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BERKELEY, Calif. -- Developing innovative leaders is the new focus of the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley, which is revamping its MBA core curriculum and emphasizing the school's distinctive culture to shape its students.
The school defines innovative leaders as individuals who drive growth by putting new ideas into action in every corner and every function of their organizations, and who do so responsibly. Curricular changes and the new cultural emphasis will be launched this fall in both the Full-time MBA Program and the Evening & Weekend MBA Program.
"We want to prepare leaders who define what's next for our markets and our societies," said Haas School Dean Rich Lyons. "This kind of path-bending leader is more critical than ever to our collective future because our world is on so many unsustainable paths, in areas such as education, healthcare, demographics, safe water, and energy."
"Whether it is producing more fuel-efficient autos or creating new business processes, innovative leaders are the ones who will deliver into our …