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Executive Education

MIT Sloan Executive Education

MIT CISR researchers are among the faculty for programs from MIT Sloan Executive Education. Employees of MIT CISR member organizations receive a 15% discount off MIT Sloan Executive Education courses.

Some exclusions apply—but through a special arrangement, MIT CISR members can apply this discount to online programs offered by GetSmarter and Emeritus.

Want to see the discount code and details? You must be logged-in and an employee of an MIT CISR member organization.

MIT Sloan Executive Education offers four program formats 
to accommodate a variety of needs:
Live Online Self-Paced Online In Person Blended
Self-Paced online

Data Monetization Strategy: Creating Value Through Data

Next session: JUL 17–SEP 3, 2024​
For Future dates, see the course listing on the MIT Sloan Exec Ed website

Led by Faculty Director Barbara Wixom, this course investigates the I-W-S framework, which approaches data monetization in three ways: improving core business processes using data, wrapping analytics around offerings, and selling information solutions. It also explores the five data monetization capabilities: data assets, data platforms, data science, acceptable data use, and customer understanding. Participants will leave the program with a personalized data monetization strategy suited to their organizational context.

This program is delivered in collaboration with GetSmarter. Students earn an official certificate of completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Digital Strategies for Transforming Your Business

Next session: Jul 30 & 31, 2024​

In this period of digital disruption, businesses focused narrowly on value chains are at a disadvantage. Next-generation enterprises need to think more broadly about their business ecosystems, leverage digitization to understand their customers better, and establish options for future success. Drawing on cutting-edge research, this course from Stephanie Woerner and other MIT faculty engages participants in a framework for seizing on all of the above.

This course will better prepare you to:

  • Identify the source of competitive advantage for your business
  • Manage business complexity in the global digital economy
  • Create digitized platforms that enable new and evolving digital opportunities
  • Simplify your customer experiences without creating burdensome organizational complexity
  • Provide new information offerings that generate bottom-line value for the firm
  • Guide the culture of your next-generation enterprise

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Self-Paced online

Organizational Design for Digital Transformation

Next session: Aug 21–Oct 8, 2024

Developed by Faculty Director Jeanne Ross and her colleagues at MIT, this online course takes a deep dive into the five foundational dimensions of digital transformation. These key dimensions help organizations leverage the capabilities provided by technology.

This program is delivered in collaboration with GetSmarter. Students earn an official certificate of completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Becoming a More Digitally Savvy Board Member

November 6–8, 2024—Cambridge, MA
April 3–5, 2025—Melbourne, AUS

This interactive application-focused program delivered over three days leverages MIT faculty—including Peter Weill, Barb Wixom, and Stephanie Woerner of MIT CISR—as well as guest speakers, case studies, and application exercises while providing ample opportunities for networking with peers. The course will help individual board directors and/or small teams from management boards increase their digital savviness and have more productive discussions around the opportunities and threats of the digital economy.

For more details, see the brochure below.

Participants of this program will:

  • Become more digitally savvy from strategic, technological, and enterprise perspectives.
  • Earn an MIT digital savvy board member certificate.
  • Become a more effective director as your company transforms to succeed in the digital era.
  • Collaborate with directors from all over the world.
  • Learn how to ask the right questions.

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