Students share their impressions from a busy first week at Yale SOM.
Tyler Van Leeuwen '14 found his post-MBA position with the help and guidance of his SOM alumni mentor, Roberto Jiménez '09.
Students in the school’s two full-time programs embark on a series of joint programs and activities.
Austin Ligon '80, who helped launch CarMax while an executive at Circuit City and then led the company after it was spun off as an independent venture, spoke to members of the MBA Class of 2016 and the MAM Class of 2015 as part of Yale SOM’s annual student orientation.
The 62-member class is the largest to date, with representatives from 18 Global Network schools.
The 323 new students in the MBA program are a global group with accomplishments in many industries and sectors.
Through the Center for Customer Insights’ MBA Discovery Project, students worked with a game maker to understand how to create video games that appeal to girls.
Tucker, the former deputy governor of the Bank of England for financial stability, was the keynote speaker at the first conference of the Yale Program on Financial Stability, which focused on bank capital.
Demo Day featured Yale SOM entrepreneurs and other teams participating in the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute Fellowship, a competitive 10-week summer program, and the new YEI Summer Venture Creation Program.
Network schools work together to develop and teach the rich, web-based case studies.