Executive Development Center

The Willamette EDC program I participated in exceeded my expectations. Topics were timely and crucial to our industry and the facilitators were excellent. It was a privilege to participate in an informal, small-class setting with an array of subject matter experts.”

— Alan Geertz, District Manager, NW Natural

Designed for specific industries, organizations or market segments taught by world-renown faculty with a focus on integrated strategy and operational results. Read more about The EDC Difference.

As an internationally recognized educational institution, Willamette University offers the resources required to create a first-class business program. Willamette University also has a worldwide network of over 25,000 alumni.

Programs through the Executive Development Center encourage interaction between faculty and students in an intimate, face-to-face and collaborative learning environment. The cohort experience encourages knowledge sharing with new professional connections. Most programs and certificates can be taken for graduate school credit or continuing education units. Find more information at About the EDC.

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Exceptional Programs with Extraordinary Results:

Cutting Edge Thinking Delivered

classroomFrom custom designed programs to industry specific topics, the Executive Development Center (EDC) offers a multitude of options to achieve specific performance outcomes. Individual organizations have the ability to work with the EDC staff in developing a program from the ground up. In addition, Willamette has developed a number of programs aimed at specific industry segments, as well as open enrollment in cutting edge topics.