Posts categorized "Speakers"
When Standard & Poors downgraded Brazil’s bonds to junk grade last month, the immediate cause was the country’s struggling economy and growing deficit. But the roots of the crisis, economist Paulo Roberto de Almeida told students at Yale School of Management on October 13, lie in Brazil’s major structural problems, including imbalanced public finance, inadequate savings and investment, high tax burdens, and low productivity.Read More
Hosted by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Yale SOM, the Yale-Geithner Challenge was a video competition open to Global Network for Advanced Management students; teams of students created short videos to explain an aspect of financial panics—why they happen, why they matter, and what can be done to break them.Read More
On April 9, the MAM cohort had the pleasure of having Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal—who served as Commander in the International Security Assistance Force and in the U.S. Forces in Afghanistan—as a guest for the Colloquium in Advanced Management.Read More
This post I dedicate to the lessons we have been taught by the MAM speakers during the month of November. Thus I would like to say that I am thankful for being exposed to a line up of incredibly accomplished leaders that included: Mr. Ian Cook, Ms. Ellen Shuman, Mr. Jonathan Klein, and Governor Howard Dean. I am also thankful for the opportunity to share these lessons in this post.Read More
Stephen Roach, senior fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and an expert on China, has heard it all before. As soon as it looks like the Chinese economy is falling short of previous periods of remarkable growth, people start predicting its doom.Read More
Many people dismissed my answer as a joke, or perhaps lacking truth, but I have never been more serious about anything. I was pleasantly surprised when I came here to the MAM program and spoke with my classmates and found out that the majority shared my sentiment. We want to change the world and make a difference.Read More
As the inaugural guest for the MAM Presents Leadership Talk Series, Eric Spiegel, CEO and President of Siemens Corp USA made a visit to Yale SOM on April 8, 2014. The event was a resounding success not just for the MAM Program but also for the Global Network for Advanced Management at Yale SOM.
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