Faculty

Cyrus Aram
Lecturer, Fall 2014

Education:

Master of Business Administration  - University of California, Davis – Graduate School of Management

Six Sigma Master Black Belt - American Society for Quality, Black Belt Certification

Project Management Professional - Project Management Institute (PMI), Project Management Certification

Bachelor of Arts - University of California, Davis – English, Political Science and Philosophy

Profile

Cyrus Aram brings over 20 years of private and public sector experience in the areas of customer strategy, business transformation, planning, program, change and quality management.   He has domain level expertise in the following business disciplines:

Customer Strategy
Business Process Transformation
Lean Sigma
Program & Change Management
Performance Management & Business Controls
Thought Leadership         

Work Experience…In Brief

Eighteen years progressively responsible Fortune 100 business and  public sector strategy development and implementation (e.g. EDS, GM, VSP, HP, Blue Shield of California)
Demonstrated success in leading a variety of complex business programs, initiatives across different industry functions and on a global, national and regional basis
Ten plus years Directing large Customer Transformation efforts including leading all efforts to complete the largest technology merger in corporate America history
Companies initiatives delivered hundreds of millions in savings & increased revenue by as much as 30%

Faculty Profile: Adjunct Faculty at UC Davis & Sacramento State Business Schools

Favorite Leadership Principle: “Everybody Teaches…Everybody Learns”

 

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.