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Leadership Development Open Enrollment Programs

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Prepare to Advance Your Career

Bentley University’s open enrollment programs are designed to address specific professional development needs of business leaders —  building the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to engage and inspire their organizations to succeed. Through the use of case studies, lecture, active exercises and interactive simulations, our programs provide an intensive learning experience where participants gain practical, applicable skills they can immediately put to use in their organization. The interactive experience with peers from a variety of companies and industries enhances learning and expands your professional network.

We welcome enrollment from individuals seeking professional development and corporate groups.

Upcoming Programs

Essentials of 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 2021 Virtual Program Dates:

October 14-15
October 28-29
November 18-19
December 2-3


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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 2021 Virtual Program dates:

  • October 4-5, 22
  • November 5, 18
  • December 3, 9-10
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Diversity & Inclusion Certificates

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.

Virtual Program dates: 


Level I Virtual Program Dates:

  • September: 23, 30
  • October: 7, 14

Level II Virtual Program Dates:

  • October: 28
  • Nobember: 4, 10,18
  • December: 2, 9
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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.

Spring 2022
Dates coming soon

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Alumni Discount

Bentley alumni, continue your professional development at Bentley. All Bentley alumni receive a 15 percent enrollment discount on any open enrollment offering!

For information regarding the alumni discount, contact:

Ryan Brennan
Strategic Account Director, Executive Education 


Bentley Campus