Executive Education

Who we are

Our Executive Education programs inspire business excellence by ensuring that current and future leaders have the skills needed to be successful in a rapidly changing business world. Our programs provide employees with the human capital (knowledge, skills and abilities) necessary to become innovative business leaders.

University of Washington Bothell has been ranked No. 1 in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest, according to a ranking of best colleges by Money magazine and has been ranked No. 2 on the list of the 50 “colleges that add the most value,” among public universities with enrollment of less than 10,000 students. About 90 percent of UW Bothell graduates live and work in the Puget Sound region. With nearly 6,000 students, UW Bothell is one of the fastest-growing public university in the state of Washington.

Conveniently located at the epicenter of Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Everett, we are uniquely positioned to assist organizations with their development needs.

What we do

The School of Business develops customized executive development programs for client organizations that address specific organizational needs. Programs transform professionals into leaders and combine leading thought leadership with best practices and solid practical application frameworks. Participants leave with new insights that they can apply immediately to their current work challenges and thus, make meaningful contributions to their organizations.

Our customized programs focus on supporting executive development to enable participants to drive their organizational strategy. We engage, enable, educate and empower people in service of their organization mission and vision. Participants enrich their skills through unique customized education modules designed in collaboration with company leadership.

Programs combine the appropriate topics to meet specific needs of an organization. Some areas to consider include:

  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Business Analytics/Business Intelligence
  • Digital Interactive Marketing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Budgeting
  • Risk Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Global and Cross-Cultural Leadership
  • People Leadership
  • General Business and Management
  • Change Management
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership Presence and Presentation Skills

Whom we serve

Participants in Executive Education programs include senior leaders, mid-to-upper-level managers and professionals aspiring toward leadership roles. Organizations with whom we work identify program participants.

Where we do it

We offer programs either at client training sites (both locally and globally), the UW Bothell campus, or at our location in Bellevue, Wash.

When we do it

Our executive education team will work closely with the organization to schedule programs at mutually agreeable dates and times.

How your organization benefits

UW Bothell’s School of Business programs will support the development of your workforce and meet your specific development needs. In general, Executive Education programs enable:

  • Enhanced business and leadership competencies of employees,
  • Improved employee retention,
  • Guided transition of technical employees into business leadership roles,
  • Improved cross-cultural and cross-functional collaboration,
  • Elevated organizational commitment and culture,
  • Application of the latest strategy and techniques for managing talent and human resources, and,
  • Energized innovation process through project-based training.

Contact us

Please contact the Executive Education Office to discuss your needs. We are happy to assist you in the process. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Executive Education Office at uwbexec@uw.edu.