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Class Visits

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.

Event

Bay Area MBA Orientation 2016
Suite 225, Bay Area campus

This event welcomes Bay Area MBA fall 2016 entering class joining the Graduate School of Management (GSM) community. This is a two-day event, with day 1 on Sep 10 at the Bay Area campus and day 2 on Sep 17 at the Davis campus. More information please see here. Orientation is for fall 2016 entering class only.

Event

Part-time MBA Orientation 2016
Ballroom A, B & C, UC Davis Conference Center

This event welcomes Sacramento MBA fall 2016 entering class joining the Graduate School of Management (GSM) community. Orientation is a two-day event, with day 1 on Sep 10 at students’ home campuses and day 2 on Sep 17 at the Davis campus. More information please see the Orientation pages of the Bay Area program here and the Sacramento program here. Orientation is for fall 2016 entering class only.

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 who have taken Professor Tsai’s 203B or 285 courses* to further develop their business forecasting skills.

Event

MBAllStars: Unite – Connect – Do
An event hosted by the students of the Bay Area MBA Program

Sunday, November 13, 2016  |  1–6 p.m.  |  Wente Vineyards, Livermore

Our Mission

The Bay Area MBAllStars will provide a relaxing yet meaningful day of connection, service and inspiration—and a platform to share ideas for a better business world. Our mission is to unite UC Davis MBA students, alumni and faculty in the spirit of doing. MBAllStars is an annual celebration to challenge one another to meet these goals.

UCD = Unite – Connect – Do

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, UC Davis Graduate School of Management 2016 Teacher of the Year

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

Building a Customer-Centric Strategy
Presented by: Ashwin Aravindakshan, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Advances in technology over the past decade have shifted power in the marketplace from the firm to the customer. Customers now have a vast array of choices and where to buy. This shift demands a change in firm strategy, from focusing on the product to focusing on the customer. 

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.

Conferences/Programs

Evaluating and Rewarding People
Presented by: Gina Dokko, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management
UC Davis Graduate School of Management

How do you get the most out of a performance evaluation process? How should you allocate your budget for salary increases across your subordinates? In this three-hour program, we will cover the “nuts and bolts” of managing people for performance. 

Conferences/Programs

Pitching Creative Ideas
Presented by: Kimberly D. Elsbach, Ph.D. 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.

Deadline

Round 3 Application Deadline – March 1
Priority Scholarship Deadline for Part-Time MBA Programs

MBA, MPAc and MSBA Programs

The Round 3 Application Deadline for the Fall 2017 entering class is March 1, 2017.

If you hit a roadblock during the application process, don’t forget our admissions experts are here to help. Attend an upcoming event or schedule a personal consultation and obtain the advice needed to lock in your spot in the Fall 2017 entering class. 

Conferences/Programs

Building your Strategic Bench: Visionary Succession Planning
Presented by: John Goldberg, MBA, Lecturer UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Everyone knows the old saying ‘what has made us successful in the past, will not get us where we need to be in order to be successful in the future’. The same should be said for every organization’s talent pool.

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

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

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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