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Understanding Organizational Strategy and Capabilities
A four-week online course for technical professionals that will empower you with the essential skills needed to solve problems, innovate, and drive change.
- START DATE October 3, 2022
- TIME COMMITMENT 5 Hours per Week
- DURATION 4 Weeks
- FORMAT Online
- PRICE $949
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
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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This course is also offered in Spanish (ESTRATEGIA DE MANAGEMENT: RESOLUCIÓN DE PROBLEMAS CRÍTICOS). Enrollment is managed through our collaborator, Global Alumni
- Understand the relevance of organizational strategy and practice how to align your team, products, and efforts with it.
- Prioritize products that create value for the end user.
- Decompose your product systems into individual tasks, relationships, and entities to organize and conceptualize your work.
- Develop new processes by utilizing the Four Principles of Dynamic Work Design.
- Identify the notion of capability and its impact with implementing change.
- Design knowledge work effectively by utilizing visual management.
WHO SHOULD ENROLL
Busy, ambitious technical professionals looking to advance their soft skills and add more value to their teams and organizations.
Individual contributors who want to perform at their highest potential.
Early to mid-career managers intent on architecting successful, collaborative, and happy teams.
HOW YOU WILL LEARN
LEARN BY DOING
Practice processes and methods through simulations, assessments, case studies, and tools.
LEARN FROM OTHERS
Connect with an international community of professionals while working on projects based on real-world examples.
LEARN ON DEMAND
Access all of the content online and watch videos on the go.
REFLECT AND APPLY
Bring your new skills to your organization, through examples from technical work environments and ample prompts for reflection.
DEMONSTRATE YOUR SUCCESS
Earn a Professional Certificate and 1.25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from MIT.
LEARN FROM THE BEST
Gain insights from leading MIT faculty and industry experts.
WHAT LEARNERS ARE SAYING
Professionals from companies like Boeing, Boston Scientific, and the U.S. Air Force have completed this course.
Christopher N. K. Gee, Structures Group Lead, Aurora Flight Sciences
This couldn't have come at a better time... I can see some real opportunity to change things for the better… It was very relevant to the knowledge an…Continue Reading
Emily R. Wright, Versatile Technologist, Boeing
This is an awesome [course] for emerging leaders and for those currently in leadership positions. The knowledge, tools, and techniques are very usefu…Continue Reading
Jeff Watkins, Principal Data Scientist, Maxar Technologies
As I grow in my career and take on more leadership roles, I have found that there is a lot I don't know about how to run teams effectively. This has …Continue Reading
Rafayel Ghasabyan, CEO, RAFA Solutions
I can see a huge value in the [course], as to how it is organized and how it delivers the messages. I am going to share my knowledge with my team and…Continue Reading
Kianna Elahi-Gedwillo, Senior Engineer, Boston Scientific
I really enjoyed the course and learned a lot. I am looking forward to implementing these ideas into my future work and expect it to contribute to a …Continue Reading
Ujjwal Kumar, Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
All the reflections were great exercises to begin. I am going to apply this first in my org and then with my peers organization. Further, we will use…Continue Reading
Madhanmohan Savadamuthu, Lead Engineer, Boeing
I was always thinking politics comes from a negative attitude. But the view presented in the course about politics was excellent and it really helps …Continue Reading
MIT FACULTY AND INSTRUCTORS
Edward F. Crawley
Ford Professor of Engineering, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Professor of System Dynamics, Sloan School of Management, MIT
COURSES IN THIS PROGRAM
To earn a Professional Certificate, you must complete the four courses in the program. For those who do not want to commit to the full program, courses can be taken on an individual basis. Savings apply when enrolling into the full program.
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