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October 7, 2013

My quest to explore the Yale Campus continues. Whenever I get time I like to explore different buildings and libraries. So I decided to utilize a recent Friday, a day without classes, to visit the Old Campus. My journey started at the Yale Law School where I was mesmerized by the beauty of the building. It felt like as if I had entered Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

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September 27, 2013

My conversation with a Pickering Fellow was last highlight of the week. Our 5 minute conversation stretched to a full hour long debate. We discussed US Foreign Policy, and how developing economies benefit through the numerous programs included in US foreign policy, such as the USAID program. 

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September 19, 2013

It has been one month since the MAM Class of 2014 students arrived on campus and a good time to look back at all that has happened thus far.

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August 26, 2013

The MAM Class of 2014 spent last Wednesday visiting GE's corporate headquarters in Fairfield where they received a presentation on GE Renewables and its Renewable Energy Leadership Program.

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May 21, 2013

Yesterday was a great day for the Master of Advanced Management (MAM) program as it marked the graduation of the first MAM class.

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April 24, 2013

Yale’s extraordinary power to convene, to bring amazing people together, is a staple of our amazing university and Yale School of Management. But even by Yale SOM standards, the past 24 hours have been remarkable. Yesterday afternoon my colleague Jeff Sonnenfeld brought together in a single class session HP CEO Meg Whitman, McKinsey Global Managing Director Dominic Barton and Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

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April 2, 2013

Over half of the 20 members of the inaugural MAM Cohort spent the final two and half days of spring break in Washington, DC on a trip designed to increase their understanding of the organizations that combine to create the Washington, DC ecosystem with a specific focus on the business government nexus.

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February 26, 2013

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.

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February 22, 2013

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.

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