Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the program fee?
The program fee includes your tuition and program materials. For face-to-face programs, most times all meals during the program are included. Some programs include accommodations. Travel and personal expenses are not included (such as alcoholic beverages consumed with meals, telephone, and other incidentals, etc.).
What accommodations are available and what if I need to arrive earlier or stay later?
Please check the webpage for the program you are attending for information regarding what accommodations are included in your program fee.
Rooms are at the Babson Executive Conference Center in the conference center where the program will take place. They are not dorms.
If you wish to arrive before the program begins or extend your stay, please email Reservations or call +1-781-239-5816 to check rates and availability. Guests are responsible for extra nights.
Check-in time: 4 p.m.
Check-out time: 11 a.m.
Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, fitness center, billiards, campus walking trails, 24-hour access to a beverage break station, dining room and lounge.
What should I do if I have dietary restrictions?
We are happy to help make accommodations for all dietary needs. Our extensive buffet allows for most food restrictions and is carefully labeled. Please let your program manager know if you have specific needs, once you have registered.
What should I wear?
Business casual is appropriate for classes and activities at the Babson Executive Conference Center. As classroom temperatures can vary, we suggest layered clothing.
What is the closest airport?
Boston Logan International Airport is the closest airport to Babson College (approximately 15 miles from the center). Travel times can vary based on the time of day.
What is the best way to get to the conference center from the airport?
The best way to get to the conference center/college would be to arrange for a private car/van service or to take a taxi.
A local Wellesley company (shared or private van/car service available)
GO Boston Shuttle
Use pomotional code: Babson (shared or private van service available)
Knight’s Airport Limousine
Use Group code: BABSON (private car or private van service only, good for groups of three to 10)
Taxis are available at each terminal of Boston Logan International Airport. The cost is approximately $60–$100 USD per trip, and it will take 30–60 minutes to travel to/from Babson depending on traffic and tolls.
Wellesley Transportation Service
When is payment due and what types of payment do you accept?
For face-to-face programs, payment is due in full 60 days prior to the start date of the program.
If you register for a program with an early registration rate, payment is due by the early registration date. Please check the webpage for the program you are attending for the early registration date.
We accept credit card, check, or wire transfer.
For online programs, payment is due in full at the time of registration. Babson accepts Visa, MasterCard or American Express.
Payment plan options available for our face-to-face Open Enrollment programs. For more details, please reach out to Dayle Lipsky at email@example.com or +1-781-239-3915.
Do you offer financial aid or scholarships?
The Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund offers up to a 50% reimbursement on select Babson Executive Education open enrollment programs. To be eligible, your company must:
- Be headquartered in Massachusetts
- Have less than 100 employees
- Be approved by the Workforce Training Fund
In order to receive the reimbursement, follow the steps below:
- Register and pay for a Babson Executive Education open enrollment program that takes place at the Babson campus in Wellesley, MA.
- Apply for the Express Program grant here. Applications must be received at least 6 weeks prior to the course start date.
- You will need the course number to apply for the grant:
- Leadership Series: Owning Your Leadership - 1118228
- Leadership and Influence - 1118231
- Women’s Leadership Program: From Opportunity to Action - 1118229
- The Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp: A Deep Dive for New Ventures - 1118234
- The Entrepreneurial Family - 1118235
- Strategic Planning and Management in Retailing - 1118232
For online programs, need-based scholarships are available for a limited time. To apply, please contact Dayle Lipsky at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-781-239-3915 by April 17, 2020.
Do you offer discounts?
We offer discounts for the following:
- If you are an alumni of Babson College (undergraduate or graduate)
- If you come in a group of three or more
- If you have taken a multiday Babson Executive Education program in the past.
Please call Dayle Lipsky at +1-781-239-3915 or email her at email@example.com for discount codes before registering.
If you are interested in the Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators, Babson Fellows Program for Entrepreneurship Educators, Babson Fellows Program for Entrepreneurship Researchers, or the Teaching Innovation Program, please contact Elizabeth Daniels at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What will I receive upon completion of the program?
Each program participant receives a certificate of completion signed by the faculty director of the program.
Do you have translation for non-English speaking participants?
We do not offer translation in our open enrollment programs. Although we do not require TOEFL, it is a prerequisite that you speak, read, and write English proficiently.
What type of visa do international travelers need and will you provide a visa invitation letter?
International travelers will need to get a B1 travel for business visa. Once you have registered and paid in full, contact the program manager to provide you with a visa invitation letter.
What is your cancellation policy?
Registration changes must be requested in writing to Babson Executive Education. Please see the schedule below for details about refunds, cancellations, substitutions and transfers:
30 days or more prior to the program start date for face-to-face or online programs
|100% Refund Provided||Granted subject to a $250 Administration Fee||Granted subject to a $250 Administration Fee (must be utilized within a one year period)|
14–29 days prior to the program start date for face-to-face, 8-29 days prior to the program start date for online programs
|50% Refund Provided||Granted subject to a $250 Administration Fee||Transfer Not Allowed|
13 days or fewer prior to the program start date for face-to-face, 7 days or fewer prior to the program start date for online programs
|No Refund Provided||Substitution Not Allowed||Transfer Not Allowed|
Substitutions and transfers are subject to approval to ensure that participants and programs are suitable.