A new type of University of Washington PhD in Business Administration degree is available today for emerging technology professionals who are seeking a new type of education to advance their careers. PhD candidates will acquire the skills and knowledge to become successful business leaders and University of Washington President Yash Gupta said.
Technologists who are interested in the University of Washington's PhD in Business Administration program will have many career options. They may work with technology in the workplace, helping to design and develop future business solutions, according to university officials. The university will also help students gain knowledge about new technology that will enable businesses to do more with fewer resources. Students also will study how to harness modern technology to advance business goals – how to re-examine systems to best serve the business and, more importantly, human needs.
The University of Washington MBA in Business Administration program was created to help students understand the importance of management and leadership in businesses. The program seeks to provide the necessary tools to assist students with advanced managerial skills. The program uses real-world situations and real-world leaders to explore important business issues and evaluate business leadership and the role that technology has played in those issues.
University of Washington PhD in Business Administration programs emphasize the application of theory and research. In order to become successful managers, students must be able to apply theories from research to real-world examples. The program seeks to train students in the development of business management strategies that maximize the use of the latest and greatest tools and technologies, while reducing costs.
Programs also teach students about globalization effects on the organization. In today's increasingly global business environment, students will be presented with examples of global business practices and how they can benefit the United States. Additionally, students will be introduced to how the Internet affects global businesses. Students will be encouraged to study globalization at a global level to better understand their own company and its relationship with global clients and potential customers.
University of Washington PhD in Business Administration students will have access to a large body of faculty. University officials say that some of the most prominent scholars in business studies, including professor David Norton, professor of economics Richard Freeman and professors John Grace and Christopher Klein are working with the program to ensure that the courses provide a solid foundation in research and theory.