Big Bang! Workshop: Market Research at Its Best: Customer Calls
Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
Presented by Cleve Justis, Executive Director, Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Understanding the needs of your customer is one of the most important first steps in any new venture. Information gathered in this session will help you develop questions to ask a potential customer, to better validate their market, competitors and customers.
Hosted by the UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Big Bang! is the largest annual business competition in the Sacramento region.
As the institute’s program coordinator, Amber Harris oversees the Sustainable Ag Tech Innovation Center (SATIC), coordinates the Big Bang! Business Competition, leads outreach and recruiting for all institute programs, and identifies and implements the scope of work for these programs.
The Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, seeks temporary instructors to teach one or more Undergraduate Management Courses for academic year 2016–17. Course curricula may include Marketing for the Technology-based Enterprise, Financing New Business Ventures, Managing Costs and Quality, Supply Chain Planning and Management. Descriptions and tentative scheduling details are listed below.
The Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, seeks temporary instructors to teach one or more Accounting courses for academic year 2016–17. Course curricula may include Strategic Cost Management and Managerial Accounting and Controls. Descriptions and tentative scheduling details are listed below.
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.
The Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, seeks temporary instructors to teach one or more Finance courses for academic year 2016-2017. A description and tentative schedule details for the course are listed below.
Financial Theory and Policy (205): Covers the fundamental principles of corporate financial management and capital markets. Major topics include general valuation methods for risky cash flow streams, capital budgeting, asset pricing models, risk management, equity financing, debt financing, and dividend policy.
Online English skills and culture course via Eclasstic.com.
WHAT IS ECLASSTIC?
Eclasstic.com delivers online English skills courses for international students and business people. Interactive video-based courses provide useful, real-world English language skills via a web app.
Eclasstic courses focus on practical English language skills, in a compact format, enabling users to interact with video content to increase comprehension.
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.
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The Career Development Team is dedicated to helping you in every phase of your career planning process. One of the best ways to ensure a long and successful career is to learn the strategies and tools of proactive career management.