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Our portfolio of executive development and management programs reflect MIT Sloan's core mission -- to develop principled, innovative leaders and to generate ideas that advance management practice -- in an environment designed to foster extensive peer-to-peer interaction and a wide range of professional and cultural exchanges. Choose from over 30 two-day to week-long programs led by internationally renowned experts from MIT Sloan School of Management and other MIT schools and research centers. Our open enrollment, executive development programs are offered in three areas of concentration, which address the business needs and goals of executives worldwide: Strategy and Innovation; Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management; and Management and Leadership.

  • Advanced Management Program
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    4.8
  • May 26-Jun 26, 2015
  • Innovation, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Process Improvement, Entrepreneurship, Globalization

  • Description: The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a month-long senior executive program designed for a select group of leaders who seek “something beyond an MBA” and are willing to create and sustain a learning community. AMP participants will acquire new frameworks and skills for which MIT Sloan is world-renowned; make connections with colleagues who share similar experiences; and develop an expanded sense of themselves as leaders.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $57,500 (including accommodations); Early registration rate of $55,500 if $10,000 deposit is made by January 31, 2015.

    Program Days: 25

  • Big Data 4Dx (online)
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  • Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Big Data 4Dx is a live, online offering of our popular Big Data program. Conducted using exciting AvayaLive EngageTM technology, participants experience the on-campus session of Big Data as avatars in a web based, “4D” environment, engaging with the same faculty, content, discussions, and exercises of the on-campus class—in real time. The program explores how big data changes the way IT interacts with the rest of the organization, cutting across business units and functions to create new value, and how it can have a huge impact on business results. 

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Big Data: Making Complex Things Simpler
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  • Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Learn what big data is, how to get it, and how to use data about individual behavior to elevate a company’s level of performance. Big data—especially data about individual behavior and how it is impacted by interaction with others—gives valuable insight into a variety of business scenarios. The frameworks taught in this program constitute a new kind of "R&D" that draws on the strengths of digitization to speed innovation, increase customer loyalty, and improve execution.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
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    4.6
  • Mar 23-24, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
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  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Apr 9-10, 2015 | Jun 11-12, 2015 | Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems
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  • Jun 8-12, 2015
  • Systems Thinking, Business Analytics, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking, Business Analytics, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This course provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to system dynamics, a unique framework for understanding and managing complex businesses and organizations, developed at MIT by the very faculty teaching this program. Participants are introduced to a variety of tools, including mapping techniques, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators” to help them understand the sources of persistent problems and how business decisions may result in complicated cause-and-effect loops.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,700 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age
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    5.0
  • Oct 27-28, 2014 | Jun 30-Jul 1, 2015 | Oct 21-22, 2015
  • General Management
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, this program is designed to help executives and managers become successful communicators in person and in virtual contexts---from public speeches and group discussions to video conferencing and social media.     

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Creating High Velocity Organizations
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  • Oct 30-31, 2014 | Mar 19-20, 2015 | May 28-29, 2015 | Oct 27-28, 2015
  • Process Improvement
  • Primary Topics: Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change

  • Description: What makes some organizations capable of generating and sustaining unparalleled, relentless, improvement and innovation? This program will introduce the fundamental principles by which such acceleration occurs, give examples of those principles in practice, and give participants an opportunity to test how those principles can be applied and translated to their own work.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy
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  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 14-15, 2015 | Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Strategy, Operations
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Operations

    Secondary Topics: Business Analytics, Globalization, General Management

  • Description: This course offers unique, MIT-developed approaches to operations strategy based on best-practice research conducted among the world’s leading companies. The program helps participants plan the most efficient use of material resources and manage complicated global networks. It also offers analytical, strategic insights into vertical integration, outsourcing, supplier management, process technologies, capacity and risk management, and global networks.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
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    4.4
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain
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    4.6
  • Mar 15-20, 2015 | Sep 20-25, 2015
  • Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: This joint program with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: September 2014: $11,500 (excluding accommodations)
    March and September 2015: TBD

    Program Days: 5

  • Entrepreneurship Development Program
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    4.9
  • Jan 25-30, 2015
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Marketing, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management, Financial Management

  • Description: Drawing from the vast culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT, this unique course introduces participants to MIT’s entrepreneurial education programs, technology transfer system, and global entrepreneurial network. It covers the entire venture creation process, from generating ideas to building viable global businesses, with a special emphasis on the nurturing roles of corporations, universities, governments, and foundations.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $10,100 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Essential IT for Non-IT Executives
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    4.4
  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Apr 9-10, 2015 | Nov 17-18, 2015
  • Technology Management
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management

    Secondary Topics: General Management

  • Description: 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.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Entrepreneurs in Innovation-Driven Startups and Growth Companies (4Dx)
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  • Nov 11-Dec 16, 2014
  • Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  An innovation-driven startup or growth company—one designed to commercialize a new technology or a business model enabled by a new technology—faces distinctive law-sensitive challenges. This program is a hands-on, focused “deep dive” into the law-sensitive issues that face innovation-driven businesses at key junctures.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Executives: The MIT Advantage
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  • Nov 20-21, 2014 | Mar 26-27, 2015 | Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, Globalization

  • Description: Executives encounter an increasingly broad range of law-sensitive problems and opportunities with big upsides, downsides, or both. This course is designed to give participants the understanding of the law needed to exercise sound judgment and effective leadership when approaching a variety of law-related issues, such as complex contracts and transactions, employment relations, and the risks of lawsuits and criminal sanctions.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Executive Program in General Management: India-U.S.-Online
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  • Dec 11, 2014 - Oct 23, 2015
  • Innovation, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship

  • Description: The Executive Program in General Management (EPGM) is a nine-month, multi-module, general management program for leaders in hi-tech, information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, oil & gas and other technology enabled industries. The program focuses on developing key technology leadership skills such as making technology-enhanced strategic decisions, building collaborative organizations, managing key talent across global markets and integrating an innovation mindset into corporate culture. At the end of the program, executives will be well prepared and positioned to accelerate the pace of innovation and growth at their organizations – large or small.



    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $33,000 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 25

  • Fundamentals of Finance for the Technical Executive
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    4.2
  • Nov 11-12, 2014 | Jun 25-26, 2015 | Nov 17-18, 2015
  • Business Analytics, Financial Management
  • Primary Topics: Business Analytics, Financial Management

  • Description: This program is designed to provide senior technical managers with the financial concepts, strategies, and tools needed to deal more effectively with corporate finance and senior management. Course curriculum focuses on basic financial principles for project evaluation, funding, and resource allocation, helping leaders apply the principles of finance to short-term and long-range goals.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
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  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods
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    4.7
  • Nov 20-21, 2014 | Apr 7-8, 2015 | Jun 23-24, 2015 | Nov 19-20, 2015
  • Operations, Process Improvement
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change

  • Description: This program helps executives understand how continuous improvement strategies, sustained over a long period of time, affect core business metrics and contribute to the success of the organization. This course equips managers with a fundamental understanding of how work design—as well as their own approach to management— can be improved for optimal business benefits.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Intelligent Organizations: Collaboration and the Future of Work
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    4.5
  • Oct 21-22, 2014 | Jun 18-19, 2015
  • Innovation
  • Primary Topics: Innovation

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Today’s technologies allow for wide-ranging communication at very low cost, enabling organizations to collaborate more effectively, to respond more quickly to business challenges, and to identify innovation opportunities, This intensive seminar illustrates how people and computers can be connected in new, creative ways so that—collectively—they act more intelligently than any person, group, or computer has ever done before.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Leading Change in Complex Organizations
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  • May 17-22, 2015
  • Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

  • Description: This program helps senior managers harness the leadership skills, political resources, and cultural understandings needed to guide successful organizational change. The course utilizes a unique analytical framework to address the change process from three perspectives—strategic, political, and cultural. Each of these perspectives provides critical insights and tools that enable managers to avoid the pitfalls associated with traditional approaches to change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Managing Complex Technical Projects
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    4.4
  • Nov 11-12, 2014 | Jun 16-17, 2015 | Nov 10-11, 2015
  • Product Development & Management
  • Primary Topics: Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Managing People & Change

