Executive Education

Moving forward, faster

Are you looking for the edge to move your career forward?  Through our professional development and Executive Education programs we can provide you with the tools to stand out from the crowd.

Our programs provide business professionals with the tools and knowledge necessary to advance their careers and position their organization for future growth.

Professional Development

These short-term programs are fast-paced and information rich on a defined topic.  Typical programs are between 3 and 8 hours and may be offered to the general public or as privately hosted by a company or organization for just their own employees.

Executive Education

Executive education encompasses graduate-level business school curriculum that is designed for executives, business leaders, and managers. These programs typically span multiple weeks through an evening or weekend schedule. 


Looking for something specific for a private educational event?  We would love to work with you to understand your business and assess how we can help transform your organization. Our custom programs focus on topics designed to meet your needs. We offer organizations extensive knowledge, industry experience and resources to help business professionals develop the technical and leadership skills necessary to advance their careers.

People choose our programs to learn new skills and broaden their perspective with the goal of advancing their careers. We bridge the gap between academics and business by providing professionals with relevant information and tools that can immediately be applied in the workplace.

Why Western?

The College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University is nationally recognized for its quality programs with highly regarded faculty and multiple national rankings.  In delivering these programs we deliver that content in manageable portions for busy professionals balancing work, family and life in addition to goals for the future.

Our programs are rooted in evidence-based research, and extensive industry experience. We provide today’s and tomorrow’s leaders with the tools and knowledge necessary to solve complex challenges.  We supply professionals with relevant research and leadership skills that can be used in the workplace where it counts.

Move Forward, Faster

Transform your professional life by joining with other professionals in one of our programs today.


Please contact us at cebr@wwu.edu or 360-650-3909.