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Master of Business administration (MBA)

School of Business Leadership MBA Bellevue Technology MBA Bothell


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A Message from the Dean

UW Bothell Business Faculty

In this challenging business climate, working professionals have to work hard to stay ahead of the competition. As you endeavor to grow beyond your current skill sets and knowledge base and to maximize your potential, we invite you to consider how a world-class graduate business education at the University of Washington Bothell can play a critical role in your career.

Our distinguished faculty members have graduate degrees from the best business schools across the world, are recognized experts in their fields, and are committed to business education. They regularly publish their research in the top academic journals and present their work at major international conferences here and abroad.

Our nationally ranked Evening MBA Programs feature a rigorous and innovative curriculum taught by distinguished faculty in small, intimate classes. Our students bring diverse perspectives from their experiences to the classroom and help our faculty nurture a challenging yet collaborative learning environment. The UW Bothell MBA Programs are built on a cohort model that emphasizes small class sizes, interactive learning and developing a full spectrum of knowledge and skills. Your cohort becomes a second family where you build deep and meaningful relationships for life and enter into extended personal and professional networks. As a working professional, your time is precious and an MBA education requires a significant investment of your resources. We fully realize that you have one opportunity to do it right and we want to partner with you in this journey. We hope you will take the time to visit us and learn about our programs. Sandeep Krishnamurthy, Ph.D. - Professor of Marketing, Dean, UW Bothell School of Business

They are innovative, exciting teachers and have been invited to teach at leading business programs in Australia, Asia, Europe and the U.S. Sundar Balakrishnan, Professor, Ph.D. Marketing, University of Pennsylvania

Tim Hargrave, Assistant Professor, PhD., Management, University of Minnesota

Camelia Bejan, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Economics, University of Minnesota

Manuela Hoehn-Weiss, Assistant Professor, D.B.A. Management, Boston University

Alan Boss, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, University of Maryland

Steven Holland, Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University

Joydeep Chatterjee, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Strategic Management, University of Pennsylvania Paul Collins, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Sociology, Rutgers University Rajib Doogar, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Accounting, Pennsylvania State University Brandon Fleming, Lecturer, Ph.D., Business, University of Washington Walt Freytag Senior Lecturer, Ph.D. Industrial Psychology, Pennsylvania State University Juan Camilo Gomez, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Economics, University of Minnesota Lorna Hardin, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Accounting, University of Pittsburgh

Deanna Kennedy, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Management Science University of Massachusetts, Amherst Tayfun Keskin, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Information, Risk, and Operations Management University of Texas at Austin Sandeep Krishnamurthy, Professor and Dean, Ph.D. Marketing, University of Arizona Kevin Laverty, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Strategy and Organization, UCLA Valerie Li, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Accounting, University of Washington Ying Li, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Finance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Alison Lo, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Marketing, Duke University James Miller, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Finance, Purdue University Ceri Nishihara, Lecturer, Ph.D. Marketing, University of Mississippi Pete Nye, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Marketing, Duke University Kim O’neill, Lecturer, MBA UW Bothell Phil Palm, Lecturer and Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs, MBA, University of Washington Surya Pathak, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Program in Management of Technology Vanderbilt University Pradyot Sen, Professor and Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Research, Ph.D. Accounting, Columbia University, New York S. Gowri Shankar, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Finance, Syracuse University Ron Tilden, Senior Lecturer, MBA University of Washington Anny Wei, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Economics, UC San Diego


“My goal is to inspire my students. I expect that they will come out of the program ready to follow their passion and unleash their creativity. I have complete confidence that they will make their organizations, their community, and the world a better place.” Sundar balakrishnan, Ph.d., The wharton school professor of marketing founding faculty uwb distinguished teaching award, 2011

Our students and alumni work at Amazon, Allstate, AT&T Mobility, Boeing, Philips Medical, Microsoft, Paccar, Starbucks, Sonosite, T-Mobile and other leading organizations. About 60% of our students have undergraduate degrees in engineering and the sciences; the rest have degrees in social sciences, humanities and business.