  • Description: The seminar enables participants to reduce the complexity involved in large projects by restructuring development and management procedures in ways that produces small-team results. MIT’s innovative new solution, based on the design structure matrix (DSM), is devised to streamline complex projects by developing detailed models to understand the intricate interactions and iterative nature of design.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
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    4.4
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 7-8, 2015 | May 26-27, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
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  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Jun 4-5, 2015 | Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014 This course is designed to increase the personal productivity of professionals through a series of case studies, practical exercises, and background readings. Maximizing Your Personal Productivity is based on Extreme Productivitya best selling book by Bob Pozen, Faculty Director of the program and former President of Fidelity Investments and Executive Chairman of MFS Investment Management. The program encourages self-evaluation through polls and surveys about your work habits and provides ample opportunities for learning through doing.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP)
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  • Oct 21-24, 2014
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: REAP is a unique, multi-year program for cross-functional teams designed to help regions promote economic development and job creation by implementing a more robust innovation-based entrepreneurial ecosystem. As part of the program, participants attend two-and-a-half day educational workshops twice a year for at least two years, where they are exposed to the theory and practice of developing regional clusters of innovation-based entrepreneurship.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $250,000 (covers tuition for two years for entire team of 5-7 participants)

    Program Days: 10

  • Negotiation for Executives
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  • Oct 28-29, 2014 | Apr 2-3, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 15-16, 2015
  • General Management
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: From fundamental principles to specific real-world examples, this program offers a holistic view of negotiation as building relationships that are rooted in mutual trust and respect and that result in success at the bargaining table. Through interactive exercises and extensive feedback, participants learn to prioritize multiple issues to reach the most beneficial resolution and to optimize both the economic and subjective value of negotiations.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Neuroscience for Leadership
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  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 14-15, 2015 | Nov 10-11, 2015
  • Leadership, Managing People & Change
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  This program will provide hands-on application of concepts and techniques deriving from brain research and psychology that can improve your individual leadership performance, as well as that of your team and organization.  

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Platform Strategy: Building and Thriving in a Vibrant Ecosystem
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  • Nov 24-25, 2014 | Mar 17-18, 2015 | Jun 16-17, 2015
  • Strategy, Entrepreneurship
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Innovation

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Over the past two decades, some of the most profitable and successful firms are those that have adopted a digital platform model--a strategy whereby the company allows two or more disparate groups to interact over a platform to co-create value; for example, website developers and users on Akamai, recruiters and employees on LinkedIn, and drivers and customers on Uber. In this new two-day program, participants eager to develop or launch a digital platform approach will learn why and how their business strategies may need to be revised to be successful.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model
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  • Jun 23-24, 2015 | Oct 13-14, 2015
  • Technology Management, Strategy
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Process Improvement

  • Description: MIT Sloan has created frameworks to help enterprises define and build powerful business models that will enable organizations to compete in the global digital economy. This program illustrates the frameworks with examples from successful companies such as Amazon, Apple, LexisNexis, USAA, and Procter & Gamble and includes assessment exercises and consulting group sessions.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Cost Analysis for Managers
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  • Nov 18-19, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Financial Management
  • Primary Topics: Financial Management

    Secondary Topics: Operations, Business Analytics

  • Description: In this course, participants learn to analyze the performance of projects and even entire departments from a financial perspective; gain a deeper understanding of how resources are allocated throughout an organization; and understand how to leverage cost analysis to position a particular project or department. 

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Marketing for the Technical Executive
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    4.7
  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Apr 16-17, 2015 | Jun 11-12, 2015 | Oct 13-14, 2015
  • Marketing
  • Primary Topics: Marketing

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: This program helps participants leverage marketing concepts and research to better influence the outcomes of product development and project management. Participants learn how to evaluate market attractiveness; manage the tradeoff between risk and information in the product development process; think about the design and management of distribution channels; and understand complex pricing decisions.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategies for Sustainable Business
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  • Mar 11-13, 2015 | Oct 26-28, 2015
  • Strategy, Systems Thinking, Leadership
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Leadership

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: The issue of sustainability is one that affects all people and businesses. MIT defines sustainability broadly—as the interdependent systems of economy, society, politics, the environment, and the individual. This innovative three-day program applies MIT frameworks of process improvement and system dynamics to the topic of sustainability in an effort to help participants return to their organizations with practical strategies for manifesting consensus and change—at both the micro and macro levels.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Strategy in a Global World
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  • Oct 30-31, 2014
  • Strategy, Globalization
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Over the last few decades, global integration has become a strategic imperative. To survive and prosper today, companies must develop a vision that encompasses aspects of being a global organization. This program explores how to build lasting success in a changing global marketplace and introduces concepts and frameworks used to understand the relevance, challenge, and management of global integration in multinational corporations.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Management
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    4.2
  • Nov 6-7, 2014 | Apr 16-17, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Operations, Globalization
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Systematic Innovation of Products, Processes, and Services
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    4.8
  • Nov 3-7, 2014 | Nov 16-20, 2015
  • Innovation, Product Development & Management
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement

  • Description: This five-day program blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and engineering into a systematic approach to delivering innovation, presenting methods that can be put into immediate practice. The goal of this program is to help participants become systematic about innovation in order to create value for their businesses and their customers in the globally connected market.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $8,500 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
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    4.3
  • Nov 18-19, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 25-26, 2015 | Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding and Solving Complex Business Problems
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    4.6
  • Nov 6-7, 2014 | Mar 17-18, 2015 | Jun 23-24, 2015 | Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Systems Thinking
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This program introduces participants to MIT’s unique, powerful, and integrative system dynamics approach to assess problems that will not go away and to produce the results they want. Through exercises, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators,” participants experience the long-term side effects and impacts of decisions and understand the ways in which performance is tied to structures and policies.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives (extended)
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    4.7
  • Oct 27-29, 2014 | Mar 25-27, 2015 | Jun 1-3, 2015 | Oct 21-23, 2015
  • Globalization
  • Primary Topics: Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics

  • Description: This program is an extended version of our popular two-day session Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives, which has been offered since 2010. In response to participant interest in additional content on the economic policies and choices of Europe and Asia and the relative success compared to the rest of the world, we are introducing this three-day session. The extra day will allow participants to gain a more thorough understanding of the dynamics of comparative advantage, sources of international conflict, and the varied responses of economies to crisis.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: 2014 dates: $3,900 (excluding accommodations)
    2015 dates: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • October 2014
  • MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP)
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    5.0
  • Oct 21-24, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: REAP is a unique, multi-year program for cross-functional teams designed to help regions promote economic development and job creation by implementing a more robust innovation-based entrepreneurial ecosystem. As part of the program, participants attend two-and-a-half day educational workshops twice a year for at least two years, where they are exposed to the theory and practice of developing regional clusters of innovation-based entrepreneurship.


    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $250,000 (covers tuition for two years for entire team of 5-7 participants)

    Program Days: 10

  • Intelligent Organizations: Collaboration and the Future of Work
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    4.5
  • Oct 21-22, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Today’s technologies allow for wide-ranging communication at very low cost, enabling organizations to collaborate more effectively, to respond more quickly to business challenges, and to identify innovation opportunities, This intensive seminar illustrates how people and computers can be connected in new, creative ways so that—collectively—they act more intelligently than any person, group, or computer has ever done before.


    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
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    4.2
  • Oct 23-24, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 23-24, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age
  • MORE
    5.0
  • Oct 27-28, 2014
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, this program is designed to help executives and managers become successful communicators in person and in virtual contexts---from public speeches and group discussions to video conferencing and social media.     

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives (extended)
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Oct 27-29, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics

  • Description: This program is an extended version of our popular two-day session Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives, which has been offered since 2010. In response to participant interest in additional content on the economic policies and choices of Europe and Asia and the relative success compared to the rest of the world, we are introducing this three-day session. The extra day will allow participants to gain a more thorough understanding of the dynamics of comparative advantage, sources of international conflict, and the varied responses of economies to crisis.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: 2014 dates: $3,900 (excluding accommodations)
    2015 dates: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Negotiation for Executives
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Oct 28-29, 2014
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: From fundamental principles to specific real-world examples, this program offers a holistic view of negotiation as building relationships that are rooted in mutual trust and respect and that result in success at the bargaining table. Through interactive exercises and extensive feedback, participants learn to prioritize multiple issues to reach the most beneficial resolution and to optimize both the economic and subjective value of negotiations.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategy in a Global World
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Oct 30-31, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Over the last few decades, global integration has become a strategic imperative. To survive and prosper today, companies must develop a vision that encompasses aspects of being a global organization. This program explores how to build lasting success in a changing global marketplace and introduces concepts and frameworks used to understand the relevance, challenge, and management of global integration in multinational corporations.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Creating High Velocity Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 30-31, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change

  • Description: What makes some organizations capable of generating and sustaining unparalleled, relentless, improvement and innovation? This program will introduce the fundamental principles by which such acceleration occurs, give examples of those principles in practice, and give participants an opportunity to test how those principles can be applied and translated to their own work.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • November 2014
  • Systematic Innovation of Products, Processes, and Services
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Nov 3-7, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement

  • Description: This five-day program blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and engineering into a systematic approach to delivering innovation, presenting methods that can be put into immediate practice. The goal of this program is to help participants become systematic about innovation in order to create value for their businesses and their customers in the globally connected market.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $8,500 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Neuroscience for Leadership
  • MORE
  • Nov 4-5, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  This program will provide hands-on application of concepts and techniques deriving from brain research and psychology that can improve your individual leadership performance, as well as that of your team and organization.  

