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Babson Blended Learning: Test It Out Blended Learning

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, Healthcare Strategy 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 12, 2015 and run through Saturday, December 5, 2015.

Monday, October 12 First online session, 
8-9 p.m. ET
Monday, October 19 Online session, 8-9 p.m. ET
Friday, October 30 On-campus classes, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ET
Monday, November 2 Online session, 8-9 p.m. ET
Saturday, December 5 On-campus classes, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ET

Successful completion of the course will allow students who subsequently enter an MBA part-time 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
Lieutenant Commander,
U.S. Coast Guard

Steps to Get Started

Email Colleen Hynes 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

Healthcare Strategy

Throughout Health Care Strategy, you’ll explore the complex and rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem; its players; and the dynamic economic, demographic, and political factors that are driving this change. You’ll explore the various components of this system and their roles, including patients, care providers, entities that pay for health care, entities that develop health care, and the government. We’ll examine how these organizations work and how they are changing, and look at the challenges and opportunities for the system, and organizations within the system.