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Danielle Quint on how a Leadership EMBA Boosted Her Confidence and Propelled Her Career

Published November 30, 2022 at 1:11 PM PST

BuildingDanielle Quint graduated from the Albers School of Business and Economics after pursuing a Leadership Executive MBA. Read along to see how her journey at Albers granted her the skills and confidence to grow in her career and as a leader. 

The Sustainable Approach

Published November 16, 2022 at 9:11 AM PST

SustainabilityApril Atwood discusses environmental changes and challenges and how companies need to take action to reduce their environmental impact and adopt a more sustainable approach. Atwood highlights 6 things companies should be considering to address these challenges. 

Corporate Social Responsibility: What You Need to Know

Published November 3, 2022 at 9:11 PM PDT

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is integral to every business strategy. Learn more about CSR, its benefits, and how to implement it into your business model.

 

Will You Take The Leading With Values Challenge?

Published October 27, 2022 at 9:10 PM PDT

Steve Brilling raises an important question: Will you lead your company with values in uncertain times? With over 30 years of executive leadership experience in financial, educational, and consulting services, Steve asks some important questions that business leaders must answer if they want to serve not only the business itself but the employees and the community that keep it afloat.

“Who am I as a leader, and who do I want to become?” Scott Bingham on how the EMBA Prepared Him for a Career in Leadership and Service

Published September 16, 2022 at 9:09 PM PDT

>Growing up, Scott Bingham ’18 knew he would pursue a career helping others, but he never dreamed he would be doing just that via technology. Today, he is Senior Director of IT Operations at Seattle Children’s Hospital, delivering technical solutions for clinical teams supporting young patients.

Professional MBA vs. Executive MBA: Which One is Right for You?

Published June 14, 2022 at 9:06 PM PDT

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There are many factors that inspire professionals to seek a master’s degree in business administration. Maybe you are looking for a leg up the corporate ladder. Maybe you want to make a career change or start your own business. Or maybe you’re looking to grow as a leader, inspiring your team and driving the vision and values of your workplace. No matter your goal, an MBA prepares you to take the next step in your career, helping you grow both personally and professionally.

 

Executive Coaching: The Foundation for Growing as an Agile, Innovative Leader

Published April 26, 2022 at 9:04 PM PDT

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Executive coaching is one of the cornerstones of executive education at the Albers School of Business and Economics. 

At Albers, “a team of seasoned executive coaches provides personalized mentorship to each student that arms them with tools and personal insights that can be directly applied to their professional careers,” says Ariel Rosemond, Director of Executive Leadership Programs at Seattle University. Seattle U’s Executive Leadership Certificate integrates executive coaching into the program, helping experienced professionals develop a deeper understanding of themselves and others, which ultimately leads to increased performance in their organization.

Recruiting For MBAs: The New Normal Looks A Lot Like The Old Normal

Published January 18, 2022 at 9:01 PM PST

It’s become abundantly clear that COVID-19 has redefined the way we do business, with the sweeping changes to the world of business and to the economy caused by this pandemic already quite obvious. And for all these long-term impacts and implications, one particular learning stands out: you never know what to expect. 

 

Why Summer Business Programs Help Today’s High School Students Become Tomorrow’s Leaders

Published November 30, 2021 at 9:11 PM PST

Enrolling in a college prep summer program is becoming an increasingly popular way for students to expand their experience, enhance college applications, or simply try out collegiate life. Learn more.

Leadership In Our New Remote Working World

Published November 16, 2021 at 9:11 PM PST

In the last year, the modern workplace has been completely turned on its head. Albers School of Business & Economics explores what leadership looks like in our new, post-COVID remote working world. Learn more.

Top 5 Trends In Business Analytics For 2021

Published October 25, 2021 at 9:10 PM PDT

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Business analytics tools and insights into your organizational management, these trends can help organizations deal with disruptive change, radical uncertainty, and the transformative opportunities they bring. In this article, we outline five key trends in business analytics for 2021. 

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Data & Analytics Are Changing The World - And Could Change Your Career

Published July 6, 2021 at 9:07 PM PDT

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Today’s technological evolution is moving at a breakneck pace. New digital trends have paved the way for a massive shift in society’s expectations, and the professional world is no exception. Learn more about this ever-changing landscape.

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Fruitful Financials: Why Now Is A Great Time To Earn Your Master’s In Finance

Published June 29, 2021 at 9:06 PM PDT

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The financial industry has undergone a rapid evolution, one that is still very much in progress. From a shifting economic landscape, ever-changing financial regulations, and the rise of financial technology, not to mention influences and reactions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is at a pivotal moment in its transformation.

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In The Business Of Fun: How An MBA In Entertainment Business Management Can Accelerate Your Career

Published April 27, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT

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The old adage, “there’s no business like show business,” is as true today as it ever has been. Besides the glitz and glamour that has always accompanied the industry, there are a number of factors that make entertainment and media an attractive industry for creative, business-minded talent. Learn more about how an MBA in Entertainment Business Management can accelerate your career.

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The Ethics of Vaccine Passports

Published April 15, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT

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As the availability of COVID-19 vaccines expands and more of our family, friends and neighbors are receiving their doses, the question of whether there should be vaccine “passports” has prompted renewed attention. Many countries, such as the United Kingdom and Australia, are studying the feasibility of expanded use of vaccine passports and jurisdictions such as New York have already instituted limited, privately administered mobile technology for individuals to gain access to gyms, sports arenas and large wedding receptions.

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Counting on Change: Why Switching To A Career In Accounting Might Be Your Best Move

Published April 13, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT


Programs such as Master’s in Professional Accounting (MPAC) for non-accounting majors provide graduates with invaluable skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving, and research analysis, as well as organization and time management. Enrolling in a MPAC program, like those available at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics, is a practical choice that opens the doors to different career paths and vocational opportunities.

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Is Getting An MBA Worth It?

Published February 8, 2021 at 9:02 PM PST

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The hard truth is this: today's students and recent graduates face a number of unprecedented challenges including debt, unemployment, layoffs, a poor economy, and an increasingly competitive job market. Given the uncertain economic and public health outlooks, it seems only natural that the decision to continue education would be more carefully examined than ever before. In this article, we dig in to the question: in 2021, is getting an MBA worth it?

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Graduating in a Recession and the Career Consequences

Published November 1, 2020 at 9:11 PM PST

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It's impossible to completely mitigate the effects of a recession. The "class of COVID" has been forced to change up their entire academic careers, give up traditional graduation ceremonies and celebrations, and, for those who have found work, begin professional careers during what is being argued as the most hostile job market for some since the Great Depression. In this post, Albers' Jeff Millard explores the short- and long-term consequences of graduating during a recession, and the steps you can take to minimize the impact it has on your future.

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