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

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. Learn more about our newest courses on analytics management, career strategies, economics for business, and more. Explore our Executive Certificates and Custom Programs and learn more about your peers.

The guide also includes testimonials, course ratings, and a year-at-a-glance program calendar through 2020.

Meet your peers
Here are some of the participants and Executive Certificate holders profiled in the guide:

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

Carmen Cecilia Cabrera Polo is the founder and CEO of Skole, the leading school uniform company in Ecuador. She is also the sales manager for a family-run textiles company, CC Jr. Sport Confecciones Cabrera. “Attending an MBA program was always on my mind. I met someone who suggested I look into executive programs at MIT.” After completing 11 programs and earning her ACE, Carmen continues to enroll in more programs and still feels that she has only begun.

We caught up with Fouad Dagher, Director of Customer Innovation for National Grid, while he was on campus completing his Advanced Certificate for Executives (ACE). Fouad shared that the ACE is for his career but also for his own edification and satisfaction. “These programs enhance my capabilities … and there is also the benefit of being associated with a brand that is recognized around the world. The MIT brand is a very powerful thing. But most important is the usefulness of the content, and that’s why I will continue to take programs.”

Daryoush Larizadeh is the President of Leviton Manufacturing Company, one of the largest privately held global providers of electrical wiring devices, data center connectivity solutions and lighting energy management systems. A graduate of MIT Sloan (’93), Daryoush sees great value in MIT Sloan Executive Education. HIs leaders now attended the courses of their choosing as part of an Enterprise Account.

Alejandra Martinez is Managing Director of Software Solutions at Agile Solutions. She decided to enroll in courses at MIT Sloan Executive Education to learn the state of the art in specific topics that were critical to her present challenges. She completed four courses and earned her MIT Sloan Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership. "There are many frameworks and approaches that proved useful ... Every time I’m struggling with something I can rely on these theories.”

As a busy government employee, Jason Pelletier was looking for educational opportunities that would fit into and complement his professional schedule. He discovered MIT Sloan Executive Education, where he earned an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership. “The courses, curriculum, and leaders at MIT were incredibly refreshing,” says Pelletier. “Working in government, we stay pretty well insulated and don’t interface as much as executives in other industries. I’m only able to sneak away for a couple days at a time. MIT provided a way to access top of the line, disruptive, cutting-edge content in a way that fits my nonstop schedule.”

This entry was posted in on Mon Aug 26, 2019 by MIT Sloan Executive Education

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