In this constantly-evolving and often-turbulent business environment, executives need the best strategic, analytical, technological, and interpersonal skills in order to successfully lead their organizations to new heights of success.

Training Hawaii's leaders since 1977, the Shidler College of Business has prepared executives to succeed in a broad range of leadership positions. Students learn from an integrated, modern curriculum that incorporates core business disciplines with cutting edge business practices. Add to this the invaluable networking opportunities students receive by becoming a part of a cohort group, which typically includes participants from many different nations representing numerous industries.

Degree Programs

Executive MBA

An MBA program designed for working managers and professionals, who can pursue their degree with minimal interruption to their demanding career obligations.

Distance Learning Executive MBA

The Distance Learning Executive MBA program combines intensive residential study modules at the UH Manoa Campus augmented with state-of-the-art distance education technology.

MBA for Executives in Vietnam

Partnering with distinguished academic institutions in Vietnam, this 22-month MBA program is taught by Shidler College of Business faculty on the ground in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

Master of Human Resources Management

Learn the essentials of key human resources management functions in this intensive 16-month program. Gain the confidence and know-how you need to succeed in today's complex business environment.

Non-Degree Programs

With alumnus Jay H. Shidler’s generous $25 million gift to the college in 2006, the Executive Education Center has been able to re-design and rejuvenate the non-degree programs. Our goal is to provide the most current business training within a world-class learning experience.

Custom Programs

Shidler College Executive Education Center also offers customized educational solutions and services individually designed to respond to particular business drivers.