News at Anderson


Monday, April 19, 2010

Register Today for UCLA Alumni Day, May 15

UCLA DayHear from top faculty and guest experts on current events, trends and new research. Connect with fellow alumni and faculty at the UCLA Anderson Open House and Luncheon. It’s your day to grow, play and learn. Register today!

Highlights of UCLA Anderson:

 • Your MBA: The Foundation (not the culmination) of your Executive Education, Open House with Kelly Bean, Assistant Dean of Executive Education
 • The Art of Innovation: Guy Kawasaki ('79), Unscripted
 • Beating the Bozos: Live and Raw with Guy Kawasaki ('79)
 • The Power of Persuasion: A Primer with Noah Goldstein, Professor of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior

See More from UCLA Alumni Day and Register Today!

UCLA Anderson Honors Visionary with Wooden Global Leadership Award

Fred SmithIn a spectacular gala that managed to do justice to both the recipient and the man for whom the honor is named, UCLA Anderson School of Management presented the John Wooden Global Leadership Award to Frederick W. Smith, chairman and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation. More...

A Lunchtime Discussion...
Hours before the evening festivities honoring Smith, the FedEx founder joined Dean Judy Olian for a conversation on leadership and entrepreneurship in Korn Hall as part of the Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series. More...

Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series, April 22

Larry Fink ('76)Join Dean Judy Olian in hosting Larry Fink ('76), Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, Inc., for a conversation about global markets and what it takes to successfully rebound from economic hardship. A frontrunner in international finance, Fink will share his unique experiences in yesterday's market and how his role has shifted in today's post-bailout economy.

The discussion will be in UCLA Anderson's Korn Hall on Thursday, April 22 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. More...

Jim Stengel to Speak at Spring Mixer, April 27

Jim StengelJoin the UCLA Anderson Marketing Association for their Spring Alumni Mixer at Monsoon Cafe in Santa Monica, CA and hear UCLA Anderson Professor Jim Stengel, former global marketing officer of Proctor and Gamble. The event promises to be an evening of connecting and reconnecting with drinks and hors d'oeuvres served. More...

Two Opportunities for an Evening with UCLA Anderson

Bay Area, Apr. 28
Join Dean Judy Olian in a panel discussion on Investing in Economic Growth and the state of innovation, venture capital and the financial markets. The panel and cocktail reception will be at the San Francisco Film Centre at 6:00 p.m. More...

Orange County, May 5
The Alumni Network Chapter of Orange County will host a cocktail reception and panel discussion at The Resort at Pelican Hill at 6:00 p.m. Richard Reisman ('85), CEO of the Orange County Business Journal, will moderate a panel discussion on Investment Strategies for the Current Economic Tsunami. More...

Mentoring and Providing Guidance to Future Leaders

Alex LawrenceAlex Lawrence (‘99) never stops looking for ways to make a difference in his world and ours.

As executive director of the UCLA Anderson's Riordan Programs, including the Riordan Scholars, a program targeting college bound high school students interested in learning about business and developing leadership skills and the Riordan Fellows, a program that targets recent college graduates who are considering graduate education in business management, Lawrence's mission is to better the lives of young Southern Californians, future leaders currently in need of guidance and mentoring. More...