Event Recap

Startups Make a Splash at the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition
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Startups Make a Splash at the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition

Held in person for the first time since 2019, the 22nd Annual Big Bang! Business Competition presented over $100,000 in prize money and in-kind awards to early-stage startups in the food and agriculture, health, energy/sustainability, and social

Career Q&A with Upwork’s Director of Trust and Safety Analytics
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Career Q&A with Upwork’s Director of Trust and Safety Analytics

Exec shares interview mistakes to avoid and career tips with MSBA students

With 20+ years of analytics experience, Pubudu Wariyapola, director of trust and safety analytics at Upwork, shared valuable tips with my MSBA class.

Q&A with MBA Alumna Smita Madam, Tableau Product Manager
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Q&A with MBA Alumna Smita Madam, Tableau Product Manager

Learning about the technical and non-technical sides of product management

From data deep-dives to interview tips, MSBA student Tushar Kotangale shares seven top questions from our recent Q&A with alumna Smita Madam.

Online MBA Residential in Napa Highlights Wine, Food, Ag
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Online MBA Residential in Napa Highlights Wine, Food, Ag

The power of unexpected connections and branching out of your comfort zone

Online MBA student Ashlee Bippus shares lessons in wine making, alternative meats, agtech and more from recent weekend residential.  

3-D Tech Venture a “Shoe-in” as Big Bang! Finalist
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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.   

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

How My Team Made it to the Finals of Our Annual Hackathon with Google Cloud
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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.

Tackling Behavioral Interviews
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Tackling Behavioral Interviews

Tips from an Amazon recruiter on how to ace an interview

One of the highlights of the MSBA experience is an exclusive Interview Preparation Series where industry professionals from top companies guide us on how to be successful in interviews.

4 Lessons from the 2021 UC Davis-ANA Data-Driven Digital Marketing Conference
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4 Lessons from the 2021 UC Davis-ANA Data-Driven Digital Marketing Conference

Execs from Google, Blackrock, Univision and Zappos.com offer brand insights

MSBA student Julia Wallace tuned in to learn from leaders from four well-known and influential brands during the UC Davis-ANA Data-Driven Digital Marketing conference.

Refresh and Recharge Your Career Webinar Series
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Refresh and Recharge Your Career Webinar Series

A series hosted by the Graduate School of Management Alumni Relations and Career Development Teams

Refresh and recharge your career with the help of the GSM Alumni Relations and Career Development teams.

Pathways to the Boardroom Webinar Series
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Pathways to the Boardroom Webinar Series

A series hosted by the Graduate School of Management Alumni Association

Pathways to the boardroom look different for everyone. Our four-part series will help you build a step-by-step roadmap to your leadership seat.

Insights from the First UC Davis Data Summit
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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.

UC Davis Leads Meetup of UC Accounting Students
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UC Davis Leads Meetup of UC Accounting Students

My three lessons learned from our virtual networking event.

MPAc student Ingrid Isea-Smith shares three lessons from the UC Davis-led virtual networking event for graduate accounting students.