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Earn an Advanced MBA Certificate Online from Harvard Square

Enhance your credentials—and your business acumen—with an elite Advanced MBA Certificate for driven business professionals.

Are you looking to bolster your business skills and become a more effective, influential leader? Excel to the next tier of your career with the Advanced MBA Certificate program from Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square.

Gain a strong foundation in business administration and explore the latest managerial trends, insights and best practices. Earn a distinguished designation to enhance your resume and LinkedIn profile and stand apart from your peers.

This Advanced MBA Certificate program is delivered 100% online from Harvard Square:

Master the mission-critical business skills today’s leaders need to empower their people and drive organizational growth.

Hone your leadership capabilities and gain valuable insights from respected business visionaries and academics.

Position yourself for advancement and new opportunities in your field.

Gain skills you can apply immediately to add value to your organization.

Apply what you learn immediately, to add value to your organization.

Learn online, on your schedule, from your mobile device or computer.

The program cost is $1,349. It is delivered via 45 online courses in various key areas of leadership and management.


Why Leaders Excellence?

Leaders Excellence is a top-level global leadership development provider. We offer uniquely designed, expert-led online executive education programs as well as an exclusive, members-only club at Harvard Square.

Our organization is supported by some of the world’s most esteemed thought leaders, deans, chairs, professors, and academic affiliates from such prestigious universities like Yale, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, and Harvard.

Our faculty and fellows hail from leading research and educator networks including the Management Research Network at SSRN, Harvard Business Publishing Education and the Baker Library / Bloomberg Center at Harvard Business School.

Leaders Excellence is a proud member of the Harvard Square Business Association and Harvard Faculty Club, the venue for our meetings in Harvard Square.

Since 2014, more than 3,500 professionals from global Fortune 1000 companies have enrolled in our executive education programs and membership.


Why Should I Pursue an Advanced MBA Certificate Online?

An Advanced MBA Certificate is a great complement or alternative to a traditional MBA. It allows you to learn innovative new skills and business tactics and brush up on the latest theories about modern business practices. Many esteemed business leaders are drawn to this program, since it offers an attractive, affordable option for supplementing their business education and qualifications.


How Does the Advanced MBA Certificate Program Work?

The program includes 45 online courses, which are completed via our easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system. Each course consists of an introductory video, 12 online modules and an eBook. You can complete the program successfully without using the eBooks, but you will have to read the preface in each book.

If you decide to read all 45 eBooks, you should expect to use more than the designated time for the program. You can log in to the learning management system from anywhere, making learning self-directed and available 24/7 using any computer or smartphone.

You will also be invited to participate in additional (non-mandatory) online workshops via live video conferencing facilitated by leadership coaches and professors. These immersive workshops are a convenient way to share your knowledge and meet other like-minded professionals with whom you can build valuable business relationships.


What Are the Courses in the Advanced MBA Certificate Program?

Click on each topic to read more about the content and learning goals for the course.


When Can I Start on the Advanced MBA Certificate?

The Advanced MBA Certificate program is scheduled to start on the 1st of every month.

We recommend you complete an average of 2 online courses weekly for 6 months. Each course takes between 2-3 hours to complete. You are welcome to finish the program before the designated time.

For alternative starting dates, please contact our admissions team at Admission@LeadersExcellence.com.


Will I Receive a Certificate?

When you have successfully completed the program, you will be awarded the “Advanced MBA Certificate – Online from Harvard Square.” This official, proof-of-completion certificate is issued by Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square, organized in 2014 under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Your certificate is delivered online and ready for printing and framing. As this is a certificate program, it is not eligible for accreditation but is instead validated by academics and C-suite executives.

This exclusive credential can be placed after your name to indicate your successful completion of the program, like this: Your Name, Advanced MBA Cert, Awarded in Harvard Sq.


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Who Can Apply to the Advanced MBA Certificate Program?

The Advanced MBA Certificate program is open to participants from all over the world, since courses are completed online. It is designed for ambitious professionals seeking to build cross-functional skills in business administration. Participants typically have experience in management roles of increasing responsibility. There are no degree or experience requirements for the program.

Examples of job titles include manager, director, head, vice president and others. Job titles and management level depend on industry as well as company size.


What Are the Requirements for Completion?

You must complete the Advanced MBA Certificate program within 6 months, with an average of 90-135 hours of individual work. Each course takes between 2-3 hours to complete. You are not required to write any papers in the Advanced MBA Certificate program. Instead, after each course module, you will complete a multiple-choice assessment with a minimum passing score of 70%. If you don’t pass it with the minimum score, you can repeat it multiple times. In order to be awarded the certificate of completion, you must finish the program within 6 months and with a passing score of at least 70%.


Do I Need to Speak English Fluently in Order to Apply?

English doesn’t have to be your first language in order to participate in this Advanced MBA Certificate program. However, you must understand English in order to complete the coursework. If English is not your first language, you should expect to take more than the designated time to complete your program.


What is the Cost of the Advanced MBA Certificate?

The fee for the Advanced MBA Certificate program is $1,349 and includes all costs (not subject to sales tax). If you want to convert the fee to another currency, click here.

In these unprecedented times, we have decided to offer installment payments for our online Advanced MBA Certificate. If you want to pay by installments, you can pay $749 upfront when you sign up and $600 three months after the program starts. This is a limited time offer. Apply the coupon code “1-Installment-Payment” in the installments field on the payment page before you make your payment and it will reduce your first payment by $600.


What About Payment and Cancellation?

Payment is due upon your registration via credit card and is non-refundable. After submitting your program registration below, you will be forwarded to our credit card payment page. If your debit or credit card cannot be processed, please contact us for alternative payment options. Enrollment is not confirmed until payment is received.

Leaders Excellence reserves the right to cancel the Advanced MBA Certificate program at any time and for any reason. In the unlikely event of cancellation, the paid program fee will be refunded immediately.


Will I Be Named in a Press Release?

After successful completion of your program, your name will be included among the other Advanced MBA Certificate recipients from that year in our annual press release. This release is published on news sites such as ABC 6 News, CBS 7, Chicago News Journal, International Business Times, NBC 6, LA News Journal, NBC Right Now, New York News Journal, Philadelphia News Journal, The Times of Miami and many more.


Can I Add the Credential to My LinkedIn Profile?

Absolutely! When you have successfully completed your Advanced MBA Certificate program, you can add this credential to your LinkedIn profile under the Education section. Leaders Excellence is proud to be an approved educational institution by LinkedIn.


What About Meetings in Harvard Square?

Leaders Excellence members and alumni receive exclusive invitations to our leadership luncheons at the Harvard Faculty Club. With its unique ambiance, reflective of the university’s proud traditions and rich heritage, Harvard Faculty Club is a great place to meet and network with peers. It is open only to members of the Harvard community.


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How Do I Register for the Advanced MBA Certificate Program?

To register for the Advanced MBA Certificate program, please complete the registration form below. You will be forwarded to our payment page after you have submitted your information.

Once your program registration and payment have been confirmed, you will be enrolled for the first coming Advanced MBA Certificate program. The program is scheduled to start on the 1st of every month.

If you have any questions, please email us at programs@LeadersExcellence.com.

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