Part Time Certificate in Advanced Management (CAM)

Get the advanced management skills you need as an aspiring executive and entrepreneurial leader—without stepping away from your career to earn a full degree. This part time business management degree gives you the flexibility to accelerate your career with MBA-level courses available on weekends, evenings, and online.


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A Highly Flexible Program, Customized to Your Schedule

The future is fueled by entrepreneurial leaders. No matter your industry, you need to see the creative potential where others just see chaos. You can gain those skills while maintaining your current role, allowing you to put your organization’s challenges under the microscope to glean fresh insight.

Take up to three years to earn your certificate with the ability to mix and match weekend, evening, online, and in-person courses at our Boston and Wellesley campuses.

There is no GMAT requirement to apply to the CAM program.


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Create Your Own Path

When you earn either a nine- or 15-credit certificate, you can choose courses that will help you meet your specific professional goals. Your dedicated academic advisor can offer guidance on which of Babson’s graduate courses make most sense for you.

You’ll learn from the same world-class faculty members who teach within the Babson MBA program. You’ll also gain insights from your high-performing classmates from around the world.

Refine your business acumen and build your data-driven, decision-making, and negotiation skills.

Course options include:

  • Decisions
  • Extended Enterprise Management
  • Leading Innovation: Creating Organic Growth
  • Negotiations

All of our programs are taught with an entrepreneurial lens, but these courses hone in on new venture strategy and a business growth skill set.

  • Course options include:
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Managing a Growing Business
  • New Venture Creation
  • The Entrepreneurial Extension: Buying a Small Business
  • Venture Growth Strategies

Integrate social change into your business practices and bring intentional impact to your organization on topics like sustainability and social value creation.

Course options include:

  • Building and Leading Conscious Business
  • Leading Sustainable Innovation
  • Solving Big Problems

Learn how to use data science and analytics to manage, make decisions, and communicate.

Course options include:

  • Analytical Managers & Organizations
  • Artificial Intelligence for Business
  • Competing on Analytics
  • Business Analytics
  • Introduction to Data Science

Get into the mind of the consumer and learn how to innovate in a highly competitive and increasingly digital marketplace.

Course options include:

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Product Management

View problems and opportunities from a financial perspective, growing your ability to offer advice on how to strategically leverage capital.

Course options include:

  • Capital Markets
  • Finance
  • Finance for New Ventures
  • Financing and Valuing Sustainability
  • >Introduction to Financial Management
  • Investment Banking and Financial Advisory

Start with the CAM, Finish with a Master’s

Experience Babson without committing to the full duration of a graduate program. If you later decide to earn a graduate degree and have a 3.0 GPA or above, there are options to apply your credits toward a Master’s. Plus, there is no GMAT requirement for the CAM program, and CAM students can waive the GMAT when applying to Babson’s MBA program.

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Babson has amazing professors, and I’ve tried to absorb everything I can from them so that I can apply it to my own business. … (The Babson experience has shown me) a totally different way to learn.
José Rolando Campos
enrolled in the Certificate of Advanced Management program

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