First Hybrid Executive MBA in Wine Business

This latest program innovation offers both convenience and focused preparation online and onsite in California, France, and Australia.

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Way of Zing: A Guide to Aligning Work and Life

A new book published by Dean Bill Silver challenges the coventional idea of work-life balance with a revolutionary framework to better integrate work and life.

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Introducing Online Info Sessions

"The best way to choose the right master's program is to learn about it first-hand, including ways that students positively impact their organizations and communities." ~ Dr. John Stayton, Executive Director

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Honore Comfort Named Executive in Residence

Former chief executive for Sonoma County Vintners offers influence and expertise to Wine Business Institute programs and activities.

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$2 Million Granted for Wine Industry Scholars Program

Local benefactors recently put education first among charitable gifts in support of children and families of vineyard and winery workers.

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Meet Julia Delves: Entrepreneur, Chef, Sonoma MBA

Student Julia Delves leveraged her course in entrepreneurship to launch an innovative collagen-based chocolate beverage for her Trailside Kitchen product line.

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SBE Highlights


Q&A with Paula Cruz '15,
Creator of Phin Bar

Fresh from the Sonoma Executive MBA program, entrepreneur Paula Cruz-Cao is busy growing Phin Bar, a Vietnamese-style coffee spot specializing in house made, locally-sourced ingredients.



MBA Connect Blog

Work life management is different from work life balance. Interestingly, we find that our graduating students place a higher value on work life balance as a result of their MBA experience.



Wine Spectator
Learning Center

Check out the latest construction updates for the future Wine Spectator Learning Center.


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