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Do I need an MBA to Be a Product Manager: Kavya Mallesh at SlingMedia

By Eileen Jacob   |   12/16/2016
Meet Kavya Mallesh, senior staff product manager at SlingMedia. Kavya, and 2017 graduate of the Berkeley Evening & Weekend MBA Program, who talked with us about her career for Part V of this series.

Berkeley Executive MBA engineers Career Advancement—and Change

By Susan Petty   |   10/24/2016
“Change is hard at first, messy in the middle, and gorgeous at the end,” according to writer Robin Sharma. No one would agree more than Mithun Shankar, a 2014 graduate of the Berkeley MBA for Executives ...

Why Two Kinds of Curiosity Should Fuel Your Career Development

By Michael G. Katz   |   9/29/2016
What I love most about my work in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program is meeting with students who feel fired up about the possibilities for their career. Whether they have only just identified a field of ...

Part-time MBA Students: From Everywhere, Going All Kinds of Places

By Eileen Jacob   |   8/11/2016
There are so many benefits to a part-time MBA program: You can pursue a degree alongside your career, invest in your present and your future, and learn about fields you've always been interested in.

The Berkeley MBA Behind Pokémon Go

By Morgan Bernstein   |   7/19/2016
Haas alum John Hanke first put the earth in your pocket, then released pocket monsters on planet Earth. Hanke, MBA 96, is CEO of Niantic Labs, the innovator behind Pokémon Go.    Haas Alum/Niantic CEO John ...

EMBA Startup Roundup

By Susan Petty   |   4/15/2016
Inspired by Silicon Valley Immersion Week and by all they learn in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, a number of our students find an executive MBA and entrepreneurship go together, choosing to launch ...

How Part-time MBA Studies helped a Doctor Open New Doors

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/07/2016
When Alicea Wu first approached Berkeley-Haas, she was particularly attracted to one key Haas Defining Principle: Students Always. After working as a physician for six years, in both primary and urgent care, ...

Evening and weekend MBA Student Founds "Smart Mailbox" Startup

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/21/2016
Evening and weekend MBA student Shuai Jiang has come up with a better way to receive, track, return, and manage online packages.

Evening & Weekend MBA Entrepreneur Aims to Be Patently Successful

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/08/2016
The ability to “fail forward” is an essential trait for entrepreneurs. After Alexander Polyansky’s first business venture folded, he moved forward by gaining specific subject-matter skills on the job and by ...