I could probably attribute my thirst for data to many aspects of
my life and personality. I’m excited to take my penchant for data
analytics and my career to the next level through UC Davis’ MSBA
Research has shown that by incorporating experiential learning into professional development programs, adult learners thrive. To be successful though, the experience has to not only be fun, but be translatable to the business world.
(Editor’s note: This blog originally appear on Medium)
Getting hundreds and thousands of airplanes on and off airport
gates and runways, and orchestrating their movement in the sky,
is no small feat. Hard enough in normal circumstances, this
complex exercise becomes even more difficult due to acts of man
(e.g., terrorism), technology (airline or ATC computer failures),
and nature (bad weather).
As Cuba opens up, people from all over the world are likely to flood into Havana, hoping to understand more about its transformation. Our MBA International Study Trip class visited the capital of Cuba during their spring break.
Two years ago I was in your shoes. Graduation from college was
right around the corner and I was not sure what was next. I asked
myself: Do I try my luck in the job market? Do I continue to
About a year ago, as I was looking at the part-time University of
California MBA programs, I attended several fairs to find out
more about the different University of California programs. Most
of the universities talked about diversity and inclusion. But as
with individual conceptions of identity, diversity can have
different meanings for everyone. And nothing can be as
enlightening as experiencing it firsthand.
At our recent kick-off event for the UC Davis MSBA program, Bryan Kirschner, Google’s API strategy lead, summed up the importance of hands-on learning by saying: “making the shift to be able to learn from doing and experimentation, is a tremendous advantage over the old way of doing things, and that’s something that there is a crying need for . . .”
To truly take full advantage of the benefits of social capital,
it becomes important to diagnosis all of the networks that make
up your network. Knowing who is in your task network, your career
network and your social network is key.