Overview

Bay Area MBA
Innovation. Diversity. Principled Leadership. Globalization.

Fall 2015

Our Program

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management offers one of the nation’s premier management education degree programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Every aspect of our Bay Area MBA program’s scheduling, logistics and support service’s specifically designed to meet the needs of working managers and professionals. You learn from the same world-class faculty who teach in our nationally ranked Full-Time MBA program, and work closely with talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and industry experience.

Our Approach

At the Graduate School of Management, you’ll find a vibrant, close-knit community where each student matters. Our career development team is available to assist you weekly in-person or via Skype and hosts quarterly workshops. We work with you to pinpoint industries and companies where you want to work. Our team will promote you directly to those employers. It’s almost like having your own talent broker.

Opening Doors

You will receive the essential tools you will need to help you in your career research of industries, companies, and contacts. We have built strong, enduring relationships with a broad network of more than 600 top corporations that know the quality of our graduates. Each year we expand this group with new partnerships that reflect both our students’ emerging interests and talents, as well as inspiring new companies and industries.

Our Results

“Within the first of the program, I was promoted twice and now report directly to my firms Director of Finance and Chief Operating Officer.”

-Michael Lewis, Senior Manager – Portfolio Strategy at Genesys

“After just one year gaining new skills and experiences in the Working Professionals MBA program, I was able to make the jump from a small business to a global company.”

-Alice Hsiung, Talent Analyst, Global Talent Management at VISA

 

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News Release

UC Davis Part-Time MBA Ranked in Nation’s Top 9%
Fourth Consecutive Year among U.S News & World Report's Premier Programs

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.

At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.

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UC Davis Full-Time MBA Ranked among Nation’s Premier Programs for 20th Consecutive Year
MBA Programs among Top 10% in U.S.
Record Salary and Bonus

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.

U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.

Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:

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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.

Spotlight Story

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.