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Sacramento Part-Time MBA Class Visits
Sacramento Education Building

Class Visits

We encourage prospective MBA candidates to visit to the School to discover first-hand the special qualities of the UC Davis MBA program and our community.

After the class, you will be paired with an MBA Ambassador for an informal conversation about our program as well as an introduction to our MBA Admissions Team.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Class Visits

San Francisco Bay Area – MBA Class Visits
San Ramon Campus

 Class Visits

We encourage prospective MBA candidates to visit to the School to discover first-hand the special qualities of the UC Davis MBA program and our community.

After the class, you will be paired with a Bay Area MBA Ambassador for an informal conversation about our program as well as an introduction to our MBA Admissions Team. Select a date below to sign-up. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

GSM Community Event

Spring Plenary Session: IMP/MGT440

Attendance is required for current first year full time MBA students

Current first year students will join the Integrated Management Project course faculty for an introduction to their second year capstone experience. Students should bring their computers to this session. Attendance is mandatory.

Gallagher Hall
Rm 1213
Davis, CA
Admissions

Personal Admissions Consultation – Phone Call
Sacramento Part-Time MBA Program

MBA Personal Consultation

This one-on-one conversation is a great opportunity to ask questions and get advice from admissions counselor Christine Felkel. You’ll gain an insider’s perspective from topics to work/life balance, student life, next steps and any and all topics that are important to you. Christine will call you at the scheduled appointment time.

Sacramento Education Building Room - 2203
4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Event

Launch!
Start-up Career Fair

The 1st Annual Launch! Career Fair will connect up-and-coming start-ups from the Sacramento and Silicon Valley areas with UC Davis talent .

Who should attend:

  • Startups looking to hire for internship or career positions.
  • UC Davis community (MBA, Engineers, PhDs, Undergraduates, Law students)

For more details, contact Ana Pinaya. A networking lunch will be provided from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Location

Vanderhoef Quad (in front of Gallagher Hall)

Entrepreneurship Event

Big Bang! Final Presentations + Awards Ceremony
The top five Big Bang! finalists will present their presentations at the final awards ceremony.

The top five Big Bang! finalists will present their presentations at the final awards ceremony. The 1st and 2nd place winners will be announced. Audience members will vote for the People’s Choice Award winner.

Networking: 5-6 p.m.

Final Presentations + Awards Ceremony: 6-8 p.m.

Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center, Alpha Gamma Rho Hall, Davis, CA
Conferences/Programs

Maximizing your Mentoring and Developmental Network
Presented by: Greta Hsu, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management
UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Your success in the workplace depends on the quality of your mentoring relationships.  Research has shown mentors can impact important career outcomes such as pay, career advancement, and work satisfaction. In recent years, changes in the structures of careers have necessitated changes in approaches to the mentoring relationship. 

Conferences/Programs

Effective Negotiations: Strategies and Tactics
Presented by: Jim Olson, Guest Lecturer UC Davis Graduate School of Management

By learning and practicing negotiating basics in this program, from preparation to getting to “yes”, you will dramatically improve your confidence entering important negotiations, and the outcomes from those negotiations.

Conferences/Programs

Becoming a Trusted Leader
Presented by: Kimberly D. Elsbach, Ph.D. Associate Dean and Professor of Organizational Behavior Stephen G. Newberry Endowed Chair in Leadership

Studies have shown over and over that trust is a key contributor to leadership success. Being able to inspire the trust of your team is critical to any leader’s career success.

Event

Pre-MBA Math Camp Sessions Part-Time, Sacramento Program
Education Building Room 2206

The GSM provides a pre-MBA math preparation program (Math Camp) that will meet for three weekends in August at the Sacramento Education Building and San Ramon, Bishop Ranch 15 campuses.

Topics include general math, basic algebra and some statistics. The program is hands-on with a focus on working problem sets and understanding the material.

You are expected to attend all three sessions and may choose to attend either the Sacramento or San Ramon sessions. If you have any questions, contact your program manager directly.

Event

Pre-MBA Math Camp Sessions Part-Time, Bay Area Program
Bishop Ranch Room 1502

The GSM provides a pre-MBA math preparation program (Math Camp) that will meet for three weekends in August at the Sacramento Education Building and San Ramon, Bishop Ranch 15 campuses.

Topics include general math, basic algebra and some statistics. The program is hands-on with a focus on working problem sets and understanding the material.

You are expected to attend all three sessions and may choose to attend either the Sacramento or San Ramon sessions. If you have any questions, contact your program manager directly.

Conferences/Programs

Pitching Creative Ideas
Presented by: Kimberly D. Elsbach, Ph.D. Associate Dean and Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stephen G. Newberry Endowed Chair in Leadership

While there is certainly an art to successfully pitching ideas to your team, colleagues, and/or social group, there is also skill involved. That skill can be fostered and developed, and this program has been designed to do just that.

Conferences/Programs

Developing Customer Analytics for Decision Making
Presented by: Ashwin Aravindakshan, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Data on customer behavior can guide the firm to better differentiate between customers, create targeted marketing campaigns, learn how to value customers based on behavior, construct better up-selling and cross-selling tools and even learn about which customers to keep and which to let go.

Conferences/Programs

Analysis of Financial Information
Presented by: Hollis Skaife, Ph.D. Professor of Accounting and Information Systems
UC Davis Graduate School of Management

In business today, every successful manager and leader needs to be able to speak and understand the language of finance. With more integrated strategic operations and more dynamic organizations, these skills that were once reserved for accountants and finance professionals are fast becoming needed by everyone for career success.  

Conferences/Programs

Advanced Analysis of Financial Information
Presented by: Hollis Skaife, Ph.D. Professor of Accounting and Information Systems
UC Davis Graduate School of Management

In business today, every successful manager and leader needs to be able to speak and understand the language of finance. With more integrated strategic operations and more dynamic organizations, these skills that were once reserved for accountants and finance professionals are quickly becoming needed by everyone for career success.  

Conferences/Programs

Forecasting for Business Management
Presented by: Chih-Ling Tsai, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Management
Robert W. Glock Endowed Chair in Management

This program has been designed specifically for UC Davis MBA alumni to further develop their business forecasting skills.

Conferences/Programs

Maximizing your Mentoring and Developmental Network
Presented by: Greta Hsu, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management
UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Your success in the workplace depends on the quality of your mentoring relationships.  Research has shown mentors can impact important career outcomes such as pay, career advancement, and work satisfaction. In recent years, changes in the structures of careers have necessitated changes in approaches to the mentoring relationship. 

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