Collaboration

Kim-Mai Hoang MBA 23 and her grandfather
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UC Davis Online MBA Offers Flexibility and Real-Time ROI

“The genuine encouragement from advisors, professors, and peers has kept me connected and engaged."

“The Online MBA program allows you to curate your schedule that fits your timelines, responsibilities and professional goals,” student Kim-Mai Hoang says.

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Why UC Davis is a Great Place for Entrepreneurs

“Aggie Innovators” are changing the world

“This truly was the apex of my education—blending my scientific expertise with my business acumen and my entrepreneurial spirit,” says MBA alumna Teri Slack.

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Insights from the First UC Davis Data Summit

Lessons of storytelling, marketing analytics, natural language processing.

We brought together students, alumni, faculty, practitioners and corporate leaders from Google, Facebook, Instagram, Thorn and more to spotlight emerging trends in analytics.

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How the MSBA Program Provided a Career Boost

Adding tools to my skillset helped me succeed.

After years of sacrifice, recent Full-Time MBA graduate Tarun Chinniah finally received the pay-off he’d set out for: his MBA degree.

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How I Passed the CPA Exams

MPAc grads’ insight into exam prep and the testing process.

Teaming up with a fellow alumna, Navodi Weerasinghe MPAc 19 shares how she prepared and passed the four CPA exams.

Samantha Brill MBA 21 from UC Davis named to P&Q Best and Brightest
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Samantha Brill Named to Poets&Quants 100 Best and Brightest MBAs

Recognizing her extracurricular activities, leadership and potential, Full-Time MBA student Samantha Brill has been named among Poets&Quants 100 Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2021.

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How Our Dog Treats Can Help Restore Lake Tahoe

Four keys to grassroots social entrepreneurism

MBA alum Yuan Cheng co-founded Shrimply Blue to help restore Lake Tahoe. His team is on a mission built on trust and social impact.  

Jesse Rodriguez MBA 19 at Upwelling Capital Group
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Advice and Network Paved My Way to New Finance Career

My transition to private equity at Upwelling Capital Group.

Double-Aggie Jesse Rodriguez BA 13, MBA 19 shares how he built a strong network among faculty and alumni to launch a rewarding new finance career.

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Aggie Hacks x Google Cloud: The COVID-19 Path to Recovery

Winners and results of our MSBA program’s first national hackathon.

MSBA program hosts national hackathon in partnership with Google Cloud, attracting students from nine schools, to team up on COVID-19 solutions.   

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Cellars to Sellers: A New Law will Allow UC Davis to Sell its Wine to the Public

To sell thousands of gallons of wine previously poured down the drain, the Department of Viticulture & Enology turned to a team of UC Davis MBAs for a business plan as state laws passed to make it possible.

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Teamwork Drives Our Success for MSBA Practicum Client Project

3 keys to collaboration on our virtual consulting

“I can’t, but we can.” MSBA student Angela Wang says communication, delegation and support are foundations for collaborating on the year-long consulting project.

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MSBA Alums and Identical Twins Team Up at Home Depot

Both senior analysts at home improvement retailers’ headquarters in Atlanta

MSBA student Emily Teng catches up with identical twins Ashish and Rohan Ranshinge, both 2019 alums and now senior analysts at Home Depot headquarters in Atlanta.

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Ag Immersion: Balancing Work and an MBA

‘Why did I wait so long to do this?’

Sacramento Part-Time MBA student Brie Hunt on what it’s like to balance a full-time job in the agriculture industry and pursuing a graduate business degree.

Tarun Chinniah MBA 21 stares out at the ocean
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24 Hours in My Life as a Full-Time MBA

Living a balanced life and enjoying all the little sips

A coffee connoisseur, MBA student and ambassador Tarun Chinniah keeps a meticulous schedule—with plenty of java breaks.

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“Dot-Connector”: An MBA Recruiter in the Classroom

Attracting top talent for Genentech, Tesla, Salesforce

First-year Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Layne Austin peels the curtain back on her dual MBA experience and her career as a recruiter.

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Student Spotlight: Dominic Piombo MPAc 21

UC Davis MPAc student Dominic Piombo shares his journey through UC Davis as a double-Aggie, which professor has stood out the most, and his advice to prospective students and the community.

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3 Ways To Celebrate Black History Month at Your Workplace

Recognizing Black History Month in 2021

Online MBA student Leilani Alvarez says the workplace can be a great environment to recognize Black History Month and celebrate the many significant contributions of African Americans.

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UC Davis Welcomes Back Google Cloud Hero Competition

Google partnership paves way for practitioner certification

Teaming up with the pros from Google to learn cloud computing and reach our Google Cloud Practitioner certification.

Wearing his UC Davis GSM mask, Animesh enjoys Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, not far from the MSBA campus
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My MSBA Journey from Bangalore to San Francisco

“Opportunity to create relationships with client companies attracted me.”

MSBA student Animesh Danayak shares his journey to UC Davis and how the program has helped deepen his understanding of the field of analytics.

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UC Davis MBA Team Helps Chilean Winery Strategize

Bringing ‘creative and bold’ ideas to break into U.S. market

Full-Time MBA students team up virtually with students from the University of Talca to help Hugo Casanova Winery in Chile break into the U.S. market.