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

Babson Blended Learning: Test It Out is open to students interested in the Blended Learning MBA or the Evening MBA. On-campus classes for the October session of Test It Out will take place at Babson's Wellesley campus 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 Michael Cummings.

The course, Global Strategic Managment will be taught in the blended learning format with both online learning and collaboration as well as on-campus classes. The course will start with an online session on Monday, October 17, 2016 and run through Saturday, December 10, 2016.

Monday, October 17Online session, 8-9 p.m. ET
Friday, November 4On-campus classes, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ET
Saturday, December 10On-campus classes, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ET

Successful completion of the course will allow students who subsequently enter an MBA part-time program or the Certificate in Advanced Management program to earn 3 advanced standing credits.* 

*Advanced standing credits are guaranteed for one year after completion of Test-It-Out program.

Blended Learning Ranked #1 in U.S. For Salary

"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

Get Started

Email Katherine McVey and attach a copy of your resume or call 781-239-4385 to express interest in joining this cohort.

Students must have at least 2 years of full-time work experience and a bachelor’s degree.

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

Course Description

Global Strategic Management

Global Strategic Management provides a broad-based introduction to the management of international business ventures as well as the strategies and operations of multinational corporations. Students will develop a global perspective by learning to understand their own cultures and institutions in relation to those elsewhere in the world. Students will take part in analysis and discussion of cases to gain familiarity with regions where most international business takes place including developed and emerging economies. With this knowledge, students will learn to leverage international differences and similarities; developing the ability to recognize business opportunities which translate them into successful business performance.