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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 ...

Five Skills Every Product Manager Needs—and Why

By Rahul Sampat   |   3/13/2018
On the road to developing the next new thing, product managers need to be able to communicate strategy, negotiate scope and trade-offs, excel at working with constrained resources, speak in technical terms, ...

P&Q profiles Berkeley Haas director of inclusion and diversity

By Angela Fleekop   |   3/08/2018
Business School news site Poets & Quants (P&Q) has featured Élida Bautista, the new director of inclusion and diversity at Berkeley Haas.

Closing the gender gap: Female CEOs from Gap Inc. share wisdom

By Liz Rosenberg   |   3/07/2018
When we pulled together a room full of women at Gap Inc. headquarters, recently, it was an opener to what we intend to be an ongoing conversation about gender equity and leadership. More than 150 women joined ...

The best MBA programs for women? FT ranks Berkeley MBA #2 in the US

By Angela Fleekop   |   3/05/2018
The Full-time Berkeley MBA Program is #2 in the US and #3 in the world in a 2018 Financial Times (FT) ranking of Best MBA programs for women, the publication's first ever look at MBA outcomes for women.

From the Berkeley MBA to new careers in tech: Meet three MBA 17 grads

By Angela Fleekop   |   2/07/2018
Top employers for graduates of the Full-time Berkeley MBA class of 17 include Adobe, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft—not surprising for a class that saw nearly 37 percent of students go to work in technology. ...

104% in 3 years: Haas FT Ranking Reflects Alumni Salary Boost

By Angela Fleekop   |   1/31/2018
Haas alumni are among the highest paid MBAs in the world, with strong salary gains that helped Berkeley Haas rank #10 in the world and #7 among U.S. schools in the 2018 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking.

Secrets to Crafting Your Best MBA Application

By Susan Petty   |   1/24/2018
Not to scare you off, but applying to an MBA program is a big deal. It takes a lot of planning, rigor, and yes, self-reflection. But, if you were easily intimidated by those things, you wouldn’t be reading ...

Which MBA Schedule is Right for You?

By Eileen Jacob   |   12/27/2017
Business schools offer the option to study full-time or part-time so that there is a format to fit everybody—no matter where you are in your life or career. Choosing the right MBA schedule can be tricky, but ...

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 ...