It’s a friendly competition between top business schools for bragging rights, but the focus is on philanthropy and volunteerism.
Clad in GSM wear and awash with school spirit, more than 60 Graduate School of Management students descended on Stanford University on April 16 – 18, to participate in the MBA Challenge for Charity (C4C) Weekend. They joined more than 1,000 fellow MBA students from UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, USC, the University of Washington and Stanford.
A team of five second-year GSM students literally lit it up at the 40th annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, bringing home a first-place trophy for their success running Vectar Corporation, a maker of energy-efficient light bulbs.
Hosted by the University of San Diego’s School of Business Administration, the contest attracted top business students from more than 20 national and international universities.
The big prizes in the UC Davis business-plan competition organized by GSM students went to coastal players in pharmaceuticals and software, but Glycometrix — a Davis-based company developing a cancer test — took home the “People’s Choice” award.
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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.