Why a Foster PhD: Sam Yam

Guest post by Sam Yam, UW PhD  When prospective PhD students in management are deciding which program to attend, I think there are two things that they should keep in mind. First and an objective one is whether your research interests fit with the faculty members at the program in which you’re applying for. And fortunately... Read More

Students Make “Grape” Recommendations for WA Wine Expansion into China

November 3, 2017, dawned dark and grey; typical for November in Seattle. Inside PACCAR and Dempsey Halls, however, the students who participated in the 2017 Russell Investments International Case Competition (RIICC) shone bright. 2017 marked the 20th year the Foster School has organized this signature introductory case competition. With Russell Investments as the title sponsor... Read More

Executive MBA Program celebrates 35 years of developing leaders!

Launched in the fall of 1983, the Foster School’s Executive MBA Program is a rigorous, lockstep MBA curriculum, taught by the best business school faculty, to a select, accomplished cohort, representing: the not-for-profit industry; entrepreneurs, active duty, reserve and retired military; healthcare; engineering; manufacturing; the public and private sectors; as well as family owned businesses... Read More

Family, focus, and flying towards success

Beverly Wyse (EMBA ‘05) acknowledges that she’s driven. In Wyse’s case, that drive manifests itself in a combination of innate motivations and highly developed leadership skills. Her job as president of Boeing Shared Services—a multibillion-dollar, nearly 6,000-person operating group providing common internal services across Boeing’s global enterprise—requires expansive ideas and a tremendous range of operational... Read More