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Yale School of Management Launches First-of-Its-Kind Corporate Governance Director Education Program; Curriculum Embraces Need for Global Corporate Governance Improvements and Establishment of International Standards of "Best Practices"

July 19th, 2002

New Haven, July 14 to 23, 2002 – International experts who teach, design, or implement corporate governance training programs worldwide are in an intensive, eight-day Corporate Governance Director Education Program, which is being sponsored by The Global Corporate Governance Forum and the International Institute of Corporate Governance (IICG) at the Yale School of Management (SOM). Leaders from the director training institutes in nine East Asian economies (China, Taipei, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia) are attending to develop a core curriculum that will promote corporate governance reform at a corporate level.

26 August thru 30 August

July 9th, 2002


Mass Vaccination May Be Best Response to Smallpox Attack Say Yale School of Management and M.I.T. Sloan Experts

July 8th, 2002

New Haven, CT, July 3, 2002 – In the event of a smallpox attack, a mass vaccination policy would result in fewer deaths and faster disease eradication than alternative vaccination strategies, reports a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (article 2827). Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, the best response to a smallpox attack has been a topic of hot debate.

Management Leadership For Tomorrow and Yale School of Management Launch MBA Preparation Program for Aspiring Minority Applicants; Program seeks to boost minority success rates and address under-representation at leading MBA programs

June 24th, 2002

New York, June 24, 2002 – Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), a New York-based non-profit organization, and the Yale School of Management (Yale SOM) announced today a partnership to launch a new MBA Preparation Program to increase success rates for minority applicants and expand minority representation at leading graduate business schools throughout the world.

New CEO Survey by Yale School of Management and Gallup Organization Reveals that "Serial Acquirer" CEOs Are Driven by Ego Rather than Business Opportunities; Survey Also Shows Many CEOs Feel Their Board Members do not understand their Firm's businesses

June 24th, 2002

New Haven, CT, June 11, 2002 -- A new survey of the CEOs of many of the nation's largest corporations conducted by the Yale School of Management and the Gallup Organization has found that those CEOs who fail to invest in their existing in favor of frequent acquisitions tend to be more likely to feel that great leaders are born that way. Most CEOs, however, believe that great leadership is developed over time.

New CEO Survey by Yale School of Management and The Gallup Organization Reveals Confidence in Auditor Accuracy Still High, Post Enron

June 20th, 2002

New Haven, CT, June 19, 2002 – A new survey of chief executives from the nation's 1,000 largest firms conducted by the Yale School of Management and The Gallup Organization offers surprising insight into the confidence CEOs have in the accuracy of their external auditors. Despite the Enron debacle, almost 75% of CEOs strongly agree that they have high confidence in the accuracy of results provided by external auditors.

Global Commerce Will Never Be the Same Say Nation's Corporate Leaders at The Yale School of Management

May 28th, 2002

New Haven, CT, May 28, 2002 - In response to the nation's current leadership crises over trust, accountability, and security, 100 of the nation's top corporate leaders will meet at the Yale School of Management (SOM) this week with top policy makers and leading educators. The 45th CEO Leadership Summit is sponsored by United Parcel Service, Bloomberg News, The Gallup Organization, and PRG-Shultz International.

Yale School of Management Creates Global Research Institution for Corporate Governance

May 27th, 2002

April 3, 2002 – The Yale School of Management is opening a new research and teaching center to study Corporate Governance worldwide and the relationship between legal regulatory frameworks and the global economy. The Yale School of Management International Institute for Corporate Governance (IICG) was inaugurated by World Bank President Jim Wolfensohn in a ceremony April 3rd on the business school campus. Mr. Wolfensohn also was awarded the annual Yale School of Management International Center for Finance award for his contributions to business and society.

Important End of the Year Details!

May 24th, 2002

Bursar Account, Billing and Mailing Addresses, Intellikey and Locker info.

Commencement Information

May 23rd, 2002

For additional information on accommodations, directions, parking, schedules, etc. please visit the following web sites: http://www.som.yale.edu/students/Commencement/Commencement.asp or http://www.yale.edu/commencement