The Kellogg Experience…Online

Developed for professionals in the early to mid-stages of their careers, our online programs help you build and enhance critical foundational skills that set the stage for your professional success.  We have taken special care to ensure that the collaborative, interactive experience you expect from Kellogg carries through to our online programs.  Explore our current program offerings below and experience this highly flexible and convenient program format.

Personal Consultation

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Digital Marketing Strategies

Take a strategic deep dive into modern marketing practices that leverage data, analytics, AI and automation. This online program will teach you to take a holistic view of marketing, adopt technology platforms that support decision making across the entire organization, and maximize your marketing investment.


Essentials of Marketing Strategy

In this 8-week program, you will learn from Kellogg’s renowned marketing faculty how to utilize customer insights, identify your target audience and position your brand to build a strategic foundation for maximizing your marketing impact.


Essentials of Marketing Tactics

Led by Kellogg’s renowned marketing faculty, this 8-week program will teach you how to make key tactical decisions that support your marketing strategy and lead to achieving a marketplace advantage.


Negotiating in a Virtual World

There is a science to negotiation. Kellogg teaches the proven approach in this 5-week program to give you a critical edge at the negotiation table regardless of where in the world you are negotiating.


The Product Management Experience

This unique program is led by Professor Mohanbir Sawhney and is designed to develop product management knowledge and competencies through an innovative online experience. This 10-week program covers a critical range of product management topics for those looking to expand or develop their product management-oriented career.



Frequently Asked Questions

Overview


How are Kellogg online programs delivered?


Kellogg online programs feature structured content that will guide you and your fellow students through a successful and energizing learning experience. Our program modules feature short, professionally produced videos of Kellogg faculty, with interactive exercises and opportunities to discuss concepts with your peers as you progress through the lessons.  In this way, you will participate in a vibrant online learning community, all on user-friendly learning management platforms.

Who teaches in Kellogg’s Executive Education online programs?


Participants in Kellogg’s executive education online programs will learn from our world renowned faculty. These dynamic thought leaders bring to the online classroom the latest findings from their own research as well as theory from their respective disciplines. For more information please visit each program’s webpage to view specific faculty information.

Are Kellogg programs available in languages other than English?


No.  At this time, all Kellogg online programming is offered in English and requires a high proficiency level in order to maximize your learning experience.

Do I need to come to campus to participate in Kellogg online programs?


No, all of our programs are 100% online, and available to participants regardless of their location.

Do I need to log into a Kellogg online program at specific times?


There are no set class times and participants are able to complete the work on a schedule that works best for them. That said, there are certain deadlines that must be met on a weekly basis with the goal of keeping the cohort focused on the same topics to maximize learning outcomes.

Can I work ahead of the program pace?


For all programs, new modules and exercises will be released on a regular schedule so you are not able to work ahead.

Will I have access to the materials in a module after I complete it?


Yes. You will have access to the program learning platform for a period of up to 60 days following the end of the program.  


Registration


Who can I talk to about choosing a program?


Our Executive Development Advisors are available to discuss your options. Please contact us at ExecEd@kellogg.northwestern.edu or call 847.467.6018 and one of our advisors will be happy to schedule a conversation.

How do I enroll in a program?


Registration is quick and easy. Complete the online registration form available on each program’s webpage.

After submitting your registration, you will receive an email confirmation from Kellogg Executive Education. If you do not receive this email, please check your junk email folders.  If you need additional assistance securing your confirmation, please contact Jaclyn Goudie at Jaclyn.goudie@kellogg.northwestern.edu or call our program management team at 847.467.7026.

Can I register for a program on behalf of someone else?


Yes. HR and administrative professionals may submit a registration form on behalf of someone else by using the participant’s name and email address.


For group registration assistance, please call Kellogg Executive Education at 847.467.6018 or email ExecEd@kellogg.northwestern.edu.

When should I submit my registration?


We recommend submitting your registration at least 30 days in advance of the program start date to ensure your spot as our programs often fill early.

