The Certificate in Advanced Management program offers participants the opportunity to broaden their professional development and strengthen their areas of business expertise.
The program affords its participants interaction with an experienced management faculty, a diverse student body, small classes, and modern academic resources. The faculty maintains a strong commitment to teaching while keeping abreast of current industry practices through their consulting, entrepreneurial ventures, and research.
The Certificate in Advanced Management program encourages its participants to be innovative, to experiment with business ventures, and to become involved in professional activities. To this end, Babson offers a close association with the business community and nonprofit organizations.
This is the most “general” curriculum, as there are no required courses for the certificate—candidates only need to complete 15 credits of MBA elective courses. Students can choose the topics that interest them, allowing for a broad range of coursework or a tightly focused learning experience.
Required credits total 15.0
EPS8150 Developing Entrepreneurial Opportunities 1.5
Choose one (or more) from the following
EPS7500 Entrepreneurship 3.0
EPS7520 Managing a Growing Business 3.0
EPS7510 Entrepreneurial Finance 3.0
Choose 6 or more additional Entrepreneurship Division credits
Choose up to 4.5 credits outside of the Entrepreneurship Division
Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the certificate within a three-calendar-year period from the date of the initial enrollment in the program.
Both day and evening classes are available to certificate participants. Day classes generally meet twice a week—each class meeting for 75 minutes. Evening classes meet once a week, Monday through Thursday, from 6:30–9 p.m.