UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Frequently Asked Questions

Face-to-Face Programs

  • + How do I enroll for a program?

    You may enroll online and pay by credit card. Please select the program you wish to attend and complete the enrollment form. If you have any questions regarding the process, please call 1-800-UNC-EXEC.

  • + Which payment methods are accepted?

    The preferred method of payment is credit card via our website. Alternatively, you may select “Please send me an invoice,” and one will be sent via email. If you have any payment questions, call 1-800-UNC-EXEC.

  • + When is payment due?

    If paying by credit card, payment is due at the time of registration. If paying by invoice, please make your payment according to the instructions listed on the invoice. We do not guarantee your space in a program until payment is received.

  • + What is included in the program fee?

    The program fee is listed on the description page for each program. The fee for most Programs for Individuals includes instruction, materials, daily breakfast, breaks, and lunch. Intentional Leadership®includes the aforementioned program benefits, as well as accommodations. If you have any questions regarding your specific program, please reach out to your Program Manager.

  • + Are there any discounts available?

    There are discounts available to UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Alumni, UNC Chapel Hill Alumni and employees, and organizations enrolling two or more individuals. See our discounts page to learn more.

  • + Can I earn a certificate for completing multiple courses?

    The UNC Executive Development certificate program provides you the opportunity to combine three or five unique executive development programs into a learning experience that addresses your specific needs. You’ll be able to:

    • Refine your skills or build expertise in new areas
    • Learn from world-renowned faculty
    • Network with and learn from other participants
    • Position yourself to be more marketable for future opportunities
    • Earn exclusive certification from one of the top business schools in the world
    • Immediately apply new learning to your professional context

    To receive a Certificate in Leadership and Business Acumen, attend any three of the UNC Executive Development Programs for Individuals within a three-year period.

    To receive a Certificate of Excellence in Strategic Leadership and General Management, attend any five of the UNC Executive Development Programs for Individuals within a five-year period.

  • + What are your cancellation, transfer, and other policies?

    Please see our Enrollment Policies, which include our cancellation and transfer policies.

  • + What is the policy for Kenan-Flagler Business School Alumni and the Learning for a Lifetime Benefit?

    See our Enrollment Policies, which include policies for Kenan-Flagler Business School Alumni and the Learning for a Lifetime Benefit.

  • + Are accommodations included in the program fee?

    Tuition does not include accommodations with the exception of Intentional Leadership®. We recommend you book accommodations in our discounted room block onsite at the Rizzo Center. Please call 1-800-UNC-EXEC for more information.

  • + Are meals included in the cost?

    Daily breakfast, lunch, and breaks will be provided. Certain specialty programs may include dinner. Contact us at 1-800-UNC-EXEC or pfi@kenan-flagler.unc.edu for any course-specific questions.

  • + What is a typical daily schedule?

    Classes generally begin at 8:00am and end at 5:00pm, and include daily breakfast, breaks and lunch. Certain programs include evening activities. Your Program Manager will send an invitation to the course website to access course materials before the start of the program. You will receive this invitation only after all program fees are paid in full. At that time, you will have access to an agenda in addition to other program materials.

  • + Will I receive pre-program readings and logistical information?

    Pre-program information and materials will be available via the course website approximately four weeks before the start of the program, once your payment is received in full.

  • + What items should I bring to my program?

    We supply basic materials for classroom learning. You may bring electronic devices for note-taking including your laptop, tablet, mobile phone, etc. Although we do our best to maintain a comfortable environment in the classroom, we suggest bringing a light sweater or jacket. For more information please refer to the course website or after registration coordinate with your Program Manager.

  • + Are programs eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)?

    All of our Programs for Individuals are eligible for Continuing Education Units. The Program Manager will provide instructions regarding how to apply for CEUs. In order to receive CEUs, participants must attend the entire program. CEUs will not be provided for partial attendance.

  • + Will I receive a Certificate of Completion?

    All participants who attend the entire program will receive a Certificate of Completion and Badge which may be shared via a participant’s LinkedIn or other social media profile.

