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THE MIT

executive
MBA
class of 2017

Challenge
convention.
Challenge
yourself.
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Leverage
the MIT edge

The Executive MBA Program taps


MITs deep roots in innovation, research,
and management to give you an edge, in any
marketplace, in any economy. Here you will
boost your capabilities with data-driven
tools grounded in the science of
management. You increase your impact
on your organization and the world with a
strategic set of business fundamentals.
And you accomplish all this in a collaborative
environment among world-class peers.

CHALLENGE
The EMBA Program is designed for rising executives
who are looking to challenge themselves, to challenge
convention, and to challenge their field. You will develop
thetools and the confidence to take the right risks
at the right time and to create innovative solutions
to historic problems.

BROADEN
With cross-industry learning, leading-edge research,
and collaboration with renowned faculty and peers,
you will broaden your perspective. Empowered with
cutting-edge tools and methods, you will solve complex
challenges and seize strategic opportunities.

Sloan mission
The mission of the MIT Sloan School
of Management is to develop principled,
innovative leaders who improve the
world and to generate ideas that
advance management practice.

IMPACT
Through real-world projects in the classroom and out,
you willimmediately integrate what you learn with how
you perform on the job.TheEMBA Program emphasizes
action learning, delivering impact for you and your
company right from the start of the program.

The MIT EMBA


at a glance
The EMBA schedule is designed
to maximize your learning while
complementing your work and
home life.

20 months
Mid-career MBA

26 weekends
Classes every third week
on Friday/Saturday

4 one-week
modules
Week-long module
every 6 months

1 week-long
international
project trip
March 18-26, 2017

Orientation

September 18-19, 2015


Classes BEGIN

October 17, 2015


Application Deadlines

(Opens November 14, 2014):


Round 1 Deadline: February 17, 2015
Round 2 Deadline: June 1, 2015

Register your interest: http://EMBA.MIT.edu

During the program you


will collaborate with MITs

Capabilities
developed

Strategic
Priorities

Integrative
Principled
Leadership

Leadership Development,
Innovation, Strategic Direction

Global
Management

Growth, Strategic Direction,


Operational Excellence

Financial
Management

Growth and Profitability,


Risk Management,
Competitive Advantage

Marketing
Strategy

Profitability, Market Share,


Competitive Advantage

Systems
Thinking

Operational Efficiency,
Competitive Advantage,
Service Excellence

Operations
Management

Service Excellence,
Operational Efficiency,
Optimization

Entrepreneurial
Strategy

Innovation,
Entrepreneurial Advantage,
Growth and Profitability

Data Driven
Decision-Making

Growth and Profitability,


Operational Excellence,
Risk Management

Change
Leadership

Effective Leadership,
Profitability,
Operational Efficiency

thought leaders and develop


the advanced management
capabilities you need to realize
your strategic priorities.
SIMON JOHNSON
Ronald A. Kurtz (1954)
Professor of Entrepreneurship
Professor of Global Economics
and Management

As a teacher, research fellow, author, past IMF chief


economist, and member of the Congressional Budget
Offices Panel of Economic Advisors, Simon Johnson
is an influential global thought leader in banking and
finance. Johnson is particularly excited about his
research work at MIT.

TRANSFORM
YOUR COMPANY
AND YOURSELF

Nelson
NelsonRepenning

With 78 Nobel laureates, MIT

Professor of
Management Science
and Organizations Studies

Repenning

is the worlds center of


innovation and leadership.
Over the last half-century,
MIT Sloan has defined the
science of management
and engineered innovations
that have changed the face
of business.
System dynamics, marketing
science, McGregors Theory X

You will learn from some of


the most brilliant minds on
the planet, collaborate with
a cohort of proven leaders
motivated to improve the
world, and suddenly realize
how much you have to gain.

Nelson Repennings work focuses on understanding the


factors that contribute to the successful implementation,
execution, and improvement of business processes. He
has received several awards for his work, including the
International System Dynamics Societys Jay Wright
Forrester award. His current research interests include
safety in high hazard production environments and the
connection between efficient internal operations and
effective strategic positions.

GEORGIA PERAKIS
Matt Graziano 13
Program Director
General Dynamics C4 Systems

William F. Pounds Professor


of Management
Professor of Operations Research
and Operations Management

and Theory Y, and the BlackScholes derivatives pricing


model all began here.

Georgia Perakis uses optimization models to solve


complex problems in transportation, pricing, and revenue
management research that has earned her many
accolades, including the CAREER Award from the NSF
and the PECASE award from the Office of the President
on Science and Technology.