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 4-5, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 4-5, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Operations

    Secondary Topics: Business Analytics, Globalization, General Management

  • Description: This course offers unique, MIT-developed approaches to operations strategy based on best-practice research conducted among the world’s leading companies. The program helps participants plan the most efficient use of material resources and manage complicated global networks. It also offers analytical, strategic insights into vertical integration, outsourcing, supplier management, process technologies, capacity and risk management, and global networks.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Nov 6-7, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This program introduces participants to MIT’s unique, powerful, and integrative system dynamics approach to assess problems that will not go away and to produce the results they want. Through exercises, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators,” participants experience the long-term side effects and impacts of decisions and understand the ways in which performance is tied to structures and policies.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Management
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 6-7, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Entrepreneurs in Innovation-Driven Startups and Growth Companies (4Dx)
  • MORE
  • Nov 11-Dec 16, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  An innovation-driven startup or growth company—one designed to commercialize a new technology or a business model enabled by a new technology—faces distinctive law-sensitive challenges. This program is a hands-on, focused “deep dive” into the law-sensitive issues that face innovation-driven businesses at key junctures.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Complex Technical Projects
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 11-12, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Managing People & Change

  • Description: The seminar enables participants to reduce the complexity involved in large projects by restructuring development and management procedures in ways that produces small-team results. MIT’s innovative new solution, based on the design structure matrix (DSM), is devised to streamline complex projects by developing detailed models to understand the intricate interactions and iterative nature of design.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Fundamentals of Finance for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 11-12, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Business Analytics, Financial Management

  • Description: This program is designed to provide senior technical managers with the financial concepts, strategies, and tools needed to deal more effectively with corporate finance and senior management. Course curriculum focuses on basic financial principles for project evaluation, funding, and resource allocation, helping leaders apply the principles of finance to short-term and long-range goals.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Nov 13-14, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014 This course is designed to increase the personal productivity of professionals through a series of case studies, practical exercises, and background readings. Maximizing Your Personal Productivity is based on Extreme Productivitya best selling book by Bob Pozen, Faculty Director of the program and former President of Fidelity Investments and Executive Chairman of MFS Investment Management. The program encourages self-evaluation through polls and surveys about your work habits and provides ample opportunities for learning through doing.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential IT for Non-IT Executives
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 13-14, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management

    Secondary Topics: General Management

  • Description: 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.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Marketing for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 13-14, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Marketing

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: This program helps participants leverage marketing concepts and research to better influence the outcomes of product development and project management. Participants learn how to evaluate market attractiveness; manage the tradeoff between risk and information in the product development process; think about the design and management of distribution channels; and understand complex pricing decisions.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Cost Analysis for Managers
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 18-19, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Financial Management

    Secondary Topics: Operations, Business Analytics

  • Description: In this course, participants learn to analyze the performance of projects and even entire departments from a financial perspective; gain a deeper understanding of how resources are allocated throughout an organization; and understand how to leverage cost analysis to position a particular project or department. 

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 18-19, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 20-21, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change

  • Description: This program helps executives understand how continuous improvement strategies, sustained over a long period of time, affect core business metrics and contribute to the success of the organization. This course equips managers with a fundamental understanding of how work design—as well as their own approach to management— can be improved for optimal business benefits.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Executives: The MIT Advantage
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 20-21, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, Globalization

  • Description: Executives encounter an increasingly broad range of law-sensitive problems and opportunities with big upsides, downsides, or both. This course is designed to give participants the understanding of the law needed to exercise sound judgment and effective leadership when approaching a variety of law-related issues, such as complex contracts and transactions, employment relations, and the risks of lawsuits and criminal sanctions.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Platform Strategy: Building and Thriving in a Vibrant Ecosystem
  • MORE
    3.8
  • Nov 24-25, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Innovation

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Over the past two decades, some of the most profitable and successful firms are those that have adopted a digital platform model--a strategy whereby the company allows two or more disparate groups to interact over a platform to co-create value; for example, website developers and users on Akamai, recruiters and employees on LinkedIn, and drivers and customers on Uber. In this new two-day program, participants eager to develop or launch a digital platform approach will learn why and how their business strategies may need to be revised to be successful.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • December 2014
  • Executive Program in General Management: India-U.S.-Online
  • MORE
  • Dec 11, 2014 - Oct 23, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship

  • Description: The Executive Program in General Management (EPGM) is a nine-month, multi-module, general management program for leaders in hi-tech, information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, oil & gas and other technology enabled industries. The program focuses on developing key technology leadership skills such as making technology-enhanced strategic decisions, building collaborative organizations, managing key talent across global markets and integrating an innovation mindset into corporate culture. At the end of the program, executives will be well prepared and positioned to accelerate the pace of innovation and growth at their organizations – large or small.



    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $33,000 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 25

  • January 2015
  • Entrepreneurship Development Program
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Jan 25-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Marketing, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management, Financial Management

  • Description: Drawing from the vast culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT, this unique course introduces participants to MIT’s entrepreneurial education programs, technology transfer system, and global entrepreneurial network. It covers the entire venture creation process, from generating ideas to building viable global businesses, with a special emphasis on the nurturing roles of corporations, universities, governments, and foundations.


    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $10,100 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • March 2015
  • Strategies for Sustainable Business
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Mar 11-13, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Leadership

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: The issue of sustainability is one that affects all people and businesses. MIT defines sustainability broadly—as the interdependent systems of economy, society, politics, the environment, and the individual. This innovative three-day program applies MIT frameworks of process improvement and system dynamics to the topic of sustainability in an effort to help participants return to their organizations with practical strategies for manifesting consensus and change—at both the micro and macro levels.


    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 15-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: This joint program with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: September 2014: $11,500 (excluding accommodations)
    March and September 2015: TBD

    Program Days: 5

  • Understanding and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 17-18, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This program introduces participants to MIT’s unique, powerful, and integrative system dynamics approach to assess problems that will not go away and to produce the results they want. Through exercises, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators,” participants experience the long-term side effects and impacts of decisions and understand the ways in which performance is tied to structures and policies.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Platform Strategy: Building and Thriving in a Vibrant Ecosystem
  • MORE
    3.8
  • Mar 17-18, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Innovation

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Over the past two decades, some of the most profitable and successful firms are those that have adopted a digital platform model--a strategy whereby the company allows two or more disparate groups to interact over a platform to co-create value; for example, website developers and users on Akamai, recruiters and employees on LinkedIn, and drivers and customers on Uber. In this new two-day program, participants eager to develop or launch a digital platform approach will learn why and how their business strategies may need to be revised to be successful.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Creating High Velocity Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Mar 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change

  • Description: What makes some organizations capable of generating and sustaining unparalleled, relentless, improvement and innovation? This program will introduce the fundamental principles by which such acceleration occurs, give examples of those principles in practice, and give participants an opportunity to test how those principles can be applied and translated to their own work.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 23-24, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives (extended)
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Mar 25-27, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics

  • Description: This program is an extended version of our popular two-day session Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives, which has been offered since 2010. In response to participant interest in additional content on the economic policies and choices of Europe and Asia and the relative success compared to the rest of the world, we are introducing this three-day session. The extra day will allow participants to gain a more thorough understanding of the dynamics of comparative advantage, sources of international conflict, and the varied responses of economies to crisis.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: 2014 dates: $3,900 (excluding accommodations)
    2015 dates: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Essential Law for Executives: The MIT Advantage
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Mar 26-27, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, Globalization

  • Description: Executives encounter an increasingly broad range of law-sensitive problems and opportunities with big upsides, downsides, or both. This course is designed to give participants the understanding of the law needed to exercise sound judgment and effective leadership when approaching a variety of law-related issues, such as complex contracts and transactions, employment relations, and the risks of lawsuits and criminal sanctions.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Cost Analysis for Managers
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Financial Management

    Secondary Topics: Operations, Business Analytics

  • Description: In this course, participants learn to analyze the performance of projects and even entire departments from a financial perspective; gain a deeper understanding of how resources are allocated throughout an organization; and understand how to leverage cost analysis to position a particular project or department. 

