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TMMBA Class Visit: Entrepreneurial Finance

What better way to know if the UW Foster Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) Program is right for you than to visit a class and experience it first-hand!  During your class visit you can expect to have lunch with a student host, interact with current TMMBA students, and observe a class session. This event opportunity takes place at the East Executive Center in Kirkland. Class will be at the EEC, Classroom 1. Parking instructions will be provided. Faculty: Lance Young, Register here!  *You are encouraged to attend a TMMBA Information Session prior to a Class Visit. Campus location: Eastside Executive Center - Foster School of Business. Event types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:15 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Full-time MBA Class Visit

Request to visit a MBA class to get a taste of what it's like to be a Foster MBA student. You'll be hosted by a current student who can give you additional perspective on life in the MBA Program. Please register via the link below. Campus location: PACCAR Hall (PCAR). Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Lectures/Seminars. Special Events. Student Activities. Monday, February 25, 2019, 8:30 AM – 5:20 PM. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Evening MBA Class Visit

Prospective MBA students are encouraged to visit an MBA class and be the guest of an MBA student ambassador. Please note that while we do our best to accommodate each request, we are limited by classroom seating capacity, student ambassador availability, and the instructing professor’s teaching agenda. Registration is required in order to attend. Please use the link below in order to register. Email mbalink@uw.edu with questions. Campus location: PACCAR Hall (PCAR). Event types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Special Events. Event sponsors: Foster MBA Admissions 206.543.4661 MBA@uw.edu. Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Info Webinar for the Executive Development Program

Learn more about the nine-month Executive Development Program. Information Sessions offer an overview of the program as well as an opportunity to speak with program staff.  Webinar information sessions are via Zoom. Event types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Online. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Executive MBA Online Application Workshop

The Foster EMBA Application Workshop is designed for potential applicants who have attended an information session or met with an EMBA admission representative. The session will focus specifically on the application and admission process. You are invited to attend this informative 30-45 minute session to learn how to prepare the strongest application possible. All sessions are Pacific Time. Event types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Webinar. For more info visit attendee.gotowebinar.com.

TMMBA Class Visit: Current Issues in Mgmt: Customer Experience

What better way to know if the UW Foster Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) Program is right for you than to visit a class and experience it first-hand!  During your class visit you can expect to have dinner with a student host, interact with current TMMBA students, and observe a class session. This event opportunity takes place at the East Executive Center in Kirkland. Class will be at the EEC, Classroom 2. Parking instructions will be provided. Faculty: Sasha Frljanic Register here!  *You are encouraged to attend a TMMBA Information Session prior to a Class Visit. Campus location: Eastside Executive Center - Foster School of Business. Event types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:30 PM – 9:15 PM. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Full-time MBA Information Session

Learn more about the Foster MBA Program and how an MBA fits into your career plans during an hour-long group information session with an MBA advisor. Sessions for the Full-time MBA Program are offered every Thursday, with the exception of holidays. Campus location: Dempsey Hall (DEM). Campus room: 333. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Foster MBA Admissions 206.543.4661 MBA@uw.edu. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

ISOM PhD Seminar: Atalay Atasu - Georgia Tech

Seminar Speaker: Atalay Atasu Affiliation: Georgia Tech Area: Operations Management Name of Presentation: Leasing, Modularity, and the Circular Economy  Abstract: The circular economy (CE) movement has been gaining momentum as a promising solution to the environmental problems we are facing today. Promoted by non-profits such as the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and supported by major consulting companies (e.g. by McKinsey and Accenture), the CE is widely discussed in academic, industry and policy-making circles. A case in point is the recent CE pledge form multinationals (such as HP, Dell, Philips and Cisco) in the last World Economic Forum event in Davos. The CE hinges on the idea that smart product and business model designs that close material and energy loops will help achieve not only environmental sustainability but also better economic outcomes. We test this influential premise in the context of modular product architectures and leasing, two prominent and frequently discussed elements of a… Campus location: Dempsey Hall (DEM). Campus room: Dempsey 102. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: ISOM Department 206.543.1043. Friday, March 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Series with Nancy Zevenbergen, President & CIO, Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC

At the UW Foster School of Business, we teach and practice leadership every day. Alumni, students, faculty and the greater Foster community have access to local, regional, and world-renowned leaders who shape the way we do business. The Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series spotlights leaders from various industries. Nancy Zevenbergen founded Zevenbergen Capital Investments (ZCI) in 1987, creating a responsive, research-focused investment firm specializing in concentrated growth equity advisory services. Nancy oversees ZCI’s investment policy and portfolio management decisions, maintaining a strong commitment to original research. The firm manages over $2 billion in assets for public funds, pensions, endowments and individuals alike. Appealing to a broader audience of investors, ZCI recently launched two proprietary mutual funds: Zevenbergen Growth Fund and Zevenbergen Genea Fund. She graduated from the University of Washington, earning a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in… Campus location: Dempsey Hall (DEM). Campus room: Anthony's Forum (3rd floor). Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Special Events. Event sponsors: Please contact Corinne Goellnitz​ at 206-221-5749 to address any questions. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM.

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Series with Etienne Patout, CEO, Theo Chocolate

At the UW Foster School of Business, we teach and practice leadership every day. Alumni, students, faculty and the greater Foster community have access to local, regional, and world-renowned leaders who shape the way we do business. The Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series spotlights leaders from various industries. Etienne joined Theo Chocolate as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors on April 9, 2018. In his new role, Etienne has committed to charting a course for Theo’s future growth which will benefit all of its stakeholders, while remaining consistent with the company’s founding mission, vision and values. “I joined the Theo team because I believe in the mission; it’s an amazing brand. The team makes the best chocolate in the world, while improving the lives of many who need it most.” says Patout. Etienne brings a breadth of experience to Theo, with a reputation for reinvention and innovation in leadership roles across several consumer goods companies. Most recently,… Campus location: Dempsey Hall (DEM). Campus room: Anthony's Forum (3rd floor). Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Special Events. Event sponsors: Please contact Corinne Goellnitz​ at 206-221-5749 to address any questions. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM.