Since 1985, the Visiting Executive Program has welcomed more than 100 executives from large and small companies around the world into this flexible, easily customized executive education program.
Unique among the international offerings of UW Executive Education, VEP is especially useful to professionals for whom a degree program does not provide enough flexibility to study a particular subject area in depth, or for whom a three- to twelve-month certificate program is preferable to a two-year MBA program.
Accepted participants will receive an informative pre-departure orientation packet, as well as a detailed orientation upon their arrival in Seattle.
The VEP program manager is available to assist each individual with questions and concerns during preparation and during the course of the program.
The Toyota Way in Human Resources Management is the realization of management that shows respect for people.
In other words, it aims to enable all employees to exercise their abilities to think, be creative, and utilize their strengths to the maximum extent possible by providing them with opportunities to make social contributions and achieve self-actualization through their work.
The VEP tracks are designed to provide two distinct options for individual executives.While both tracks focus on developing the participants’ management skills through research and MBA coursework, each track provides a unique educational package.The Custom Track offers participants the opportunity to attend MBA elective courses each quarter and perform independent personal and/or professional research.Want to learn more about Lafarge Holcim solutions, products, and services in your country? Find the Lafarge Holcim contact nearest you in our global Directory.“One of my objectives was to have the chance to study the foundation of business theories and methods systematically.The Visiting Executive Program provides participants with a J-1 visa and all the privileges a Visiting Scholar receives, including UW library and computer database access; use of an office with computer, internet and phone; transportation and parking passes; membership to the UW Club for private on-campus dining, and other University-related benefits.Upon finishing the program, the participant is awarded a VEP Certificate of Completion from the Foster School of Business.Toyota conducts an employee satisfaction survey every other year to provide an index for measuring the results of these efforts and utilizes the analysis results for planning and implementing measures that will enable employees to work without worry.Ensuring employee safety and health is one of Toyota’s most important business activities and has a universal and timeless value.For January start date, the application deadline is November 1.All applications must be received a minimum of two months in advance of the program start date.