MIT Management Executive Education Programs 2020

MIT Sloan Executive Education’s non-degree executive programs are led by senior MIT Sloan faculty and provide business professionals from around the world with a targeted and flexible means to advance their career development goals and position their organizations for future growth. MIT cutting-edge leadership training includes more than 50 short courses, executive certificates, online courses, custom programs for organizations, and our flagship program, the five-week Advanced Management Program.

1- Driving Strategic Innovation: Achieving High Performance Throughout the Value Chain

This joint program with IMD helps business leaders successfully manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Drawing on a dynamic and integrative value chain framework created at MIT, participants learn how to build organizational relationships that facilitate knowledge transfer, both within the firm and across the value chain.

Dates: Sep 22-27, 2019 | Feb 23-28, 2020 | Sep 20-25, 2020

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2- Systematic Innovation of Products, Processes, and Services

This five-day program blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and engineering into a systematic approach to delivering innovation, and presents methods that can be put into immediate practice. The goal of this program is to help participants become systematic about innovation in order to create value for their businesses and their customers in the globally connected market.

Nov 18-22, 2019 | Nov 9-13, 2020


3- Advanced Management Program

The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a month-long senior executive program designed for a diverse group of seasoned executives seeking a transformative learning experience among global peers. AMP participants will engage in custom learning components led by MIT’s world-renowned faculty, including interactive classroom sessions, management simulations, case studies, 1-1 leadership coaching, and individualized feedback assessments. Participants will also explore the many companies, labs and centers that make MIT and surrounding Kendall Square the epicenter of innovation worldwide.

Dates: Jan 7-Feb 6, 2020 | May 26-Jun 25, 2020


4- Entrepreneurship Development Program

Drawing from the vast culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT, this unique course introduces participants to MIT’s entrepreneurial education programs, technology transfer system, and global entrepreneurial network. It covers the entire venture creation process, from generating ideas to building viable global businesses, with a special emphasis on the nurturing roles of corporations, universities, governments, and foundations.

Dates: Jan 19-24, 2020


5- Future Family Enterprise: Sustaining Multigenerational Success

Recent research indicates that most families that achieve financial success—typically through a family company—lose their success within three generations. Why do some family enterprises derail while others prosper? This new program for multigenerational families will help you understand and implement the important driving factors of long-term, enduring, family enterprise success. The course also examines where family enterprises are going and what will drive their success in the future economy.

Dates: May 3-8, 2020


6- Leading Change in Complex Organizations

Learn to harness the leadership skills, political resources, and cultural understandings needed to guide successful organizational change. This program utilizes a unique analytical framework to address the change process from three perspectives: strategic, political, and cultural. Each of these lenses provides critical insights and tools that can help you avoid the pitfalls associated with managing change.

Dates: May 11-15, 2020


7- Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems

This course provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to system dynamics, a unique framework for understanding and managing complex businesses and organizations. Participants are introduced to a variety of tools, including mapping techniques, simulation models, and MIT’s “management flight simulators” to help them understand the sources of persistent problems and how business decisions may result in complicated cause-and-effect loops.

Dates: Jun 15-19, 2020


8- Global Executive Academy (multi-language)

This program is a transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of experienced executives from a wide variety of industries and countries. A new frontier in executive education, it extends MIT content to the non-English speaking world through a multilingual experience. Program topics include: general management, leadership, strategy, innovation, marketing, communications, finance, and productivity.

Dates: Jul 7-16, 2020


9- Founder to Family: Sustaining Family Business Success

The Founder to Family program helps founders, or first generation families-in-business, build a bridge to the next generation. Founders and their family members learn to position their companies and families for ongoing success amid a fast-changing business landscape and increasing family complexity. Structure the planning of your transition to the second generation—no matter how distant or close that transition may be. Keep your family business on a path that builds upon the founder’s groundwork and grows value for another generation or more. Accelerate crucial conversations among the founder and his/her family members to resolve issues and set plans for sustaining family and business success.

Dates: Nov 9-13, 2020