Understanding turnaround management is a unique skill set that is in high demand in this evolving business environment. With D’Amore-McKim’s Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal, you will learn the analysis and planning required to help struggling companies transform their current setbacks into future success.

Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal Program Overview

This program concentrates on the approaches to turning around troubled companies, their workouts, bankruptcies, and liquidations. You’ll build knowledge about business turnarounds, value creation, and negotiations. You’ll also explore the fundamentals of new product development, defining and managing product market strategy, or organizational infrastructure.

  • Program Structure: Full-time, part-time, or online
  • Class Schedule: Courses are offered weeknights, Monday–Thursday, on our Boston campus, or 100% online. Boston campus students may also take one course online. International students must complete all of their classes on campus.
  • Time to Complete: Campus-based students may be complete the program in as few as three semesters, or spread out as long as three years. Online students may complete their certificate in two semesters or up to two years. The length of the program may depend on your course selections. International students must complete 15 credits over an eight-month period to be visa compliant.
Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal Timeline

Unique Features

12-15

credits to earn your certificate

3

available formats

The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal is designed for professionals who want the opportunity to build their knowledge of business turnarounds, value creation, negotiations, and more to help propel their success in this exciting and challenging field.

A Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal is a fast, cost-effective way to gain business skills and bolster your résumé—without the financial or time commitment of enrolling in a full master’s program. The certificate is a valuable standalone credential, but also meant to be a helpful stepping stone. If you later choose to apply for a D’Amore-McKim master’s program, your graduate certificate can give you a head start.

  • Certificate programs are designed for busy professionals. Courses are offered weeknights on our Boston campus or 100% online. Start your Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal at a time that works for you. You can enter the program in January, May, or September.
  • Upon successful completion of a graduate certificate program, you may have the option to apply your credits to eligible MBA or master’s programs at D’Amore-McKim.
  • International students who successfully complete a one-year, 15-credit graduate certificate program on campus may be eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorization. OPT authorization allows for 12 months of work eligibility in the U.S.

Admissions

  • GMAT Required? No.
  • Where do I apply? Apply using this application.
  • Interview required? International applicants who are not native English speakers must demonstrate English language proficiency. You may demonstrate this in one of two ways: submit your test score from TOEFL iBTIELTS, or PTE academic; or complete an intake interview.

Helpful Guides

Application Checklist

Need guidance on completing your application? The application checklist provides step-by-step instructions and tips from our admissions team.

Personal Statement Guide

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Deadlines & Decisions

Find the deadlines and decision dates you need to know. Submit your application by the earliest date possible for priority consideration.

Please visit the Northeastern Student Financial Services page. Click the dropdown under “Graduate Programs” and you will find the rate next to D’Amore-McKim School of Business Programs.

At Northeastern, we value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds community, which is vital to learning and discovery.

Scholarships and Fellowships

D’Amore-McKim offers and partners with organizations that provide a variety of scholarships and fellowships to foster diversity and inclusion. Examples of these include The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Graduate Fellowship, Prospansica MBA Scholarship, Posse MBA Scholarship and Reach Out MBA Fellowship.

Clubs and Organizations

Northeastern has many opportunities for you to be engaged with our community. Examples include the following:

Graduate Students of Color Collective

The purpose of the GSCC is to build community for graduate students of color at Northeastern University by promoting education, professionalism, and civic duty. The GSCC fosters student, staff, and faculty relationships to establish a campus home for higher education at Northeastern. Through civic engagement with surrounding communities, the GSCC recognizes the continued struggles of marginalized populations, and the need for those who have succeeded to give back.

Grad Q

Grad Q is a student organization for LGBTQ+ graduate students at Northeastern. Grad Q is focused on building community, social events, advocacy, and mentoring undergraduate students.

Campus Resources

We have a number of cultural centers on campus to support our campus community by providing programs, lectures, and events for students with a range of affiliations and interests including the LGBTQA Resource Center, Office of Global Services, Latinx Student Cultural Center, Asian American Center, and many more.

Choose Your Format

Study on our Boston Campus As a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal student, you will have the opportunity to learn from world-renowned faculty and accomplished classmates. Among your professors, you’ll find chief financial officers, turnaround experts, consultants, and respected industry leaders. Sitting beside you in the classroom, you’ll find fellow students from around the world,…

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