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My Immersion into Biotech
Engineers, scientists and MBAs tackle live case studies presented by executives
“Most MBA programs leverage cases to help bring texture to business concepts, but the Immersion program brings cases to life and lets you experience them,” says MBA student David Bodimer.
At the Convergence of Agriculture and Business
Food and Ag Immersion brings executives and researchers together with MBAs
“The Food and Ag Industry Immersion has been my most rewarding learning experience,” writes MBA student Laudan Yavari.
Industry Immersion: CFO as Storyteller and Voice of Reason
Executives from AT&T and a veteran startup CFO advise students
In the CFO for Technology Industry Immersion course, AT&T executives and a startup veteran share their finance stories from managing a global giant to navigating unchartered waters in a new venture.
With a growing shift toward more inclusive business cultures, Sara Howard MBA 19 sees unprecedented opportunity.
New Pathways in Biotech Innovation
Students tackle case studies on stem cells and IBM’s use of AI in precision medicine
Industry Immersion: IBM’s vice president of research and an OncoMed Pharmaceuticals executive challenge students with live case studies on targeted cancer research and AI-powered precision medicine.
Accounting student Lana Kress shares the passion and enthusiasm Will Snyder brings to the classroom, going back to when she was interviewing for the program.
Curious about her Master of Science in Business Analytics classmates, Shreya Surana started the Know-it-All series. That group tapped into a far greater resource than she had ever imagined.
Is Financial Analysis Doomed in Twitter Era?
Inspired by Trump's tweets, UC Davis MBA grad partners on published study on stock market disruption
Prompted by Trump’s tweets, Professor Paul Griffin and MBA student Mohammedi Padaria published timely research on the impact of 24/7 social media, AI and robo trading technologies on stock values.
Professor Donald Palmer Contributes to Australia’s Investigation of Child Sexual Abuse in Organizations
Institutional failures account for many of the 4,400 cases
A royal commission has delivered the most extensive report of its kind, with Professor Palmer providing expert analysis of institutional cultures.
Industry Immersion: Training Tech CFOs of the Future
Chief Finance Officers share career advice and M&A case studies
Technology CFOs from financial software company Intuit and an AI-driven drug startup challenge MBA students on M&A scenarios and post-merger integration.
In business, big data is touted for its opportunity to increase productivity and efficiency, but in the medical field, alumnus Dr. Ron Fong MBA 17 says data management has failed to make significant inroads.
Accounting expert will deliver lectures and collaborate on research in cost management at the Amsterdam Business Research Institute this spring.
Executives from Genentech, McKinsey, Dandelion Energy and Moleculera Labs inspire creativity and curiosity among MBA and UC Davis graduate students teaming up to solve live case studies.
Alumni at the heart of Sacramento’s economic and cultural renaissance shared insights about the region’s growth and exciting future.
Crying off Script in Workplace Can Ruin Women’s Careers, UC Davis Professor Finds
Men’s anger may gain them stature
As celebrity harassment allegations pile up, everyday office dynamics are coming under the microscope. Professor Kim Elsbach examines crying at work and how we perceive men and women differently.
Executives from Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Mars Challenge Immersion Students
Finding actionable goals within complex global systems
“You need to lift yourself 50 feet up and see the entire playing field,” says Ralph Jerome, VP of innovation at Mars, Inc. “Where are the weakest links and how can you assemble them in a way that have impact?”
For more than two hours, Warren Buffett answered our questions ranging from business, women in investing, cybersecurity, marriage and raising children. It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
“Every time a little girl is told she can’t do or be something, there will be a support system there to tell her she can,” says Katie Gillis MBA 19.
Why So Few Women in Finance?
Studies point to role models, math gender gap, demanding hours and bias
Why are women a minority in investment management across global markets? Professor Brad Barber finds that role models, the math gender gap and demanding work hours are key reasons.