"The University of California Riverside is a leader among public institutions in research, innovation and diversity; the School of Business reflects that mission in the makeup of our student body. We embrace our differences, because we understand that we achieve best through them." — Yunzeng Wang, Dean
Welcome from the Dean
It is my pleasure to welcome you to our website, where you can learn more about the UCR School of Business and its various programs.
As part of the University of California (UC) system, the School of Business is committed to providing a quality business education at a world-class research university. Our students learn from distinguished scholars and practitioners who have unmatched academic credentials among international leaders.
We are proud to be ranked among the Top 100 Best Business Schools in the US. The pursuit of excellence in education is the standard at the UCR School of Business, and to that end, we continually strive to build an environment that inspires collaboration and empowers our students, faculty, and alumni to succeed. These goals drive our strategic decisions and how we shape the future of business education.
As a student with us, you will learn to identify and evaluate opportunities for new and growing ventures, and how to manage and sustain opportunities for growth in organizations, industries, markets, and communities. You will grow personally and professionally as business people, managers and community leaders. And most importantly, you will be driven by a passion for discovery and innovation.
The School of Business is committed to greater engagement and playing an impactful role in the economic and social landscape of the regional and worldwide communities we serve.
School of Business Dean
About Dean Wang
Yunzeng Wang was named dean of the UCR School of Business in January 2014 after serving as the interim dean since October 2011. He first joined the School of Business faculty in July 2008 as the Dean’s Distinguished Scholar in Supply Chain Management and Professor of Finance and Management Science. He has also served as Associate Dean of Academic Programs. Over the past five years, Dean Wang has brought exceptional vision and leadership to the UCR School of Business, taking it to new levels of excellence.
Strategic Plan 2017 - 2022
Under the leadership of Dean Wang, a Strategic Planning Committee was established consisting of administrators, faculty, students, staff and external stakeholders. The UCR School of Business 2017-2022 Strategic Plan, "The Pursuit of Excellence", is the result of collaboration between many individuals over the course of more than a year.