Published March 13, 2023 at 10:03 AM PDT
Kim "Kimfer" Flanery-Rye changed the trajectory of her life by joining the Leadership Executive MBA Program at Albers Schools of Business and Economics. With years of professional experience already under her belt, the LEMBA program gave her the formal learning needed to become a better leader in the workforce.
Published February 14, 2023 at 10:02 AM PST
Remote and hybrid work has been on the rise since the inception of the Covid-19 Pandemic. This article discusses the status of remote work, the pros and cons, and what it can mean for your career advancement.
Published January 30, 2023 at 10:01 AM PST
When Annie Wright was given a second chance at life, she knew she couldn't miss the opportunity to invest in herself. Read more to learn about how a big moment led Annie to the Albers School of Business and Economics one-year Early Career MBA program.
Published January 23, 2023 at 10:01 AM PST
Businesses have gone through various challenges and changes over the past few years. Learn how to best optimize your company and stay up to date with the business trends in 2023.
Published December 16, 2022 at 1:12 PM PST
Sharon Daloz Parks discusses how in today’s society we must live with humility. She walks through the three traits that humility yields in effective leaders: curiosity, patience, and the courage to fail.
Published November 30, 2022 at 1:11 PM PST
Danielle 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.
Published November 16, 2022 at 9:11 AM PST
April 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.
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.
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.
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.
Published June 14, 2022 at 9:06 PM PDT
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.
Published April 26, 2022 at 9:04 PM PDT
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published October 25, 2021 at 9:10 PM PDT
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.
Published July 6, 2021 at 9:07 PM PDT
Published June 29, 2021 at 9:06 PM PDT
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.
Published April 27, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT
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.
Published April 15, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT
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.
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.
Published February 8, 2021 at 9:02 PM PST
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?
Published November 1, 2020 at 9:11 PM PST
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.