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Innovative Leaders for Global Impact

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My goal: an executive position with the power to drive business, make organization-level decisions and manage people, resources and situations. A UC Davis MBA will get me there. k av i t a w a l d i a

Oracle Corp. | Redwood Shores, Calif. Senior Principal Consultant Previous Degree

BE, Electronics & Telecommunications Pune University | India

An Invitation from the Dean

At the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, we’re building a bold future for our students with one of the most forward-looking MBA curricula in the world.

Innovation. Diversity. Principled leadership. Globalization. These pillars will inform every aspect of your experience here. You’ll be immersed in their theory and practice. And you’ll emerge an agile, responsible leader ready for the challenges and rewards of today’s interconnected, always-on economy. Our graduates launch successful careers—and make an impact in their company, in their field and on the world. In 2009 I made an investment in the Graduate School of Management when I left satisfying work at London Business School and University College London to come to UC Davis and lead this impressive institution. Today I’m proud to be part of our dynamic community of students and scholars. I invite you to learn more about us and discover if this is the right place for you, too.

Ste v en C. Cu rr a ll, P h. D.

Dean and Professor of Management

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The UC Davis MBA provided me with unequaled knowledge and experience. The small class sizes and diverse teaching methods encourage personal accountability and promote teamwork—both critical to my career in management. m i c h e l l e c o c h r A N MBA 12

Chevron Corp. | San Ramon, Calif. Organization Capability Consultant Previous Degree

BA, Sociology University of California, Berkeley

Accelerate Your Career Known for driving results in the workplace, innovative thinking and effective collaboration, UC Davis MBA graduates are in high demand across a wide range of industries. Our Approach |

At the Graduate School of Management, you’ll find a

vibrant, close-knit community where each student matters. Our career development team will work with you to pinpoint industries and companies where you want to work, and we will promote you directly to those employers. It’s almost like having your own talent broker. We’ll help you find your next great job—and the right career.

OPENING DOORS |

We have built strong, enduring relationships with a

broad network of more than 600 top corporations that know the quality of our graduates. Each year we expand this group with new partnerships that reflect both our students’ emerging interests and talents, as well as hot new companies and industries.

maximize your investment |

The UC Davis MBA delivers outstanding

value, outpacing the return on investment of similar programs worldwide. A recent survey of our part-time MBA graduates from 2007 to 2009 found:

95

%

earned salary increases

35

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average more than their pre-MBA earnings

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Promoted or joined a new company

Next Stop: Success |

Our graduates find success in many fields—

finance, consulting, marketing, health care, technology and entrepreneurial opportunities. And they are on the fast track to top management positions, such as CEO, CFO, partner, managing director or owner.

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Your Passport to Global Success

Gary Becker MBA 0 0

Senior Finance Manager Microsoft Corp.

Jacob Fossar Petersen MBA 03

Vice President Novo Nordisk A/S

Redmond, Wash.

Copenhagen, Denm ark 

Mikhail Zhukov MBA 01

Senior Vice President Wells Fargo and Co.

Samuel Adams MBA 96

Head of Financial Advisor Services, Europe Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd.

San Fr ancisco, C alif.

London, ENGLAND

Y vet te Conner MBA 02

Managing Director, Global Risk Management 3D National Practice Leader Marsh Inc.

Sinikk a Kaarina Suikkonen MBA 05

Investment Director, Private Equity FERI Institutional Advisors GmbH

Denver, Colo.

Bad H om burg, Ger m any

Greg Temple M A 85

Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, ECOLAB Inc.

Cr aig Cummins MBA 05

Investment Director RobecoSAM

Saint Paul , M inn.

Zürich, Switzerl and

Cathink a Wahl strom MBA 91

Senior Managing Director North America Banking, Accenture

INGRID SOMÉ MBA 08

Management Quality Coordinator Catholic Relief Services

New York, N.Y.

Greg King MBA 02

Nia m ey, Niger

Director Head of Exchange Traded Products Credit Suisse New York, N.Y.

