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Frontiers of Global Business

Frontiers of Global Business

The Frontiers of Global Business (FGB) speaker series provides University of Washington, Bothell business students with an opportunity to learn from the global experiences and insights of Seattle-area business and public leaders.

The Frontiers of Global Business Certificate of Completion 

UWB undergraduate and MBA business students who register for and attend a total of at least eight FGB sessions during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 academic years will earn a Frontiers of Global Business Certificate of Completion from the UWB Business Program. 

Students who complete these minimum requirements by May 31st each year will receive their certificate by June 30th. For example, a student who attends two FGB sessions in the Spring 2012 quarter, three sessions in the Fall 2012 quarter, and three in the Spring 2013 quarter, for a total of eight sessions, would receive their certificate by June 30, 2013. 

Frontiers of Global Business Spring 2013 Schedule

Speakers for the Spring 2013 quarter are shown below.

Registration is required for each of the sessions. Please click on the registration link below each of the events to reserve your space!


 

Prithvi Solutions

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. (*)
Where: UWB Eastside Leadership Center, Fuji Room
Speaker: Vuppalapati Madhavi, Founder and CEO - Prithvi Solutions
Topic: Building a Global IT Solutions Company: Challenges and Lessons
Registration: Click here to register

 

The Alaska Air Group

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. (*)
Where: UWB Eastside Leadership Center, Fuji Room
Speaker: Bill Ayers, Chairman - The Alaska Air Group
Topic: Leadership Lessons Behind America's Top Airline
Registration: Click here to register

Krempl Communications International

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. (*)
Where: UWB Eastside Leadership Center, Fuji Room
Speaker: Steve Krempl, President - Krempl Communications International
Topic: Building a Global Executive Mindset
Registration: Click here to register

Note: Students who attended the talks by Ms. Madhavi or Mr. Ayers in the Spring of 2012 should note that the topics of their talks this spring will be quite different. As such, credit towards the Frontiers of Global Business Certificate of Completion can still be earned by attending both talks.

(*) In order to minimize interruptions, late arrivals will not be allowed to enter the room.

Disclaimer: This is a UW Bothell School of Business non-degree program. Participation in this program results in a certificate, but no academic credit towards a degree.