News at Anderson


Thursday, February 25, 2010

New Leader in the Office of Alumni Relations

Eric MokoverUCLA Anderson has announced that Eric Mokover ('80) will be the new associate dean, external affairs and executive director, alumni relations.

Until most recently, Mokover served the UCLA Anderson community as associate dean, career initiatives in the Parker Career Management Center. As a 28-year veteran at UCLA Anderson, first as director of admissions and later as assistant dean for the MBA Program, his relationships with alumni are deep and broad around the world, qualities that will prove important as he takes on his new role.

New Global Executive MBA Program for the Americas

Eric Mokover ('80)Bob Pettit (‘89), former executive director, alumni relations, has taken on a new role at UCLA Anderson. Pettit is now the executive director of the school’s planned Global Executive MBA Program for the Americas, working with Faculty Director Dominique Hanssens and Chilean partner school, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.

Patterned after the school’s efforts in Asia, this new program extends UCLA Anderson’s reach into Latin America. More...

Expand Your Network on LinkedIn

LinkedIn LogoUCLA Anderson has broadened its LinkedIn reach to provide even more networking possibilities for alumni.

We have recently launched numerous domestic and international groups to reach alumni in various regions. International regions are also broken down into subgroups to better serve your needs.

If you are interested in expanding your network in your region, check out these new groups.

Take advantage of our LinkedIn groups now!

Renowned Management Expert and Author Visits UCLA Anderson

Stephen CoveyTouching upon many of the lessons from his most famous work, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Dr. Stephen Covey told an audience that today's "knowledge age" companies must focus on their people and a corporate culture rooted in guiding principles that everyone understands and works towards. In his 40 minute talk on February 2, Covey invited the audience to "Create Greatness." More...

February 26 - Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference

Woo Conference

The Woo conference brings together business leaders, professionals, academics, and students to discuss business trends, challenges and impacts of the increasing role of Greater China in the global economy. It also aims to provide a collaborative platform for participants to build networks, exchange ideas, and share knowledge. Use code anderson226 when registering for a 20% discount. More...

February 27 - Women's Golf Clinic and Luncheon

Join the UCLA Anderson Alumni Golf Committee for a day of networking and golf instruction as they present the 2010 Women's Golf Clinic and Luncheon. The clinic will be held at the Lakes Golf Course in El Segundo. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to sign up for a relaxed clinic where they can both develop their skills and network with fellow UCLA Anderson friends. $50 price includes clubs and balls, all you have to do is show up! More...

March 24 - UCLA Anderson Forecast Quarterly Conference

With the supply chains of modern economies extending over long distances and across international borders, the speedy and efficient movement of goods by managers along these long supply chains is an essential prerequisite for economic growth. At this event, the UCLA Anderson Forecast will be launching the Ceridian/UCLA Pulse of Commerce, a new monthly indicator of the movement of goods along the supply chain.

Use code AndAlum0310 for a $100 affiliate discount. More...

April 6 - John Wooden Global Leadership Award Dinner

The UCLA Anderson School of Management is presenting a special dinner and program honoring Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and CEO, FedEx Corporation, as the third annual recipient of the John Wooden Global Leadership Award. Smith will be honored during the dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 6. Discussion with Smith and Coach John Wooden will highlight this memorable event. More...

Celebrating 75 Years with 75 Inspiring Alumni

In 2010, we celebrate the school’s 75th anniversary.  As part of that celebration, we are looking to share a few stories about our many inspiring alumni in an anniversary edition of Assets magazine and on the UCLA Anderson website.  We are seeking individuals who have chosen to use their management education in a variety of different ways in order to create an impact in the world.

With an alumni community of 36,000, we need your help in identifying candidates. More...

Alumni Profile

Randy HornWould you rather embark on what some might consider a “traditional career,” working your way up the corporate ladder – or roll the dice on a board game, and live the entrepreneur’s life with all the ups and downs that come with it?

Randy Horn ('97) chose the latter. More...