New Haven, CT - October 31, 2001 - The Yale School of Management is being honored today by The Aspen Institute in New York City and The World Resource Institute in Washington, D.C. with an award for its outstanding leadership in training MBA students in environmental management skills.
New Haven, CT, October 10, 2001 - At the first conference held by the newly-formed executive education partnership of the Yale School of Management and The Chief Executive Leadership Institute, Roger A. Enrico, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, received the "Legend in Leadership Award," for his outstanding contributions to business and society and for the inspirational model he has set.
New Haven, CT, June 12, 2001 -- Garry Brewer, an accomplished leader in the field of policy science with expertise in environmental management, has been appointed the Frederick K. Weyerhaeuser Professor of Resource Policy and Management, jointly by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Yale School of Management. He will join both faculties in July.
New Haven, CT, June 12, 2001 -- Where do the world's most prominent chief executives go when they want to learn from each other? CEOs from Michael Dell to Sumner Redstone to Quincy Jones would likely say, The Chief Executive Leadership Institute (CELI), a combination think-tank and corporate management education center. Starting this summer, CELI joins forces with the Yale School of Management to offer the first University-based peer driven leadership education program for America's top executives.
New Haven, CT, May 22, 2001 -- Amidst the current turbulence in our financial markets, a group of leaders from business, banking and academia, established at the suggestion of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in April 2000, released its findings today on ways to improve the system of financial reporting for companies. It concluded that investors do not have all the information they need to make the most reasoned judgments on how to value companies.
New Haven, CT, April 3, 2001 -- A team of five Yale MBA students won the finals of the national Venture Capital Investment Contest (VCIC), a one-of-a-kind competition that gives MBA students from top business schools venture capital experience in a competitive environment. Student teams from 32 leading U.S. business schools competed in the contest. The event was held last weekend at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which founded the competition in 1998.
New Haven, CT, March 9, 2001 -- The Yale School of Management recently received two gifts totaling $1.2 million dollars for its International Center for Finance (ICF) to help fund collecting research and publication in financial market history.
New Haven, CT, February 7, 2001 -- Today, the Yale School of Management celebrated the launch of a new MBA-managed venture capital fund called Sachem Ventures, LLC, a $1.5 million venture capital investment fund that is unique to the business school arena. It is the only fund of its kind run by Yale MBA students who can invest in local startups. Ten percent of the school's studentbody help manage the Fund.
New Haven, CT – January 10, 2001 – The Yale School of Management honors Arthur Levitt, Chairman of the United States Securities & Exchange Commission, with The Yale School of Management Award for Distinguished Leadership in Global Capital Markets tomorrow -- January 11 -- at The New York Public Library. The event, part of the school's Leaders Forum, gathers leaders from the world's financial community -- investment banks, commercial banks, stock exchanges (from United States, Europe, and Asia), accounting and law firms, industry and the U.S. Senate -- for a meeting that will include a discussion on the future of global markets.