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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | November 17th, 2021
3 Minute Read

"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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Machine Learning

By: MIT xPRO | November 3rd, 2021
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As organizations increasingly invest in artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives, most are not achieving their goals. Gartner estimates that through 2023, only 50% of organizations will take their AI projects past proof of concept. We asked MIT Professor Youssef Marzouk what factors might be holding companies back from faster and broader machine learning adoption and impact. Marzouk is co-director of the MIT Center for Computational Engineering and the director of MIT’s Aerospace Computational Design Laboratory. He is also one of the lead faculty for the MIT xPRO online program Machine Learning, Modeling, and Simulation: Engineering Problem-Solving in the Age of AI.

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By: MIT Open Learning | October 27th, 2021
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It's no surprise that data science savvy professionals are in high demand in today's job market. With a 650% increase in data science jobs since 2012, now is the time to familiarize yourself with data science and other key topics in computer science.

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Online Education | Engineering | Systems Thinking

By: MIT xPRO | October 20th, 2021
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In the past 18 months, most of us have experienced what happens when supply chains falter.  In a recent webinar, Dr. Chris Caplice, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and Dr. Bruce Cameron, Director of MIT's System Architecture Lab, discussed how the pandemic called attention to the interconnectedness of supply chains and the value of a systems thinking approach for professionals working in supply chain design and management.  

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

By: MIT xPRO | August 2nd, 2021
5 Minute Read

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 | MITx MicroMasters® Programs | MIT Open Learning

By: MIT Open Learning | June 7th, 2021
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Seven Networking Tips for online learners, from MIT and beyond - For working professionals and job hunters, building a professional networking has historically been a key selling point for investment in traditional in-person continuing education or workforce training. This focus on networking is not surprising, considering that 80% of jobs are filled through personal and professional connections.

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Professional Development | Entrepreneurship | MIT Bootcamps

By: MIT Bootcamps | May 28th, 2021
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"We see that the most successful Bootcampers, during the Bootcamp and afterwards, are individuals who participate with the intention to learn from others and elevate the team's success over their individual priorities.

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Professional Development | Manufacturing

By: MIT xPRO | May 3rd, 2021
4 Minute Read

A recent survey of professionals who earned a professional certificate in Additive Manufacturing (AM) from MIT xPRO illustrates how learning online can result in career improvements.

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MITx MicroMasters® Programs

By: MITx MicroMasters® Program Team | April 26th, 2021
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Abigael Bamgboye knows a thing or two about how to succeed in an online course. Between completing a MicroMasters® Program in Data, Economics and Development Policy (DEDP), an MIT Professional Education Leading Digital Transformation program, as well as other virtual courses including the Part-Time YouTuber Academy and “Seeds for the Future” online program, she has completed over 800 hours of online learning!

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MIT Open Learning

By: MIT Open Learning | April 5th, 2021
7 Minute Read

Although many organizations have professional development budget set aside, but asking an employer to pay for your continuing education can be a bit intimidating. According to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report, 50% of all employees will need reskilling by 2025 as the “double-disruption” of a pandemic and increasing automation takes a toll on the global economy. Online courses and programs offer the flexibility that busy learners need and also give employers a more scalable workforce education solution for their increasingly distributed teams.