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Pursuing Your MBA: 5 Must-Know Tips to Become an Expert Marketer
Marketing lecturer Vanessa Errecarte
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Pursuing Your MBA: 5 Must-Know Tips to Become an Expert Marketer

Amplify word-of-mouth marketing with five surprising strategies

Sharing from her marketing courses, Lecturer and Online MBA Teacher of the Year Vanessa Errecarte details how to best combine high-converting content with the right tools and tech.

Defining My Leadership Style at UC Davis
Deepi Agarwal MBA 22 at Collaborative Leadership Retreat in Monterey
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Defining My Leadership Style at UC Davis

Collaborative Leadership Program becomes foundational to my future

What makes a great leader? Deepi Agarwal MBA 22 shares insights from her UC Davis experience in the Collaborative Leadership Program and a three-day retreat with C-suite executives.

My Professor Became My Career Mentor
Cami Harris MBA 22 and Professor Andy Hargadon
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My Professor Became My Career Mentor

“Professor Hargadon, through his effective and engaging instruction, opened my mind”

Full-Time MBA student Camille Harris says Professor Andrew Hargadon’s enthusiasm for innovation and entrepreneurship helped her find her way forward.

Game On: Applying Data Analytics to Exploding Field of Esports
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Game On: Applying Data Analytics to Exploding Field of Esports

MSBA practicum project reveals lessons in product management

M.S. in Business Analytics student Keshore Suryanarayanan details how his team’s practicum project transformed his idea of data products and their significance.

UC Davis MPAc Introduces Forensic Accounting Certificate Program
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UC Davis MPAc Introduces Forensic Accounting Certificate Program

Half of this year’s class opt-in for certification

Michael Ueltzen’s accounting ethics course now includes a forensic accounting certification option that gives students an edge in their careers.

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.   

A CFO’s Guide to Carbon Offsets
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A CFO’s Guide to Carbon Offsets

Professor and Xpansiv CFO Suzy Taherian details how carbon offsets can fill the gap between climate commitments and the limits of abatement technology for CFO Magazine.

'Face Time' Bias may be Working Against Those Working from Home
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'Face Time' Bias may be Working Against Those Working from Home

'Face time bias' is a real phenomenon affecting employees working remotely, says Professor Emeritus Kim Elsbach, who found that bosses tend to favor employees who they can see at work, regardless of what they're actually doing. 

Anti-Russia Sanctions Spur VCs to Unravel Ties to 'Toxic' Money
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Anti-Russia Sanctions Spur VCs to Unravel Ties to 'Toxic' Money

Professor Ayako Yasuda says that all future limited partner agreements with venture capitalist firms should include a contingency clause that spells out a mechanism for disclosing and potentially expelling "questionable" LPs from the fund.
 

Landing a Gut (Health) Punch with Artificial Intelligence
Harold Schmitz
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Landing a Gut (Health) Punch with Artificial Intelligence

How AI can enable better health via food and make us better bosses of our bodies

Similar to how AI can help business leaders make better decisions about their operations and investments for better growth, AI can help consumers make better decisions about their food choices for better health and performance. AI can teach us how to be the bosses of our own bodies.

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.

Maximizing Multi-platform Social Media Impacts
Maximizing multi-platform social media impacts
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Maximizing Multi-platform Social Media Impacts

How does consumer engagement evolve when brands post across multiple social media?

Mastering the complex social media world is a lot like trying to get your footing in constantly shifting sand. It seems like a new social media channel makes a big splash every six months; meanwhile, algorithms intended to boost your exposure keep changing and becoming increasingly monetized.

Show Me the Money
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Show Me the Money

“Even though it’s called the VC market, more and more of that money is not from VC investors,” says Ayako Yasuda, professor of finance at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Research Fellow of the Private Equity Research Consortium. “That

Global Consensus Needed to Develop Climate Risk Disclosures for Companies
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Global Consensus Needed to Develop Climate Risk Disclosures for Companies

Prof. Paul Griffin calls for a borderless mandate for company climate risk discourse in an article in the journal Nature Energy—a move in line with recommended actions from the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

It's Not Only the Pandemic That's Making Labor Scarce
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It's Not Only the Pandemic That's Making Labor Scarce

Lecturer Suzy Taherian says despite a low national unemployment rate of 4.8%, there's a labor shortage in California involving both low-skilled and high-skilled workers due to numerous factors, such as childcare, more people working for themselves

Our 7 Core Actions for Diversity
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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.”