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The Sixth Annual "Meet the Firms"

August 26th, 2004

The Career Development Office will once again host the annual "Meet the Firms" event at the New Haven Lawn Club on Friday, September 10, 2004. This marks the official kick-off of the 2004-2005 recruiting season.

Yale School of Management Announces New MBA Program for Executives: Leadership in the Healthcare Sector

August 17th, 2004

New Haven, Conn., August 18, 2004 – The Yale School of Management is launching an MBA for Executives program to begin in August 2005. The innovative new program, the Yale MBA for Executives: Leadership in the Healthcare Sector, combines the resources of one of the country's leading MBA programs augmented with the knowledge, technical, and policy expertise of one of the nation's foremost medical programs, the Yale School of Medicine.

Fortune Names Three Yale SOM Alumnae -- Indra Nooyi (‘80), Nancy Peretsman (‘79), Wanda Rapaczynski (‘84) -- Among the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business

July 14th, 2004

Fortune magazine has named three Yale School of Management alumnae to its U.S. and international lists of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 2004. Indra Nooyi ('80), President and CFO of PepsiCo, and Nancy Peretsman ('79), Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Allen & Co., were named to Fortune's U.S. Power 50 list and Wanda Rapaczynski ('84), President of Agora, was named to the International Power 50.

Rediscovering Greatness: Nation's CEOs Gather at Yale to Address Uncertainties in Economic Recovery and to Honor Former Procter & Gamble Chairman and CEO John E. Pepper, Jr.

May 26th, 2004

New Haven, Conn.—May 26, 2004—Despite strong economic indicators, international financial markets currently reflect geopolitical uncertainties that make it hard for business leaders to guide the next 12 months. In an effort to review strategic business directions amid these conditions, 100 world-renowned chief executives, policy makers, and academics gather at the 49th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management.

Investor Confidence Recedes on Fears of Higher Interest Rates According to Survey Results of The Yale School of Management Stock Market Confidence Indexes ™

May 25th, 2004

New Haven, Conn.—May 25, 2004—Investor confidence has declined amid worries that the Fed will raise interest rates according to the latest survey results of The Yale School of Management Stock Market Confidence Indexes™.

Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Second National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

May 14th, 2004

New Haven, Conn., May 14, 2004—The Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures announced its selection of four grand-prize winners and four runners-up at the final round of the Second National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations, in New York City on Thursday evening, May 13.

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program 2005-2006

May 14th, 2004

Applications are being accepted from individuals interested in participating in the 2005-2006 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, a nine-month work/study fellowship program enabling 20 outstanding young American professionals to acquire an in-depth understanding of the political, economic, and cultural environment of Germany and the European Union.

Career News

May 13th, 2004

Thank you to all of the alumni who participated in our Mock Interview Series, Tell Me About Your Job Speakers Series, and many other CDO events. Your dedication and commitment to Yale SOM is greatly appreciated.

Dick Wittink Receives Paul E. Green Award For Landmark Marketing Study on Brand Switching

May 12th, 2004

New Haven, Conn.—May 12, 2004—Dick R. Wittink, the George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing at the Yale School of Management, is the recipient of the Paul E. Green Award 2004 for his paper "Is 75% of the Sales Promotion Bump Due to Brand Switching? No, Only 33% Is" with Harald J. van Heerde (Tilburg University) and Sachin Gupta (Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University).

The Cornerstone Society

May 12th, 2004

Congratulations to the Class of 2004 for breaking all records and setting the benchmark for second-year giving at Yale SOM by raising $169,000, with a participation rate of 70%. This represents a dramatic increase over last year's results of $2,350.