As they completed their second week of classes on August 31, new MBA, MAM, and MMS students gathered to learn about Yale SOM’s more than 50 student-run clubs, organized around professional and extracurricular interests and personal affinities.
When it comes to international affairs, “one should approach problems with an open mind, with sincerity and flexibility,” said General Pervez Musharraf, the former president of Pakistan, at an event at the Yale School of Management on April 24.
For the past two years, students from the Yale School of Management, Yale School of Art, and Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Tel Aviv have collaborated to create visual responses to papers written by senior faculty at Yale SOM.
As part of a Yale SOM module on design and innovation, Professor Rodrigo Canales led students from throughout the Global Network for Advanced Management in a hands-on workshop.
The Yale School of Management will welcome nine new ladder-track, non-ladder, and visiting faculty members for the 2017–18 academic year, including two senior finance scholars and junior faculty in organizational behavior, economics, and finance.
In the final session of the online course taught by Yale’s David Bach, student teams got live feedback on their presentations from former Secretary of State John Kerry and Michael Warren, managing principal of Albright Stonebridge Group.
A career in advising governments on structuring public-private partnerships (PPPs) is an opportunity to leverage finance to do good, said Isabel Marques de Sá, chief investment officer for public-private partnerships at the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation.
"Positivity leads to three times higher creativity, 31% higher sales, 23% lower stress, and a 50% increase in the likelihood that you’ll live to age 94."
“The hedge fund business is a wonderful business,” Robert Pohly told students. “It has great margins. But it’s also an incredibly flimsy business.... So you’re going to have to understand what you’re doing and why you’re doing it.”