Essential IT for Non-IT Executives

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For non-technical business leader and corporate strategists, IT can be source of much frustration. In many companies, the relationship between IT departments and business leaders is like a troubled marriage—miscommunication is rife, leaving executives struggling to improve the situation. This course is intended to help organizations develop a language shared by managers from various backgrounds and areas of expertise, so they can work together efficiently and productively, propelling the company toward future success.

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Essential IT for Non-IT Executives
Certificate Track: Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)
Program Days (for certificate credit): 2

Do you feel as though everything regarding IT takes too long and cost too much? Do you lack the language and instincts to make good decisions regarding IT? Is your company falling behind the competition in your use of technology?


Essential IT for Non-IT Executives is designed to help non-technical senior business managers work with, oversee, and generate value from IT. Drawing on MIT Sloan research, faculty present strategies for instituting a working relationship between IT managers and business managers based on transparency—clear communication about IT performance and decision processes.The program is not meant to make an IT specialist out of every manager, but to make every manager confident in resolving IT issues and working with IT staff to make better decisions and to deliver better process change


This course will help you optimize your role in the use of technology for competitive advantage.

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