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Executive 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

New Diversity & Inclusion Champion Certificate

Leadership Development Open Enrollment Programs

Bentley University’s open enrollment programs are designed to address the specific professional development needs of business leaders —  building the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to engage and inspire their organizations to succeed.

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Custom In-House Programs

Through our custom 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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Upcoming Programs

Taking Charge: Women's Executive Leadership

An intensive leadership experience for mid – to – senior-level female managers looking to gain the executive presence and capabilities necessary to lead at the executive level.

Fall 2020 Virtual Program dates:

  • Sept 21-22
  • Oct 8
  • Oct 23
  • Nov 6
  • Nov 20
  • Dec 3-4

Essentials in Management Mini-MBA

A business acumen intensive providing a strong foundation in key business disciplines including leadership and business strategy, finance and marketing fundamentals, and use of design thinking to drive innovation.

Fall 2020 Virtual Program dates:

  • Oct 1-2
  • Oct 15-16
  • Oct 29-30
  • Nov 12-13

Breaking Through with Inclusive Leadership

A leadership intensive that challenges participants to transition from effective managers into inclusive organizational leaders. Participants gain insight on how to leverage their personal leadership competencies to maximize organizational achievement and create an inclusive culture that fosters innovation and engagement.

Fall 2020 Virtual Program dates:

  • Nov 6
  • Nov 13
  • Nov 20
  • Dec 4
  • Dec 11

Diversity & Inclusion Champion Certificate

Experiential programming that prepares participants to be advocates of inclusion, who understand the importance of diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I), and how to lead organizational change that will foster an inclusive workplace culture. We have two Levels of programming, based upon participant needs and experience. Visit our program website to learn which level meets your learning needs.

Level I Virtual Program Dates:

  • February 4
  • February 11
  • February 18
  • February 25

Level II Virtual Program Dates:

  • March 11, 25
  • April 8, 22
  • May 6, 20
The Taking Charge Women's Executive Leadership was an excellent program! The professors were all very knowledgeable and attendees felt free to discuss any challenges that they were encountering at the workplace, which opened the doors for real issue discussions not workbook experiences.
Lucinda Rodrigues
Human Resources, Home Market Foods