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Rady School of Management – UCSD

Rady School of Management – UCSD

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About

The Rady School of Management, established in 2001, is a new professional school within the well-recognized institution UC San Diego for higher education and research. The Rady School offers a Full-Time MBA program, a FlexMBA program for working professionals, a Ph.D. program, undergraduate and executive educational courses. UC San Diego, whose lineage includes 16 Nobel Laureates (former and current faculty) and eight MacArthur Foundation award recipients, also provides The Rady School with rich resources that boost their research, development and innovation. This privileged position helps The Rady School underlay their curriculum and academic model.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Rady School of Management is to educate ethical leaders for innovation-driven organizations. Its values include innovation, impact, collaboration, integrity and risk taking.

Services

The Rady School’s MBA program focuses on life sciences and technology industries, and allows Rady MBAs to develop expertise in these industry sectors to meet the demand of innovation-driven companies. The program has two formats: the Full-Time MBA and the FlexMBA. The FlexMBA program is designed for working professionals who are available for evening or weekend schedules.
The Rady Center for Executive Development offers the Executive Development program to professionals intent on improving their business acumen but who don’t need any degree certificates. The Center offers custom programs, open enrollment programs, half-day courses in the Learning Consortium series and a leadership assessment program.
The Rady School also offers an undergraduate minor in accounting, a Ph.D program in management, and a concurrent MBA degree for students pursuing a Ph.D. at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Personnel

Robert S. Sullivan, Dean

Contact Info

Otterson Hall
9500 Gilman Drive #0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553

References

http://rady.ucsd.edu/

CommNexus

CommNexus

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About

Established in 1998, CommNexus San Diego is a non-profit association that helps local technology businesses start, grow, and succeed. The association provides the technology industry with valuable content-driven programs, access to capital, talent partners, and business development suggestions.

CommNexus’ program portfolio consists of EvoNexus, a non-profit incubator for high tech start-up ventures; MarketLink, which connects local companies with multi-national corporations through high-tech speed dates; NextStage, a business plan writer that helps emerging companies present their business plans and gain resources that can lead these companies to the next level; and Special Interest Groups, regularly scheduled panel discussions that go through key issues in the industry. The association has already reached more than 14,000 members nationally.

Mission Statement

CommNexus San Diego delivers value to the technology industry through programs that provide access to capital, talent and business development.

Industries Served

CommNexus serves technical industry.

Size Business Served

CommNexus serves Start-up and Small business.

Services Provided/Costs

Membership
Young Technologist – FREE
(with Academic ID)

Military Technologist – FREE
(with Military ID)

Technology Professional – $150

Service Professional – $200

Services

The MarketLink Program provides the opportunity for growing companies to initiate and develop strategic relationships with leading multi-national corporations. Qualified companies will be selected through a series of social meetings. They will be introduced to top level executives from multi-national corporations focusing on new products and technologies. All the arrangements are free.

CommNexus VCLink program provides selected executives and entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet with the managing partners of multinational venture capital firms in a relaxed environment. Visiting managing partners describe their firms view of the market and in what area they are currently looking to invest. Throughout the meetings, both the entrepreneurs and the VCs can find potential partners.

Personnel

John Major, Chairman

Contact Info

CommNexus San Diego
4225 Executive Square, Suite 485
San Diego, CA 92037
Phone: (888) 92-NEXUS [926-3987]
Fax: (888) 872-9818

References

http://www.commnexus.org/