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CFO Industry Immersion: To Pivot or Not to Pivot
A prospective student gets a fresh take on teaching by case study
“This real-world experience, coupled with top-tier faculty and a collaborative environment, would provide a lasting tool-kit to succeed in any career,” writes JP Hawkins, a prospective MBA student.
UC Davis Full-Time MBA Ranked among Best in U.S. for 23rd Year
Full-Time MBA Moves Up to No. 37 and Part-Time MBA Rises to No. 32
Our Full-Time MBA moves up five places to No. 37, and our Part-Time MBA rises nine slots to No. 32 in U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.
Finding Passion and Community at Entrepreneurship Conference
The Ignite Conference at UC Davis challenges students to ask “Why?”
“The conference gave me an in-depth understanding of the industry…and a determination to call out sexism unapologetically,” writes Christina Souto MBA 20.
Preparing for Your Leap into Business Analytics
An insider’s view shares his six lessons before making the dive into big data
MSBA student Anil Jacob shares six lessons to know before making the dive into big data.
Join us on April 27 at UC Davis for a full-day summit to help employers to understand why and how they can achieve compliance with and benefits of The California Fair Pay Act.
Industry Immersion Exposes Students to Life as a CFO
From startups to public companies, finance is never boring
“It’s much more entrepreneurial than I’d imagined, and covers way more than just finance and accounting,” writes MBA student Stephen Auyeung.
Chevron Challenges Immersion Students on Sustainability Goals
In balancing climate change with shareholder returns, it's complicated
Balancing climate change with shareholder returns in the Sustainable Energy Industry Immersion, students tackled a live case study on California’s cap and trade policy for Chevron, one of the world’s largest oil companies.
From CardRates: Modern businesses need new hires to arrive on the job ready to contribute. With that in mind, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management gives MBA students the opportunity to develop the hands-on experience they need to hit the ground running. The school’s Integrated Management Project immerses student teams in a 10-week strategic program, tackling a partner company’s “real-world” business challenge.
From Comstock’s: Professor Andrew Hargadon says “innovative” is losing its impact, and terms like revolutionary are now erroneously substituted to boost the profile of the idea being discussed.
From Top MBA: How can you convince an employer to pay for your part-time MBA? Show that it is an investment in the company’s success, says James Stevens, our senior assistant dean for student affairs.
Three CEO Tips from an MBA Class in Sustainable Energy
Industry leaders from tech companies, startups and utilities share their case studies
“The Sustainable Energy Immersion truly captured just how diverse this industry has become,” writes MBA student Paula Avery.
At the GSM-sponsored Metro EDGE Emerge Summit, Senior Director of Career Development Chris Dito gave a dynamic talk on leveraging your personal brand in the professional world.
Perhaps it would be easier to start off by noting what’s NOT new in business schools globally. Business schools are ever evolving in response to changes in industry or shifts in regional needs, and also to remain competitive.
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.
Passion and Empowerment in the MPAc Program
Program's Executive Director offers unique dynamic to students
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.