For MBA graduates, the tech industry offers many opportunities in finance, marketing, product management and strategy, just to list a few. Learn what opportunities await for MBAs in non-traditional tech.
Robert YetmanBy Professor Bob Yetman, Faculty Director, UC Davis Master of Professional Accountancy
We’ve redesigned our MPAc course offerings to reflect a strong grounding in accounting fundamentals, as well as providing several specific skill-sets vital to the long-term success of practicing accountants.
Brady Sidwell is the Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy of Asia Pacific Operations at the OSI Group. The OSI Group is a world leader in providing quality animal protein to the global food industry. They have a presence in sixteen countries, and have been operating in China for over twenty years. In this blog, Sidwell discusses food safety crises in China, as well as strategies to effectively overcome them.
During orientation, all 225 members of the incoming classes of 2013 – Full-Time MBAs, Part-Time MBA and Master of Professional Accountancy students – signed the student-initiated ethics pledge, vowing to their peers to uphold the highest ethical and professional conduct. We commend every student for their commitment to these principles.
“I promise to complete my degree with honesty and integrity, and will continue to hold myself and my classmates to the highest standards of honor from this day forward.”
Robert Smiley is professor emeritus of management and served as dean of the Graduate School of Management from 1989 to 2003. He is co-director with David Block, Chair, Viticulture & Enology Program (V&E), of the UC Davis Wine Executive Program. The next program will be on March 23 -27, 2014.
Professor Kimberly Elsbach conducts research on the acquisition and maintenance of organizational images, identities and reputations. She teaches negotiation skills in competitive business environments. Elsbach has published extensively on organizational reputations and controversies and has studied the impacts of telecommuting and how the work place has transformed.
With Women Who Count, our goal is to inspire women leaders who wish to leverage their experience and influence with money and turn their passions into results that make a difference. To shed a spotlight on this conversation, we are featuring a series of interviews with Women Who Count, selecting inspiring role models to share how they created transformative outcomes through their wisdom, knowledge and influence with money.
Wayne Batwin is the President of PRIME Market Access International, a management consulting firm. He has more than 34 years of experience in international food and agriculture research and policy, marketing, and market development. Batwin recently retired from the Foreign Agriculture Service of USDA, where from 2006 to 2010 he was the Director of Agricultural Trade Office at the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai, China.He is a presenter at the upcoming Global Agribusiness Entrepreneur Symposium Series in China.
Colin Carter is Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis and Director of the Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics. His research interests include international trade, futures markets, and commodity markets. In this blog, he discusses China’s role in world food markets, as well as opportunities for the US in Chinese Agribusiness.