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Albers School of Business and Economics

Executive Education

Take the Lead With Us.

Master core business skills with a cross-functional lens that drives collaboration and innovation. Develop your confidence, voice, and ethical compass as a leader. Raise your visibility and value as an influential agent of change in the business world and beyond. And make profound connections with world-class faculty, business icons, and fellow leaders on the rise—lasting relationships that enrich your career and your life.

Designed exclusively for mid- to senior-level professionals, our Executive Education programs, bring out the best in leadership for a changing world. It’s amazing what can happen when you take the lead with us by participating in one of our two programs.

Executive Leadership Program

The Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is an 8-month certificate program that provides an in-depth exploration into leadership and its personal meaning in each participant’s life.

Leadership Executive MBA

Building on the foundation of the Executive Leadership Program, the Leadership Executive MBA (LEMBA) focuses on core business expertise, executive leadership, and social responsibility – everything to help you become the kind of leader you admire and respect.

One of U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Top 25 EMBA programs (#12 in the nation and # 1 in the Northwest). 

Everything You Need to Lead.

  • An 8-month deep dive into leadership with one-on-one executive coaching—giving you a powerful, personal leadership foundation for the remainder of the program.
  • Access to the world-class faculty of Albers School of Business and Economics—masters at merging theory with practice for transformational, real-world results.
  • Cohort-based classroom settings with talented, accomplished peers who become a lasting network of personal and professional support. Executive Student Profile
  • A focus on the social impact of business and organizational decisions in an interdependent global community.
  • Projects that put your leadership into action on issues that matter to you.
  • A convenient schedule that works for busy professional and personal lives.


CLF Senior Fellow

Alan Mulally

Alan Mulally
VIDEO: Why Alan partners with SU

Alan Mulally, retired president and CEO of Ford Motor Company and former CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, joined Seattle University’s Center for Leadership Formation as a Senior Fellow in 2015. Now in its 20th year, the Center is home to Seattle University's nationally-ranked Executive Education programs within the Albers School of Business and Economics.

In his role as Senior Fellow, Mr. Mulally provides insight to ensure that the best ideas from the practice of leadership are represented in our curriculum. Since joining the center, he has collaborated with faculty on research and publications and continues to engage with students and others associated with the Center. As one of the world's most admired business leaders, Mulally brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective on leadership along with personal experience in radically changing cultures and outcomes. We're fortunate to count him among our partners. 

Check out Alan's recent article, "Charting the Course," co-authored by Marilyn Gist, Executive Director of the Center for Leadership Formation. Found in Spring 2017 InSights, the article focuses on what leaders need to do to develop the best vision and strategy.