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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership | Engineering | Systems Thinking

By: MIT xPRO | December 14th, 2022
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It’s time to dispel the myth that online courses are only suitable for learning hard skills. 

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Professional Development | Leadership | Systems Thinking

By: MIT xPRO | September 14th, 2022
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System Thinking Is the Cognitive Skill of the 21st Century Look around you, and you’ll see: life as we know it is becoming more and more complex. 

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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | July 28th, 2022
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Thinking about continuing your education with an online business management course but worried that you don’t have the right background? 

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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership | MIT Open Learning

By: MIT xPRO | March 28th, 2022
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Chief Learning Officers (CLOs) are responsible for more than skill building or compliance-based trainings. In the age of remote-first work, when talent retention and overall job satisfaction is a top priority, investing in workplace learning is no longer optional. The Learning and Development (L&D) strategy your company adopts can play a significant role in shaping its organizational culture and capabilities.

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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | November 17th, 2021
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"The two questions that companies are asking themselves now is: 'Are my workers set up for success?' and 'Do they have the skills they need to keep up with increasingly new and complex technological changes?'”

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Technology Insider | Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership | Manufacturing | Quantum Computing | Engineering

By: MIT xPRO | August 2nd, 2021
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Did you know that MIT xPRO hosts free live webinars and Q&As, led by MIT faculty and instructors? These virtual presentations detail the ins-and-outs of MIT xPRO's courses and programs and cover special topics in emerging technology and workforce education. Join MIT instructors to explore topics like systems thinking, supply chain management, additive manufacturing, machine learning, and more in these upcoming webinars:.

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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | October 5th, 2020
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There’s a story that John Wass likes to tell to illustrate the value of systems thinking. A CEO is holding the end of quarter meeting with their executive team. They go around the table, and everyone proudly reports that they’ve hit their KPIs. There’s just one problem. The CEO hasn’t achieved the company’s overall profitability goals. “Why,” the CEO asks, “Am I not doing great when all of you are?”

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Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | July 31st, 2020
4 Minute Read

The coronavirus pandemic has up ended the business world, education, and the workplace and landed us in a protracted moment of uncertainty and disruption. Companies are scrambling to manage distributed teams and coordinate work remotely, while retaining customers and finding new sources of revenue. Some must fully reinvent themselves to survive, as their traditional markets have shrunk or disappeared entirely.

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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | April 8th, 2020
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Erica LeBlanc is the Global Sales Enablement Manager for Logi Analytics, a software company that offers integrated development environments for programmers to embed dashboards, visualizations, and analytics into software applications. Although LeBlanc has over a decade of sales enablement experience, and plenty of on-the ground negotiations practice, she was looking for a quick yet comprehensive way to brush up on the latest negotiation techniques from renowned experts in the field.

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Technology Insider | Professional Development | Leadership

By: MIT Open Learning | April 6th, 2020
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Remote work tips and tricks for managers and employees from MIT Open Learning and beyond. Between 2005 to 2017, the United States' workforce saw a 159% increase in remote work. Despite this general trend, many organizations and their employees were not prepared to make their workplaces completely remote. As working from home became a mandatory step for companies across the United States to reduce the spread of COVID-19, you may have found yourself scrambling to align with scattered colleagues, or attempting to balance your newly-entangled work and home life.