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MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy
is a two-week program for high-potential, mid-level managers from a variety of
backgrounds and cultures who seek an international experience and a global
viewpoint on leadership and business practices. The idea behind the Academy
is to bring MIT content to the non-English speaking world by offering a
multilingual educational experience that provides non-English speaking
executives access to the same MIT education that is currently available to
their English-speaking counterparts. It also affords them unique benefits such
as a multicultural environment, diversity of perspectives and cross-border
unique program is delivered in a multilingual setting, “United Nations-style”
with simultaneous interpretation into Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish.* Executives
and managers from different geographies, industries, companies and functions
will learn together and draw on each other for their assigned projects and
discussions. There will also be social activities designed for
networking and to bridge any language barriers.
Program content draws upon topics from some of our most
popular Executive Education Open Enrollment programs, which is then customized
for the Academy audience.
Leadership-focused sessions will introduce MIT’s Four Capabilities
Leadership Framework, a powerful tool for understanding and integrating four critical
components of leadership—sensemaking, relating, visioning, and inventing.
Participants will also learn the art of storytelling, a highly effective tool
for leaders to illustrate personal values, bring vision to life, and create
meaning and purpose for an organization.
Innovation-focused sessions will explore the various elements of
innovation and outline steps needed to implement and manage a culture of
innovation. It will explore the reasons why some organizations achieve exceptional
levels of performance that put their rivals to shame, and unveil the secret to
their success. Participants will also have an opportunity to explore the innovation
ecosystem embodied within MIT and Kendall Square.
strategy is discussed in the context of managing
change, understanding the effects of transformation and globalization on
economies and business, and ways to implement sustainable business strategies.
MIT Sloan uses the concept of systems thinking and system
dynamics to train students to understand context, anticipate consequences,
and engage stakeholders to find solutions with lasting value for business and
society. This program will explore smart work design, creative problem solving,
continuous knowledge sharing, and ways to develop discovery skills within
organizations. Participants will also partake in a World Climate Exercise that
focuses on sustainability.
communications sessions will teach
the art of branding, social media management, effective communications and
persuasion techniques. Students will also explore the complementary principles of
improvisation and influence to effectively respond to adapt, respond and extemporize,
making them more persuasive and effective leaders.
Negotiation for executives offers fundamental principles and a holistic
view of negotiation as a relationship building technique. It includes
multicultural negotiation exercises that will test participants’ skills at the
training will reinforce knowledge of financial concepts, strategies and tools,
while delving real-time into the financial reports of influential companies
across the globe. Participants will gain insights into performance metrics and
how business decisions impact investors’ viewpoints.
Participants in the Academy will earn a MIT Sloan Executive
Certificate in Management and Leadership.
It is an ideal option for executives and high potential leaders seeking to
enhance their general management skills in order to become effective leaders in
a dynamic global business world. The entire program must be completed to earn
*Note: Languages are subject to change or cancellation. Also, we will
consider adding another language to the program if at least 10 participants can
be confirmed. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to discuss.