Deni Garcia Novoa MBA 01

Fabiana Alves MBA 08

Vice President Project Management Grupo Magnadata

Executive Manager Rabobank International São Paulo, Br a zil

M e xico Cit y, M e xico

Noemi Danao Schroeder MBA 04

Chief of Party, SERVIR Project DAI

M arie Chaisson MBA 04

Director of Business Development Patagonia Sur

Bethesda, Md.

Corporate Connections UC Davis Bay Area MBA students bring a wealth of experience in diverse industries and professions, from banking and finance to biotechnology, from health care to government and education, from technology to consulting. Our current students work in the following organizations:

Santiag o, Chile

Abbott Diabetes Care

Citi Investment Research and Analysis

Adobe Inc.

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Akamai Technologies Inc.

Blackhawk Network

Alliance Resource Consulting LLC

BlackRock Inc.

Amano Foods Inc.

Blue Shield of California

American Century Investments

Boston Scientific Corp.

Apple Inc.

Brocade

Applied Biosystems/Life Technologies

Build It Green

Dell Inc. Diageo NA

Astellas Pharma US Inc.

California Department of Public Health

Dominican Hospital

AT&T Inc.

Cellmark Inc.

East Bay Municipal Utility District

BAE Systems

Charles Schwab & Co. Inc.

Efficient Lighting

Bank of New York Mellon

Chevron Corp.

Embarcadero Technologies

Barclays Global Investors

Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute

Emphasys Software

BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

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Cisco Systems Inc.

24 Seven Inc.

Clarizen Inc. Cognizant Technology Solutions Computer Sciences Corp. Criterion Catalysts & Technologies Cyan Optics Inc.

Ernst & Young LLP

Accelerate Your Career Your UC Davis MBA will take you where you want to go Across six continents, our alumni serve in prominent roles as top executives, managers and entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries

213,700

UC DAVIS alumni WORLDWIDE

and organizations. This map highlights a sample of our alumni’s global leadership. As a Graduate School of Management alumnus, you’ll become part of this growing network.

Sunil Kaimal MBA 97

Director, HandHeld Business Development Intel Corp. Bei jing, China

Erdem Onur Savasir MBA 10

William Xu MBA 11

Moscow, Russia

Bei jing, China

Vice President, Digital Media Development International Data Corp.

Business Development Manager AGS Group

A aron Burda MBA 07

General Manager Wunderbar Europe s.r.o.

Chris Newman MBA 94

Pr ague, Czech Republic

Tok yo, Japan

Executive Director, Ernst & Young Koji Nishihar a MBA 95

CEO Nishihara Environment Co. Ltd. Tok yo, Japan

Hongjie Cui MBA 04

Director, Dell Computer Shanghai, China

Inderbir (Mick y) Singh M A 89

Chief Operating Officer Tradeindia.com

John Talbot MBA 91

Comptroller, Angola LNG Ltd. Chevron Corp.

New Delhi, India

Luanda, Ang ol a

Roane Wyatt Thorpe MBA 98

Team Leader, Project Drilling Planning & Business Improvement Contracting ZADCO

Daniel Walter MBA 0 0

Director, Administration and Finance UN World Health Organization, Africa Regional Office

Abu Dhabi, United Ar ab Em ir ates

Br a z z avi lle, Demo cr atic Repu blic o f Co n g o

M at t Vogel MBA 08

Product Manager Abbott Diabetes Care

M elbourne, Austr alia

eVillage Corp.

Intel Corp.

Microsoft

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Thomson Reuters Beta Systems

FactSet Research System

Interra Systems

Morrison & Foerster

Progentech

T-Mobile USA

Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

Intuit

National Semiconductor

Prudential California Realty

Toyota

Fineman PR

iScience Interventional

Net Impact

Ralphs Grocery Co.

