&#x201C;Strategy is fundamentally about how firms choose to compete. In order to build a sustainable competitive advantage and to achieve superior performance in an industry, a firm must create value for customers in unique and compelling ways.&#x201D;
MANUELA HOEHN-WEISS, Ph.D. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, STRATEGY
Which UW Bothell MBA Program should I choose? Technology MBA
Location Industry Mix
Focus on Leadership Development
Practicum Focus on technology and innovation Bothell campus Students from technology-based industries Integrated across courses
Capstone focused on intrapreneurship or entrepreneurship
Leadership MBA Various industries and diverse perspectives Eastside Leadership Center, Bellevue Students from all industries Specific leadership development program
Various activities focused on leadership development
TECHNOLOGY MBA (TMBA) BOTHELL
&#x2022; Building high-growth businesses &#x2022; Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship &#x2022; Managing technology-driven enterprises
Technology MBA students passionately believe in the power of technology and innovation to re-imagine global markets. Students come from several technology-centered industries such as aerospace, biotechnology, medical devices, software and telecommunications.
Classes are offered at the UW Bothell campus (www.uwb.edu/visitors/directions
Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-9:50 p.m. with occasional Saturdays.
SPECIALIZED LEARNING GOALS
&#x2022; How to lead a technology-centered enterprise &#x2022; Developing a business plan for a startup &#x2022; Analyzing the disruptive power of a technology &#x2022; Consulting on problems faced by local companies
LEADERSHIP MBA (LMBA) EASTSIDE LEADERSHIP CENTER, BELLEVUE
&#x2022; Leadership development &#x2022; Managing diverse organizations &#x2022; Fostering creativity and innovation
Leadership MBA students believe that it is not enough to simply understand business theory &#x2013; leadership matters. 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.
Classes are offered at the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue (www.uwb.edu/mba/elc
Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-9:50 p.m. with occasional Saturdays.
SPECIALIZED LEARNING GOALS &#x2022; Increased leadership skills and knowledge
&#x2022; Learning specific techniques to improve individual and team creativity
&#x2022; Building advanced negotiation skills
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