MAM Blog

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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January 18, 2013

A major highlight for me during my first term in the MAM program was getting to meet Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan who visited Yale in September.  I never would have imagined that my first opportunity to meet such a high ranking official from my home country would come in New Haven, CT.

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January 2, 2013

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.

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November 9, 2012

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from the SOM Latino Leadership Association saying that the former President of Colombia, Mr. Alvaro Uribe, was going to visit the School of Management and that the club would be hosting a lunch with him. They wanted to know if I would be interested in attending the event… Are you serious? Having lunch with President Uribe?? This is a once in a lifetime opportunity! Count me in!

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October 2, 2012

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.

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September 4, 2012

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.

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