Dean's Message

Dean's Message


The dynamic economy of the 21st century presents a wide array of challenges and opportunities for today's business professionals. Successful leaders must have an in-depth understanding of best business practices complemented by an awareness of cultures, new technologies, and global economies.

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa offers a broad range of excellent business programs enhanced by a multicultural learning environment that promotes real world experiences through research projects, internships and study abroad opportunities.

Our programs are renowned for their international focus and feature dynamic curriculum that emphasizes entrepreneurship and innovation. Long recognized for its Asia-Pacific business expertise, the College's graduate and undergraduate programs have been consistently ranked among the nation's best in international business education by U.S. News & World Report.

The Shidler College of Business prepares students to succeed in today's competitive global business environment. We hope that you will browse through our website, learn more about the College and become a part of our Shidler ohana (family).


V. Vance Roley,

Dean and First Hawaiian Bank Chair of Leadership and Management
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Shidler College of Business