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Leading people and organizations to new visions is messy: MIT Sloan’s AMP provides the mental models leaders need

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 5 days ago

Vanessa Oakley

Vanessa Oakley is the General Manager of Strategy and Business Operations at Chorus New Zealand Limited. Vanessa is also an alumna of the 2019 MIT Sloan Advanced Management Program (AMP). We caught up with her recently to hear why she chose AMP and how she's applying the tools and models she learned back at Chorus.

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Improve your organization’s workflow with visualization, labeling, and limits

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 18 days ago

Visual Management

At work, everyone is familiar with the feeling of having too much to do and not enough people to do it. We accept it as a reality we must suffer, when actually there are ways to improve the overload. According to MIT Sloan Professor Nelson Repenning, knowledge-based organizations can benefit greatly from the quality management and lean production approaches that have been mastered in industries like manufacturing—especially visual management.

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Sample MIT’s approach to entrepreneurship—view the e-book

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 23 days ago

MIT's Entrepreneurship e-book

If you’ve got the spirit of an entrepreneur and the desire to realize that potential, we invite you to join your global peers on campus in January for the 2020 session of the highly rated Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP). In the meantime, if you're interested in learning what sets MIT's approach to entrepreneurship apart, we invite you to view our newest e-book—a compilation of articles and advice from MIT faculty, including EDP Faculty Director Bill Aulet.

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How to achieve multi-generational success for your family enterprise

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 3 days ago

Family Run Enterprise

Conventional wisdom darkly dictates that a family business will generally fail by the third generation. John Davis, Senior Lecturer in the Family Enterprise Executive Education Programs, says this doesn’t necessarily have to be true. He recently presented a webinar about how family enterprises can overcome the challenges of today’s world and achieve multi-generational success.

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2020 Program Dates Announced! View or download the new Program Guide

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 19 days ago

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Drive innovation, maximize team performance, launch a new venture, or lead a sustainable strategy—our new Program Guide includes all the information you need to manifest change and make your mark. Explore our Executive Certificates and Custom Programs, learn more about your peers, and access a year-at-a-glance program calendar through 2020.

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Neuroscience for Leadership … and the argument for singing in the shower

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 20 days ago

Charles Compo

I was recently chatting with a friend (who is well acquainted with MIT) and mentioned that I was in need of a tune up and planned on heading back to MIT to attend another Executive Education course. She commented, “it’s like a day spa for the mind.” Her response couldn't have been more appropriate considering that the course I was contemplating was Neuroscience for Leadership. This course is taught by Dr. Tara Swart and Dr. Deborah Ancona, two universally recognized experts in the field, and is packed techniques for improving not only business performance but personal life as well.

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Can technology improve your negotiation skills? In Jared Curhan’s classroom, the answer is yes.

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 2 months and 2 days ago

Jared Curhan 2019 Teaching with Digital Technology Award from MIT

MIT Associate Professor Jared Curhan was recently presented with a 2019 Teaching with Digital Technology Award from MIT. This student-nominated award recognizes faculty and instructors who have used digital technology to improve teaching and learning for MIT students. Student nominations praised Curhan’s use of an online platform and interactive application to facilitate and enhance experiential learning in the classroom.

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Making the leap from corporate life to entrepreneurship—with a little help from AMP

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 2 months and 4 days ago

Mahua Mukherjee MIT Sloan AMP

Based in Bangalore, India, Mahua Mukherjee is the Co-Founder of The Star in Me, a professional platform for women and organizations focused on building business effectiveness with diversity. She is also a 2018 alumna of the MIT Sloan Advanced Management Program. Mahua is grateful for the time she was able to spend at MIT during her journey from corporate life to entrepreneurship. Learn why Maua says the AMP experience was instrumental to the first phase of her venture.

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