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Babson Blended Learning: Test It Out

Blended Learning

"The Test-It-Out Program not only helped clinch my decision that the Babson Blended Learning MBA was right for me, but also provided thorough knowledge of the business strategy concepts in the course. I strongly recommend it to those interested in the Babson MBA."

​—Dan Huelsman
Lieutenant Commander,
U.S. Coast Guard


Babson Blended Learning: Test It Out is for prospective students interested in experiencing Babson’s MBA firsthand, through a graduate-level, blended learning course.

Babson Blended Learning: Test It Out is open to students interested in the Blended Learning MBA. On-campus classes for the May session of Test It Out will take place at Babson's San Francisco location and all interested students must be willing to come to this location for these sessions.

This cohort of prospective students will be taught by Senior Lecturer in Management Dwight Gertz.

The course, Decisions,Decisions,Decisions: How Managers Make Good and Bad Choices will be taught in the blended learning format with both online learning and collaboration as well as on-campus classes, starting in May.

Successful completion of the course will allow students who subsequently enter a Babson MBA part-time program to earn 3 advanced standing credits.

Steps to Get Started

Email Kris Polito and attach a copy of your resume or call 781-239-6303 to express interest in joining this cohort.

Space is limited and qualified students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

If space is available and qualifications are met, a $500 nonrefundable registration fee is required. Books and transportation are not included in fee.

Course Description

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: How Managers Make Good and Bad Choices

Very experienced and highly educated managers make a lot of bad decisions. Why?

This course, a popular elective at Babson, is designed to help you improve your performance as a decision maker. In seven short weeks, you will examine case studies of good and bad decision making and identify four critical limitations that you can overcome in order to develop superior decision making skills.