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.
- START DATE January 15, 2024
- TIME COMMITMENT 5 Hours per Week
- DURATION 3 Weeks
- FORMAT Online
- PRICE $979
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 of 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
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.
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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 …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
John Van Maanen
Professor of Organization Studies, MIT
Senior Program Manager and Senior Lecturer
Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management and Professor of Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management
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