive MBA Class of 2017


Executive MBA students at Berkeley-Haas distinguish themselves through their drive, ingenuity, keen intelligence, and the desire to build on already substantial expertise with even more knowledge and skills.

And while students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program bring a remarkable diversity of experience and perspective, they have one very important thing in common: Berkeley-Haas Defining Principles resonate profoundly with each of them.

From the median EMBA age to the array of industries in which they work, here is a closer look at the executive MBA class of 2017:

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Dinner with the Women MBAs of Berkeley-Haas

 Get 90 women in a room together after work and it’s going to be lively. But get 90 women MBA students and alumnae together and the energy level is sky-high. Such was the atmosphere at the annual Women@Haas Networking Dinner held on November 17 at One Market Restaurant in San Francisco.

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