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.
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.
“You have to be vigilant to make sure that you don’t have any barnacles on your bottom,” said Roz Savage, the world’s foremost female ocean rower, who spoke to students at the Colloquium in Advanced Management.
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.
“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.”