Events

Whether online or on-campus, one-on-one or in large groups, our Admissions Events provides prospects the opportunity to speak with Admissions Staff, Current Students, Alumni, and/or Faculty to learn more about the program.

For questions regarding any of the events below, please do not hesitate to contact us at 310-825-2632 or femba.admissions@anderson.ucla.edu.

Upcoming Events
June 13, 2014 8:30 AM PT FEMBA Coffee UCLA Anderson Register 
July 11, 2014 8:30 AM PT FEMBA Coffee  UCLA Anderson Register 
August 15, 2014 8:30 AM PT FEMBA Coffee UCLA Anderson Register
September 12, 2014 8:30 AM PT FEMBA Coffee UCLA Anderson Register

From various on-campus events to the multiple fairs and tours we attend throughout the country, each event is different from the other. Below are decriptions listing what each event has to offer.

ADMISSIONS RECRUITING EVENTS read descriptions >>

Online Webinar - Info Session
Learn about the FEMBA Program from the comfort of your own home or office. A 30 minute online webinar hosted by an Admissions Officer about the basic details of the program, followed by a Q&A.

FEMBA Coffee
An hour-long, casual, small group format in-person Q&A session for prospects interested in the program. Hosted by the Admissions Coordinator or another admissions officer, the Coffee is a personal opportunity to get any questions about the program answered.

FEMBA Chat
Want to know what it's like to attend the program, work, and still able to maintain a personal life? In this 1-hour Q&A format with several other prospective students, you will meet with a current FEMBA and discuss the program both inside and outside of the classroom from a student's perspective.

Open House
Come experience a morning in the life of a FEMBA student as you will have the oppurtunity to network with current students during breakfast, followed by a presentation from Faculty, Admissions Director Dylan Stafford, Financial Aid and Career Services.

FEMBA Admissions 101
Spend an evening with FEMBA Admissions Staff as we go over helpful tips for the admissions process and even look forward "post-admission". Bring your resume for an interactive workshop led by Assistant Dean Dylan Stafford tailored to help you best present your candidacy for UCLA FEMBA. Space is limited.

VARIOUS FAIRS & TOURS read descriptions >>

Forte Forum
An opportunity to network with peers and women business leaders and connect you with the representatives from top business schools who can help you get started on the admissions process.

QS World MBA Tour
A fair for candidates to meet representatives of the world's leading business schools face to face and attend seminars. Helps candidates make informed education and career choices, while giving participating business schools the chance to meet a highly targeted audience of the world's brightest young professionals.

The MBA Tour
Event consists of panel sessions and presentations within an educational conference format. This helps students select a university to suit their specific career and lifestyle goals.

There's no better way to experience the program than sitting in and observing a class. Come see the professors in action during a regularly scheduled lecture, and have the opportunity to interact and network with current students before and after class.

Prior to attending a Class Visit, we highly encourage prospective students to attend at least one Admissions Event or have met with an Admissions Staff member. Whether a Webinar, FEMBA Coffee, Info Session, Open House, or a sit down with an Admissions Staff Member, gaining a core understanding of the program will allow for a better Class Visit experience.

Upon attending an event or meeting with an Admissions Staff Member, a link to register to one of the following Class Visits will be provided via email. Prospective Students are allowed to attend one iteration of each class offered each quarter.


Spring Quarter Class Visits
Class Professor/Faculty
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Day Time

New Product Development: Examination of new product development (NPD) process with objective of learning key tools and methods and applying them to case studies, exercises, and course project. Products viewed through three lenses: quantifiable rational attributes, appeal due to emotional characteristics, and cost/technology/competitive tradeoffs. NPD process also investigated through five key phases: ideation, concept generation and selection, detailed design, prototyping and testing, and ramp-up and product launch. Coverage of mass customization, parallel prototyping, cost reduction, and creativity.

Ravi Shanmugam

Monday

7:10pm-10:00pm

Understanding Asia/Pacific Economies: With their high rates of growth, countries in Asia/Pacific region are reshaping trade, economic opportunities, and power in 21st century. Development of practical quantitative and qualitative methodologies for understanding current economic environment and forecasting likely future evolution and risks of a set of countries including China, South Korea, India, Japan, and Malaysia.

Jerry Nickelsburg

Monday

7:10pm-10:00pm

Corporate Financial Reporting: In-depth treatment of significant corporate financial reporting issues to enhance understanding of financial statements and student ability to interpret and use information contained in these disclosures.

Eric Sussman 

Tuesday 

7:10pm-10:00pm

Persuasion and Influence: Designed for individuals interested in improving their ability to persuade and influence others. Consideration of number of well-studied persuasion and influence strategies that result in greater buy-in for one's ideas, initiatives, proposals, products, and requests.

Noah Goldstein

Tuesday

7:10pm-10:00pm

Taxation and Management Decisions: Examination of impact of taxes on decisions of businesses and investors. Effects of taxes on investment decisions, mergers and acquisitions, capital structure, dividend policies, and employee compensation.

Gonzalo Freixes Thursday

7:10pm-10:00pm

Advertising and Marketing Communications: Detailed review of use of communication tools in marketing. Critical review of advertising and promotional policies from developmental and executional perspectives. Discussion of other forms of marketing communications, with goal of helping students develop integrated communication strategies.


Shi Zhang

Saturday                

9:30am-12:30pm

Foundations of Finance: Topics include time value of money, discounting and present values, valuation of bonds and stocks, risk and return, construction of optimal portfolios, capital budgeting, and weighted average cost of capital.

Barney Hartman-Glaser

Saturday 

2:00pm-5:15pm 

Managerial Interpersonal Communication: Interpersonal and personality factors affecting managerial communications. Styles and modes of communication in one-to-one, group, and large-systems settings. Opportunities offered to deepen understanding of one's own communication styles and skills, considering verbal, nonverbal perceptual, and cross-cultural aspects.

John Ullmen

Saturday

2:00pm-5:00pm

Deals: Strategy and Structure (Flex) : Overview of lifecycle of corporate acquisition transaction through the lens of private equity investment, from deal origination, to due diligence, valuation analysis, contract negotiation and post-acquisition activities, and value creation strategies. 

Jason Lee

Saturday (Flex, on- campus)

2:00pm-5:30pm & 6:30pm-8pm

Marketing Management (Flex): Principles of market-driven managerial decision making: consumer, competitor, and company analysis, market segmentation, definition of target markets, and product positioning. Management of marketing function: product and pricing decisions, channels of distribution, marketing communications.

Suzanne Shu

Saturday (Flex, on-campus

 2:00pm-5:30pm & 6:30pm-8pm

Technology Management (Flex):  Management of high-technology firm, including acquisition, creation, and utilization of technology and knowledge assets. Research and product development, product and process technologies, technology regimes, high-technology markets, competition, and technology strategies. Case examples from sectors such as computing, telecommunications, e-business, medical devices, nanotechnology, advanced transportation systems, and electronics. 

Uday Karmarkar

Saturday (Flex, on-campus)

 2:00pm-5:30pm & 6:30pm-8pm