Eastside Mini-MBA Executive Certificate

Accelerated online program focused on business foundational skills

Embark on a transformative journey into business foundational topics with this dynamic executive certificate program designed to elevate your knowledge and confidence. In collaboration with the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, this accelerated program caters to new and seasoned professionals seeking to engage with the diverse facets of business elements.

Online and live classes
Work compatible
Affordable tuition
Industry networking
Limited homework
College degree not required
Location flexible
MBA credit waiver

Designed For You

This executive certificate program caters to the working professional with work compatible classes in an online format through a variety of learning techniques that engage participants to apply real-world experience.

  • Early professionals seeking an introduction to foundational business skills
  • New managers with responsibility over budgets, projects, or people
  • Non-business professionals moving into business-focused roles
  • Experienced professionals interested in refreshing skill set


  • Increased confidence in understanding complex business challenges
  • Conversant in business concepts when engaging with experts
  • Tools and frameworks to apply business concepts in the workplace
  • Supplement “on the job” learning through exposure to established theories
  • Learn from diverse student cohort’s experiences
  • Guidance from industry experts and business leaders
  • Roadmap to identify, assess, and solve existing workplace challenges
  • Ability to waive 4 credits in the MBA program at UW Bothell School of Business


Gain a broad study across critical business topics taught by Ph.D. faculty through lectures, discussions, case studies, and a program-long capstone project. Engage with industry leaders, explore cutting-edge tools, and cultivate a vibrant network of peers committed to excellence.


Real-Life Application

The Eastside Mini-MBA provides students with multiple approaches to discover how topics are applied in real business scenarios.

Program Details

The Eastside Mini-MBA provides students with multiple approaches to discover how topics are applied in real business scenarios.

Admission and Fees

Application to the program is required for admission.

Program Sessions

Standard Tuition
Bellevue Chamber member discount

Important Dates

  • August 18, 2024 – Application Deadline
  • August 26, 2024 – Registration Opens
  • September 6, 2024 – Final Day to Register/Pay
  • September 9 -13, 2024 – Virtual onboarding

Class Dates

Class dates calendar for Sep-Nov 2024

Faculty Roster

The Eastside Mini-MBA features University of Washington Bothell School of Business faculty who teach in our degree-based programs.  Our faculty bring their expertise and research to the program, providing cutting edge information. Roster is subject to change.

Dr. Sophie LeroyDr. Stephen JonesDr. Brandon Fleming
Dr. Xiahua WeiDr. Ceri NishiharaDr. Murgie Krishan
Dr. Andrea AnthonyDr. Akhtar BadshahDr. Brett Clay


If you would like more information before applying or need assistance with your application, please email us at uwbexec@uw.edu or join our email list for the most updated information: