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University of California, Davis

Image of OrganizersUC Davis is located between San Francisco and Sacramento metropolitan areas in the heart of California’s agriculturally rich Central Valley.For more than 100 years, UC Davis has engaged in teaching, research and public service that matter to California and that transforms the world.Located close to the California State Capitol, UC Davis has more than 33,000 students, more than 2,500 faculty and more than 21,000 staff, an annual research budget of nearly $750 million, a comprehensive health system and 13specialized research centers.

The university offers interdisciplinary graduate study and more than 100 undergraduate majors in four colleges — Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering, and Letters and Science. It also houses six professional schools Education, Law, Management, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.

University of California, Davis-Graduate School of Management

Image of OrganizersThe UC Davis Graduate School of Management is focused on preparing the next generation of inspired, results-driven and innovative leaders who are committed to making a positive impact. Consistently ranked among the world’s premier business schools, the School has a collaborative learning environment that is enhanced by faculty members who are internationally renowned for their research and teaching, highly selective admissions, innovative and entrepreneurial students, successful alumni, and prime locations in the heart of Northern California’s economic engines.

Established in 1981, the School’s research and educational programs have enjoyed growing global visibility. For 18 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the UC Davis full-time MBA program among the best, most recently in the top 9 percent. The part-time MBA program is ranked among the top 7 percent of accredited programs in the U.S.

The Economist ranks the School No. 1 worldwide for the diversity of corporate recruiters who hire our MBA graduates. And The Economist, The Financial Times and the Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education all rank the UC Davis MBA program among the best in the world.

The Graduate School of Management’s full-time and part-time MBA programs extend from the San Francisco Bay Area to Sacramento. It has nearly 100 students enrolled in its Full-Time MBA program at Gallagher Hall, and 425 MBA students at campuses in Sacramento and San Ramon. A new, one-year Master in Professional Accountancy degree program that was launched last fall, the first of its kind in the University of California system.

The School offers open enrollment and custom executive education programs as well as many strategic opportunities for corporations, executives and entrepreneurs to connect, partner, and develop talent. The School is home to the Center for Investor Welfare and Corporate Responsibility and the internationally known UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which promotes innovation and commercialization of  discoveries by scientists, engineers, and medical researchers. Within the Child Family Institute there is a new Sustainable Agtech Innovation Center established to provide sustainable agricultural technologies originating in research labs to go to market.

CHIC Knowledge Center of Excellence (CKCE)-Sponsored by CHIC

Image of Organizers CKCE the pre-eminent center of management and professional leadership development in China.

Its mission is to leverage a mix of academic and business management  and leadership training resources from around the world, to bridge the talent gaps of Agrarian business and Biosphere Integrated Rural Urbanization development by combining academic expertise with the real business world in a context of relevant education, training, seminars and forums.

CKCE partners with global best-in-class universities, business schools, business leaders and academicians to meet the needs of our clients and solve our most pressing business challenges. Our academic leadership partners will deliver relevant training programs and professional coaching that will bring immediate value to business leaders and their companies.

CKCE’s Motto: Our graduates today are our pride tomorrow

The goal of the centre is to produce graduates today who will be effective global leaders tomorrow.

University of California, Davis-College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Image of OrganizersThe leading college of its kind in the nation, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences addresses critical issues related to agriculture, food systems, the environment, and human and social sciences through cutting-edge research, top-ranked undergraduate and graduate education, and internationally recognized outreach programs.

  • The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences encompasses more than 5,000 acres, including 3,700 devoted to agricultural teaching and research
  • The college has 360 faculty members
  • 5,300 undergraduate students in 27 majors (21 percent of UC Davis students)
  • 1,000 graduate students in 45 graduate groups and programs (25 percent of UC Davis students)

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UC Davis Graduate School of Management partners with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Labs to drive technologies from lab to market

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(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

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Vickie Sherman MBA 13 Finds Her Passion, Her Career—and Herself

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What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?

My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.

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MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT
Projects Put Business Needs Front and Center

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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.

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UC Davis Part-Time MBA in Top 8%, Full-Time MBA in Top 9%
U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings: This marks the 19th consecutive year our MBA program has been ranked among the best in the nation.

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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.