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • April 2015
  • Negotiation for Executives
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Apr 2-3, 2015
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: From fundamental principles to specific real-world examples, this program offers a holistic view of negotiation as building relationships that are rooted in mutual trust and respect and that result in success at the bargaining table. Through interactive exercises and extensive feedback, participants learn to prioritize multiple issues to reach the most beneficial resolution and to optimize both the economic and subjective value of negotiations.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Apr 7-8, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Apr 7-8, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change

  • Description: This program helps executives understand how continuous improvement strategies, sustained over a long period of time, affect core business metrics and contribute to the success of the organization. This course equips managers with a fundamental understanding of how work design—as well as their own approach to management— can be improved for optimal business benefits.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Apr 9-10, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential IT for Non-IT Executives
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Apr 9-10, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management

    Secondary Topics: General Management

  • Description: 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.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Neuroscience for Leadership
  • MORE
  • Apr 14-15, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  This program will provide hands-on application of concepts and techniques deriving from brain research and psychology that can improve your individual leadership performance, as well as that of your team and organization.  

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Apr 14-15, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Operations

    Secondary Topics: Business Analytics, Globalization, General Management

  • Description: This course offers unique, MIT-developed approaches to operations strategy based on best-practice research conducted among the world’s leading companies. The program helps participants plan the most efficient use of material resources and manage complicated global networks. It also offers analytical, strategic insights into vertical integration, outsourcing, supplier management, process technologies, capacity and risk management, and global networks.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Management
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Apr 16-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Marketing for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Apr 16-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Marketing

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: This program helps participants leverage marketing concepts and research to better influence the outcomes of product development and project management. Participants learn how to evaluate market attractiveness; manage the tradeoff between risk and information in the product development process; think about the design and management of distribution channels; and understand complex pricing decisions.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • May 2015
  • Leading Change in Complex Organizations
  • MORE
    4.7
  • May 17-22, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

  • Description: This program helps senior managers harness the leadership skills, political resources, and cultural understandings needed to guide successful organizational change. The course utilizes a unique analytical framework to address the change process from three perspectives—strategic, political, and cultural. Each of these perspectives provides critical insights and tools that enable managers to avoid the pitfalls associated with traditional approaches to change.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Advanced Management Program
  • MORE
    4.8
  • May 26-Jun 26, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Process Improvement, Entrepreneurship, Globalization

  • Description: The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a month-long senior executive program designed for a select group of leaders who seek “something beyond an MBA” and are willing to create and sustain a learning community. AMP participants will acquire new frameworks and skills for which MIT Sloan is world-renowned; make connections with colleagues who share similar experiences; and develop an expanded sense of themselves as leaders.


    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $57,500 (including accommodations); Early registration rate of $55,500 if $10,000 deposit is made by January 31, 2015.

    Program Days: 25

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • May 26-27, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Creating High Velocity Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • May 28-29, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change

  • Description: What makes some organizations capable of generating and sustaining unparalleled, relentless, improvement and innovation? This program will introduce the fundamental principles by which such acceleration occurs, give examples of those principles in practice, and give participants an opportunity to test how those principles can be applied and translated to their own work.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • June 2015
  • Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives (extended)
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Jun 1-3, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics

  • Description: This program is an extended version of our popular two-day session Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives, which has been offered since 2010. In response to participant interest in additional content on the economic policies and choices of Europe and Asia and the relative success compared to the rest of the world, we are introducing this three-day session. The extra day will allow participants to gain a more thorough understanding of the dynamics of comparative advantage, sources of international conflict, and the varied responses of economies to crisis.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: 2014 dates: $3,900 (excluding accommodations)
    2015 dates: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Jun 4-5, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014 This course is designed to increase the personal productivity of professionals through a series of case studies, practical exercises, and background readings. Maximizing Your Personal Productivity is based on Extreme Productivitya best selling book by Bob Pozen, Faculty Director of the program and former President of Fidelity Investments and Executive Chairman of MFS Investment Management. The program encourages self-evaluation through polls and surveys about your work habits and provides ample opportunities for learning through doing.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Jun 8-12, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking, Business Analytics, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This course provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to system dynamics, a unique framework for understanding and managing complex businesses and organizations, developed at MIT by the very faculty teaching this program. Participants are introduced to a variety of tools, including mapping techniques, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators” to help them understand the sources of persistent problems and how business decisions may result in complicated cause-and-effect loops.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,700 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Jun 9-10, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Negotiation for Executives
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Jun 9-10, 2015
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: From fundamental principles to specific real-world examples, this program offers a holistic view of negotiation as building relationships that are rooted in mutual trust and respect and that result in success at the bargaining table. Through interactive exercises and extensive feedback, participants learn to prioritize multiple issues to reach the most beneficial resolution and to optimize both the economic and subjective value of negotiations.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Jun 11-12, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Marketing for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Jun 11-12, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Marketing

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: This program helps participants leverage marketing concepts and research to better influence the outcomes of product development and project management. Participants learn how to evaluate market attractiveness; manage the tradeoff between risk and information in the product development process; think about the design and management of distribution channels; and understand complex pricing decisions.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Platform Strategy: Building and Thriving in a Vibrant Ecosystem
  • MORE
    3.8
  • Jun 16-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Innovation

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Over the past two decades, some of the most profitable and successful firms are those that have adopted a digital platform model--a strategy whereby the company allows two or more disparate groups to interact over a platform to co-create value; for example, website developers and users on Akamai, recruiters and employees on LinkedIn, and drivers and customers on Uber. In this new two-day program, participants eager to develop or launch a digital platform approach will learn why and how their business strategies may need to be revised to be successful.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Complex Technical Projects
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Jun 16-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Managing People & Change

  • Description: The seminar enables participants to reduce the complexity involved in large projects by restructuring development and management procedures in ways that produces small-team results. MIT’s innovative new solution, based on the design structure matrix (DSM), is devised to streamline complex projects by developing detailed models to understand the intricate interactions and iterative nature of design.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Jun 18-19, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Management
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Jun 18-19, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Intelligent Organizations: Collaboration and the Future of Work
  • MORE
    4.5
  • Jun 18-19, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Today’s technologies allow for wide-ranging communication at very low cost, enabling organizations to collaborate more effectively, to respond more quickly to business challenges, and to identify innovation opportunities, This intensive seminar illustrates how people and computers can be connected in new, creative ways so that—collectively—they act more intelligently than any person, group, or computer has ever done before.


    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Jun 23-24, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This program introduces participants to MIT’s unique, powerful, and integrative system dynamics approach to assess problems that will not go away and to produce the results they want. Through exercises, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators,” participants experience the long-term side effects and impacts of decisions and understand the ways in which performance is tied to structures and policies.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Jun 23-24, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change

  • Description: This program helps executives understand how continuous improvement strategies, sustained over a long period of time, affect core business metrics and contribute to the success of the organization. This course equips managers with a fundamental understanding of how work design—as well as their own approach to management— can be improved for optimal business benefits.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Jun 23-24, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Process Improvement

  • Description: MIT Sloan has created frameworks to help enterprises define and build powerful business models that will enable organizations to compete in the global digital economy. This program illustrates the frameworks with examples from successful companies such as Amazon, Apple, LexisNexis, USAA, and Procter & Gamble and includes assessment exercises and consulting group sessions.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Jun 25-26, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Fundamentals of Finance for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Jun 25-26, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Business Analytics, Financial Management

  • Description: This program is designed to provide senior technical managers with the financial concepts, strategies, and tools needed to deal more effectively with corporate finance and senior management. Course curriculum focuses on basic financial principles for project evaluation, funding, and resource allocation, helping leaders apply the principles of finance to short-term and long-range goals.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age
  • MORE
    5.0
  • Jun 30-Jul 1, 2015
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, this program is designed to help executives and managers become successful communicators in person and in virtual contexts---from public speeches and group discussions to video conferencing and social media.     

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • September 2015
  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Sep 20-25, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: This joint program with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: September 2014: $11,500 (excluding accommodations)
    March and September 2015: TBD

    Program Days: 5

  • October 2015
  • Strategic Marketing for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Oct 13-14, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Marketing

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: This program helps participants leverage marketing concepts and research to better influence the outcomes of product development and project management. Participants learn how to evaluate market attractiveness; manage the tradeoff between risk and information in the product development process; think about the design and management of distribution channels; and understand complex pricing decisions.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Oct 13-14, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Process Improvement

  • Description: MIT Sloan has created frameworks to help enterprises define and build powerful business models that will enable organizations to compete in the global digital economy. This program illustrates the frameworks with examples from successful companies such as Amazon, Apple, LexisNexis, USAA, and Procter & Gamble and includes assessment exercises and consulting group sessions.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Negotiation for Executives
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: From fundamental principles to specific real-world examples, this program offers a holistic view of negotiation as building relationships that are rooted in mutual trust and respect and that result in success at the bargaining table. Through interactive exercises and extensive feedback, participants learn to prioritize multiple issues to reach the most beneficial resolution and to optimize both the economic and subjective value of negotiations.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age
  • MORE
    5.0
  • Oct 21-22, 2015
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, this program is designed to help executives and managers become successful communicators in person and in virtual contexts---from public speeches and group discussions to video conferencing and social media.     

