Executive Leadership Principles
A four-course online program from MIT that empowers you with the leadership acumen needed to solve problems, innovate, and drive change.
- TIME COMMITMENT 5 Hours per Week
- DURATION 3-4 Weeks per Course
- FORMAT Online
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Executive Leadership Principles 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.
MIT xPRO is collaborating with online education provider Simplilearn to deliver this online course. It leverages MIT xPRO's thought leadership in engineering and management developed over years of research, teaching, and practice. Accessibility
- Solve problems by engaging in problem-led leadership.
- Demonstrate leadership capabilities in the context of technical work environments.
- Lead positive change in your organization.
- Create value by aligning work processes with products and strategy.
- Negotiate and manage conflicts using power and influence approaches.
- Navigate an organization’s culture and networks successfully.
- Discover and apply your strengths as a leader.
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 5 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 program
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
Cody Jacobucci, Airframe Stress Analyst, Aurora Flight Sciences
The simulations were a blast for me. I never have had the chance to be in a real formal negotiation and I suspect these will be the only formal negot…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
Sue Anne Martinez, Global Quality Assurance Engineer, The Boeing Company
The simulations are fun. It lets you apply the content and learn which approach works best for each situation. You will find that your methodology ch…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
Edward Alliston, Lead Technical Engineer, Boeing Defense UK
I have really enjoyed how the role-play aspects of this course gave me an opportunity to try some of the things we have learned. I have been lucky to…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
Debbie Brey, Enterprise Agile Transformation Leader, The Boeing Company
I kind of dreaded this topic as I have never liked any formal contract negotiations that I have played a part in. However, as I learned more about th…Continue Reading
MIT FACULTY AND INSTRUCTORS
Edward F. Crawley
Ford Professor of Engineering, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Senior Lecturer, Gordon Engineering Leadership Program, MIT
Professor of System Dynamics, Sloan School of Management, MIT
Ford Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Planning, MIT
John Van Maanen
Professor of Organization Studies, MIT
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