ExecDev Online

  • + Is ExecDev Online connected with the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Development and Time, Inc.?

    ExecDev Online is a partnership between Time, Inc. (Fortune) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Development. Time, Inc. resides in New York, NY and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Development resides in Chapel Hill, NC. The programs are authored by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School faculty with access to interviews with C-suite executives delivered by Fortune.

  • + Do University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School faculty teach the courses?

    The courses are authored by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School faculty designed in collaboration with instructional designers and inclusive of C-Suite Fortune interviews.

  • + Are the programs available internationally?

    ExecDev Online programs are available internationally. Please note, all courses are taught in English.

  • + Is there an application process or prerequisites?

    As our programs are executive development certificate programs, there are no prerequisites or formal admission processes required for registration.

  • + How much time should I expect to dedicate to a ExecDev Online program?

    An ExecDev Online program will require approximately 6-8 hours to complete.The program content is on-demand and self-paced. You will be given 10 weeks to access and complete the program.

  • + How do I enroll in an ExecDev Online program?

    You may enroll online and pay by credit card. Please select the program you wish to attend and complete the enrollment form. If you have any questions regarding the process, please call 1-800-UNC-EXEC.

  • + What payment methods are acceptable?

    The preferred method of payment is credit card via our website. Alternatively, you may select “Please send me an invoice,” and one will be sent via email. If you have any payment questions, please call 1-800-UNC-EXEC.

  • + When is payment due?

    If paying by credit card, payment is due at the time of registration. If paying by invoice, please make your payment according to the instructions listed on the invoice. We do not provide access to the program until payment is received.

  • + What is your cancellation or transfer policy?

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Written notice is required. Cancellation notices must be received in writing, and cancellation fees are administered per the following schedule: If a cancellation notice is received 15-30 days prior to the course start date, the cancellation fee is 25% of the total cost; 15 days or less prior to the course start date, the fee is 50%. Cancellation within 3 business days of the start of the course will incur the full course fee.

    TRANSFER POLICY: One transfer (to a subsequent offering within 12 months) is allowed per registration and must be received in writing. Transfer requests received within 30 days of class start date will incur a $500 (U.S.) transfer fee and if followed by a cancellation, will be subject to the applicable cancellation fee. Transfers within 3 business days of the start of the course will incur the full course fee.

  • + How much does a program cost?

    A program costs $1250.

  • + Are there any discounts available

    There are discounts available to UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Alumni, UNC Chapel Hill Alumni and employees and organizations enrolling two or more individuals. See our discounts page to learn more.

  • + Can I earn a certificate for completing multiple programs?

    The UNC Executive Development certificate program provides you the opportunity to combine three or five unique executive development programs into a learning experience that addresses your specific needs. You’ll be able to:

    • Refine your skills or build expertise in new areas
    • Learn from world-renowned faculty
    • Network with and learn from other participants
    • Position yourself to be more marketable for future opportunities
    • Earn exclusive certification from one of the top business schools in the world
    • Immediately apply new learning to your professional context

    To receive a Certificate in Leadership and Business Acumen, attend any three of the UNC Executive Development Programs for Individuals within a three-year period.

    To receive a Certificate of Excellence in Strategic Leadership and General Management, attend any five of the UNC Executive Development Programs for Individuals within a five-year period.

  • + How do the programs work?

    All programs are delivered 100% online through the ExecDev Online learning management system. Each program will require approximately 6-8 hours to complete. The program content is on-demand and self-paced. You will be given 10 weeks to access and complete the program.

  • + Do ExecDev Online programs count towards accreditation?

    ExecDev Online programs do not currently count towards accreditation. Upon completion of each program, participants will receive a certificate issued electronically by ExecDev Online within UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Development.

  • + Are programs eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)?

    All of our ExecDev Online programs are eligible for Continuing Education Units. You must complete the entire program to receive CEUs. After enrollment, if you are interested in receiving CEUs upon course completion, please email fortune_unc@unc.edu to request a CEU application form.