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Certificate in Advanced Management

Every aspiring executive, regardless of industry or type of organization, needs advanced management skills to build a successful career in business leadership. In today’s highly competitive global business environment, those with the capacity to motivate people and drive change will have the greatest impact. Develop management skills for success with Babson’s Certificate in Advanced Management.


Duration 9 months to 3 years
Next Application Deadline June 24
Location Wellesley and Boston, MA
Test Optional? Yes
Visa-Eligible? Yes, Full-Time only
Average Work Experience 6 years

Get Ahead with a Business Management Certificate

The Certificate in Advanced Management (CAM) program is a graduate program designed to enhance your business acumen while accelerating your career. Whether you enroll as a working professional or a full-time student, this highly customizable advanced management program will give you uncommon flexibility to shape your education while earning graduate credits that can later be rolled into a Babson graduate degree. Upon completing at least 9 graduate credits, students will receive a Certificate in Advanced Management as a standalone credential, but can choose to apply their credits towards a Babson graduate degree program (transferability depends on the program). Choose from Babson’s diverse and challenging graduate courses to construct a personalized business management certificate that matches your unique educational and professional goals. 

Fast Facts

  • Fast Track: Earn 9 graduate credits in as little as 1 semester, or take your time and complete it in 3 years.
  • Flexible Format: Choose classes that match your interests, schedule, and learning preference, including full-time and part-time classes on weekends, evenings, and online.
  • Stackable: Earn a 3.0 minimum GPA in the CAM program and you may apply your credits toward a future Babson graduate degree, and waive the GMAT requirement for your Babson MBA.
  • Special Discounts Available: A 20% tuition reduction is offered for Babson degree holders, first responders, veterans, and active duty members of the military.
  • International Student Options: Maintain F-1 visa eligibility by taking either 9 credits in 1 semester or 15 credits in 2 semesters. OPT is available for 2-semester students only.
  • 38% Women
  • 24% International Students
  • 31% Domestic Students of Color
  • Average GPA: 2.98
  • Average Work Experience: 6 Years

Certificate in Advanced Management Curriculum

CAM students can choose courses from across Babson’s graduate portfolio to gain management skills that meet their needs. Dedicated academic advisors are available to offer you guidance on course selection. Explore some of the curriculum pathways popular with CAM students.

  • Decisions
  • Extended Enterprise Management
  • Leading Innovation: Creating Organic Growth
  • Negotiations
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurship & Opportunity
  • Managing a Growing Business
  • New Venture Creation
  • The Entrepreneurial Extension: Buying a Small Business
  • Venture Growth Strategies
  • Building and Leading Conscious Business
  • Creating Social Value Matters
  • Extended Enterprise Management Fundamentals
  • Extended Enterprise Management Practicum
  • Financing and Valuing Sustainability
  • Leading and Managing Sustainability
  • Solving Big Problems
  • Analytical Managers & Organizations
  • Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Visualization
  • Competing on Analytics Using Technology
  • Data, Models, and Decisions
  • Introduction to Data Science and Business Analytics
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Digital Marketing
  • Innovation & Experimentation
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research & Analysis
  • Product Management
  • Strategic Market Planning
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Accounting
  • Finance for New Ventures
  • Financing and Valuing Sustainability
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Investment Banking and Financial Advisory

What Makes Babson’s CAM Different?

CAM Differentiator MBA

Enroll in MBA-level classes with high-performance classmates from around the world.

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Get the skills you need to accelerate your career without stepping away for a full degree.

Become part of the Babson network with more than 43,000 alumni in 129 countries.

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Get to Know a CAM Professor

CAM students learn from the same world-class faculty members who teach in our MBA program. Read on to see how Professor Sinan Erzurumlu turned a passion for nature into Leading and Managing Sustainability, a popular class in the Business and Social Impact pathway.

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Your Future Classmates

CAM students come from diverse undergraduate backgrounds and are driven by a broad range of career goals. But they share a common goal to become the leaders of tomorrow.

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Alumni Outcomes

Whether CAM is your stepping stone to Babson’s MBA program or you are expanding your business knowledge in a particular topic, our Certificate in Advanced Management can help you reach your goals faster.

Looking for Advice?

We’ve collected our best graduate school advice to help make the process of deciding between programs a little easier.

Take the Next Step

Ready to pursue your graduate certificate in business? Let us help you get started. From planning a campus visit to getting your admissions questions answered, our team is with you every step of the way.

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