Fifteen graduate business students from four UC campuses put their brains and buzzer fingers to work last Saturday (Nov. 5) in the first-ever UC Davis-Financial Times Biz Quiz.
Held at the UC Davis Conference Center, the competition — thought to be the first of its kind for any graduate business school in the country — offered cash prizes for the teams with the best knowledge of business news.
After hundreds of questions — ranging from who recently acquired Twitter to which country has the most CEOs named Christian — the $3,000 first-place award went to the Rady School of Management, UC San Diego; second place and $2,000 went to the UC Davis Graduate School of Management; and third place and $1,000 went to UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Viraj Joshi took the top prize in the individual competition and also won first place with his UC San Diego team.
The four highest-scoring individuals, including the GSM’s…