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Executive & Professional Education

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Executive and Professional Education

Engaging Business Leaders to Meet the Challenges of Tomorrow

The pace of technology innovation and change in today’s market requires a commitment to continuous learning, moving beyond functional expertise into broader cross-functional collaboration and a deeper understanding of business strategy. Bentley University is known for innovative and effective Executive Education programs designed to provide managers and executives the information and tools they need to succeed and lead.

Our interactive programs provide relevant, applicable content and are delivered by Bentley faculty who are ongoing practitioners in their areas of expertise. Whether you are an individual looking to enhance your current skillset or a company looking for targeted talent development, our programs will provide the practical knowledge needed to increase value in your organization. 

Relevant, Practical Knowledge and Skills

Essential Business Skills

We provide training in essential business skills such as finance, accounting, marketing, and operations, catering to both newcomers and those seeking to refresh their knowledge.


We have a broad and deep array of leadership expertise that can help you or your employees gain the skills to be effective at higher levels in an organization.


Our approach to technology is grounded in a business-centric perspective, ensuring that you gain not only technical knowledge but also a deep understanding of the business context and how to effectively apply technology within your organization.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our longstanding expertise and programs in this space equip business executives with the training and tools to create and nurture a more high-performing, inclusive organizational culture. 

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Leadership Development Open Enrollment Programs

Bentley University’s executive education open enrollment programs are designed to address the specific professional development needs of business leaders in areas such as leadership, Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability, Healthchare Management,. DE&I and more. 

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Custom In-House Programs

Through our custom executive education program development process, we engage with your learning and development professionals to understand your learning and development goals and the unique business context and culture of your organization. With this knowledge, we collaboratively develop a plan to provide targeted talent development that drives business results. Our mission is to work with business partners to foster an engaged workforce, equipped to meet the business challenges of tomorrow.

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Global Programs

Our global partnerships deliver Bentley's business expertise to executives and professionals across the world. We work with a variety of organizations to provide the skills and knowledge needed for employees to excel in an accelerating business environment. 

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World-class Faculty

Professor Susan Vroman on Leadsership

In Fast Company, Professor Vroman co-authors "Your Team Needs Your to Lead, They Don't Have to Like You."

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Professor Cynthia Clark on the Workplace Generation Gap

John W. Poduska Professor of Governance and Executive Education faculty member Cynthia Clark authors an article about data from the Bentley-Gallup Business in Society Report that highlights the generational differences in the workplace.

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Professor Steven Wasserman Fractional CFOs

Bentley finance Professor and Executive Education instructor, Steven Wasserman writes in Forbes about signs a company is outgrowing it's fractional CFO arrangement.

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Dynamic Faculty

Professore Susan Vroman's TedX: How to lead independent of being liked

From CFO to Classroom: Navigating Finance Careers with Professor Steven Wasserman

Andy Aylesworth Master Class - Creativity in Business

Our Programs Work

Tanya Bernabei - Sarepta Therapeutics

Tanya Bernabei - Sarepta Therapeutics

"I've worked in HR for, I think 17 years now and I've gone to a lot of trainings. They're all kind of like basic, one size fits all. But this one has been completely different."

Nathalie Gauthier - State Street

Nathalie Gauthier - State Street

"I really do appreciate getting all of the lessons from, all the professors. It's been really an epiphany. Every lesson, every model, every theory. It's just been like, oh, this really applies. and I wish I actually knew this yesterday..."

Gisella Soriano - Boston Planning and Development Agency

Gisella Soriano - Boston Planning & Development Agency

"The collaborative nature of the AI course has allowed me to understand how my peers operate in their different industries and also how I can actually apply it to my my work in finance."

As Seen on Boston 25

Local TV station Boston 25 visited Bentley to learn more about our Executive Education programs. Check out the video to see what they had to say.

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