Tyco International

Kaiser Permanente

NetApp

Red Leaf IT Consulting

UCSF Medical Center

Kiva.org

New York Life

Roche Molecular Diagnostics

United States Coast Guard

Genentech/Roche

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Nintendo Inc.

Safeway Inc.

LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.

Sapient Corp.

United States Social Security Administration

Gideon Hausner

Northrop Grumman

Google Inc.

Life Technologies

OMT Capital Management

Sierra Wireless America Inc.

Hewlett-Packard Co.

Logitech Inc.

Oracle Corp.

Springsoft

Hooper 206 Vintners

Macys.com

PG&E Corp.

State of California Board of Equalization

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

Marin General Hospital

Illumina

Mendocino Brewing Co.

First Republic Bank Gap Inc.

Infosys Technologies Ltd.

Marvell Semiconductors

Panasas Inc. Paul Financial LLC Pepsi Presidio Bank

Stella & Dot STMicroelectronics Inc. SVB Financial Group

University of California, San Francisco URS Corp. Verizon Wireless Waltech Inc. Wells Fargo Bank Williams-Sonoma Inc.

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The UC Davis MBA delivers the in-depth understanding of business I need to launch the next stage of my career: creating a viable VC-backed business. C A RRO N S A N DI F OR

Macys.com | San Francisco, Calif. Development Manager Previous Degree

BS, Systems and Computer Science Howard University | Washington, D.C.

Accelerate Your Career

Transformative Experience The UC Davis MBA prepares you to be an innovative leader with global impact. You’ll gain the strong foundation, perspective and balance to deliver immediate results. Through our IMPACT curriculum, you will build a broad foundation of business knowledge and skills. You’ll deepen your expertise in accounting, business analytics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, innovation, marketing, organizational behavior, strategy or technology management. Globalization, responsible business ethics and sustainability are integrated throughout our program.

I ntegrated

theory into practice

M anagement

Our new IMPACT MBA curriculum is anchored by Integrated Management Project and Articulation and Critical Thinking (IMPACT) core courses. Students team on 10-week projects for client firms.

P roject A rticulation

Recent corporate sponsors include

C ritical T hinking

the program |

Our two-part capstone course will sharpen your writing,

speaking and critical-thinking abilities. You’ll then put your collective business skills and knowledge to work on 10-week consulting team projects for partner companies ranging from Fortune 500 firms to ultra-fast-paced Silicon Valley startups. By creatively responding to real-world strategic business issues, you’ll deepen the analytical, technical and leadership skills you need to succeed.

your needs |

Every aspect of our program, from scheduling and logistics to

faculty office hours and support services, is designed to meet the needs of working professionals. This flexibility provides options to accelerate or extend your studies, to immediately apply new knowledge and skills on the job—and to meet work commitments while earning your MBA and advancing your career.

OUR PEOPLE |

Our distinguished professors’ depth

of knowledge and personal attention form the foundation of your UC Davis MBA experience. And you will benefit from the insights of your colleagues, who bring diverse backgrounds and industry experience to the classroom.

YOUR SCHEDULE |

Courses meet every other

weekend and most sessions are held: Fridays, 2–5 p.m. and 6–9 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.– noon and 1–4 p.m. Most students complete the degree in three years, taking

Dialing up digital: A team of our MBA students recently completed an Integrated Management Project for AT&T Wireless, delivering a plan to transition from direct mail to digital marketing.

classes every other weekend. Some complete the degree in two years by taking classes every weekend. 9

Curriculum Overview

Two-Year Option |

every weekend

Ye ar 1 FALL

Wi nter

S pri n g

Core Courses

Core Courses

Su m m er

O r i e n tat i o n Core Courses ■■ ■■ ■■

Markets & the Firm

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Financial Accounting

Data Analysis for Managers

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Marketing Management

Articulation & Critical Thinking

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Organizational Structure & Strategy

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The Individual & Group Dynamics Financial Theory & Policy Managing for Operational Excellence

Sa mple Electives ( 3 )

