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MBA for Professionals next Portland cohort begins January 9, 2012

We understand that competing passions -- career, family, community -- mean that timing is everything. We often first hear from talented professionals like you just 30 days before the beginning of the semester. If you or someone you know is ready now, there is still time to apply to the MBA for Professionals Portland cohort. The Willamette University MBA for Professionals program represents the University's tradition of achievement and action, focused on solving local and global challenges and helping you achieve your career goals.

Lear more and begin your application online: http://www.willamette.edu/mba/professionals/contact/


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Dean’s Lunch Series – spring dates announced in Salem and Portland

Connect with Debra Ringold, Dean of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette MBA alumni, current and prospective students, and staff at a Willamette MBA for Professionals 'Real Connections' Luncheon. The luncheons are designed as small group discussions and networking opportunities with Willamette’s close-knit MBA community.

View the Willamette MBA events page for upcoming dates and times in Portland and Salem: http://www.willamette.edu/mba/events/index.html


Few spots remain for Sustainable Enterprise program, beginning February 2012

Willamette University’s Sustainable Enterprise Certificate (SEC) program takes a unique approach to understanding the interconnectedness of social, economic and environmental well-being. The program helps you create a plan, engage stakeholders and add new value through becoming a leading sustainable enterprise.

SESSION 1: February 15-17, 2012 – Biomimicry System Dynamics
SESSION 2: March 14-16, 2012 – Natural and Social Systems
SESSION 3: April 11-13, 2012 – Moving Into Action.

WEBINARS February 24 | March 7 | March 30

Register online for the entire SEC certificate program or for individual sessions at http://www.willamette.edu/mba/sustainability or call 503.370.6791.


Executive Professor Geoff Guilfoy joins Institute of Management consultants board

Geoff Guilfoy, Executive Professor at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management, has been voted to the national Board of Directors for the Institute of Management Consultants. Guilfoy's term will begin in 2012. As an Executive Professor, Guilfoy teaches classes in not- for-profit management and government. He held several management positions in the State of Oregon before his current role as a principal at the consulting firm AKT, LLP. Guilfoy is also an Atkinson alumnus.

 A forty year old organization, the Institute of Management Consultants provides programing and training to consultants and professionals across the United States. The organization is also the accrediting body of the Certification in Management Consulting (CMC) distinction.