Certificate in School Management and Leadership
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1. On the page www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/csml press Apply, or click here to apply. 2. From the HBS Online account login screen, Create an Account if this is your first time on the platform. Skip Step 3 if you’re a returning user.
3. ( New users only) After creating an account, check for an activation email with the subject line “HBS Online Account Verification.” Click the link in the email to verify your account, then sign in using your HBS Online username and password. Note: This link will expire after 24 hours. If your link has expired please repeat the account creation step. If you don’t receive an email in your inbox, please check your spam or junk folder. 4. O nce you log in, you will arrive at a landing page of all HBS Online offerings, and will need to navigate down to Certificate in School Management and Leadership and click Apply to Certificate in School Management and Leadership. 5. Complete the Personal, Employment, and Open Response sections, and proceed to Review & Submit to Submit your application, or leave and return back to your application later. Before leaving the application, please ensure you complete all required fields on the section you are working on, and select Save and Continue before leaving the application. T o return to your application later, log into your HBS Online account and select Continue Application. Please Note: Applications must be submitted prior to the application deadline. 6. Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to agree that all your information is accurate, and click Proceed. 7. O nce you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Please check your spam or junk folder if it does not come through, or contact email@example.com for support. You should expect to receive an email within 3 weeks when an admissions decision is available.