Business Law Forecasting & Managerial Research Methods ■■ Corporate Financial Reporting ■■ New Product Development ■■ International Exchange ■■ ■■

Ye ar 2 FALL

Wi nter

S pri n g

Su m m er

CORE COURSE : 1 0 - WEEK INTEGRATE D MANAGEMENT P ROJECT Sa mple Electives ( 3 ) ■■ ■■

Investment Analysis Managing People in Modern Organizations

Sa mple Electives ( 3 )

Sa mple Electives ( 3 )

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Executive Leadership Seminar

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International Finance

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Corporate Finance Customer Relationship Management

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Marketing Strategies

Managerial Accounting

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Marketing Communications

Product Management

Negotiations

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New Product Development

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Supply Chain Management

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Teams & Technology

Sa mple Electives ( 3 )

Business Law Corporate Financial Reporting ■■ Forecasting & Managerial Research Methods ■■ New Product Development ■■ Production and Operations Management ■■ ■■

Leadership Fellows Program Open to students pursuing both the two-year and the three-year curriculum option, our intensive, year-long training series gives you additional tools to boost your leadership skills and professional achievement. Self-assessment

Pr actice

Capstone

The program starts with a self-assessment using the Leadership Practices Inventory. You’ll use your new insight to craft a personal leadership development plan.

Complete a series of workshops that fine-tune specific skills. Sample workshops include:

The program concludes with the Reflections on Leadership interactive discussion. You’ll further refine your leadership potential under the guidance of an accomplished executive.

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Leading through Effective Communication

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Coaching for Excellence

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Emotional Intelligence

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Leading & Facilitating a Team

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Managing Change in the Corporate World

You’ll also mentor the next year’s group of Leadership Fellows.

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We interview corporate recruiters and, based on their input, annually update our MBA curriculum to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed for today’s careers.

Transformative Experience Preparing

Innovative Leaders for Global Impact

Three-Year Option

| every other weekend

Ye ar 1 FALL

Wi nter

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Core Courses

Core Courses

Su m m er

O r i e n tat i o n Core Courses ■■ ■■

Markets & the Firm

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Financial Accounting

Data Analysis for Managers

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Marketing Management

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The Individual & Group Dynamics Financial Theory & Policy

Sa mple Electives (2 )

Forecasting & Managerial Research Methods ■■ International Exchange ■■ New Product Development ■■ Business Law ■■

Ye ar 2 FALL

Wi nter

Core Course ■■

Core Course

Articulation & Critical Thinking

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Sa mple Electives (1) ■■ ■■

Management of Innovation Power & Influence in Management

Organizational Structure & Strategy

Sa mple Electives (1) ■■

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Managing People in Modern Organizations Negotiations

S pri n g Core Course ■■

Managing for Operational Excellence

Sa mple Electives (1) ■■

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Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence

Su m m er Sa mple Electives (2 )

New & Small Business Ventures Business Law ■■ Corporate Financial Reporting ■■ International Exchange ■■ ■■

Teams & Technology

Ye ar 3 FALL

Wi nter

S pri n g

Su m m er

CORE COURSE : 1 0 - WEEK INTEGRATE D MANAGEMENT P ROJECT Sa mple Electives (2 ) ■■ ■■

Business Development Clinic Business, Government & the International Economy

Sa mple Electives (2 ) ■■

Forecasting & Managerial Research Methods

Sa mple Electives (2 ) ■■ ■■

Corporate Finance Customer Relationship Management

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International Finance

Investment Analysis

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New Product Development

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Marketing Communications

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Marketing Strategies

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New & Small Business Ventures

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Supply Chain Management

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Pricing

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Strategic Cost Management

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Venture Capital & the Finance of Innovation

K i mb e r ly D. E l s ba c h

Associate Dean and Professor of Organizational Behavior Stephen G. Newberry Endowed Chair in Leadership Ph.D., Stanford University International Research Fellow, Centre for Corporate Reputation, Oxford University COURSES TAUGHT

The Individual & Group Dynamics Negotiation in Organizations Business Policy and Strategy

Sa mple Electives (2 )

Production & Operations Management ■■ New Product Development ■■ Forecasting & Managerial Research Methods ■■ International Exchange ■■

A Passion for Teaching Excellence

A pioneer in branding and advertising strategy, Professor Prasad Naik develops new models and methods to improve the practice of marketing.