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives (extended)
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Oct 21-23, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics

  • Description: This program is an extended version of our popular two-day session Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives, which has been offered since 2010. In response to participant interest in additional content on the economic policies and choices of Europe and Asia and the relative success compared to the rest of the world, we are introducing this three-day session. The extra day will allow participants to gain a more thorough understanding of the dynamics of comparative advantage, sources of international conflict, and the varied responses of economies to crisis.

    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: 2014 dates: $3,900 (excluding accommodations)
    2015 dates: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Strategies for Sustainable Business
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Oct 26-28, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Leadership

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: The issue of sustainability is one that affects all people and businesses. MIT defines sustainability broadly—as the interdependent systems of economy, society, politics, the environment, and the individual. This innovative three-day program applies MIT frameworks of process improvement and system dynamics to the topic of sustainability in an effort to help participants return to their organizations with practical strategies for manifesting consensus and change—at both the micro and macro levels.


    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Creating High Velocity Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 27-28, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change

  • Description: What makes some organizations capable of generating and sustaining unparalleled, relentless, improvement and innovation? This program will introduce the fundamental principles by which such acceleration occurs, give examples of those principles in practice, and give participants an opportunity to test how those principles can be applied and translated to their own work.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This program introduces participants to MIT’s unique, powerful, and integrative system dynamics approach to assess problems that will not go away and to produce the results they want. Through exercises, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators,” participants experience the long-term side effects and impacts of decisions and understand the ways in which performance is tied to structures and policies.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate:  Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • November 2015
  • Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Operations

    Secondary Topics: Business Analytics, Globalization, General Management

  • Description: This course offers unique, MIT-developed approaches to operations strategy based on best-practice research conducted among the world’s leading companies. The program helps participants plan the most efficient use of material resources and manage complicated global networks. It also offers analytical, strategic insights into vertical integration, outsourcing, supplier management, process technologies, capacity and risk management, and global networks.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Management
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Executives: The MIT Advantage
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, Globalization

  • Description: Executives encounter an increasingly broad range of law-sensitive problems and opportunities with big upsides, downsides, or both. This course is designed to give participants the understanding of the law needed to exercise sound judgment and effective leadership when approaching a variety of law-related issues, such as complex contracts and transactions, employment relations, and the risks of lawsuits and criminal sanctions.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Neuroscience for Leadership
  • MORE
  • Nov 10-11, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  This program will provide hands-on application of concepts and techniques deriving from brain research and psychology that can improve your individual leadership performance, as well as that of your team and organization.  

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Complex Technical Projects
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 10-11, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Managing People & Change

  • Description: The seminar enables participants to reduce the complexity involved in large projects by restructuring development and management procedures in ways that produces small-team results. MIT’s innovative new solution, based on the design structure matrix (DSM), is devised to streamline complex projects by developing detailed models to understand the intricate interactions and iterative nature of design.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014 This course is designed to increase the personal productivity of professionals through a series of case studies, practical exercises, and background readings. Maximizing Your Personal Productivity is based on Extreme Productivitya best selling book by Bob Pozen, Faculty Director of the program and former President of Fidelity Investments and Executive Chairman of MFS Investment Management. The program encourages self-evaluation through polls and surveys about your work habits and provides ample opportunities for learning through doing.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Cost Analysis for Managers
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Financial Management

    Secondary Topics: Operations, Business Analytics

  • Description: In this course, participants learn to analyze the performance of projects and even entire departments from a financial perspective; gain a deeper understanding of how resources are allocated throughout an organization; and understand how to leverage cost analysis to position a particular project or department. 

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Systematic Innovation of Products, Processes, and Services
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Nov 16-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement

  • Description: This five-day program blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and engineering into a systematic approach to delivering innovation, presenting methods that can be put into immediate practice. The goal of this program is to help participants become systematic about innovation in order to create value for their businesses and their customers in the globally connected market.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $8,500 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Essential IT for Non-IT Executives
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 17-18, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management

    Secondary Topics: General Management

  • Description: 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.


    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Fundamentals of Finance for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 17-18, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Business Analytics, Financial Management

  • Description: This program is designed to provide senior technical managers with the financial concepts, strategies, and tools needed to deal more effectively with corporate finance and senior management. Course curriculum focuses on basic financial principles for project evaluation, funding, and resource allocation, helping leaders apply the principles of finance to short-term and long-range goals.

    Certificate:  Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change

  • Description: This program helps executives understand how continuous improvement strategies, sustained over a long period of time, affect core business metrics and contribute to the success of the organization. This course equips managers with a fundamental understanding of how work design—as well as their own approach to management— can be improved for optimal business benefits.

    Certificate:  Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Business Analytics
  • Big Data 4Dx (online)
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Big Data 4Dx is a live, online offering of our popular Big Data program. Conducted using exciting AvayaLive EngageTM technology, participants experience the on-campus session of Big Data as avatars in a web based, “4D” environment, engaging with the same faculty, content, discussions, and exercises of the on-campus class—in real time. The program explores how big data changes the way IT interacts with the rest of the organization, cutting across business units and functions to create new value, and how it can have a huge impact on business results. 

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Big Data: Making Complex Things Simpler
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Learn what big data is, how to get it, and how to use data about individual behavior to elevate a company’s level of performance. Big data—especially data about individual behavior and how it is impacted by interaction with others—gives valuable insight into a variety of business scenarios. The frameworks taught in this program constitute a new kind of "R&D" that draws on the strengths of digitization to speed innovation, increase customer loyalty, and improve execution.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Jun 8-12, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking, Business Analytics, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This course provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to system dynamics, a unique framework for understanding and managing complex businesses and organizations, developed at MIT by the very faculty teaching this program. Participants are introduced to a variety of tools, including mapping techniques, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators” to help them understand the sources of persistent problems and how business decisions may result in complicated cause-and-effect loops.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,700 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Fundamentals of Finance for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 11-12, 2014 | Jun 25-26, 2015 | Nov 17-18, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Business Analytics, Financial Management

  • Description: This program is designed to provide senior technical managers with the financial concepts, strategies, and tools needed to deal more effectively with corporate finance and senior management. Course curriculum focuses on basic financial principles for project evaluation, funding, and resource allocation, helping leaders apply the principles of finance to short-term and long-range goals.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Development Program
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Jan 25-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Marketing, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management, Financial Management

  • Description: Drawing from the vast culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT, this unique course introduces participants to MIT’s entrepreneurial education programs, technology transfer system, and global entrepreneurial network. It covers the entire venture creation process, from generating ideas to building viable global businesses, with a special emphasis on the nurturing roles of corporations, universities, governments, and foundations.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $10,100 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Essential Law for Entrepreneurs in Innovation-Driven Startups and Growth Companies (4Dx)
  • MORE
  • Nov 11-Dec 16, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  An innovation-driven startup or growth company—one designed to commercialize a new technology or a business model enabled by a new technology—faces distinctive law-sensitive challenges. This program is a hands-on, focused “deep dive” into the law-sensitive issues that face innovation-driven businesses at key junctures.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP)
  • MORE
    5.0
  • Oct 21-24, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: REAP is a unique, multi-year program for cross-functional teams designed to help regions promote economic development and job creation by implementing a more robust innovation-based entrepreneurial ecosystem. As part of the program, participants attend two-and-a-half day educational workshops twice a year for at least two years, where they are exposed to the theory and practice of developing regional clusters of innovation-based entrepreneurship.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $250,000 (covers tuition for two years for entire team of 5-7 participants)

    Program Days: 10

  • Platform Strategy: Building and Thriving in a Vibrant Ecosystem
  • MORE
    3.8
  • Nov 24-25, 2014 | Mar 17-18, 2015 | Jun 16-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Innovation

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Over the past two decades, some of the most profitable and successful firms are those that have adopted a digital platform model--a strategy whereby the company allows two or more disparate groups to interact over a platform to co-create value; for example, website developers and users on Akamai, recruiters and employees on LinkedIn, and drivers and customers on Uber. In this new two-day program, participants eager to develop or launch a digital platform approach will learn why and how their business strategies may need to be revised to be successful.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Financial Management
  • Fundamentals of Finance for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 11-12, 2014 | Jun 25-26, 2015 | Nov 17-18, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Business Analytics, Financial Management

  • Description: This program is designed to provide senior technical managers with the financial concepts, strategies, and tools needed to deal more effectively with corporate finance and senior management. Course curriculum focuses on basic financial principles for project evaluation, funding, and resource allocation, helping leaders apply the principles of finance to short-term and long-range goals.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategic Cost Analysis for Managers
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 18-19, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Financial Management

    Secondary Topics: Operations, Business Analytics

  • Description: In this course, participants learn to analyze the performance of projects and even entire departments from a financial perspective; gain a deeper understanding of how resources are allocated throughout an organization; and understand how to leverage cost analysis to position a particular project or department. 

