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

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 15 hours 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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The need for IoT education is real

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

PR in the News Blog

In a recent TechTarget article, George Westerman, Principal Research Scientist at MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, shared his thoughts on the huge need for IoT education, both to understand the general direction of the technology as well as the specifics. He references the courses offered at MIT Sloan, which appeal to a wide audience, but especially management. Westerman teaches in the new program, Internet of Things: Business Implications and Opportunities (self-paced online).

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Billionaire Richard Branson: 3 reasons you should let your employees work remotely

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 2 months and 8 days ago

MIT Sloan Executive Education in the News

Contrary to popular belief, part-time employees and remote workers still have high productivity and engagement levels, according to Richard Branson. And our own Peter Hirst, Associate Dean of Executive Education, agrees. Hirst saw these results first hand after implementing a flexible work policy here at MIT Sloan. He tells CNBC Make It that this work redesign created motivated and fulfilled employees "who are passionate about what they're doing." Read the article on CNBC.com.


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When is it OK to use another job offer to get a raise?

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 3 months and 1 day ago

MIT Sloan Executive Education in the News

Jared Curhan, MIt Sloan Associate Professor of Work and Organization Studies, explains why it’s important to avoid a “you versus me” mentality when using another job offer to negotiate a raise and other lessons from his course, Negotiation for Executives. Read more on MagnifyMoney. Curhan leads the Executive Education program, Negotation for Executives.

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MIT is No. 1 in QS World University Rankings for the 7th year in a row

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 3 months and 21 days ago

MIT No. 1 in the QS World University Rankings

MIT has been honored with 12 No. 1 subject rankings in the QS World University Rankings for 2018. This is the seventh straight year that the Institute has earned the top spot. However, accolades like these are not how we measure our impact in the world. At MIT Sloan Executive Education, the voices of our participants are what matter.

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Obama to speak next month at the 12th annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 5 months and 3 days ago

Ben Shields' Analytics Management program at MIT Sloan Executive Education

What does the sports revolution mean for businesses in other industries? Everything. "Championship organizations" are using analytics to inform and shape their overall strategy, make wise investments in technology, and more. Learn more about the upcoming Sports Analytics Conference as well as how analytics can help your organization get more wins in 2018.

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MIT Sloan Professor John Sterman elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 5 months and 23 days ago

John Sterman 250

In recognition of his “distinguished contributions to improving decision-making in complex systems—including corporate strategy and operations, energy policy, public health, environmental sustainability, and climate change"—MIT Sloan Professor John Sterman was elected as a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Fellows are elected by their peers for their contributions to science and technology, scientific leadership, and extraordinary achievements across disciplines.

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Four members of the MIT Sloan community honored at Thinkers50 Awards 2017

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 7 months and 6 days ago

Thinkers50

We are excited to announce that four members of the MIT Sloan community were honored last week at the biennial Thinkers50 awards in London: Douglas Ready, Hal Gregersen, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Andrew McAfee.

The Thinkers50 was launched in 2001 as the first-ever global ranking of management thinkers. Its goal is to identify and share the best management thinking in the world, and it has been described by the Financial Times as the "Oscars of management thinking."

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