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The Ruderman Family Foundation and MIT present LEAD20@MIT—a digital advocacy and leadership program focused on disability inclusion

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 2 days ago

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MIT Sloan Executive Education and Ruderman Family Foundation are teaming up for a unique leadership Program for young digital advocates in disability inclusion. Twenty five young leader will come to MIT Sloan Executive Education for a week-long program intended to strengthen their leadership skills and to help form a network that will amplify the impact of their work. Learn more about LEAD20@MIT – Leadership in the Digital Age.

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Executive makes the trip to MIT from Afghanistan

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 5 days ago

Calvin Dalton MIT Sloan Executive Education

While some of our participants are within driving distance of campus, the majority come from locations significantly more remote. Calvin Dalton is no exception. As an executive with BAE Systems, a multinational defense, security, and aerospace company, Calvin coordinates with the U.S. government on a variety of major projects—from Afghanistan. Learn about his experience, from taking online courses to earning his Advanced Certificate for Executives.

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How to give better feedback to employees

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 13 days ago

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The art of employee feedback can be a challenging task. “Learning requires a continuous process of action, feedback, and repetition. It’s how the brain works and it’s how organizations work,” says Peter Hirst Associate Dean of Executive Education at MIT Sloan School of Management, in an article that recently appeared on The Enterprisers Project.

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Six reasons firms can't innovate

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 19 days ago

Six reasons firms can't innovate according to Bill Fischer

Recent studies show that when it comes to innovation, corporate strategists don’t walk the walk. They know that real change is required to succeed, but the vast majority of growth efforts are allocated to continuous innovation instead of disruptive risks. In a recent Forbes article, MIT Sloan Visiting Professor Bill Fischer outlines six reasons strategists feel stymied and explains why they have it all wrong. —from assuming they know the customer well (when they really don’t) to overemphasizing short-term results. He argues that short-sightedness is what’s keeping innovation down.

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MIT Sloan's Advanced Certificate transformed this executive’s non-traditional career path

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 27 days ago

Robbie Ingram

Meet ACE holder, Robbie Ingram, and learn about his unconventional path to MIT Sloan. “I knew I needed to fill some gaps in my knowledge and capabilities, especially in the areas of advanced technology development and innovation ... When I first researched executive education at MIT, I did so with the goal of shoring-up my knowledge base. What I received from the MIT Sloan ACE program is an entirely transformed framework of skill sets that have helped me catapult my career.”

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Kick start your day with these energy boosting early morning habits

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

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We’ve all had those mornings when we just can’t seem to get going, no matter how many double espressos we down. According to the experts, that extra dose of caffeine is not helping matters—it’s most likely exacerbating things. In a recent article for Fast Company, MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer and neuroscientist Tara Swart explains why and offers a few suggestions on how to remedy the situation.

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Executive education gets graphic at MIT

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 10 days ago

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If you had to guess what sort of notes are featured on the whiteboards and flip charts of our Executive Education classrooms, you might propose charts, matrices, or mathematical equations. You probably wouldn’t guess art. But if Kelvy Bird happens to be in your next program, you will see creative, colorful, real-time artwork take shape on the classroom walls. “At the end, the room is filled with color and is alive with what people have heard and said. I can’t help but think this adds to the way people are existing in the room.”

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Driving strategic innovation with Kirsten Rose

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

Kirsten Rose at DSI with peers

Kirsten Rose is the Head of Low Emission Technology at the world-leading resources company BHP, based in Melbourne, Australia. In September of last year, Rose was awarded a Chief Executive Women scholarship to attend the week-long, MIT Sloan Executive Education program, Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain. Rose shared some of her thoughts and takeaways from the program with us.

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