Orientation

Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day
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Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day

Starting our journey at UC Davis, meeting the dean, touring campus

Onboarding for our MSBA cohort featured a tour of the UC Davis campus, essential preparation for our client projects, and meeting the community.

Bootcamp Basics: Getting Up to Speed in the MSBA Program
New Student Laksh Suryanarayanan MSBA 23 with staff
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Bootcamp Basics: Getting Up to Speed in the MSBA Program

From Amazon to PayPal to UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics

After working globally for Amazon and PayPal for seven years, Laksh Suryanarayanan’s path led to the UC Davis MSBA program.

HR Executive Paul Bianchi Shares Ethical Framework with New Full-Time MBA students
A lecture from Paul Bianchi
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HR Executive Paul Bianchi Shares Ethical Framework with New Full-Time MBA students

Impact of decision-making in building values-based cultures

With over 25 years of leadership service as a human resources executive, Paul Bianchi shared notable lessons with our new Full-Time MBA class of 2024 as part of our onboarding experience.

Overcoming Challenges with Optimism Instead of Anxiety
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Overcoming Challenges with Optimism Instead of Anxiety

How the MPAc program has helped me develop confidence in my professional abilities

The MPAc program is so much more than accounting—It has given me the opportunity to meet amazing people and become a stronger, more confident professional who is no longer controlled by anxiety.

Gearing Up: Lessons Learned during Part-Time MBA Orientation
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.

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.

Welcoming the MPAc Class of 2022 to Campus
Meet the Firms 2021 event at UC Davis
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Welcoming the MPAc Class of 2022 to Campus

Master of Professional Accountancy students gear up for in-person experience

Following a kick-off onboarding orientation, MPAc Associate Director William Orta says the program is gearing up for a big year.

Quantitative Fundamentals Course Requirement
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Quantitative Fundamentals Course Requirement

Incoming Class, Summer / Fall 2023

***Incoming students are required to complete the Online Quantitative Fundamentals Course***


Purpose

These online self-paced courses are meant to be quantitative refresher courses for our newly enrolled students in the subject areas of

Double-Aggie Alumna: Why I Joined the MSBA Class of 2021
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Double-Aggie Alumna: Why I Joined the MSBA Class of 2021

Making virtual connections with my new cohort

The double-Aggie alumna describes her journey to business analytics, the virtual transition and fun facts about her classmates.

Virtual Handshakes with Accounting Firms Lead to Careers
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Virtual Handshakes with Accounting Firms Lead to Careers

Many MPAc students secure positions by Thanksgiving break

Master of Professional Accountancy students connected virtually at our “Meet the Firms” event, as recruiters seek top talent.

Quick Guide for International Students at UC Davis
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Quick Guide for International Students at UC Davis

Culture and Communications Bootcamp helped start our journey as MSBA students

MSBA student Paridhi Agal shares what led her to the UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program. 

Ready, Set, Go: Bootcamp Preps My MPAc Cohort
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Ready, Set, Go: Bootcamp Preps My MPAc Cohort

Breaking out of my comfort zone to find my career path

Anggie Claudia found her passion for accounting as a UC Davis undergrad. Having joined the MPAc Class of 2020, she shares about orientation and their journey ahead.

Largest M.S. in Business Analytics Cohort Kicks Off in San Francisco
Class of 2020
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Largest M.S. in Business Analytics Cohort Kicks Off in San Francisco

Four-day orientation kicks off one-year program

New MSBA student Aravind Venugopal blogs about orientation for the program's largest class that kicked off with alumni from Adobe, AdRoll, Google and Amazon sharing their tips.

This Bootcamp Felt More Like Space Camp, Taking Me to a New World of Analytics
Business Analytics class of 2019
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This Bootcamp Felt More Like Space Camp, Taking Me to a New World of Analytics

MSBA student finds his calling, motivated by faculty

We would often hear his name mentioned by other faculty, with lots of praises. So when we received the academic schedule, the entire class was eagerly looking forward to finally meeting this man in person.

In our first 10 minutes, it was clearly