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

General Management
  • Advanced Management Program
  • MORE
    4.8
  • May 26-Jun 26, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Process Improvement, Entrepreneurship, Globalization

  • Description: The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a month-long senior executive program designed for a select group of leaders who seek “something beyond an MBA” and are willing to create and sustain a learning community. AMP participants will acquire new frameworks and skills for which MIT Sloan is world-renowned; make connections with colleagues who share similar experiences; and develop an expanded sense of themselves as leaders.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $57,500 (including accommodations); Early registration rate of $55,500 if $10,000 deposit is made by January 31, 2015.

    Program Days: 25

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 23-24, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Jun 8-12, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking, Business Analytics, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This course provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to system dynamics, a unique framework for understanding and managing complex businesses and organizations, developed at MIT by the very faculty teaching this program. Participants are introduced to a variety of tools, including mapping techniques, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators” to help them understand the sources of persistent problems and how business decisions may result in complicated cause-and-effect loops.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,700 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age
  • MORE
    5.0
  • Oct 27-28, 2014 | Jun 30-Jul 1, 2015 | Oct 21-22, 2015
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, this program is designed to help executives and managers become successful communicators in person and in virtual contexts---from public speeches and group discussions to video conferencing and social media.     

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 15-20, 2015 | Sep 20-25, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: This joint program with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: September 2014: $11,500 (excluding accommodations)
    March and September 2015: TBD

    Program Days: 5

  • Essential Law for Entrepreneurs in Innovation-Driven Startups and Growth Companies (4Dx)
  • MORE
  • Nov 11-Dec 16, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  An innovation-driven startup or growth company—one designed to commercialize a new technology or a business model enabled by a new technology—faces distinctive law-sensitive challenges. This program is a hands-on, focused “deep dive” into the law-sensitive issues that face innovation-driven businesses at key junctures.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Executives: The MIT Advantage
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 20-21, 2014 | Mar 26-27, 2015 | Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, Globalization

  • Description: Executives encounter an increasingly broad range of law-sensitive problems and opportunities with big upsides, downsides, or both. This course is designed to give participants the understanding of the law needed to exercise sound judgment and effective leadership when approaching a variety of law-related issues, such as complex contracts and transactions, employment relations, and the risks of lawsuits and criminal sanctions.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Executive Program in General Management: India-U.S.-Online
  • MORE
  • Dec 11, 2014 - Oct 23, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship

  • Description: The Executive Program in General Management (EPGM) is a nine-month, multi-module, general management program for leaders in hi-tech, information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, oil & gas and other technology enabled industries. The program focuses on developing key technology leadership skills such as making technology-enhanced strategic decisions, building collaborative organizations, managing key talent across global markets and integrating an innovation mindset into corporate culture. At the end of the program, executives will be well prepared and positioned to accelerate the pace of innovation and growth at their organizations – large or small.



    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $33,000 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 25

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Leading Change in Complex Organizations
  • MORE
    4.7
  • May 17-22, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

  • Description: This program helps senior managers harness the leadership skills, political resources, and cultural understandings needed to guide successful organizational change. The course utilizes a unique analytical framework to address the change process from three perspectives—strategic, political, and cultural. Each of these perspectives provides critical insights and tools that enable managers to avoid the pitfalls associated with traditional approaches to change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 7-8, 2015 | May 26-27, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Jun 4-5, 2015 | Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014 This course is designed to increase the personal productivity of professionals through a series of case studies, practical exercises, and background readings. Maximizing Your Personal Productivity is based on Extreme Productivitya best selling book by Bob Pozen, Faculty Director of the program and former President of Fidelity Investments and Executive Chairman of MFS Investment Management. The program encourages self-evaluation through polls and surveys about your work habits and provides ample opportunities for learning through doing.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Negotiation for Executives
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Oct 28-29, 2014 | Apr 2-3, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Primary Topics: General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: From fundamental principles to specific real-world examples, this program offers a holistic view of negotiation as building relationships that are rooted in mutual trust and respect and that result in success at the bargaining table. Through interactive exercises and extensive feedback, participants learn to prioritize multiple issues to reach the most beneficial resolution and to optimize both the economic and subjective value of negotiations.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 18-19, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 25-26, 2015 | Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Globalization
  • Strategy in a Global World
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Oct 30-31, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Over the last few decades, global integration has become a strategic imperative. To survive and prosper today, companies must develop a vision that encompasses aspects of being a global organization. This program explores how to build lasting success in a changing global marketplace and introduces concepts and frameworks used to understand the relevance, challenge, and management of global integration in multinational corporations.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Management
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 6-7, 2014 | Apr 16-17, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives (extended)
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Oct 27-29, 2014 | Mar 25-27, 2015 | Jun 1-3, 2015 | Oct 21-23, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics

  • Description: This program is an extended version of our popular two-day session Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives, which has been offered since 2010. In response to participant interest in additional content on the economic policies and choices of Europe and Asia and the relative success compared to the rest of the world, we are introducing this three-day session. The extra day will allow participants to gain a more thorough understanding of the dynamics of comparative advantage, sources of international conflict, and the varied responses of economies to crisis.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: 2014 dates: $3,900 (excluding accommodations)
    2015 dates: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

Innovation
  • Advanced Management Program
  • MORE
    4.8
  • May 26-Jun 26, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Process Improvement, Entrepreneurship, Globalization

  • Description: The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a month-long senior executive program designed for a select group of leaders who seek “something beyond an MBA” and are willing to create and sustain a learning community. AMP participants will acquire new frameworks and skills for which MIT Sloan is world-renowned; make connections with colleagues who share similar experiences; and develop an expanded sense of themselves as leaders.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $57,500 (including accommodations); Early registration rate of $55,500 if $10,000 deposit is made by January 31, 2015.

    Program Days: 25

  • Big Data 4Dx (online)
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Big Data 4Dx is a live, online offering of our popular Big Data program. Conducted using exciting AvayaLive EngageTM technology, participants experience the on-campus session of Big Data as avatars in a web based, “4D” environment, engaging with the same faculty, content, discussions, and exercises of the on-campus class—in real time. The program explores how big data changes the way IT interacts with the rest of the organization, cutting across business units and functions to create new value, and how it can have a huge impact on business results. 

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Big Data: Making Complex Things Simpler
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Learn what big data is, how to get it, and how to use data about individual behavior to elevate a company’s level of performance. Big data—especially data about individual behavior and how it is impacted by interaction with others—gives valuable insight into a variety of business scenarios. The frameworks taught in this program constitute a new kind of "R&D" that draws on the strengths of digitization to speed innovation, increase customer loyalty, and improve execution.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Apr 9-10, 2015 | Jun 11-12, 2015 | Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 15-20, 2015 | Sep 20-25, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: This joint program with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: September 2014: $11,500 (excluding accommodations)
    March and September 2015: TBD

    Program Days: 5

  • Entrepreneurship Development Program
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Jan 25-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Marketing, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management, Financial Management

  • Description: Drawing from the vast culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT, this unique course introduces participants to MIT’s entrepreneurial education programs, technology transfer system, and global entrepreneurial network. It covers the entire venture creation process, from generating ideas to building viable global businesses, with a special emphasis on the nurturing roles of corporations, universities, governments, and foundations.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $10,100 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Executive Program in General Management: India-U.S.-Online
  • MORE
  • Dec 11, 2014 - Oct 23, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship

  • Description: The Executive Program in General Management (EPGM) is a nine-month, multi-module, general management program for leaders in hi-tech, information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, oil & gas and other technology enabled industries. The program focuses on developing key technology leadership skills such as making technology-enhanced strategic decisions, building collaborative organizations, managing key talent across global markets and integrating an innovation mindset into corporate culture. At the end of the program, executives will be well prepared and positioned to accelerate the pace of innovation and growth at their organizations – large or small.



