Certificate of Business Excellence

The complexities of today's global business environment requires leaders to continually acquire and hone new skills. At UC Berkeley Executive Education, we foster an optimal learning environment for professionals looking to reach new levels of success in their careers on a timeline that works with their busy schedules.

The Certificate of Business Excellence is an opportunity to gain a mark of distinction from a world-class university through concentrated, 2-5 day executive education programs. The program is designed for leaders like you - leaders who want to challenge convention. Leaders who want to take intelligent risks and accept reasonable failure.  Leaders who understand there is still more to learn.

How It Works

We work closely with you to develop a strategic, tailor-made course of study that will fill your knowledge gaps and allow you to achieve your business and educational goals. Participants must complete the following core requirements:

  • Completion of 17 curriculum days within three years
  • Enrollment in at least one program from each of the four academic pillars:
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The scope and variety of programs that we offer allow you to create a custom curriculum that fits your ever evolving business needs. To receive your Certificate of Business Excellence, you must complete one program in each of the four pillars for a total of 17 days program excellence over a course of 3 years. 

Call us for a consult and we will help you design a learning journey that's right for you.

Long-Term Benefits & Resources

Networking & Events

  • Ability to join local alumni chapters or clubs in your region
  • Lifelong access to a network of distinguished Berkeley-Haas Alumni
  • Invitations to Berkeley Executive Education networking events
Berkeley Resources
  • Access to the UC Berkeley Long Business Library
  • Video portal, Haas insights to research highlights, industry speakers
  • 15% discount to all future Executive Education programs
News & Communication
  • One-year digital subscription to the California Management Review
  • Berkeley-Haas Alumni newsletter
  • A Berkeley-Haas alumni email forwarding address
*COBE program benefits subject to change

Costs of the Program

Individuals pay for each open enrollment program toward their certificate. Payment for each individual program is required at the time of enrollment. Therefore, you can spread the cost over the program over three years. The average cost of the required 17 days of executive programs is $27,000-$29,000 varying by program selections.