MIT xPRO—Professional Development, the MIT Way

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Leading Teams

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 22, 2024

Establish and manage effective teams by learning how to implement a team vision, staff teams, distribute roles and goals, establish norms, and handle conflict management. Apply the concepts you learn to a team you are part of or were part of in the past and synthesize the knowledge of the course into a handbook for creating effective teams within your organization.

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Navigating and Leveraging Culture and Networks

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 22, 2024

In order to implement successful initiatives, managers need to navigate organizational barriers to change. In this thought-provoking course, you will learn frameworks, models, and perspectives to apply immediately.

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Professional Certificate in Advanced Project Management

  • Duration: 21 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 23, 2024

MIT xPRO’s Professional Certificate in Technical Project Management prepares you with a thorough understanding of project management principles and practical techniques to become a leader in the project economy, Taught by MIT faculty who are pioneers in the field, the program is distinctive for its focus on technical projects, including both software and hardware projects. The program also covers a range of methodologies, including (but not limited to) agile project management.

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Digital Transformation: Innovation Opportunities and Leadership

  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 30, 2024

Digital transformation is happening everywhere but can be challenging to implement. This 8-week online course will help you and your teams prepare for it. You will learn the capabilities needed to thrive in today’s fast-moving competitive market.

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Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity

  • Duration: 24 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 30, 2024

MIT xPRO's Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity program will help you develop the versatile skills that so many employers are seeking. The program focuses on both the defensive and offensive aspects of the technology and includes: personalized feedback from course leaders, insights from guest speakers, career coaching, mentorship, and the opportunity to create a capstone network development project for a job portfolio.

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Project Management: Leading Organizations to Success

  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 30, 2024

Leverage your management abilities and take your organization’s projects to the next level.

Project leaders are responsible for the planning, execution, monitoring, control, and success of entire projects. They need to be true leaders, motivators and organizers keeping all timelines, dependencies, and responsibilities on track. Modern theories of project management are changing as are the industries that use them. This course presents an integrated framework for setting up organizations and projects for success, while setting realistic expectations and commitments.

Throughout the project lifecycle, project managers need to process large amounts of information. Project management is rooted in gathering and organizing information. From collecting project requirements and setting up a team to tracking the progress of the project and reporting its financial status and value delivered, this process can easily become overwhelming.

In this novel course backed by the reputation of MIT, one of the world’s leading research institutions, participants will gain the ability to design and manage
complex technology projects in a holistic way. The fundamental project management skills acquired will make them more effective project leaders.

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Negotiating to Create Value: The Mutual Gains Approach

  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 1, 2024

In just four weeks, this online course will walk you through the Mutual Gains Approach (MGA)-- a proven process model, based on experimental findings and hundreds of real-world case studies. You’ll not only learn the four steps for negotiating better outcomes for all involved but put them into practice by role-playing with your peers online.

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Critical Thinking and Decision Making

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 6, 2024

This course seeks to promote the skills needed for critical thinking and decision making. A critical thinker should be able to analyze solutions to a problem -- probing its strengths and weaknesses and comparing it to other alternatives. This process of deliberation leads to a selection of good alternatives and also a clear understanding of why a certain choice was made. This course will explore each concept of what it means to think about thinking.

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Negotiating and Applying Influence and Power

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 6, 2024

Learn negotiation strategies for coping with the unknowns while still getting a beneficial agreement. Understand and practice how to not only maintain connections but how to build and reinforce relationships for the future.

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Technical Innovation: From Strategy to Application

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 6, 2024

Improve processes, products, and business models through innovation in technical environments. Equip yourself with the tools you need to execute innovative ideas, from lean and agile methodologies, to rapid prototyping and design.

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Discovering and Implementing Your Leadership Strengths

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 20, 2024

Build a personalized roadmap to deepening & broadening your leadership capabilities & contributions. Look inside to discover & develop your unique leadership strengths. Gain outside insights on how others view your strengths & how to develop them.

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Chief Operating Officer (COO) Program

  • Duration: 9-12 months
  • Next Start Date: June 25, 2024

MIT xPRO’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Program will equip you to think holistically about your organization’s business needs and develop strategies to drive growth and create value.

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Leadership Principles for Engineers, Scientists, and Researchers

  • Price: $3,249
  • Number of Courses: 4
  • Duration: 3-4 Weeks per Course
  • Next Start Date: September 30, 2024

This four-course program prepares you to innovate within your field, motivate collaboration, and work systematically so you can reach your highest potential and take on leadership roles in your organization.

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Understanding Organizational Strategy and Capabilities

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: September 30, 2024

Successful leaders are able to influence their team to accomplish shared objectives. This course will introduce you to MIT’s-honed concept of “Dynamic Work Design” which allows teams to successfully drive the mission of an organization forward.

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System Thinking

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 5 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: October 7, 2024

This course is application-focused. You will understand how system thinking is used in diverse areas such as logistics & transportations, project management, computation, and organizations. You will participate in a project management simulation to apply the concepts learned, and you will have the opportunity to engage in activities so you can contextualize each concept. By the end of this course, you will be able to apply system thinking to improve the performance of your projects.

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In just four weeks, this online course will walk you through the Mutual Gains Approach (MGA)-- a proven process model, based on experimental findings and hundreds of real-world case studies. You’ll not only learn the four steps for negotiating better outcomes for all involved but put them into practice by role-playing with your peers online.

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PROGRAMS

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Leadership Principles for Engineers, Scientists, and Researchers

  • Price: $3,249
  • Number of Courses: 4
  • Duration: 3-4 Weeks per Course
  • Next Start Date: September 30, 2024

This four-course program prepares you to innovate within your field, motivate collaboration, and work systematically so you can reach your highest potential and take on leadership roles in your organization.