    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $33,000 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 25

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Intelligent Organizations: Collaboration and the Future of Work
  • MORE
    4.5
  • Oct 21-22, 2014 | Jun 18-19, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Today’s technologies allow for wide-ranging communication at very low cost, enabling organizations to collaborate more effectively, to respond more quickly to business challenges, and to identify innovation opportunities, This intensive seminar illustrates how people and computers can be connected in new, creative ways so that—collectively—they act more intelligently than any person, group, or computer has ever done before.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 7-8, 2015 | May 26-27, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP)
  • MORE
    5.0
  • Oct 21-24, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: REAP is a unique, multi-year program for cross-functional teams designed to help regions promote economic development and job creation by implementing a more robust innovation-based entrepreneurial ecosystem. As part of the program, participants attend two-and-a-half day educational workshops twice a year for at least two years, where they are exposed to the theory and practice of developing regional clusters of innovation-based entrepreneurship.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $250,000 (covers tuition for two years for entire team of 5-7 participants)

    Program Days: 10

  • Systematic Innovation of Products, Processes, and Services
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Nov 3-7, 2014 | Nov 16-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement

  • Description: This five-day program blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and engineering into a systematic approach to delivering innovation, presenting methods that can be put into immediate practice. The goal of this program is to help participants become systematic about innovation in order to create value for their businesses and their customers in the globally connected market.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $8,500 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

Intellectual Property & Capital
  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Entrepreneurs in Innovation-Driven Startups and Growth Companies (4Dx)
  • MORE
  • Nov 11-Dec 16, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  An innovation-driven startup or growth company—one designed to commercialize a new technology or a business model enabled by a new technology—faces distinctive law-sensitive challenges. This program is a hands-on, focused “deep dive” into the law-sensitive issues that face innovation-driven businesses at key junctures.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential Law for Executives: The MIT Advantage
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 20-21, 2014 | Mar 26-27, 2015 | Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Intellectual Property & Capital, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, Globalization

  • Description: Executives encounter an increasingly broad range of law-sensitive problems and opportunities with big upsides, downsides, or both. This course is designed to give participants the understanding of the law needed to exercise sound judgment and effective leadership when approaching a variety of law-related issues, such as complex contracts and transactions, employment relations, and the risks of lawsuits and criminal sanctions.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Leadership
  • Advanced Management Program
  • MORE
    4.8
  • May 26-Jun 26, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Process Improvement, Entrepreneurship, Globalization

  • Description: The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a month-long senior executive program designed for a select group of leaders who seek “something beyond an MBA” and are willing to create and sustain a learning community. AMP participants will acquire new frameworks and skills for which MIT Sloan is world-renowned; make connections with colleagues who share similar experiences; and develop an expanded sense of themselves as leaders.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $57,500 (including accommodations); Early registration rate of $55,500 if $10,000 deposit is made by January 31, 2015.

    Program Days: 25

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 23-24, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Leading Change in Complex Organizations
  • MORE
    4.7
  • May 17-22, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

  • Description: This program helps senior managers harness the leadership skills, political resources, and cultural understandings needed to guide successful organizational change. The course utilizes a unique analytical framework to address the change process from three perspectives—strategic, political, and cultural. Each of these perspectives provides critical insights and tools that enable managers to avoid the pitfalls associated with traditional approaches to change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Jun 4-5, 2015 | Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014 This course is designed to increase the personal productivity of professionals through a series of case studies, practical exercises, and background readings. Maximizing Your Personal Productivity is based on Extreme Productivitya best selling book by Bob Pozen, Faculty Director of the program and former President of Fidelity Investments and Executive Chairman of MFS Investment Management. The program encourages self-evaluation through polls and surveys about your work habits and provides ample opportunities for learning through doing.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Neuroscience for Leadership
  • MORE
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 14-15, 2015 | Nov 10-11, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  This program will provide hands-on application of concepts and techniques deriving from brain research and psychology that can improve your individual leadership performance, as well as that of your team and organization.  

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategies for Sustainable Business
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Mar 11-13, 2015 | Oct 26-28, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Leadership

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: The issue of sustainability is one that affects all people and businesses. MIT defines sustainability broadly—as the interdependent systems of economy, society, politics, the environment, and the individual. This innovative three-day program applies MIT frameworks of process improvement and system dynamics to the topic of sustainability in an effort to help participants return to their organizations with practical strategies for manifesting consensus and change—at both the micro and macro levels.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 18-19, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 25-26, 2015 | Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Managing People & Change
  • Advanced Management Program
  • MORE
    4.8
  • May 26-Jun 26, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Process Improvement, Entrepreneurship, Globalization

  • Description: The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a month-long senior executive program designed for a select group of leaders who seek “something beyond an MBA” and are willing to create and sustain a learning community. AMP participants will acquire new frameworks and skills for which MIT Sloan is world-renowned; make connections with colleagues who share similar experiences; and develop an expanded sense of themselves as leaders.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $57,500 (including accommodations); Early registration rate of $55,500 if $10,000 deposit is made by January 31, 2015.

    Program Days: 25

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 23-24, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Apr 9-10, 2015 | Jun 11-12, 2015 | Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Leading Change in Complex Organizations
  • MORE
    4.7
  • May 17-22, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

  • Description: This program helps senior managers harness the leadership skills, political resources, and cultural understandings needed to guide successful organizational change. The course utilizes a unique analytical framework to address the change process from three perspectives—strategic, political, and cultural. Each of these perspectives provides critical insights and tools that enable managers to avoid the pitfalls associated with traditional approaches to change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 7-8, 2015 | May 26-27, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Leadership

  • Description: This program explores a set of proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of an organization’s technical resources. It provides key insights on how to retain technical staff, integrate technical professionals into the organization, build more successful project teams, and keep teams high-performing over time.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Jun 4-5, 2015 | Nov 12-13, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014 This course is designed to increase the personal productivity of professionals through a series of case studies, practical exercises, and background readings. Maximizing Your Personal Productivity is based on Extreme Productivitya best selling book by Bob Pozen, Faculty Director of the program and former President of Fidelity Investments and Executive Chairman of MFS Investment Management. The program encourages self-evaluation through polls and surveys about your work habits and provides ample opportunities for learning through doing.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Neuroscience for Leadership
  • MORE
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 14-15, 2015 | Nov 10-11, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  This program will provide hands-on application of concepts and techniques deriving from brain research and psychology that can improve your individual leadership performance, as well as that of your team and organization.  

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Transforming Your Leadership Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 18-19, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 25-26, 2015 | Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: As organizations move away from a “command and control” model to a more “cultivate and coordinate” model, executives can no longer rely on old ways of thinking about leadership. This course introduces participants to a powerful new framework developed at MIT to help leaders at every level drive innovation, maximize team performance, and succeed in today’s complex world of fast-paced, dramatic change.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Marketing
  • Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 15-20, 2015 | Sep 20-25, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: This joint program with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: September 2014: $11,500 (excluding accommodations)
    March and September 2015: TBD

    Program Days: 5

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Strategic Marketing for the Technical Executive
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Apr 16-17, 2015 | Jun 11-12, 2015 | Oct 13-14, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Marketing

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: This program helps participants leverage marketing concepts and research to better influence the outcomes of product development and project management. Participants learn how to evaluate market attractiveness; manage the tradeoff between risk and information in the product development process; think about the design and management of distribution channels; and understand complex pricing decisions.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Operations
  • Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 14-15, 2015 | Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Operations

    Secondary Topics: Business Analytics, Globalization, General Management

  • Description: This course offers unique, MIT-developed approaches to operations strategy based on best-practice research conducted among the world’s leading companies. The program helps participants plan the most efficient use of material resources and manage complicated global networks. It also offers analytical, strategic insights into vertical integration, outsourcing, supplier management, process technologies, capacity and risk management, and global networks.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 20-21, 2014 | Apr 7-8, 2015 | Jun 23-24, 2015 | Nov 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change

  • Description: This program helps executives understand how continuous improvement strategies, sustained over a long period of time, affect core business metrics and contribute to the success of the organization. This course equips managers with a fundamental understanding of how work design—as well as their own approach to management— can be improved for optimal business benefits.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Management
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Nov 6-7, 2014 | Apr 16-17, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Nov 5-6, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Strategy

  • Description: This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Process Improvement
  • Creating High Velocity Organizations
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 30-31, 2014 | Mar 19-20, 2015 | May 28-29, 2015 | Oct 27-28, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change

  • Description: What makes some organizations capable of generating and sustaining unparalleled, relentless, improvement and innovation? This program will introduce the fundamental principles by which such acceleration occurs, give examples of those principles in practice, and give participants an opportunity to test how those principles can be applied and translated to their own work.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Nov 20-21, 2014 | Apr 7-8, 2015 | Jun 23-24, 2015 | Nov 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Operations, Process Improvement

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change

  • Description: This program helps executives understand how continuous improvement strategies, sustained over a long period of time, affect core business metrics and contribute to the success of the organization. This course equips managers with a fundamental understanding of how work design—as well as their own approach to management— can be improved for optimal business benefits.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Product Development & Management
  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Managing Complex Technical Projects
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Nov 11-12, 2014 | Jun 16-17, 2015 | Nov 10-11, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Managing People & Change

  • Description: The seminar enables participants to reduce the complexity involved in large projects by restructuring development and management procedures in ways that produces small-team results. MIT’s innovative new solution, based on the design structure matrix (DSM), is devised to streamline complex projects by developing detailed models to understand the intricate interactions and iterative nature of design.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Systematic Innovation of Products, Processes, and Services
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Nov 3-7, 2014 | Nov 16-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement

  • Description: This five-day program blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and engineering into a systematic approach to delivering innovation, presenting methods that can be put into immediate practice. The goal of this program is to help participants become systematic about innovation in order to create value for their businesses and their customers in the globally connected market.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $8,500 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

Strategy
  • Big Data 4Dx (online)
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Big Data 4Dx is a live, online offering of our popular Big Data program. Conducted using exciting AvayaLive EngageTM technology, participants experience the on-campus session of Big Data as avatars in a web based, “4D” environment, engaging with the same faculty, content, discussions, and exercises of the on-campus class—in real time. The program explores how big data changes the way IT interacts with the rest of the organization, cutting across business units and functions to create new value, and how it can have a huge impact on business results. 

