The Kellogg Experience…Online

Developed for professionals seeking to enhance their skills in a flexible digital format, our online programs help you build and enhance critical capabilities 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 convenient and engaging learning environment.

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Advertising and Marketing Communication Strategy

Learn to create a successful advertising campaign based on a solid, effective strategy. This 8-week online program will help you develop a rigorous, systematic approach to defining goals, effective targeting and methods for creating insight-driven messaging.

AI Applications for Growth

Through diverse case studies, original frameworks, and hands-on exercises, this program will help you understand how to harness the power of AI and create a strategy that gives you a competitive advantage.

Business Analytics: Decision Making with Data

Build your working knowledge of data science and engage in real-world examples and case studies examining how analytics adds business value in this 9-week online program.

Chief Product Officer Program

This program harnesses the best practices, frameworks and hard and soft skills to be a successful product manager, whether you are already working in this field or switching from an adjacent field. Participants will master the end-to-end strategic and tactical skills needed to become a professional product manager, develop a broad overview of the product management landscape and gain certifications in product management tools and methodologies to equip them for success in this fast-growing field.

Customer Loyalty: A Strategic Approach

This 6-week online program will teach you how to optimize your approach to customer loyalty and build a sustainable loyalty program.

Design Thinking: A Toolkit for Breakthrough Innovation

Design Thinking offers participants a powerful framework for recognizing opportunities, generating and testing new ideas, and realizing new solutions. This program will equip you to unpack your assumptions about problem solving and will teach you to approach new opportunities with the human experience in mind.

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.

Digital Transformation in Operations

The Digital Transformation in Operations online executive education program explores the impact and value that digitization and digital transformation can have on your operations.

Essentials of Marketing

Learn from Kellogg’s renowned marketing faculty in this 12-module program on how to develop a comprehensive marketing strategy and explore the frameworks and tools that will bring it to life, maximizing your marketplace impact.

Kellogg Accelerated Marketing Leadership Program

Marketing is rapidly evolving, so must marketing leaders. Learn next-level marketing skills and strategy from leading Kellogg faculty to gain an end-to-end perspective on the modern marketing operating model. From crafting strategic content to leveraging data to connecting with customers, you will master the leadership skills that will ignite your career.

Kellogg Sales School: Professional Certificate in Sales

When you get great at sales, you are unstoppable and you are magnetic. As a seller, leader, communicator, parent, and friend, you will be the one in every room who inspires others to action. You will be the one who can push through obstacles. You will be the one people call to help them make progress in their lives. This program provides a one-of-a-kind experience to help you develop the knowledge, skills, and discipline of elite performers and to put you on the fast track to career growth and personal success.

Legal Strategy for Business

Gain an essential understanding of the U.S. legal system in order to guide your business’s strategic direction, mitigate risk and make better-informed leadership decisions.

Mastering Sales: A Toolkit for Success

Develop the necessary sales and management habits that lead to success. This 10-module program will give you the tools and techniques for improving your sales skills and reveal best practices for building a high-performing sales team.

Negotiating in a Virtual World

There is a science to negotiation. Kellogg teaches the proven approach in this 8-week program to give you a critical edge at the negotiation table regardless of where in the world you are negotiating.

Product Strategy

In this 8-week online program, Kellogg professor Mohan Sawhney will guide you through a deep dive into optimizing value for the customer and for the firm through strategic product management techniques.

Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing

Gain a broad overview of the digital marketing landscape, develop the in-demand skills that hiring managers are seeking and discover your niche in this rapidly expanding domain.

Professional Certificate in Product Management

This program harnesses the best practices, frameworks and hard and soft skills to be a successful product manager, whether you are already working in this field or switching from an adjacent field. Participants will master the end-to-end strategic and tactical skills needed to become a professional product manager, develop a broad overview of the product management landscape and gain certifications in product management tools and methodologies to equip them for success in this fast-growing field.

Strategic Change Management

Go beyond common change management models and develop a strategy for creating and leading sustainable organizational change.

Strategies that Build Winning Brands

The brand experts at Kellogg will show you how to create a distinctive brand that cuts through the noise and competition in a hyper-connected world. This 6-week program features engaging activities that allow you to put the concepts you learn into practice right away.

The Art and Science of Innovation: How Design and Creativity Impact Business

Learn to use creativity as a business tool, transforming constraints into opportunities for innovation and gaining the confidence to inspire others to be receptive to your ideas.

Frequently Asked Questions


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.  


Who can I talk to about choosing a program?

Our Executive Development Advisors are available to discuss your options. Please contact us at 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 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

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?


  • 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


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 Completion. 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: or 847.467.6018.

Costs, Financial Assistance and Payment Options

Will I need to purchase any materials?

For most programs, your program fee covers all materials that will be accessed on the learning platform. Any additional fees for extra certificates will be communicated during the application process.

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 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
      • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express for all our programs.

Can I pay online?


What is Kellogg’s cancellation policy?

Notice of cancellation must be received in writing to execedcancellations@kellogg.northwestern.eduand 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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