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Updates for COVID-19: In-Person (Live Online) Courses

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, we have transformed some of our in-person Executive Education programs to live online delivery. Courses currently scheduled to take place in person may also switch to live online instruction as start dates get closer. All live online courses fall under the same terms and conditions as in-person courses, outlined below.


Prepayment is a requirement for enrollment, and your enrollment and space in the program is confirmed only after payment has been received. Payment is due on the date indicated in the invoice that you receive following admission.

Cancellations, Transfers & Refunds


Cancellations and Refunds: All notifications of withdrawals, transfers, and substitutions must be emailed to execed@stern.nyu.edu prior to the start of the course.

NYU Stern Executive Education does not offer refunds except under two specific circumstances:

NYU Stern Executive Education will provide a full refund if the participant is unable to secure a valid US visa to attend the course. Proper documentation from the appropriate government body will need to be submitted to NYU Stern to receive a refund.

NYU Stern Executive Education reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. If a program is canceled, NYU Stern Executive Education's liability is limited to a full refund of the program fee already paid.

NYU Stern Executive Education is not responsible for travel or related costs under any circumstances. Participants may want to consider purchasing trip cancellation insurance in the unlikely event that a program is cancelled or they cannot attend for personal or professional reasons.

Transfers: One transfer to a subsequent program will be permitted within 12 months of the original program's start date, provided that there are seats available in the requested program. If the participant would like to transfer to a more expensive program, the participant will need to pay the difference between the cost of the original program and the subsequent program.


Cancellations and Refunds: All notifications of withdrawals must be emailed to stern.online@stern.nyu.edu, and refunds are issued on the following schedule:

  • Withdrawal notification received within 7 days of the first day of the course: 100% refund after processing fee
  • Withdrawal notification received between 8 and 14 days after the first day of the course: 70% refund after processing fee
  • Withdrawal notification received more than 14 days after the first day of the course: 0% refund

NYU Stern Online Programs reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. If a program is canceled, NYU Stern Online Programs' liability is limited to a full refund of the program fee already paid.

*Please note that all refunds are subject to a processing fee.

Transfers: Students are not permitted to defer their enrollment. Students wishing to enroll in another offering of the course must drop the course and reapply to a future course offering.

Course Requirements

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS: In-person short courses require at least five years of professional experience, while online courses are open to all interested students. Each course page includes a "Participant Demographics" section that lists additional admission recommendations. NYU Stern reserves the right to decline enrollment to any participant who we determine does not meet the professional requirements outlined for a specific course.

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION: Our participants hail from over 100 countries. While we strongly encourage global participation, please note that all courses are taught in English. Proficiency in written and spoken English is required. Individual courses may contain additional requirements. Please ensure that you have reviewed the information in the "Who Should Attend" section of the course page. By submitting a course application and/or enrolling in the course, you confirm that you meet our professional requirements for that course.

Online Complaint Process

For a student enrolled in a distance education program or course, please reference NYU's state authorization website for further information detailing the applicable complaint process. NYU’s Stern School of Business distance education complaint contact is stern.online@stern.nyu.edu.


Recording of any portion of a program may be initiated by the Instructor or an Administrator of NYU Stern School of Business. Participants, students and visitors enrolled in NYU Stern programs should be aware that programs may be recorded for any school or related educational purpose at any time during any program session. A participant may initiate recording only with the written permission of the Instructor or an authorized Administrator.

Permission Releases

PHOTO AND IMAGE PERMISSIONS: By completing this application and/or enrolling in the course, the participant gives permission to NYU Stern to (i) take photographs, videos and/or any other types of recordings of the attendee during classes and activities associated with the program, and (ii) publish, distribute and display the photographs, videos and recordings (collectively, “Reproductions”) in any and all media including, without limitation, NYU websites, brochures, advertisements and other promotional materials. The participant hereby waives compensation and any right to inspect or approve any such uses, Reproductions or related materials. The participant hereby releases, discharges and agrees to hold NYU harmless from any liability arising out of NYU’s use of the Reproductions, including any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion or use in composite form.

DIGITAL BADGING: In connection with the participant’s receipt of a digital badge for successful completion of the course, the participant consents to NYU Stern providing the digital badging provider for the course with the personal information about the participant required to obtain the digital badge. This information may include but is not limited to the participant’s name, email address, and program/course completed. The participant may opt out of receipt of a digital badge for the course by emailing execed@stern.nyu.edu by the conclusion of the first day of the program/course.  


PARTICIPANT BEHAVIOR: All participants agree to show respect for every member of the NYU community and refrain from all forms of intimidation, harassment, and acts of prejudice that infringe upon the rights of other members of the community. Participants also agree to conduct themselves as law-abiding members of both the NYU community and our broader society – including, but not limited to: a) refraining from behaviors that infringe upon the rights of others or disrupt the educational process, and b) acting in conformity with NYU and Stern policies and applicable law.

NYU Stern reserves the right to remove from our courses and bar admission to future courses, events and programs participants who fail to act in accordance with the standards outlined above or who engage in intimidation, harassment, acts of prejudice or other disruptive behaviors.

Participant Agreement to Terms

By submitting any course application and/or enrolling in the course, the participant indicates that the participant has read and agreed to the terms of NYU Stern registration policies. The participant, in addition to the participant's sponsoring company (if applicable), agree to be responsible for and pay all fees. The participant certifies that all the information provided in connection with this application is authentic and accurate.

You can review the current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time at https://execed.stern.nyu.edu/pages/short-course-terms-and-conditions. NYU Stern reserves the right to update and change the Terms and Conditions by posting updates and changes to the NYU Stern Executive Education website. You are advised to check the Terms and Conditions from time to time for any updates or changes that may impact you.


LAST UPDATED: September 2022