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Registration and Fees

Participant criteria

This program is designed for owners and executives of minority-owned businesses with at least $300,000 in revenues.

Application deadline

To ensure participation, register by August 15.

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Tuition and fees

Tuition: $4,250

The tuition includes instruction, all instructional materials, lunches, coffee and refreshments, and a Certificate of Completion from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business.

Payment must be made by check, credit card or submit a purchase order for later invoice.

Discounts may apply.

Cancellation policy

All requests for cancellation, refund or substitution must be received in writing (e-mail is acceptable). To ensure enough time for pre-mailed materials to be received, our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • 30 days before program start date:
    • 100% refund for withdrawal
    • Participant substitutes are allowed with no administrative fee
  • 15 to 29 days before program start date
    • 50% refund for withdrawal
    • Participant substitutes may be allowed on a case by case basis
  • 2 to 14 days before program start date
    • No refund for withdrawal
    • Participant substitutes may be allowed on a case by case basis
  • Less than 48 hours before the program start date
    • No refunds or substitutions will be permitted

Advance preparation

The program requires advance study so that participants receive maximum benefit from the instruction. Study materials will be provided prior to your arrival in Seattle. Please review the assignments thoroughly, so you are well prepared for classroom discussion.


This is a residential program and all participants are required to stay at the Hotel Deca during the program.

A special rate of $125 USD per night (single occupancy) has been arranged with the Hotel Deca ( which is located within walking distance from the University of Washington campus. Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservation and payment.

Hotel Deca
4507 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Please advise the hotel that you are an MBEP participant at the University of Washington when making a reservation.