International Opportunities for Part-time MBAs at Berkeley-Haas

Nachiket (5th from l.) with his International Business Development Team with the Ghana staff of Reach for Change. 
 
Gaining international business knowledge firsthand is a goal for many Berkeley MBA students, and part-time students in the Evening & Weekend MBA Program are no exception.
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Executive MBA Students Explore Policy Making in DC

In December, students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program traveled to Washington, DC for their final field immersion before graduation.

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Evening & Weekend MBA Retreat: New Ways of Thinking—and Working

In the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program, innovation is experiential. As part of the core curriculum, students take Applied Innovation, a course culminating in the Mid-Program Academic Retreat (MPAR), also known as WE Innovate.

In this deeply rigorous weekend for the part-time MBA program, students draw upon the business knowledge they've built through core coursework and their growing innovation skills to take on  a current challenge faced by a top company, such as McDonald's, WalMart, and American Experess Labs. 

260 students, 41 teams, and 26 corporate challenges. It all adds up to learning, reflection, innovation, and impact. Take a look at what goes on during the evening and weekend MBA program's WE Innovate weekend:

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Accessible Entrepreneurship: Berkeley EMBA Silicon Valley Immersion

When students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives class of 2016 explored entrepreneurship in depth through the program's Silicon Valley Immersion Week, Poets & Quants joined them, writing two stories about the experience for the business school news website.

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Lindo, Maravilhoso! Executive MBA Brazil Immersion Week

In mid August, 68 executive MBA students travelled to Brazil for an immersion week focused on entrepreneurship, multi-national corporations, and sports marketing—especially timely in a country focused on preparing to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Berkeley EMBA Experiential Learning: Q&A with Asst. Dean Mike Rielly

Mike Rielly, assistant dean for the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, is recently back from Brazil, the International Field Immersion for the class of 2015. We caught up with him to talk about immersions just as he and his team prepare for one in Washington, D.C. for that same class and the Silicon Valley Field Immersion for the 2016s.

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Taking EMBA Innovation Tools Back to the Gates Foundation

Berkeley MBA for Executives student Karin Lion is Associate Program Officer for Agricultural Development with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Here, she writes about Applied Innovation Week, one of five immersive learning opportunities in the Berkeley EMBA.

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Patrick Awuah and the Global Impact of the Berkeley MBA

In the Berkeley MBA Program, student projects can have lasting global impact. This was the case when work in the International Business Development (IBD) course fed into to creation of a transformational university in Africa.

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EMBA Immersions: Unrivaled Access, Unanticipated Growth

Could you use fresh insights on entrepreneurship and innovation? Leadership? Students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program value the program for its practical application in their current positions and future career moves. And you can’t get much more practical than our unparalleled Immersion Weeks.

Once each term in the Berkeley EMBA, you spend time steeped in a very different kind of classroom: the real world. These immersive and experiential learning opportunities are a full 25% of the program and, together, they’ve given our students surprising new insight into entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation, public policy, and international business.

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