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Why Business School? Berkeley MBA Students Share Their Reasons

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/27/2018
At its core, a decision to pursue an MBA is a decision to take ownership of one's career. We hear often from students about the desire to explore and to move their careers forward in new ways. They also tell ...

An Executive MBA: Worth So Much More Than the Financial ROI

By Susan Petty   |   4/25/2018
As an engineer, Tom Duggan (above left) took an analytical approach when considering whether an executive MBA (EMBA) would be worth the time and money. His salary projections led him to expect a marginal ...

Part-time MBA ROI: A Career Change to Management Consulting

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/24/2018
When Desirae Early, MBA 15, looked at part-time MBA programs, the extensive career resources in the Evening & Weekend MBA Program were an important factor in her decision to enroll at Berkeley-Haas.

16 Benefits of an MBA

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   4/19/2018
Earning a professional business degree, or an MBA, can have a number of both expected and unexpected benefits in your life. In fact, those benefits often extend beyond your career and professional goals and ...

Product Management vs. Product Marketing

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/18/2018
Imagine that your job is to champion projects that bring life-changing products to the market. Would you describe yourself as a product manager or a product marketer? Both answers are technically correct, but ...

A Glimpse at Lean In at Berkeley Haas

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/11/2018
We've previously introduced you to Nancy Hoque, a student in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program with a passion for gender equity. She has extended that passion to launching Lean In circles at various ...

From Wall Street to Google with a Berkeley MBA

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/04/2018
When Christopher Jones joined the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA (EWMBA) Program, his hoped for MBA ROI was to transition from a long career in banking to a new career in tech. His plan was to finish the ...

Consulting as a path to social sector leadership, entrepreneurship

By Angela Fleekop   |   3/23/2018
For the past three years, 20-26 percent of Berkeley MBA graduates have gone to work in consulting, with companies such as Bain, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, and McKinsey making regular appearances as top ...

A Berkeley EMBA takes marketing from design thinking to systems thinking

By Susan Petty   |   3/14/2018
Tansy Brook has always been passionate about business as a vehicle for positive change. After more than a decade of experience designing and executing marketing strategies for technology startups, she pursued ...