Finance

Guadalupe Manriquez poses with her family in front of the main Haas campus gate adorned in her Berkeley MBA cap and gown to celebrate her MBA graduation

Finance | 4 MIN READ

A "non-traditional" MBA student tells her story

Guadalupe D. Manriquez, MBA 21, describes h­erself as a “non-traditional” MBA student—female, a member of an underrepresented community, and a ...
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Atusa beams with pride as she walks across the stage with two friends at the 2022 Haas MBA Commencement. All three are wearing caps, gowns, and Berkeley blue and gold sashes.

Entrepreneurship | 4 MIN READ

Making a measured pivot to venture capital

In her second year in the Evening & Weekend MBA program, Atusa Sadeghi, MBA 22, started thinking about leaving a legacy. She did... a ...
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Kevin Coldiron brings a storied career into the classroom

Kevin Coldiron brings his wealth of experience and a treasure trove of stories to the classroom. In the mid-1990s, while at Barclays Global ...
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Christine Parlour on the radical importance of Cryptokitties and other fintech developments

Before entering academia, Professor Christine Parlour worked in reinsurance and also in securities settlement, two jobs that focus on the mechanics ...
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Compare the Berkeley MBA Program Options

Same world-renowned faculty. Same global alumni network. Same top-ranked MBA.
Different schedules.

Compare Berkeley MBA Programs

Finance | 4 MIN READ

Ricardo Perez-Truglia wants to help MBAs and companies make better decisions

First and foremost a behavioral economist, Ricardo Perez-Truglia, PhD, is happiest when the “common sense” concepts he teaches in Microeconomics ...
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Sean Foote scores in venture capital and private equity and in the classroom

Forget that old saying, “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” Sean Foote is one of many Berkeley Haas teachers who excel at doing and ...
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4 ways to approach b-school thoughtfully

Mikhael Abebe graduated from the Berkeley Haas full-time MBA program in 2018. His original post is published on the Management Leadership for ...
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Finance | 3 MIN READ

Building bridges toward sustainability and impact

Alyssa Farrelly, MBA 21, had qualms about the magnitude of the career pivot she aspired to achieve: from nonprofit administration to impact ...
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Finance | 3 MIN READ

Preparing to lead in fintech

“I regularly ask myself three questions: ‘Am I growing? Am I learning? Am I having fun?’ If the answer to any question is ‘no,’ I re-evaluate my ...
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Finance | 4 MIN READ

Women in leadership: expanding access to those underserved by the traditional financial system

The World Bank estimates that about 1.7 billion adults around the world are without a bank account at a financial institution or through a mobile ...
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Finance | 4 MIN READ

Women in leadership: leading transformation as CFO

Bahaar Sidhu, MBA 13, CFO of Berkeley Partners, empathizes with her evening & weekend MBA classmates, acknowledging, “Haas trained us well for ...
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Finance | 3 MIN READ

The MBA from the eyes of a hiring manager at Goldman Sachs

If you dream of working in investment banking, you would do well to devote some of your waking hours to applying to a highly ranked business school, ...
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