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CFO for Technology Industry Immersion

CFO for Technology Industry Immersion introduces to students to the tools and expertise required of a technology company chief financial officer. Students will learn about capital budgeting, managing funding for growth, managing business portfolio, M&As and going public.

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CFO for Technology Industry Immersion

Fast facts

  • Curriculum designed by both UC Davis faculty and industry executives to reflect the latest challenges in the industry
  • Five weeks of interactive classes on Fridays in Winter Quarter taught by senior executives from a select group of companies 
  • Group assignments in every class, examining potential solutions to management challenges
Brian Moriarty, twoXAR, Inc.David Cole, Vice President, Finance, IntuitDavid Faugno, CFO, Qualtrics

360-degree tech finance

You’ll learn from top industry executives about:

  • Financial planning cycles and public readiness
  • Scenario planning and venture formations
  • Fundraising
  • IPOs, mergers and acquisitions
  • Venture and last stage funding

“It’s much more entrepreneurial than I’d imagined, and covers way more than just finance and accounting.” – Stephen Auyeung MBA 18

2017-18 Speakers

“It’s important that students get some insight into what goes on in the real world.” – David Cole, Intuit

Live Case Studies Presented by Executives

  • Aligning a finance operation with new pricing and product trends
  • Evaluating a company’s strengths and weaknesses to advise on a path forward
  • Developing an integration strategy for a new business acquisition
  • Analyzing Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods