Hear from Dean Unnava, alumni and faculty at exclusive, invitation-only event for incoming UC Davis MBA students. Modeled after highly popular TED talks, we assembled a unique group of movers and shakers who shared their insights, lessons and secrets. The UC Davis MBA is a journey that prepares you to shape your community, your career and your country.
Our 14th annual Peer-to-Pier signature event, held on February 15, 2017, featured Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Aimeé Lapic. Aimeé shared her insights into Marketing in a Global Age learned as a global marketing leader at Banana Republic and the Gap. GSM Professor Kimberly Elsbach led the Q&A in San Francisco at Blue Shield of California headquarters.
Innovative MBA and Ph.D. students from various top-level business programs learn from some of the most successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and other hubs of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Industry leaders from Google and Autodesk share about the demand for talent in business analytics, how the future of business is transforming, and how the UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics program will partner with Silicon Valley and Bay Area corporations on real-world, hands-on student projects to prepare leaders for the digital economy. The inaugural UC Davis MSBA class will begin in San Francisco this fall (2017).
More than 100 attendees and headline speaker, Bryan Kirschner, API Strategy Lead for Google, gathered at Gallagher Hall to help us officially launch our Master of Science in Business Analytics program. The 10-month program will be held in San Francisco, the heart of the big data revolution.
Our first Dean’s Distinguished Speaker of the 2016-2017 academic year, Matthew Johnston, CEO of HM.CLAUSE, a global leader in the production and sale of high-quality vegetable seeds tailored to local environments and customers. (November 17, 2016).
HM.CLAUSE has deep roots with UC Davis, collaborating for many years on plant breeding. Most recently, the company funded two undergraduate Ag Major/Tech Management scholarships and a fellowship for an MBA student pursuing a career in agriculture.
Internships are an essential part of the MBA experience because you can hone new skills and try out possible career paths and companies. A third of our Full-Time MBA students were placed in their 2017 summer internships in one day! We thank our alumni and corporate partners for making these opportunities available.
Big data has forever altered the way businesses operate, from marketing and supply chains, to competitive strategy and human resources. A tidal wave of data continues to wash over companies. The challenge is how to harness that flood to make informed decisions that propel firms forward.
John Mackey, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, has led the natural and organic grocer as it has grown from a single store in Austin, Texas, founded in 1978, to an $11 billion Fortune 300 company, and a top U.S. supermarket with more than 340 stores and 70,000 team members worldwide.