Professor Andrew Hargadon is a globally visible expert on technology management, innovation and entrepreneurship. He directs the UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

You’ll Study with experts in their fields, thought leaders who are developing innovative solutions for today’s business challenges. Through their pioneering research, teaching and consulting work, our faculty helps shape the management practices of leading U.S. and multinational corporations, nonprofits and public agencies—and the global markets they operate in.

our professors are leading-edge scholars who trained at top schools, including Stanford University, MIT, the Wharton School, Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University, the University of Chicago, Cornell University and Northwestern University. Through a powerful combination of case studies, seminars, guest speakers, simulations and team projects, they turn complex concepts into actionable tools you will use throughout your career.

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We combine the intimate learning experience of a small liberal arts college with the opportunities of a premier public research university known for harnessing the power of interdisciplinary collaboration. — Professor Nicole Woolsey Biggart

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Transformative Experience You will learn from the same world-class faculty who teach in our internationally ranked full-time MBA program. relationships take root and thrive in our collaborative learning environment.

Professor Shannon Anderson is an internationally recognized thought leader on managerial accounting, performance-measurement and cost-control systems.

A global expert in organizational theory and management of innovation, Professor Nicole Woolsey Biggart is director of the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center.

Professor Brad Barber is one of the most cited experts on finance and investor behavior and is director of the UC Davis Center for Investor Welfare and Corporate Responsibility.

A former analyst in Goldman Sachs‘ investment banking division, Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda’s research shines a spotlight on venture capital and entrepreneurial finance.

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The program challenged me to develop my STRATEGIC THINKING skills— and offered the flexibility I needed to maintain a work/school/life balance. T i m N g u y e n MBA 11

Pandora Internet Radio | Oakland, Calif. Senior Manager, Ad Products P REVIOUS P OSITION

Senior Manager, Ad Products MySpace | San Francisco, Calif. P REVIOUS D EGREE

BA, IT Management University of California, Berkeley

Accelerate Your Career

Our Dynamic Community You will feel the energy and camaraderie the moment you arrive at our San Ramon campus. We offer an intimate, diverse and vibrant environment where learning and relationships flourish. Strategic Location |

You will benefit from the interdisciplinary strengths and

rich offerings of UC Davis, one of the world’s top research universities—and from our program’s prime location at the thriving Bishop Ranch Business Park in San Ramon. Our neighbors include more than 550 of the world’s leading companies, innovative startups and high-growth firms—trailblazers in financial services, health care, communications, transportation and technology.

Collaborative action |

UC Davis MBA students have a dual commitment

to excel as individuals and to see one another succeed. They: ■■

Galvanize teams, motivate classmates and ignite innovative thinking.

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Challenge and hold each other accountable.

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Explore fresh approaches shaped by the talents, diversity and creativity of their peers, the campus and the business community.

Inclusive & Diverse |

The Graduate School of Management prepares results-

driven, innovative and agile learners to lead, collaborate—and make a positive impact. We are committed to building equity, inclusion and diversity across our community, broadening and deepening both the educational experience and the scholarly environment. This emphasis on ethnic, racial, cultural, gender, sexual orientation, geographic, professional and experiential diversity promotes our belief that you learn and grow more when exposed to new ways of thinking and doing business.

