Sakura (cherry blossoms) in Caulkins Courtyard. Not actually Japan, but we were there a little too early to see a great number of cherry blossoms. Sorry ‘bout that. Photo by Dennis’ iPhone. Here is the much-delayed follow-up to my first post on Japan, Frames, Trains, and Automobiles. I really wanted to get this to all of you right after our International Experience ended, but, alas, the craziness that is the first week of Spring 2 put a hitch in that plan...Read More
An old Chinese proverb says that to know the road ahead you should ask those coming back. Given my recent graduation and imminent re-incorporation to the work force, I thought I might share my experience in the Master of Advanced Management (MAM) program for prospective students to mull over...Read More
A week ago I woke up to a room full of unpacked suitcases, a number of meetings on the calendar, and a four hour final looming ...Read More
The Yale School of Management conferred degrees upon its newest graduates in a diploma ceremony on May 20 that included the inaugural class of the school's Master of Advanced Management program. Read the full story.Read More
Yesterday was a great day for the Master of Advanced Management (MAM) program as it marked the graduation of the first MAM class. Twenty students from ten Global Network Schools and eleven countries arrived in New Haven late last August with the courage to embrace a concept and leave having established the MAM as an integral part of the SOM Community. A tradition at Yale is that all graduates across the University and their friends and family gather on Old Campus and each Dean presents their degree candidates to the University President.Read More
First off, Congratulations to the Class of 2013! I'm so proud of you all, and going to miss so many of you that I've come to call friends over the short year. It's terrifying to me that I can already call myself a second year - I know I have very big shoes to fill. I know this kind of feeling has got to happen every May: a sense of accomplishment, a sense of finality, and a sense of great anticipation for what comes next. Like reaching the 25th mile of a marathon. (I presume. I've never run one.)Read More
Upon completing our first MBA year this past Monday, celebrations were certainly in order. After we submitted our Innovator final at 7:30 p.m., we all proceeded to eat, drink and make merry….
OK OK, you got me. The more accurate version of the story—at least, in my case—is that I ate, drank (mango lassi, that is) and… merrily made my way to the long neglected friend that is my bed.Read More