(Davis, CA) — The University of California, Davis, is launching a new interdisciplinary institute devoted to education, research and outreach in innovation and entrepreneurship, with the help of a $5 million commitment from alumni Mike and Renee Child.
To meet the growing demand for accountants, we will offer a one-year Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) program starting in fall 2012. Candidates in California seeking a Certified Public Accountant license beginning in 2014 must complete 150 units of post-secondary education at an accredited college or university.
UC Davis has landed a $5 million commitment with which to create a new institute for innovation and entrepreneurship. The commitment from UC Davis alums Mike Child and Renee Child will transform the UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship into a larger institute that can do much more, and which will have stable funding for years to come. “UC Davis is home to an amazing array of expertise across disciplines,” Hargadon said in the release. “This institute will help our faculty and students translate their knowledge and skills into ventures that improve society and add value to the economy.”
UC Davis has established The Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the help of a $5 million commitment from alumni Mike and Renee Child. The institute, housed at the Graduate School of Management, builds on the success of the Center for Entrepreneurship, which over the past five years has helped more than 650 researchers and students move their innovations and ideas into the marketplace.
In just three decades, the Graduate School of Management has soared to national and international prominence. This year during the Dean’s Fall Welcome Lunch, Dean Steven C. Currall welcomed new students and highlighted the School’s strategic plan and a new branding initiative in his talk: “Building Momentum and Mindshare at 2011’s Fastest-Rising U.S. Business School.” Click here to view the video from event.
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Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(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.