OUR PART-t i m e m ba STU D ENTS 2012 Profile

23% Technology

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international students

10% FinancE

584

average GmAT score

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8% Manufacturing industries represented

31% business

8% Energy

18 % engineering

8% Education

15% social science

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Public/Government

undergraduate majors

13% math/science 10

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computer science

6% Services

9 % humanities

6%

5 % economics

Banking

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WOMEN

8% Food

8% Biotech

GENDER RATIO for part-time MBA

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aver age work experience

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MEN

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Enriching Experience

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1 G lo ba l S o l u t i o n s | A team

3 m e e t wa r r e n | Billionaire

of UC Davis MBAs were finalists in the 2012 Hult Global Case Challenge, the world’s largest crowd-sourcing platform to tackle issues related to global poverty. After winning the regional round in San Francisco, they flew to New York City to compete against five teams from other top universities. Honoring the contestants vying for the $1 million purse: Bill Clinton.

businessman and philanthropist Warren Buffett has hosted approximately 250 UC Davis MBA students at Berkshire Hathaway’s headquarters in Omaha since 2005. How do you thank a man who has everything? Our students volunteer at several local nonprofits during the trips.

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Bay Area MBA students enjoy quarterly informal lunches with our deans. It’s an opportunity to get to know one another and to discuss important issues, including curriculum, course scheduling and program updates.

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Believing that integrity is a cornerstone of leadership, students begin their MBA experience with a student-initiated ethics pledge to “complete my degree with honesty and integrity” and to “hold myself and my classmates to the highest standards of honor from this day forward.”

4 NEW E n e rgy L a n ds c a p e |

6 A wo r l d o f o pp o rt u n it y |

One of the world’s preeminent energy economics and strategic policy experts, Amy Myers Jaffe serves as executive director for energy and sustainability at UC Davis, and teaches a course in Sustainable Ventures.

Bay Area MBA students may spend one to three weeks at LUT School of Business in Finland during the summer quarter. On offer: intensive MBA courses in energy, innovation and international business. Sauna, anyone?

only one woman for every nine men among directors and highest-paid executives in california’s l argest public companies

Wo m e n i n L e a d e rs h i p | Our

annual high-profile “UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders” tracks the number of women in the C-suites and board rooms of the largest public companies in the state. The bottom line: the glass ceiling persists.

Our Dynamic Community You’ll enjoy a calendar packed with opportunities, many of which you’ll have a hand creating and planning. Here is just a sample of the many events, activities and thought leaders that UC Davis MBA students were engaged with last year. distinctions

Founded in 1905 33,300 students 90 graduate programs 6,000 acres—largest UC campus

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UC Davis Medical Center is one of the nation’s leading teaching and research hospitals No. 14 in research funding among U.S. public universities (National Science Foundation) with $750 million in FY 2011–2012 No. 8 among public research universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2013)

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Only University of California campus with full range of professional schools—Education, Law, Management, Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine

Bernard Tyson, President and COO, Kaiser Permanente

D i s t i n g u i s h e d Sp e a k e r s Top executives, company founders, veteran entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and financiers share valuable insights and lessons learned. Our recent speakers include: ■■

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in 2000 by a team of part-time MBA students, UC Davis’ annual business competition provides a forum for developing and testing entrepreneurial visions. ViVita Technologies swept the 2013 competition with a revolutionary approach to heart valve replacements.

Mark Onetto, Amazon.com, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations and Customer Service

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John Mackey, Whole Foods Market, Co-founder

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Anne Gates, Disney Consumer Products, Executive

and Co-CEO

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Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente, President

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The UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship brings MBA students and investors together with scientists and engineers from around the world to develop the commercial potential of their research breakthroughs. Together, they build businesses from the ground up—and develop lasting relationships with faculty, their peers, and the entrepreneurial community both on and off the campus.

Sandy Weill, Citigroup, Former Chairman and CEO

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Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr., Agilent Airlines, President

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James C. Davis, Chevron Energy Solutions, President

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Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, Chairman/

Chief Scientist ENTER P RISE F OR INNOVATION

UC Davis is noted globally for its expertise in the converging issues of food, water, health, society, energy and the environment. Faculty and students work across disciplines to generate new discoveries—and help solve the world’s most critical challenges.

