Executive Education

Executive Education creates and delivers leading edge executive education designed to support businesses in achieving their strategic goals in a rapidly changing and knowledge-driven, global economy. All programs offer practical ideas and relevant knowledge grounded in cutting-edge research and real-world experience. You will benefit from our extensive experience working with today’s worldwide industry leaders and the growing ventures that will become tomorrow’s leading innovations.

Programs explore each facet of business enterprise from an executive’s perspective and are taught by the University of Washington’s nationally ranked Foster School of Business faculty.

EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS (1-2 Weeks or 9 Months)

Executive Development Program
This program examines fundamental management topics in a nine-month format that focuses on practical business applications. Classes meet one night each week.

Global Leadership and Strategy Program
Think beyond your boundaries in this two-week program and gain powerful ideas and useful tools for leadership, corporate entrepreneurship and international business strategy tuned to the realities of today’s global economy.

Minority Business Executive Program
Learn to operate, sustain and grow your minority or women-owned business during this one-week intensive program.

Pacific Rim Bankers Program
This two-week program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to make decisions in a volatile business environment and respond to changing markets in the banking industry.


Strategic Communications and Negotiations
Learn to drive results through effective decision-making.

Leadership that Shapes the Future
Learn to drive change as you inspire, motivate and lead your team during this three day seminar.

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Executives
Learn to make decisions that positively impact the bottom line during this three day seminar.

We have partnered with leading organizations such as The Boeing Company, Microsoft and The Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs to build custom programs tailored to specific business needs for greater organizational impact.

Delta Airlines Sky Magazine names Foster’s Minority Business Executive Program a “Great Short Course” alongside programs from Columbia, Harvard and Stanford. Get the whole story.​​

Register for one of our Executive Seminars

   April 7-9, 2015

   Finance and Accounting
   May 27-29, 2015
   Communications and Negotiations