Jan 31, 2003UC Davis press release / Business Wire
The Graduate School of Management and the Department of Viticulture and Enology will present the third-annual UC Davis Wine Executive Program to industry decision-makers from March 9-12, 2003, in Sacramento, Calif. For information, visit the program web site.
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An undergraduate minor in technology management—designed to give engineering and science graduates an edge in today’s high-tech business arena—will be introduced at the GSM this fall. It is the first minor at the UC Davis campus to require students to apply as part of a selective admissions process. For more information, visit the Tech Minor Web page.
Professor Nicole Woolsey Biggart, holder of the Jerome J. and Elsie Suran Chair in Technology Management at the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management, has been appointed dean of the School effective July 1, 2003.
A team of second-year students from the Graduate School of Management have returned home to UC Davis with a first-place award from the 39th annual ICBSC International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition held April 10-12 in San Diego.
The GSM team also earned a second-place trophy for the best strategic business plan and annual report. The team’s fictitious company, Cyberdine, Inc., specialized in technology for toy robots.
A biopharmaceutical company developing a breakthrough treatment to prevent the spread of cancer by putting tumor cells on a low-carb diet has won $10,000 in a business plan competition organized by UC Davis MBA students.
At a time when major ethical failings by corporate America have eroded public trust, the Graduate School of Management is introducing a mandatory ethics boot camp for all 150 entering MBA students. Students will discuss leadership, values, and individual and corporate responsibility.
“Two-buck chuck” table wines, low-priced imports and consumers’ increasing taste for inexpensive wines have led to one of the toughest retail markets in years for the wine industry, according to an annual survey by GSM Professor Robert Smiley, a noted wine industry economist.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
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.