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Encyclopedia > UC Davis Graduate School of Management

UC Davis Graduate School of Management

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Motto Ideas into Action
Established 1981
Type Public
Dean Nicole W. Biggart
Faculty 58
Students 517
Location Davis, California, USA
Website www.gsm.ucdavis.edu

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is one of 10 schools and colleges at the University of California, Davis. The school was established in 1981. The school runs a range of internationally reputed programs and are consistently ranked among the best in the country. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... Nicole Woolsey Biggart is a professor of Management and Sociology, the Jerome J. and Elsie Suran Chair in Technology Management at the University of California, Davis. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Davis is a city in Yolo County, California, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The University of California, Davis, commonly abbreviated to UC Davis or UCD is one of the ten University of California campuses. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ...

Contents

Academics

PeterJ Shields Library
PeterJ Shields Library
Davis Head Statue
Davis Head Statue

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Teaching Model

The school's teaching model combines case study, experiential learning, lecture and team projects.


Programs

  • MBA, full-time program at Davis
  • MBA, working professional program at Sacramento
  • MBA, working professional program at San Francisco Bay Area
  • Undergraduate Minor, Technology Management
  • Business Development Programs
  • Executive Programs

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MBA Concentration

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MBA Specialization

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MBA Curriculum

All UC Davis MBA degrees require completing 72 hours of credit (24 courses) with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.


Joint Degrees

MBA students at UC Davis can earn joint degrees such as MBA/JD, MBA/MD, MBA/MS in Engineering, MBA/MS in Agricultural and Resource Economics.


Research

Center for Entrepreneurship

Under the direction of Professor Andrew Hargadon, the Center for Entrepreneurship provides researchers and MBA students with the necessary skills, resources and network support to turn their ideas into action for profit or for social benefit. The center brings science, engineering and business students and faculty together with experienced entrepreneurs, investors and corporate leaders in an highly collaborative environment that blends effective theory with hands-on participation and solution-driven innovation.


Center for Investor Welfare and Corporate Responsibility

Under the direction of Professor Brad M. Barber, the Center for Investor Welfare and Corporate Responsibility draws on the expertise of Graduate School of Management faculty engaged in research related to investor welfare, corporate fraud, white-collar crime, corporate ethics and social responsibility. The Center advocates for improved corporate practices, educates investors through research and outreach, and better prepare MBA students for today's global business arena. Brad M. Barber is a Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis. ...


Center for Women and Leadership

The Center for Women and Leadership focuses on research aimed at improving understanding of the factors and processes affecting women in business leadership. The initial research project is UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders, an in-depth annual census of women in leadership positions in the top publicly traded corporations in California.


MBA Consulting Center

Under the direction of Professor Richard C. Dorf, The MBA Consulting Center offers high-quality field study experiences to our MBA students who have completed the core courses. Students apply the business knowledge acquired in other courses to real-world situations. Richard C. Dorf is the Professor Emeritus of Management and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis. ...


Rankings

For 12 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the UC Davis MBA program among the top 20 public institutions and in the top 50 public and private MBA programs in the nation. The program has received praise in marketing, finance and Entrepreneurship, but is especially well regarded in organizational behavior. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UC davis MBA program as one of the nation's most selective MBA programs, with about 28 percent of applicants to the Daytime MBA program are accepted, the 12th lowest acceptance rate in the country. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... “Next big thing” redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Entrepreneurship is the practice of starting new organizations, particularly new businesses generally in response to identified opportunities. ... Organizational Studies (also known as Industrial Organizations, Organizational Behavior and I/O) is a distinct field of academic study which takes as its subject organizations, examining them using the methods of economics, sociology, political science, anthropology, and psychology. ...


The Wall Street Journal ranks the Graduate School of Management among the top 35 regional business schools in the nation by the journal's corporate recruiters survey. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is an international daily newspaper published by Dow Jones & Company in New York City, New York, USA, with Asian and European editions, and a worldwide daily circulation of more than 2 million as of 2006, with 931,000 paying online subscribers. ...


The Financial Times' Global MBA 2007 Survey ranks the Graduate School of Management #1 in the field of Organizational Behavior and among the top 50 MBA programs in the U.S. and 76th in the world. The Financial Times building The Financial Times (FT) is an international business newspaper printed on distinctive salmon pink broadsheet paper. ...


The Economist Intelligence Unit ranks the UC Davis MBA program 80th in its global business school survey. The UC Davis Graduate School of Management placed 26th for the quality of its faculty. The Economist is a weekly news and international affairs publication owned by The Economist Newspaper Ltd and edited in London, UK. It has been in continuous publication since September 1843. ...


Business 2.0 magazine has included the UC Davis MBA program in its “Insider’s Guide to America’s Top 25 Business Schools” for two consecutive years. cover Business 2. ...


Forbes ranks the UC Davis Working Professional MBA program 16th among part-time MBA programs nationwide based on graduates' five-year return on investment. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Student Life

Associated Students of Management

Associated Students of Management (ASM) provides the framework for incorporating student ideas into the MBA program, networking with alumni, engaging in philanthropic activities, and coordinating extracurricular and social events. Its mission is to enhance the value of students' experience by creating a collaborative community that facilitates academic, social and professional growth while building a reputation for innovation and excellence.


Professional Clubs

Collaborating closely with the Career Services Center, the School's professional student groups raise awareness of career opportunities and offer services in specific fields, from marketing and finance to technology and consulting. By linking students, faculty, alumni and industry professionals, these clubs help develop future leaders, offer real-world experience, enhance career development and build connections.


Big Bang!

Big Bang! is the annual UC Davis Business Plan Competition organized by MBA students. The competition promotes new business development, technology transfer and entrepreneurship on campus and in Northern California.


Challenge for Charity

Challenge for Charity (C4C) supports the Special Olympics and family-related local charities while infusing business leaders with a lifelong commitment to community involvement and social responsibility. This business school organization, the largest of its kind in the world, draws on the talents, energy and philanthropic efforts of MBA students from eight top West Coast business schools.


Net Impact

Net Impact fosters a new generation of leaders who use the power of business to create a better world. Net Impact offers a portfolio of programs to help its members broaden their business education, refine leadership skills, pursue professional goals and build their network.


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