Executive Certificate in Technology and Operations

Executive Certificate in Technology and Operations


Technology and Operations

In the Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management track, non-technical executives and tech-savvy managers alike have an opportunity to learn how to recognize, manage, and profit from complex data, evolving technology, and global connectedness. Choose from a variety of courses designed to help model and solve problems facing large-scale projects, implement new technologies, and lead innovation. You'll engage with some of the world's leading thinkers in technology and operations, senior faculty from the MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT School of Engineering, and various MIT research centers.


To earn an MIT Sloan Certificate in Technology and Operations, participants must choose three courses in the Technology and Operations track, plus a fourth from any of the three tracks - totalling at least eight Executive Education Units (EEUs.) (The other two tracks are Strategy and Innovation and Management and Leadership.) Although online courses can be used toward an Executive Certificate, at least one must be attended in person or live online. With more than 50 short courses in our portfolio and dozens of back-to-back course options, there has never been a better time to complete your certificate requirements.

Benefits of an MIT Sloan Executive Certificate:
In addition to the many takeaways a certificate provides, benefits for Executive Certificate holders also include:

  • A Digital, verified version of your Executive Certificate - a "Smart Certificate"
  • 30% discount on inaugural sessions of new programs
  • 20% discount on additional courses (some exclusions apply)
  • Membership in the MIT Sloan Executive Certificate Network Group on LinkedIn
  • A profile in the Executive Certificate online community

Since you select the courses that best fit your learning objectives and schedule, there are many ways to earn your Executive Certificate. Some people like to schedule back-to-back courses to complete the requirements in the shortest possible time frame while others plan around a specific topic area.

Sample Time Based Plan

March 1-24

  • 1-4: Managing Product Platforms: Delivering Variety and Realizing Synergies (Technology and Operations track)
  • 8-10: Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations (Management and Leadership track)
  • 18-19: Supply Chain Strategy and Management (Technology and Operations track)
  • 22-24: Implementing Industry 4.0: Leading Change in Manufacturing and Operations (Technology and Operations track)

You can see more sample plans that enable you to earn this certificate in about a month here.


Sample Topic Based Plan


  • Building Organizational Resilience: A System Approach to Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty (Technology and Operations track)
  • Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems (Management and Leadership track)
  • Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy (Technology and Operations track)
  • Visual Management for Competitive Advantage: MIT’s approach to Efficient and Agile Work (Technology and Operations track)

You can see more sample plans built around a central theme here.

What does an Executive Certificate cost? It depends. There is no one set price. You select the courses that fit your schedule and educational plan. The total cost would be the price of the individual courses completed. You may choose all two-day programs or a mixture of two-day and week-long programs. You don't have to enroll in and pay for all of the programs at one time, however there are significant savings when you take advantage of the Multiple Program Registration Discount.

Multiple Program Registration Discount:
When you register at one time for two or three courses (using a single application form), you are eligible for a 10% discount on each course. Or register for four or more courses and receive 15% off each course.

Discount Exclusions:
Click here to see the list of programs that do not accept discounts of any kind.

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