Leadership MBA (LMBA)

Technology MBA (TMBA)

Leadership development Managing diverse organizations Fostering creativity and innovation

Building high-growth businesses Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship Managing technology-driven enterprises

Leadership MBA students believe that it is not enough to simply apply business theory – developing leadership skills is vital to success. These students accept the power of authentic motivation. Students come from various business functions including accounting, human resources, finance, manufacturing, marketing, operations, and software development, and from a diverse set of industries.

Technology MBA students passionately believe in the power of technology and innovation to re-imagine global markets. Students come from primarily technology-centered industries such as aerospace, biotechnology, medical devices, software and telecommunications.

Classes are offered at the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue (www.uwb.edu/mba/elc).

Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-9:50 p.m. with occasional weekend classes. First year retreat requires a Friday - Saturday - Sunday offsite course.

Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-9:50 p.m. with occasional weekend classes. First year retreat requires Friday - Saturday - Sunday offsite course.

Classes are offered at the UW Bothell campus (www.uwb.edu/visitors/directions).

Next Steps

Admissions Checklist

1. Visit website to learn more: www.uwb.edu/mba

1. UW Graduate School Online Application Form

2. Attend Information Session at either Bothell or Bellevue

2. MBA Program Information Form

3. Schedule a GMAT appointment www.mba.com/mba

4. Two Application Essays

4. Apply Online at www.uwb.edu/mba 5. For more details contact VIcki Tolbert at 425.352.3277 or vtolbert@uwb.edu

3. Two Letters of Recommendation 5. Two Official Transcripts 6. Official GMAT Scores or recent GRE Scores 7. English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS), where applicable


The Nintex Leadership Breakfast Series features the top business leaders in the Puget Sound region who share their lessons in leadership with MBA students in informal, off-the-record sessions. The series is sponsored by the Nintex Group, a group of technology companies focused on Microsoft SharePoint technologies.

Brett Campbell Nintex Group Founder | Vice President Corporate Development

Leadership MBA Curriculum

Technology MBA Curriculum

First Year

FIrst Year

B BUS 501 - Leadership & Ethical Decision Making B BUS 502 - Business Statistics B BUS 512 - Strategic Management B BUS 503 - Financial Reporting & Analysis B BUS 504 - Economics for Business Leaders B BUS 505 - Financial Management B BUS 506 - Marketing Management Optional elective (e.g., Global Study Tour)

B BUS 501 - Leadership & Ethical Decision Making B BUS 502 - Business Statistics B BUS 512 - Strategic Management B BUS 503 - Financial Reporting & Analysis B BUS 504 - Economics for Business Leaders B BUS 505 - Financial Management B BUS 506 - Marketing Management Optional elective (e.g., Global Study Tour)

Summer Course - Electives (one or two)

Summer Course - Electives (one or two)

Second Year

Second Year

B BUS 531 - Leadership & Social Responsibility B BUS 509 - Operations Management B BUS 507 - Global Business B BUS 534 - Advanced Leadership Models B BUS 546 - Global Economic Issues B BUS 510 - Managing Organizational Effectiveness B BUS 532 - Marketing Research (Elective) Electives - One or Two

B BUS 531 - Leadership & Social Responsibility B BUS 507 - Global Business B BUS 509 - Operations Management B BUS 523 - New Product Marketing B BUS 525 - Technology and Innovation Management B BUS 510 - Managing Organizational Effectiveness B BUS 526 - Entrepreneurship practicum (Elective) Electives - One or Two

Total credits needed to graduate: 72

Total credits needed to graduate: 72

sample electives • • • •

Business Communications Investments Management Entrepreneurial Marketing Entrepreneurial Finance

• Entrepreneurship Practicum • Enterprise IT Management • Global Study Tour (pre-spring)

• Management Control Systems • Negotiations • Strategic Marketing Lab

Degree is typically completed in 22-24 months depending upon timing of electives. Some electives may be taken in the summer following the second academic year.

University of Washington Bothell 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011-8246

Eastside Leadership Center 2515 140th Ave NE, Suite E-100, Bellevue, WA 98005

425.352.5274 or 1.800.736.6650 email: info@uwb.edu Get connected

www.uwb.edu/mba The University of Washington provides equal opportunity in education without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran/Vietnam era veteran, in accordance with UW policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations.

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