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How to Become a Product Manager

By Eileen Jacob   |   9/18/2017
Product managers help companies envision, produce, and market products. They are responsible for every stage from conception to sale. Their role is so essential that they are sometimes referred to as "mini ...

Evening & Weekend MBA Class Profile Infographic: Meet the 2020s

By Eileen Jacob   |   8/31/2017
In the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program, part-time students are all in. It takes drive and commitment to earn your MBA while working—traits shared by the 253 students in the program's class of 2020.

Can a Part-Time MBA Help You Change Careers? Ask Yi Lin Pei.

By Eileen Jacob   |   8/09/2017
Although there are people who attend part-time MBA programs to advance along their current career trajectories, there are some people who attend business school to find their true career path—like Yi Lin Pei.

Can an MBA Help You Find More Rewarding Work? Ask Swetha Tupelly.

By Eileen Jacob   |   7/19/2017
When SwethaTupelly came to Berkeley-Haas to get her Berkeley MBA in the Evening & Weekend Program, she had a specific goal in mind: to find her way to more personally meaningful work by transitioning from a ...

Using an MBA and FinTech to Empower Underserved Communities

By Eileen Jacob   |   7/05/2017
Oportun product manager Pedro Moura works to create scalable solutions to the financial challenges faced by underserved communities. A third year student in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program, he spoke ...

Berkeley MBA Students Share Tips for Improving Your GMAT Quant Score

By Eileen Jacob   |   6/30/2017
Taking (and doing well on) the GMAT or GRE is one way to show you are ready for the quantitative rigor of an MBA program. But getting a good score on the quant sections of these tests isn't always easy. That's ...

Yes, It’s Possible to Achieve MBA-Work-Life Balance

By Eileen Jacob   |   6/21/2017
Swetha Tupelly used her Berkeley MBA from the Evening & Weekend Program to successfully transition from a previous career as an engineer. But within that simple statement lies a complicated story of juggling ...

What Can You Contribute to an MBA Class?

By Eileen Jacob   |   6/07/2017
Business schools look for candidates who not only have something to gain from an MBA program, but also something to contribute. Think about that. What can you contribute to an MBA class? If you don't already ...

Why Business School? For a Career Switch to Product Management

By Eileen Jacob   |   5/31/2017
Swetha Tupelly is about to celebrate her first year as a product manager at ServiceMax, a SaaS division of GE Digital. The new position is a big leap from her previous role as a technical lead and engineer at ...

Student Perspective: The Berkeley MBA for Social Impact

By Angela Fleekop   |   5/12/2017
How do you see yourself making an impact on society?