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M.B.A. Programs Focus on Project Management

Dean Steven Currall offers insight on the ever-changing needs of employers. “Employers tend to feel that the M.B.A. graduates are strong [in] technical business areas like finance and accounting and quantitative analysis,” Currall says. “[But], they want more team management, leadership, strategic thinking skills, and project management skills.” The UC Davis Graduate School of Management curriculum was recently overhauled to incorporate such needs.