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Monica Knight MBA 12
Bay Area MBA Alumna

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My courses in decision science, statistics and finance have enriched my skill set and helped me bring innovation to my daily work. Due to my experience with business intelligence implementations and my MBA studies, I was recently recruited to an exciting leadership position at Sony Playstation. Now I’m building a new team and leveraging my skills and experience to bring the analytics I’ve learned in the classroom straight to the workplace.

Student Leadership

Shares insider insight into the Bay Area Working Professional MBA program with prospective students at recruiting sessions.

Previous Degree

B.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Fast Facts

  • Fluent in Spanish.
  • Passport stamps include Columbia, the U.K., France, Canada, Venezuela and—most recently—Ireland.
  • Loves adventure: Has rappelled down a steep waterfall in Colombia, South America, and gone cave exploring.
  • Avid hiker and camper.

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News Release

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.

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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.