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Two MBA grads help communities financially flourish

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/05/2019
Pedro Moura, MBA 18, and Jessica Eting, MBA 18, share similar backgrounds, passions, and vision. Both come from immigrant families and witnessed firsthand their parents’ financial struggles. From those ...

Seven business leaders who (you might not realize) got their MBA at Berkeley Haas

By Eileen Jacob   |   10/17/2019
People are always interested in the stories behind successful people. Their childhood, their interests, their education. These days—more often than not—entrepreneurs and tech leaders have honed their skills at ...

Curious about post-grad MBA salary? Learn which concentrations pay the highest.

By Liz Rosenberg   |   8/20/2019
Advancing in a career and growing wages are two common reasons MBA hopefuls apply to top business schools. Data published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers reveal that the average starting ...

Snaps & claps: the story of Berkeley alums and Shazam’s $400M Apple acquisition

By Rahul Sampat   |   7/30/2019
In 2017, Apple announced it would be purchasing the music application Shazam, and in 2018, the roughly $400 million acquisition was finalized. Though you might be familiar with the app, you might be unfamiliar ...

Evening & Weekend MBA sense of community inspires grants for commuters

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/03/2018
Abhishek Sharma spent hundreds of hours on Amtrak trains and in cars while earning his MBA, commuting to Berkeley Haas from his home in Sacramento.

Do I Need an MBA to be a product manager?

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/29/2017
Product managers draw upon a wide array of skills to help companies envision, deliver, and market the new and the next. Some of the abilities a product manager (PM) needs stem from innate qualities such as ...

8 Reasons to Consider an MBA

By Angela Fleekop   |   9/05/2017
Your MBA journey is unique, launched by a set of experiences and aspirations that belong to you alone. But if you’ve been asking yourself, “Why get an MBA?”, chances are you’re thinking about the pursuit of ...

Leaders Who Redefine: Adobe CEO and Berkeley MBA Shantanu Narayen

By Eileen Jacob   |   12/23/2016
Round Out Tech Skills Shantanu Narayen earned a Master’s in Computer Science and holds five patents. He then earned his graduate business degree at night, while working at Apple and studying  in the part-time ...

Infographic: Full-time MBA Employment Report

By Laura Counts   |   12/17/2015
Students in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Class of 2015 re-launched their careers with a bang—or ventured out on their own, pursuing startups in record numbers.