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Gordon Hunt, MD, Sutter Health, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Rick Ridgeway, Patagonia, Vice President of Environmental Initiatives Carl J. Schramm, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Former President and CEO; named the “Evangelist of Entrepreneurship” by The Economist Anne Simpson, California Public Employees’

Retirement System (CalPERS), Senior Portfolio Manager of Investments and Director of Corporate Governance

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Bill McKibben, 350.org, Founder

Admissions, Costs and Financial Aid The UC Davis Graduate School of Management seeks exceptional MBA candidates with impressive records of achievement and the promise to make a difference in the world. We select applicants whose demonstrated leadership, intellectual

Our students come from diverse professional, academic

capacity, global perspective, academic background and profes-

and personal backgrounds. Both entry-level and mid-career

sional experience have prepared them to meet the rigors of our

applicants are welcome.

MBA program and an impactful career. Our evaluation considers

No particular area of undergraduate study is required.

work experience, academic record, GMAT or GRE performance, personal essays and recommendations.

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in accounting, calculus, economics and statistics.

We are committed to keeping the UC Davis MBA a good investment. And to make the cost predictable for students, we lock in your fees when you enroll. — Senior Assistant Dean of Student Affairs James Stevens

Submitting Your Application Please visit our website for application submission dates. Application materials include: ■■

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TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (For international, non-native English speaking applicants.) $125 application fee gsm.ucdavis.edu/apply

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Although there are no prerequisites, we suggest coursework

Accelerate Your Career

Next Steps Your MBA represents a significant investment in your future. We'll help you get there.

M B A P ROGRAM COST

LEARN MORE |

Learn more about our Bay Area MBA program at an

information session, held at our campus in San Ramon. This is an excellent opportunity to meet students, alumni, faculty and admissions staff; ask questions; and get details on admissions requirements, curriculum, financial aid and career tracks in management.

INSIDER INSIGHT |

Connect with an MBA Ambassador for a real-life

perspective on our Bay Area program—including life in the classroom and beyond.

FINANCIAL AID |

The Graduate School of Management offers

a competitive scholarship program to help students with their MBA program fees. Talk to your manager or human resources department about your educational goals and how they can support you.

Your course fees are set at the time of your enrollment and remain fixed for your MBA studies. For Bay Area MBA students who enrolled in fall 2013, the fees were $99,360 for the degree, paid at the rate of $1,380 per unit. These fees include course fees, textpaks, textbooks and access to all UC libraries. Fees for fall 2014 will be set in late spring. The 2013–2014 Student Health Insurance Plan fee is $3,104 per year. This fee is waived for students who document comparable coverage.

The university offers a competitive grant program to help students with their MBA program expenses. In addition, both federal and private student loans are available to assist you.

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Innovation. Diversity. Principled leadership. Globalization.

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PART-TIME MBA STUDENTS report SALARY INCREASES

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PART-TIME MBA STUDENTS PROMOTED OR JOINED NEW COMPANY

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Female faculty No. 1 among top 100 business schools

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The University of California, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and university policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy,* disability, age, medical condition (cancer-related), ancestry, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran. The university also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, and treatment in university programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the university’s student-related nondiscrimination policies may be directed to (510) 987-9572. *“Pregnancy” includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth. The UC Davis Graduate School of Management continually reviews the MBA program to provide the best educational experience. The School and the UC Regents reserve the right to change at any time any of its provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees. This brochure has been prepared with the best data available as of September 2013. Managing Editor Timothy Akin | Project Manager Marianne Skoczek | Design Page Design Group | Printing Fong & Fong | Major Photography James Block, Scott Braley, Karin Higgins, Cheng Sacchao, T. J. Ushing ©2013 Regents of the University of California

AVERAGE ELECTIVE CLASS SIZE

213,700

GLOBAL UC DAVIS ALUMNI NETWORK

99,360

$

TOTAL BAY AREA MBA PROGRAM FEES (Fall 2013)


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