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Participants share the impact of MIT's Entrepreneurship Development Program

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 5 days ago

John Breslin MIT EDP

The next session of the Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) is fast approaching (January 20–25). We hope you’ll join aspiring entrepreneurs from around the world for an immersive, inspiring week to learn the entire venture creation process, Want to know what sets EDP apart from other entrepreneurship programs? Here’s what a few of our participants have to say.

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The human side of the Internet of Things

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 14 days ago

The human side of IoT

Dr. Peter Hirst, Associate Dean, shares his takeaways from the recent meeting of the Internet of Things Talent Consortium (IoTTC) at the New York Academy of Sciences in Manhattan. You'll be encouraged to know that despite the gloom and doom around the Internet of Things and what it means for jobs, many leaders, particularly those in industry, are discussing the significant changes they are anticipating as well as the jobs that are being created—and very much needed—requiring very human skills and capabilities.

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Embracing the “hacking” mindset in executive education

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 19 days ago

Annual workshop of UNICON at MIT

MIT Sloan Executive Education recently hosted the annual workshop of UNICON, the global consortium of university-based executive education providers. This year we brought our hacking culture alive in pursuit of new ideas, specifically about how to harness digital transformation for the future of executive education. Contributed by Peter Hirst, Associate Dean of MIT Sloan Executive Education.

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5 top ways to create a cybersafe culture

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 29 days ago

Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan

Thousands of cyber-attacks on organizations both private and public will happen today. And tomorrow. And the day after that. Many will be malicious and cause significant harm. All too often, companies think of cybersecurity as a technology problem. But, in a recent article, MIT Sloan Professor Stuart Madnick tells us that companies are making it easy for the attackers to succeed. Cybercrime resiliency calls for a new kind of leadership and cybersafe culture—here are five effective ways you can create one at your organization.

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ACE holder Joanne Markow says seize the day and always finish what you start

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 2 days ago

Joanne Markow MIT Sloan

Joanne Markow is an executive and entrepreneur who recently earned her Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation, and Technology (ACE). The ACE is a special Executive Certificate for participants who attend 25 program days (including at least 10 days of in-person programs) and complete at least two programs from each Executive Certificate track within a four-year period. We recently caught up with Joanne to learn more about her journey at MIT—from her first classes in 2014 to her online program experience, immersion in the MIT community, and the experience of earning an ACE.

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Get your motor running: How practice and theory combine in Dynamic Work Design

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 9 days ago

Charles Compo

In this guest post by MIT Sloan Executive Certificate holder and Managing Director of Carriage Hill Charles Compo, the author shares his takeaways from the MIT Sloan Executive Education program Implementing Improvement Strategies: Dynamic Work Design. "After Kieffer’s energetic opening statements about the practical elements of digging in and engaging with both the work and the workers, Professor Repenning stood up and said in a relatively deadpan voice, 'it works in practice, but does it work in theory?' I was hooked."

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Senior leaders look to F1 and MIT for learning at high speed

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 11 days ago

MIT and F1 Extreme Innovation Series

Last month, MIT Sloan faculty conducted an Executive Education event for c-suite business leaders in Milan, Italy, during the weekend of Formula 1’s 2018 Italian Grand Prix. This was the first session of the F1® Extreme Innovation Series—a meeting of F1 and MIT minds intended to share innovative insights from both motorsport and business with real world application for senior executives. Next stop: Austin, Texas, October 18.

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Bringing MIT frameworks back to Paris: An interview with participant Delphine Veissiere Monti

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 17 days ago

Delphine Veissiere Monti

Delphine Veissiere Monti, PhD is Vice President of Business Development & Co-Founder at FinWedge, a regtech company based in Paris and Bordeaux. Delphine has attended numerous MIT Sloan Executive Education programs, both in-person and online, and is an Executive Certificate holder. We recently connected with her to learn more about her current role, here experience at MIT, and the takeaways she's currently applying to her work.

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