Collaboration

Calvin Ofili and Michael Owolabi display their Big Bang! Business Competition product
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3-D Tech Venture a “Shoe-in” as Big Bang! Finalist

Looking to revolutionize shoe technology one foot at a time

Tresole, the MBA-led shoe startup, is one of 16 finalists in the Big Bang! Business Competition at UC Davis.   

Kevin Chuc MBA 22 at the 2022 UC Davis Collaborative Leadership retreat in Monterey
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Why I Got Involved Beyond the Classroom

Full-time career, part-time MBA student, ambassador and student leader

Bay Area Part-Time MBA student leader Kevin Chuc shares what it’s like to balance his work responsibilities, academic courses and his volunteer efforts.

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Finishing First in the Inaugural UC Davis Food & Ag Case Competition

Our challenging, thrilling and fulfilling immersive student experience

Collaborating through the night, MBA student Baldeep Rai’s interdisciplinary team presented to industry leaders and won the first-ever Food and Ag. Case Competition.

Team Aggielytics - Naga Yashas Bhaskara Venkata, Julia Wallace, Jodi Go and Abhinhav Kishore
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How My Team Made it to the Finals of Our Annual Hackathon with Google Cloud

Project explored technological disparities of California’s public education system

For the third year in a row, the M.S. in Business Analytics program partnered with Google Cloud to host the 2022 AggieHacks two-day challenge featuring numerous data challenges for UC Davis students.

Keshore Suryanarayanan on the California coast
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7 Keys to Mastering Your MSBA Practicum Project

Our group experience will pay dividends in your future job interviews

Working well with your practicum team comes down to seven tangible steps, says MSBA student Keshore Suryanarayanan.

Mandy Leiter
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My Journey to Combine Technology and Social Impact

Exploring new technologies and finding my community at UC Davis

My interest in the world of business started with education, but not in the way you might think.

Practicum Team
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MSBA Practicum: Takeaways for Effective Teamwork

Shared vision and complementary skills essential to our team’s success

A highlight of the MSBA is the program-long practicum project. Our team is collaborating with the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute (CPMC-RI) to improve data processes in the Cancer Avatar project.

GSM MSBA students
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My MSBA Practicum Team Dynamics

How the diversity of my team and our roles is helping me find my way

For our practicum project, our MSBA team worked with a media non-profit based in the Bay Area, KQED, one of the member television stations throughout the U.S. that are part of the Public Broadcasting Service.

Let's talk business!
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Let’s Talk Business! Engineering My Future Career

UC Davis MBA program helps me learn business skills, lingo and apply it to my career

I know what words like “cash,” “credit,” and having a “balanced budget” mean in a personal finance context. But I was lost in my engineering job at a local utility company when co-workers used industry lingo to describe corporate budgets.

Dainah Kilburn MPAc 22 profile photo
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Tight-knit, Helpful Community at UC Davis Reminds Me of Home

How my love for accounting deepened in the Master of Professional Accountancy program

Born to a small family in the Caribbean, my road to UC Davis has been anything but linear. What kept me moving forward—and enabled me to earn my graduate accounting degree—was my family’s values of hard work and determination.

Poets&Quants founder John Byrne addresses deans at the WACSB
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Poets&Quants Founder to B-school Deans: “Innovate at the Margins to Distinguish”

John Byrne praises UC Davis MBA Industry Immersions as model

Holding court with 46 b-schools deans, Poets&Quants Founder John Byrne pointed to the UC Davis MBA program’s Industry Immersions, which helps it stand out from other schools.

UC Davis Full-Time MBA Class of 2023 group photo
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Our 7 Core Actions for Diversity

Bringing inclusion practices into the real world

Building on UC Davis’s No. 1 ranking by QS for inclusiveness, diversity and internationalization, the Graduate School of Management has a commitment to seven core “Actions for Diversity.”

Leticia Garay MBA 24 holds a sign recognizing her first day of grad school
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First Steps to Becoming a First-Generation Graduate Student

Putting the Represented in Underrepresented

From advisor to admit, first-generation student Leticia Garay built up her confidence to join the Sacramento Part-Time MBA program.

Group shot of MBA student Zach Hunter and the 325th Weapons Squadron USAF B-2 Weapons School (2).jpg
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Finding Purpose: Pursing an MBA after U.S. Military Service

‘The veteran network is incredibly strong’

Former Air Force Operations Intelligence Analyst Zach Hunter shares his journey to UC Davis and his call for other veterans to follow in his footsteps.

MBA student Kate Graham UC Davis womens lacrosse
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MBA Student-Athlete Becomes a Champion On and Off the Field

“The best blessing in disguise I will ever receive”

Full-Time MBA student Kate Graham shares her experience winning a lacrosse championship with UC Davis, and how she balances her schoolwork.

Valerie James and incoming Bay Area MBA cohort
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Gearing Up: Lessons Learned during Part-Time MBA Orientation

Finding the right fit based on your criteria

Incoming Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Colleen O’Brien shares her journey to UC Davis, highlights from the two-day onboarding experience and meeting her classmates for the first time.

Jaspreet Bola MPAc 21 graduation
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Collaboration is the Heartbeat of MPAc Program

Learn to become a great team player

MPAc alumna Jaspreet Bola switched from pre-med to accounting, discovering the power of collaboration in our community.

2023 FT MBA cohort class photo
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Destination Davis: Onboarding Our Full-Time MBA Class of 2023

10-day orientation introduces our collaborative culture, UC Davis MBA experience

Our incoming Full-Time MBA 2023 cohort began their UC Davis journey with a 10-day, in-person onboarding experience in Davis and beyond.

Sacramento's Tower Bridge - by Sacramento Chamber of Commerce
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MBA Team Finds About 23% of Sacramento's Workforce May Leave the Region within Three Years

A new workforce study from the Sacramento Metro Chamber and a team of UC Davis MBA students revealed about a quarter of the more than 400 Sacramento-area workers surveyed may leave the region within three years.

Meagan Travlos MBA 22 and a lemur
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Serving on a Board: How Women in Leadership Opened My Eyes

Finding female mentorship with the PUENTES board

Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Meagan Travlos served on a non-profit board through the student-led Women in Leadership Board Fellows Program.