Industry Immersions

Where Sustainable Energy and Finance Meet in Industry Immersion
Teghpreet Ahluwalia MBA 22 working at the Collaborative Leadership Retreat
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Where Sustainable Energy and Finance Meet in Industry Immersion

Teaming up on solutions to solve issues from top energy and utility execs

A financier and entrepreneur, Sacramento Part-Time MBA student Teghpreet Ahluwalia sees greater potential between energy field and impact investing.

Destination Davis: Onboarding Our Full-Time MBA Class of 2023
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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.

Real Change in Health Care Demands Innovation and Empathy
Finding empathy in health care
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Real Change in Health Care Demands Innovation and Empathy

Cutting-edge biotech therapies, combined with hope, lead to healing.

A biotech entrepreneur, Natalie Makableh MBA 21 says we need more empathic leaders at the intersection of science and society. Read how she’s changing that.

HM.CLAUSE: Finding New Insights to Agricultural Challenges
Andres Trillo Vice President, HM. CLAUSE
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HM.CLAUSE: Finding New Insights to Agricultural Challenges

“We benefit from the external perspectives that challenge our internal optics”

HM.CLAUSE Vice President Andres Trillo blogs about MBA students and campus researchers successfully developing solutions in our Food & Ag industry Immersion.

My Passion: Harnessing Tech to Unlock the Mystery and Power of Food
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My Passion: Harnessing Tech to Unlock the Mystery and Power of Food

Food & Ag Industry Immersion brings science and business together

Associate Professor Justin Siegel, our Ciocca Visiting Professorship in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, shares his cutting-edge research on sustainable food innovation to promote planetary health.

Ag Immersion: Balancing Work and an MBA
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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.

Neurobiology to Food & Ag: Industry Immersion Cultivates New Passion
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Neurobiology to Food & Ag: Industry Immersion Cultivates New Passion

Intense collaboration developing solutions for top executives

Through my MBA and the Food & Ag. Industry immersion, Jonathan Pan MBA 21 says he's been able to experience areas in which my science and business skillset can be bring value to many different companies.

Walking Right Back into the World of Predictive Analysis
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Walking Right Back into the World of Predictive Analysis

Executive Insights in Business Analytics Immersion

I thought I had left data science behind when I left experimental nuclear physics for my chosen career in medical physics.

When I took the next step of enrolling in the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program, I expected to move further away from my data

From Foodie to Aggie, My Taste of Ag Industry’s Future
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From Foodie to Aggie, My Taste of Ag Industry’s Future

Matching strategy with sustainability

Consumer and grower preferences in the agriculture industry are shifting. The earth and number of people living on it are changing. In a response, UC Davis is committed to building a more stable food system for the future.

The Food and Agriculture

In the Field: Immersion Tours Unpack California's Agribusiness
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In the Field: Immersion Tours Unpack California's Agribusiness

MBAs and ag students see agricultural supply chain up close

“It was mind blowing,” to see 16 lines simultaneously packing salad mixes in a warehouse running 24-hours, six days a week, writes Julie Morris, Food and Ag Immersion Coordinator.

For our new field trip course, “Pre-Immersion: Food &

Jesse Rosales Climbs K2 Like It’s His Job
Jesse Rosales MBA 17 Climbs K2 Like It’s His Job
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Jesse Rosales Climbs K2 Like It’s His Job

MBA Alum: It takes management skills, process-oriented goals and a strategic vision

Jesse Rosales didn’t climb a mountain in a day.

Summiting the second highest peak in the world—a feat more consuming and dangerous than scaling Mt. Everest—took years of preparation, perseverance and every project management skill in his toolbox.

Industry Immersion: CFO as Storyteller and Voice of Reason
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Industry Immersion: CFO as Storyteller and Voice of Reason

Executives from AT&T and a veteran startup CFO advise students

In the CFO for Technology Industry Immersion course, AT&T executives and a startup veteran share their finance stories from managing a global giant to navigating unchartered waters in a new venture.

Industry Immersion: Training Tech CFOs of the Future
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Industry Immersion: Training Tech CFOs of the Future

Chief Finance Officers share career advice and M&A case studies

Technology CFOs from financial software company Intuit and an AI-driven drug startup challenge MBA students on M&A scenarios and post-merger integration.