Please join Edward A. Snyder, Dean & William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management, and Anjani Jain, Senior Associate Dean for the Full-Time MBA Program & Senior Lecturer, for a discussion on the state of the Yale School of Management, curriculum changes planned for the upcoming school year, and other new initiatives, as well as an update on Edward P. Evans Hall, which is scheduled to open in January 2014. You are encouraged to submit your questions about the school for Deans Snyder and Jain prior to the conversation here. Questions will also be solicited during the webinar. When: Wednesday, September 11, 12-1 p.m. Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/875010350 Bios: Edward A. Snyder, Dean & William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management Edward A. Snyder is Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management at the Yale School of Management. As Dean, he has overall responsibility for the school's academic programs, for enhancing its reputation, and for strengthening its finances. The school's objectives are to be: (i) the business school that best leverages its home university - eminent and purposeful Yale University; (ii) the most global U.S. business school; and (iii) the best source of elevated leaders for escalating complexity in all sectors. During his tenure at Yale, the school has (i) developed the first global network of top business schools, (ii) introduced its Master of Advanced Management degree for graduates of the Global Network for Advanced Management, (iii) implemented a new, required Leadership Development Program for all Master's students, and (iv) forged yet stronger programmatic relationships with other Yale professional schools. Mr. Snyder began his professional career as an economist with the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.A. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. He began his academic career at the University of Michigan where he developed programs in Central Europe, China, India, and Russia. His research and teaching is focused on industrial organization, antitrust economics, law and economics, and financial institutions. Previously, Mr. Snyder was the Dean and George Shultz Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Anjani Jain, Senior Associate Dean for the Full-Time MBA Program & Senior Lecturer Anjani Jain is Senior Associate Dean of the Full Time MBA Program at Yale School of Management. He also serves as Senior Lecturer on the School's faculty in the areas of management science and operations management. He holds a bachelor's degree in physics and mathematics from Indore University in India; an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; and a Ph.D. in operations research from the University of California, Los Angeles. He started his academic career at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, joining its faculty in 1986 and assuming various administrative roles over the years. These roles included Vice Dean positions at the School with oversight of the MBA and MBA for Executives programs. His teaching included courses in management science and operations management in the MBA, undergraduate, Ph.D., and executive education programs, and led to numerous teaching awards. He has also taught courses at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, and the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad. He has served on the International Advisory Council of the ISB and as an Area Leader on its faculty. He has been a consultant or advisor to firms in the automotive, discrete manufacturing, food processing, and private equity industries. His research interests include the analysis and design of manufacturing systems, optimization algorithms, and probabilistic analysis of combinatorial problems. He has also published in the professional literature on telecommunications network design. His more recent work has investigated the impact of growing product variety on the manufacture and design of families of products, especially in the automobile industry.