The Art of Branding Yourself

“Life is one big pitch, so you better start practicing.” This classic saying goes directly with our latest professional development assignment- creating and pitching our very own personal marketing plan. You might be wondering what does a personal marketing plan consist of? Well, it’s pretty much what it says- a plan on how to best … Continue reading The Art of Branding Yourself


Student Spotlight: Ami Case

Ami Case Hometown: 
Siletz, Oregon Undergraduate Degree: B.S.  Sociology, Business Administration Minor at the University of Oregon (GOOOOO DUCKS!) Why MAM-SSM:  Upon deciding that I wanted to pursue business further, I started researching programs. I knew I wanted to stay on the West coast and while visiting a friend in Seattle, she mentioned I should check … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Ami Case

Exploring Social Enterprise In Our Own Backyard

Today we had the privilege of speaking with the leaders of two social enterprises in the area. It is through opportunities like this where the "experiential" side of our program comes into play. Getting out of the classroom and onto the production floor provided need inspiration in the midst of our brainstorming for our preparation … Continue reading Exploring Social Enterprise In Our Own Backyard

Student Spotlight: Riley Burden

Name: Riley Burden Hometown: Lynden, WA Undergraduate Degree: Psychology/ Minor in Business Extra-curricular Activities: Psi Chi (Honors Psychology), Fantasy Basketball Why MAM-SSM: I chose MAM-SSM because I thought it was amazing opportunity to expand on my interest in business. I learned further in undergrad that although psychology was an interesting field, my calling was to a business setting. Now with … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Riley Burden

So You Say You Want To Make a Social Impact?

After three weeks out of the country, we are back, but not to business as usual. This Module we will creating our own Social Enterprises and participating in Seattle Pacific University’s Annual Social Venture Competition. This competition invites investors and social venture experts to explore student’s complete business plans for an enterprise that will simultaneously … Continue reading So You Say You Want To Make a Social Impact?