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The Greater Boston Leadership Program returns March 11

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 5 days ago

Greater Boston Leadership Program

If you’re a Boston-area professional seeking to make a big impact on your organization and your career, here is your chance. The Greater Boston Leadership Program (GBLP) is an intensive program designed for professionals interested in enhancing their management skills, leadership capabilities, and ability to manifest change. The program begins March 11, 2019 and focuses on leadership, organization change, and strategic human resources management.

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Faculty perspectives: What our thought leaders have to say about teaching executives at MIT Sloan

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 12 days ago

Roberto Rigobon

On this blog, we often share what participants in our programs think about the curriculum, the faculty, and their overall experience at MIT Sloan. But recently, we decided it would be interesting to put some our faculty in the hot seat instead, to hear what they had to say about teaching at MIT Sloan Executive Education. Interestingly, their collaboration with participants is one of the reasons these thought leaders love to teach Executive Education.

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Thomas Friedman says lifelong learning is critical for keeping pace

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 21 days ago

Thomas Friedman MIT Lifelong Learning

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Thomas Friedman sees the world at a turning point. In a recent lecture at MIT, Friedman shared his belief that technology, globalization, and climate change are reshaping our institutions—and fast. “When the pace of change gets this fast,” Friedman says, “the only way to retain a lifelong working capacity is to engage in lifelong learning.” And we couldn't agree more.

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Bridging the divide at the holiday table: Three tips from Jason Jay

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 26 days ago

Thanksgiving Discussion

Meaningful conversations about big issues can be challenging—and these days there is no shortage of big issues. Many of us in the U.S. are bracing for the Thanksgiving table, where family will convene over dinner but potentially divide over hot-button topics like politics and climate change. Unfortunately, conversations that end in gridlock can be damaging to our relationships. So how can we turn these conversations around, and embrace the results? Read these three tips from MIT Sloan's Jason Jay.

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Clarity over certainty, music lessons, and other notes from FRED Forum 2018

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 26 days ago

Notes From Fred Forum

For someone who didn’t grow up with the tradition of Thanksgiving, I’ve learned to appreciate the holiday not only in its historical context (for better or worse), but also as an opportunity to practice gratitude. In the spirit of this perhaps unofficial but delightful tradition, I want to express my gratitude for FRED Leadership, an organization dedicated to cultivating ethical, inclusive, and transformational leadership.

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Participants share the impact of MIT's Entrepreneurship Development Program

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 3 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 - 1 month and 12 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 - 1 month and 16 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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