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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.
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.