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COURSES

leading teams

Leading Teams

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 22, 2024

Establish and manage effective teams by learning how to implement a team vision, staff teams, distribute roles and goals, establish norms, and handle conflict management. Apply the concepts you learn to a team you are part of or were part of in the past and synthesize the knowledge of the course into a handbook for creating effective teams within your organization.

View Course
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Navigating and Leveraging Culture and Networks

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 22, 2024

In order to implement successful initiatives, managers need to navigate organizational barriers to change. In this thought-provoking course, you will learn frameworks, models, and perspectives to apply immediately.

View Course
MO-PCPTM-800x500.jpg

Professional Certificate in Advanced Project Management

  • Duration: 21 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 23, 2024

MIT xPRO’s Professional Certificate in Technical Project Management prepares you with a thorough understanding of project management principles and practical techniques to become a leader in the project economy, Taught by MIT faculty who are pioneers in the field, the program is distinctive for its focus on technical projects, including both software and hardware projects. The program also covers a range of methodologies, including (but not limited to) agile project management.

View Course
PDT_Thumbnail.png

Digital Transformation: Innovation Opportunities and Leadership

  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 30, 2024

Digital transformation is happening everywhere but can be challenging to implement. This 8-week online course will help you and your teams prepare for it. You will learn the capabilities needed to thrive in today’s fast-moving competitive market.

View Course
PCCY_800X500.jpeg

Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity

  • Duration: 24 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 30, 2024

MIT xPRO's Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity program will help you develop the versatile skills that so many employers are seeking. The program focuses on both the defensive and offensive aspects of the technology and includes: personalized feedback from course leaders, insights from guest speakers, career coaching, mentorship, and the opportunity to create a capstone network development project for a job portfolio.

View Course
MCPO-800x500.jpg

Project Management: Leading Organizations to Success

  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Next Start Date: April 30, 2024

Leverage your management abilities and take your organization’s projects to the next level.

Project leaders are responsible for the planning, execution, monitoring, control, and success of entire projects. They need to be true leaders, motivators and organizers keeping all timelines, dependencies, and responsibilities on track. Modern theories of project management are changing as are the industries that use them. This course presents an integrated framework for setting up organizations and projects for success, while setting realistic expectations and commitments.

Throughout the project lifecycle, project managers need to process large amounts of information. Project management is rooted in gathering and organizing information. From collecting project requirements and setting up a team to tracking the progress of the project and reporting its financial status and value delivered, this process can easily become overwhelming.

In this novel course backed by the reputation of MIT, one of the world’s leading research institutions, participants will gain the ability to design and manage
complex technology projects in a holistic way. The fundamental project management skills acquired will make them more effective project leaders.

View Course
GNx_Background.jpg

Negotiating to Create Value: The Mutual Gains Approach

  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 1, 2024

In just four weeks, this online course will walk you through the Mutual Gains Approach (MGA)-- a proven process model, based on experimental findings and hundreds of real-world case studies. You’ll not only learn the four steps for negotiating better outcomes for all involved but put them into practice by role-playing with your peers online.

View Course
Critical Thinking Image.jpg

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 6, 2024

This course seeks to promote the skills needed for critical thinking and decision making. A critical thinker should be able to analyze solutions to a problem -- probing its strengths and weaknesses and comparing it to other alternatives. This process of deliberation leads to a selection of good alternatives and also a clear understanding of why a certain choice was made. This course will explore each concept of what it means to think about thinking.

View Course
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Negotiating and Applying Influence and Power

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 6, 2024

Learn negotiation strategies for coping with the unknowns while still getting a beneficial agreement. Understand and practice how to not only maintain connections but how to build and reinforce relationships for the future.

View Course
Leading Technical Innovation Image.jpg

Technical Innovation: From Strategy to Application

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 6, 2024

Improve processes, products, and business models through innovation in technical environments. Equip yourself with the tools you need to execute innovative ideas, from lean and agile methodologies, to rapid prototyping and design.

View Course
LASER_Course_4_Card_Small

Discovering and Implementing Your Leadership Strengths

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: May 20, 2024

Build a personalized roadmap to deepening & broadening your leadership capabilities & contributions. Look inside to discover & develop your unique leadership strengths. Gain outside insights on how others view your strengths & how to develop them.

View Course
MT Dome COO Thumbnail.jpg

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Program

  • Duration: 9-12 months
  • Next Start Date: June 25, 2024

MIT xPRO’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Program will equip you to think holistically about your organization’s business needs and develop strategies to drive growth and create value.

View Course
LASER_Course_1_Card_Small

Understanding Organizational Strategy and Capabilities

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: September 30, 2024

Successful leaders are able to influence their team to accomplish shared objectives. This course will introduce you to MIT’s-honed concept of “Dynamic Work Design” which allows teams to successfully drive the mission of an organization forward.

View Course
systems-thinking-image

System Thinking

  • Price: $979
  • Duration: 5 Weeks
  • Next Start Date: October 7, 2024

This course is application-focused. You will understand how system thinking is used in diverse areas such as logistics & transportations, project management, computation, and organizations. You will participate in a project management simulation to apply the concepts learned, and you will have the opportunity to engage in activities so you can contextualize each concept. By the end of this course, you will be able to apply system thinking to improve the performance of your projects.

View Course

In just four weeks, this online course will walk you through the Mutual Gains Approach (MGA)-- a proven process model, based on experimental findings and hundreds of real-world case studies. You’ll not only learn the four steps for negotiating better outcomes for all involved but put them into practice by role-playing with your peers online.

View Course

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