Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP)

Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP)

The Minority Business Executive Program is supported by University of Washington Foster School of Business Executive Education and the Consulting and Business Development Center, in conjunction with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), corporations, and government partners.

Program Highlights

The Minority Business Executive Program grows leaders from organizations owned by people of color, women, veterans, disabled persons, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and a valuable network. Program highlights include:

  • Two-week hybrid online and in-person program that starts with live online classes and ends with 3 days of in-person classes on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, home to a thriving global business community in the heart of one of the nation’s leading tech hubs.
  • Curriculum is optimized for business leaders of small to medium-sized companies that are suppliers to large enterprises.
  • Engaging ways to learn: class lectures, interactive experiences, executive speakers, and peer discussions
  • Curriculum covers numerous topics including change management, communications, negotiations, finance and accounting, leadership, and digital marketing strategy.

For more information, please download the program brochure and MBE curriculum Overview and Schedule.

Upcoming Cohort

Dates: September 12-21, 2022
Location: The University of Washington
Costs: $4,950 which includes instruction, learning materials, meals during on-campus class sessions, and a Certificate of Completion from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business. Each accepted applicant is responsible for their own travel.
Scholarships Available: Yes, use the form below to apply for a scholarship and the program. NMSDC will review your application, and if accepted, will cover the costs minus travel expenses.
Application Deadline: August 22, 2022

Scholarship Form