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Minority Business Executive Program

September 19-30, 2021

The 2021 Minority Business Executive Program will be delivered in a blended hybrid format starting with virtual live sessions and ending with a day and a half of in-person sessions on the UW campus in Seattle. The intensive curriculum grows business leaders from companies owned by people of color, women, veterans, disabled persons, and members of the LGBTQ community and other minority groups. The program helps them to position their companies for today’s changing global economy.

Participants learn to utilize financial tools to make better business decisions, develop strategic plans for growth and sustainability, identify new technologies to scale operations, market their products and services more effectively, explore strategies to access global markets, and develop their leadership acumen. They return to their businesses with enhanced knowledge, a renewed personal energy, and an invaluable network of fellow diverse business leaders.

All aspects of the program were applicable to my organization, especially the lessons I learned on communication, leadership, and change management. I have already adopted and applied some of these strategies to better position my business for success. What a privilege and honor this was! I have been forever transformed!
Barbara Piilani BenzCEO of Alliance West Insurance, Inc.
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Hear from a Minority Business Executive Program sponsor and student participants about how the program has catalyzed the growth and development of MBEs.

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