Welcome to Rick McPherson's Website

Contact Information:      Phone: 425-818-8280    E-Mail: rsmcpher@u.washington.edu

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Rick McPherson General Information

Rick McPherson is a Lecturer at the University of Washington Business School and teaches Management and Leadership courses.  Rick has 25 years of business and industry experience at the executive levels of High Tech and Telecommunications companies.  He has been an instructor for professional courses for the past 13 years and has taught at the University level since Fall of 2005.

Rick is also an active business consultant working with clients on strategic planning, problem solving, process improvement and new business development.  Rick also serves on the Boards of Directors of Alpine Evergreen Co. Inc., CoreNet Global Washington Chapter and the Eastside Domestic Violence Program (EDVP).

Courses at UW Business School

Rick will be teaching 4 courses in the Winter Quarter:

  • 2 Sections of Business Policy (MGMT 430)
  • MBA Program - Leading and Managing High Performance Organizations (MGMT 545)
  • MBA Program - China Faculty Advisor

Rick will be the Faculty Director for the India Exploration Seminar in late August and September.  We will spend 17 days in India.  For complete information see the website at: http://depts.washington.edu/explore/programs/2007/india.htm

Rick has taught the following courses in prior quarters:

  • Managing for Organizational Effectiveness (MGMT 300)
  • Business, Government and Society (MGMT 320)
  • Motivating for High Performance (MGMT 403) 

Rick has also taught college level courses at other instutions:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Marketing Concepts for MBAs
  • Introduction to Globalization

Office Hours are: 
M/W @ 1pm to 2pm,
T @ 9am to 10am,
or by appointment

Rick's Office is located in Lewis Room 111.

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