Classified: Teaching students to think like entrepreneurs and investors

“Classified” is a series spotlighting some of the more powerful lessons faculty are teaching in Haas classrooms. Just seconds into his funding pitch for a mobile robot that could assist in emergencies, Justin Jeffers realized that his carefully timed audio of a detonation had failed. Jeffers quickly pivoted. “Boom! Big explosion!” yelled Jeffers, EWMBA 21,

Berkeley Haas receives STEM designation in all three MBA programs

Berkeley Haas is among the first business schools to receive STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) designation in all three of its MBA programs. The designation makes all international students who graduate eligible to apply for an additional 24-month visa extension during post-MBA employment. Haas’ STEM OPT extension is retroactive to December 2018. All current

Veterans Day 2019: Why we serve

The Berkeley Haas community thanks our student veterans for their contributions to the greater campus and, more importantly, to their country. “Every year, our student veteran community grows, enriching our campus with unique insights, wisdom, leadership, and unyielding dedication to helping others,” said Dean Ann Harrison. This Veterans Day, we asked four student veterans about

Should the U.S. “decouple” from China? International experts debate at Haas

Nearly 40 years after President Richard Nixon’s historic visit to Beijing, should the U.S. disengage from its deeply entwined economic relationship with China?   That was the topic for a panel of international experts and journalists at “The Great Decoupling and Sino-US Race for Technological Supremacy” held at Berkeley Haas on Oct. 17. Co-hosted by the

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