The UC Davis MBA program’s Integrated Management Project (IMP) is the capstone course, teaming up students who put their collective business skills and knowledge to work on a 10-week strategic project for sponsor companies ranging from Fortune 500 firms to Silicon Valley startups.
Juliana Gidwani MBA 02 is CEO of the international marketing consulting firm Ahilia, and co-founder of RevAmerica, which promotes awareness, information and growth of the U.S. IT and BPO services industry within the context of today’s global services economy. She gives a shout-out to Distinguished Professor Chih-Ling Tsai. “He is very motivational. He pushes us to better ourselves.”
Dean Unnava shares our Big 3 stories of the month: our recent grads’ new careers, a new online program in partnership with EduMind and our faculty advising CalPERS on environmental, social and governance factors.
Congratulations to our Class of 2017! Our newest grads from our UC Davis Full-Time MBA, Sacramento MBA, Bay Area MBA and Master of Professional Accountancy share what’s next for them in their careers at top companies.
Dean Rao Unnava, dean of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, shares his Big 3 stories of the month: Our academic year is winding down, but at UC Davis we end with a Big Bang!—the culmination of our annual business competition to mentor, network and fund entrepreneurs’ ventures. Meanwhile, we’re enrolling the first class for our M.S. in Business Analytics, and happy to see one of our MBAs recognized nationally.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Alumni from a range of years, come together to meet and greet. Alumni talk about returning to the GSM not just to speak with old colleagues, but to reunite as a “family”.
Lucky Brand CEO Carlos Alberini talks about “The Power of Strategy and Design in Brand Transformation” with his company’s chief creative officer Kin Ying Lee at UC Davis on May 10. Alberini has pledged a $250,000 gift to the Department of Design at the University of California, Davis, to establish the Alberini Family Speaker Series in Design. His talk was presented as part of the Graduate School of Management’s Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series.
Venita Sivamani MBA 15, is co-founder of Dermveda, a startup based in her hometown of Sacramento that she describes as an integrated, educational skin care resource like “WebMD meets Consumer Reports.”
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