How long will it take to process my registration?


Online program registrations are processed within two business days of receipt.

How do I access my Kellogg program once I’ve registered?


You will receive an email prior to the start of the program for which you have registered with a link to log into the program platform.

Technical Requirements


What are the technical requirements and minimum bandwidth needed to participate in Kellogg programs?


Required

  • Access to a modern computer (Mac or PC) with a supported operating system installed
  • Reliable high-speed internet access via cable, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, or another internet connection (The minimum viable connection speed to stream video reliably is 768 kilobits per second (equal to .768 megabits per second). We recommend a connection speed of at least 5 megabits per second for an optimal experience with HD capability
  • Reliable Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • An up-to-date version of a reliable Internet browser (see links to recommended versions under the 'Internet Browsers' page)
  • A head set if you are not working in a private space
  • Sound card and speakers for watching course videos
  • Adobe Reader and Flash Player
  • Multimedia plug-ins that allow your browser access online video or interactive features, including Adobe Flash Player (version 29 or 30)
  • Adobe Reader
  • Mac users:  you may also need the Preview program that comes with OS X for viewing most Pdf documents

Recommended Browsers (* Preferred)

  • Microsolf Windows Operating Systems
    • Internet Explorer 11, Edge 41 and 42, Chrome 67 and 68*, Firefox 60 and 61*
  • Mac OS Operating Systems
    • Safari 9 and 10, Firefox 60 and 61*

Recommended Settings


Academics


Can I earn academic credit for participating in a Kellogg online Executive Education program?


No.  Academic credit is not earned for participation in Kellogg’s online Executive Education programming.  You will, however, join Kellogg’s global community of learners and will have the opportunity to build relationships with peers from around the world.

What do I receive upon completion of the program?


Upon successful completion of an online program, participants will receive a Kellogg Executive Education Certificate of Participation. Certificates are delivered electronically to your preferred email address after the program ends.

Do online programs count towards the Kellogg Executive Scholar Certificate?


Currently our Kellogg’s Executive Scholar Certificate does not include online programs. For a full list of Executive Scholar Certificate program options and requirements, please visit the certificate page or contact us to speak with the certificate advisor: scholars@kellogg.northwestern.edu or 847.467.6018.

Costs, Financial Assistance and Payment Options


Will I need to purchase any materials?


No. Your program fee covers all materials that will be accessed on the learning platform. You will not be required to purchase anything else or pay any additional fees for our programs..

Are there any discounts available for Kellogg online programs?


Yes.  Kellogg offers a 30% discount for all Northwestern University and Kellogg alumni.  Please check the box on the registration form that indicates you are an alum.  Our Registrar will confirm your status and your invoice will be adjusted to reflect your discount.

Groups of five or more from a single organization who participate in the same cohort may be eligible for a discount if registrations are received at the same time.  Please contact us at 847.467.6018 or ExecEd@kellogg.northwestern.edu for specific instructions and assistance or for other questions about pricing.

When is payment due?


Enrollment is not confirmed until full payment is received. Payment may accompany the registration or an invoice can be sent. Full payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date. If the participant is enrolling within 30 days of the program’s start date, full payment is due immediately.

What types of payment are accepted?


      • Check: Checks must be drawn on U.S. banks and payable in U.S. funds to "Northwestern University" 
      • Wire Transfer: Wire transfers must be accompanied by our bank information available on the invoice or by contacting our registrar at exed-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu.
      • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express for all our programs.

Can I pay online?


Yes

What is Kellogg’s cancellation policy?


Notice of cancellation must be received in writing to ExecEdCancellations@kellogg.northwestern.edu and the following schedule of refund amounts prior to the program start date will apply:

  • >30 days --   Full refund
  • 7-30 days --  50% refund
  • <7 days --      No refund

Refunds will be issued in the same format as originally received.

Northwestern University reserves the right to cancel a program at any time for any reason. In the unlikely event of a program cancellation, paid program fees will be refunded.




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