Posts categorized "Academics"
Exciting times at SOM! It is the start of the third week of spring semester. Everyone seems to have settled really well into the new environment by embracing the transparency theme of Evans Hall. Transparency is important in today's business and society and thus it has been given special emphasis at Yale SOM. Not only is the building a majestic piece of art, its architecture certainly adds diversity to the beautiful gothic architecture you will find across Yale University.Read More
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This term, with the Master of Advanced Management (MAM) cohort, I’m taking a course designed specifically for our program called the CEO Agenda 2020. This course is based on the premise that the private sector has assumed an increasingly important role in addressing pressing global challenges and an evolving social contract has shifted expectations for private sector engagement in matters such as global health, development and climate change. The modern CEO must understand an array of issues that extend far beyond traditional business concerns.Read More
While Yale School of Management is undoubtedly a top business school, throughout the world Yale is probably best known for its liberal arts tradition. The hallmark of any Yale education is to approach problems from different perspectives, to cross disciplinary boundaries in order to obtain penetrating insights, and the new Master of Advanced Management at Yale SOM is no exception.Read More
Last month, I attended the third annual Yale Student Leadership Forum organized by the Association of Yale Alumni. This one-and-a-half-day forum enables students from across Yale University to develop leadership skills, meet successful leaders and bring student leadership to life with compelling speakers, panels, and workshops.Read More
Earlier this term we had the first session of the Advanced Management Boardroom (AMB), featuring Bob Diamond, former CEO of Barclays, where we discussed global financial markets and the European debt crisis. Dean Snyder kindly hosted the session at his home.Read More
I would like to welcome you to what will be the first of a series of regular blog posts on the MAM program. We hope that these posts can help prospective students as well as members of the larger Yale community learn about the MAM. The MAM is a new one-year degree program started this year by the Yale School of Management (SOM), open to recent MBA graduates from Global Network for Advanced Management schools. The MAM is a prime example of Yale SOM’s move towards becoming the most global U.S.Read More