UCR MBA alum Val is using his knowledge of business innovation to lead two tech startups ©Val Salomaki

Why Is Learning Business Innovation So Important?

This story was originally published on BusinessBecause. Business innovation is at the heart of the success of tech giants like Apple and Amazon. Meanwhile, companies that have failed to innovate in the face of rapid digitalization, like Blockbuster and Kodak, have failed. So what is business innovation? Business innovation is an organization’s process for introducing...
3 AGSM students walking around Anderson Hall

UCR's MBAs Are Landing Top Jobs—Here’s How

This story was originally published on BusinessBecause. The business world has long had a social mobility problem. US workers from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are 32% less likely to become managers than those from more privileged backgrounds. So how can students from low-income backgrounds stand out and accelerate their careers? The University of California, Riverside (UCR)...
Grad students at Anderson Hall, UCR School of Business

Masters in Business Analytics Syllabus: What Will You Study on an MSBA?

This story was originally published on BusinessBecause. If you’re someone who’s interested in digging into data and leading analytics-driven projects at a top company, then a Master’s in Business Analytics degree might just be for you. In a world that’s undergoing digital transformation, Masters in Business Analytics are gaining traction. These programs provide a deep...