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Navigating and Leveraging Culture and Networks

A three-week online course for technical professionals that will empower you with the essential skills needed to solve problems, innovate, and drive change.

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  • START DATE April 5, 2021 More Dates
  • TIME COMMITMENT 5 Hours per Week
  • DURATION 3 Weeks
  • FORMAT Online
  • PRICE $849

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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 the week by week schedule here.

  • Identify ways to lead change efforts within an organization utilizing the three lenses of strategy, power, and culture.
  • Identify four ways on effectively assessing power within an organization.
  • Analyze networks using diagnostic techniques within the three lenses.

WHO SHOULD ENROLL

  • Early and mid-career engineering, science, and research professionals

  • Managers and individual contributors in technical organizations who are eager to add more value to their teams and organizations

  • Busy, ambitious technical professionals looking to advance their leadership and technical capacities while on the job

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HOW YOU WILL LEARN

WHAT LEARNERS ARE SAYING

Professionals from companies like Boeing, Boston Scientific, and the U.S. Air Force have completed this course.

Emily R. Wright

Emily R. Wright, Versatile Technologist, Boeing

This is an awesome program for emerging leaders and for those currently in leadership positions. The knowledge, tools, and techniques are very useful…

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Xi Chen

Xi Chen, Sr. R&D Engineer, Boston Scientific

I like the cases. They really help me better understand the concepts. The content is highly related to my daily work and provides a new perspective o…

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Liisa Charie Bruchal

Liisa Charie Bruchal, Associate Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company

The entire program was excellent! I learned so much about leadership, including context, practical applications, and understanding my strengths, but …

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KIANNA ELAHI-GEDWILLO

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 …

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MIT FACULTY

John Van Maanen

John Van Maanen

Professor of Organization Studies, MIT

David Niño

David Niño

Senior Program Manager and Senior Lecturer

Ray Reagans

Ray Reagans

Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management and Professor of Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management

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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Negotiating and Applying Influence and Power Negotiating and Applying Influence and Power

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Understanding Organizational Strategy and Capabilities Understanding Organizational Strategy and Capabilities

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