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300

    Program Days: 2

  • Big Data: Making Complex Things Simpler
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Business Analytics

    Secondary Topics: Technology Management

  • Description: Learn what big data is, how to get it, and how to use data about individual behavior to elevate a company’s level of performance. Big data—especially data about individual behavior and how it is impacted by interaction with others—gives valuable insight into a variety of business scenarios. The frameworks taught in this program constitute a new kind of "R&D" that draws on the strengths of digitization to speed innovation, increase customer loyalty, and improve execution.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance, and People
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 23-24, 2015 | Jun 18-19, 2015 | Oct 15-16, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Leadership, Managing People & Change, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Globalization

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Participants in this new program will learn what it takes to build game-changing organizations that make their teams and areas of responsibility world-class talent factories. They will also discuss the importance of building an innovative company culture, and learn from the successes and challenges of various companies that have been on similar journeys of transformation.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
  • MORE
    4.2
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Apr 9-10, 2015 | Jun 11-12, 2015 | Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Nov 4-5, 2014 | Apr 14-15, 2015 | Nov 3-4, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Operations

    Secondary Topics: Business Analytics, Globalization, General Management

  • Description: This course offers unique, MIT-developed approaches to operations strategy based on best-practice research conducted among the world’s leading companies. The program helps participants plan the most efficient use of material resources and manage complicated global networks. It also offers analytical, strategic insights into vertical integration, outsourcing, supplier management, process technologies, capacity and risk management, and global networks.

    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
  • MORE
    4.4
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Mar 15-20, 2015 | Sep 20-25, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Strategy, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Managing People & Change, Intellectual Property & Capital, Globalization

  • Description: This joint program with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: September 2014: $11,500 (excluding accommodations)
    March and September 2015: TBD

    Program Days: 5

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
  • MORE
    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Platform Strategy: Building and Thriving in a Vibrant Ecosystem
  • MORE
    3.8
  • Nov 24-25, 2014 | Mar 17-18, 2015 | Jun 16-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Entrepreneurship

    Secondary Topics: Innovation

  • Description: NEW FOR 2014  Over the past two decades, some of the most profitable and successful firms are those that have adopted a digital platform model--a strategy whereby the company allows two or more disparate groups to interact over a platform to co-create value; for example, website developers and users on Akamai, recruiters and employees on LinkedIn, and drivers and customers on Uber. In this new two-day program, participants eager to develop or launch a digital platform approach will learn why and how their business strategies may need to be revised to be successful.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model
  • MORE
    4.6
  • Jun 23-24, 2015 | Oct 13-14, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Process Improvement

  • Description: MIT Sloan has created frameworks to help enterprises define and build powerful business models that will enable organizations to compete in the global digital economy. This program illustrates the frameworks with examples from successful companies such as Amazon, Apple, LexisNexis, USAA, and Procter & Gamble and includes assessment exercises and consulting group sessions.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Strategies for Sustainable Business
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Mar 11-13, 2015 | Oct 26-28, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Leadership

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: The issue of sustainability is one that affects all people and businesses. MIT defines sustainability broadly—as the interdependent systems of economy, society, politics, the environment, and the individual. This innovative three-day program applies MIT frameworks of process improvement and system dynamics to the topic of sustainability in an effort to help participants return to their organizations with practical strategies for manifesting consensus and change—at both the micro and macro levels.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Strategy in a Global World
  • MORE
    4.3
  • Oct 30-31, 2014
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Globalization

    Secondary Topics: Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: Over the last few decades, global integration has become a strategic imperative. To survive and prosper today, companies must develop a vision that encompasses aspects of being a global organization. This program explores how to build lasting success in a changing global marketplace and introduces concepts and frameworks used to understand the relevance, challenge, and management of global integration in multinational corporations.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Systems Thinking
  • Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems
  • MORE
    4.7
  • Jun 8-12, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking, Business Analytics, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This course provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to system dynamics, a unique framework for understanding and managing complex businesses and organizations, developed at MIT by the very faculty teaching this program. Participants are introduced to a variety of tools, including mapping techniques, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators” to help them understand the sources of persistent problems and how business decisions may result in complicated cause-and-effect loops.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $8,700 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 5

  • Strategies for Sustainable Business
  • MORE
    4.9
  • Mar 11-13, 2015 | Oct 26-28, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Strategy, Systems Thinking, Leadership

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Managing People & Change, General Management

  • Description: The issue of sustainability is one that affects all people and businesses. MIT defines sustainability broadly—as the interdependent systems of economy, society, politics, the environment, and the individual. This innovative three-day program applies MIT frameworks of process improvement and system dynamics to the topic of sustainability in an effort to help participants return to their organizations with practical strategies for manifesting consensus and change—at both the micro and macro levels.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $4,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 3

  • Understanding and Solving Complex Business Problems
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    4.6
  • Nov 6-7, 2014 | Mar 17-18, 2015 | Jun 23-24, 2015 | Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Systems Thinking

    Secondary Topics: Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement

  • Description: This program introduces participants to MIT’s unique, powerful, and integrative system dynamics approach to assess problems that will not go away and to produce the results they want. Through exercises, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators,” participants experience the long-term side effects and impacts of decisions and understand the ways in which performance is tied to structures and policies.

    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

Technology Management
  • Building, Leading, and Sustaining the Innovative Organization
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    4.2
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Apr 9-10, 2015 | Jun 11-12, 2015 | Oct 29-30, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management, General Management

  • Description: This course outlines the steps that need to be taken to implement and manage a culture of innovation. Structured around a four-part framework developed at MIT for leading and organizing breakthrough innovation, the program helps participants better understand how to develop sources of information on current and new technologies and consumer needs.


    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology and Product Strategy
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    4.4
  • Oct 23-24, 2014 | Mar 31-Apr 1, 2015 | Jun 9-10, 2015 | Oct 19-20, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, General Management

  • Description: This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing profitable ventures and technologies. Participants are introduced to a set of tools to identify high-leverage projects, match products to market dynamics, develop strategies to capture market value, and change organizational capabilities to reflect evolving markets and technological dynamics.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Essential IT for Non-IT Executives
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    4.4
  • Nov 13-14, 2014 | Apr 9-10, 2015 | Nov 17-18, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management

    Secondary Topics: General Management

  • Description: 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.


    Certificate: Technology, Operations & Value Chain Management

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2

  • Global Executive Academy (multi-language)
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    4.8
  • Sep 8-17, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Innovation, Technology Management, Strategy, Managing People & Change, Process Improvement, Marketing, General Management

    Secondary Topics: Leadership, Intellectual Property & Capital, Product Development & Management

  • Description: MIT Sloan’s Global Executive Academy is a one-of-a-kind, transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of seasoned executives from around the globe. This innovative course offers a multilingual educational experience on the MIT campus that draws on four existing open enrollment programs, simultaneously translating the programs into Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Each participant will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.


    Certificate: Management and Leadership

    Tuition: $14,900 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 8

  • Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model
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    4.6
  • Jun 23-24, 2015 | Oct 13-14, 2015
  • Primary Topics: Technology Management, Strategy

    Secondary Topics: Innovation, Process Improvement

  • Description: MIT Sloan has created frameworks to help enterprises define and build powerful business models that will enable organizations to compete in the global digital economy. This program illustrates the frameworks with examples from successful companies such as Amazon, Apple, LexisNexis, USAA, and Procter & Gamble and includes assessment exercises and consulting group sessions.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE OCTOBER 2014 SESSION.

    Certificate: Strategy and Innovation

    Tuition: $3,300 (excluding accommodations)

    Program Days: 2