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Executive & Professional Education


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

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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

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.

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.

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Enter The Boardroom: Principles of Corporate Governance

Interested in mastering corporate governance? Take part in our three-day intensive to unlock the mechanics of boards in both public and private sectors. Learn the essential traits for new directors, current industry trends, and how to excel in executive board presentations.

ChatGPT: AI Immersion for Next-Gen Workflows

ChatGPT: AI Immersion for Next-Gen Business

This dynamic program unravels AI's transformative role in business—from automating tasks to driving innovation. Demystifying the technology and giving participants the confidence to explore, build, and scale applications within their own organizational workflow using innovative and up-to-the-minute tools.

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Corporate Entrepreneurship for Competitive Advantage

All companies will eventually become tech companies. However, the companies that best navigate the intersection of business and technology are poised to maximize success. Participants will learn current trends in corporate entrepreneurship that leverage technology to increase the firm’s capacity to innovate such that they can more quickly respond to the market and capture value.

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Developing Leaders for Global Sustainability

An interactive course that explores sustainable business strategies, emphasizing environmental responsibility, social impact, and ethical practices while reducing risk and enhancing transparency. Equips business leaders with the tools to develop a more resilient business model.

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Leadership Accelerator

A multifaceted and interactive 3 day leadership intensive designed to shape experienced leaders in a strategic and transformative way.

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

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