Register your interest: http://EMBA.MIT.edu

STUDENT
EXPERIENCE

Outside the
Classroom

The MIT Ecosystem


You are encouraged to engage in a
variety of forums in which people
connect, broaden perspectives, expand
knowledge, and spark new opportunities.

The MIT EMBA is an entire experience.


Outside of the classroom you are part of the
MIT ecosystem, which includes a rich set of
extracurricular activities and resources across
MIT, the Sloan School of Management, and
the EMBA program.

MIT
Opportunities

MIT SLOAN
Opportunities

$100K
Competition

Venture
Mentoring
Services

Martin Trust
Center for
Entrepreneurship

Media Lab

Conferences
(e.g. MIT PE,
Sustainability,
CFO, CIO)

Networking

Sloan Senate

Networking

Deans Student
Advisory Council

Panels

Mentoring

Clubs

Fireside
Chats

Studentorganized
Interest
Groups

Career
Development

Networking

Themed
EMBA
Weekends

Social Events

Research
Labs

C-Functions

None of us is here just for the


diploma. Were here to learn, were
here to collaborate, were here to

emba
Opportunities

do great things together.


Rosalind Sullivan 13
Chief Financial Officer
Cenegenics Medical Institute

Guest
Speakers

Register your interest: http://EMBA.MIT.edu

Program
components
1 Weekend
Sessions

The 26 weekend sessions meet all day Friday and Saturday and are
usually spaced three weeks apart. These sessions provide iterative
engagement with the program courses and an opportunity for you
to work with classmates and build on one anothers experiences.

2 E
 xecutive
Modules

The four executive modules are each six to eight days long and spread
six months apart. They offer an immersive experience during which
you will realize the benefits of being a full-time student at MIT. The
executive modules combine intensive classwork, collaboration with
classmates on projects, and evening events and speakers that build
a tight bond within your MIT community.

3 ACTION
LEARNING

Action Learning projects are central components of classes. They


give you an opportunity to immediately apply the methodologies you
learn to your company and to industries of interest. Midway through
the program you will spend five months in Organizations Lab (O-Lab)
working individually on a change project in your own organization. The
capstone project is Global Organizations Lab (GO-Lab), featuring team
engagement and international field study to help global firms solve
cross-border management challenges.

4 Electives

Electives provide an opportunity to deeply explore specific areas


of interest. There are three periods during which you will take
electives: January 16, January 17, and Spring 17 as many as
six electives total. Topics, which vary from year to year, focus on
advanced material and cutting-edge research. EMBA students may
also take advantage of full cross-registration privileges at Harvard
and in MITs full-time programs.

The MIT EMBA core curriculum provides

Program Design

you with an advanced management

The program is designed around a flexible


schedule that enables busy executives
to balance work and personal life with
a strategic investment in their career.
Weekend classes usually meet once
every three weeks, with a week-long
module every six months.

foundation, which you then amplify


with specialized electives and projects
that align the program with your own
learning priorities.

Analytical Frameworks
Applied
Economics

Data, Models,
and Decisions

System
Dynamics

Leading
Organizations

Business Essentials
Organizational
Processes

Competitive
Strategy

Financial
Accounting

Financial
Management

Global
Strategy

Marketing
Management

Operations
Management

Leadership and
Integrative
Management

Innovation-Driven
Entrepreneurial
Advantage (IDEA)

Leading in a
Global Context

Leading Complex
Organizations

Innovation-Driven
Entrepreneurial
Advantage (IDEA)
Project

Organizational
Processes Project

Organizations
Lab (O-Lab)

Global
Organizations
Lab (GO-Lab)

SamplE Elective Classes


The Analytics Edge

Applied Macroeconomics
and International
Institutions

Key Decisions for


Corporate Boards

Law and Strategy for


the Senior Executive

Power, Influence,
and Negotiation

Pricing

Risk Management

Topics in Corporate
Finance

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2014
2015

201517 Program Schedule


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TERM
1

Leadership and Integrative


Management
Integrating General
Management Perspectives
Exploring Challenges of a
Multinational Organization

SU

W TH

SU

W TH

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TERM
2

W TH

16

W TH

SU

W TH

Competitive Strategy
Strategies for Competitive Advantage

Modern Strategic Management

19

20

16

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TERM
3

19

JAN
SU

24 25

26

27

28

W TH

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MAR
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24

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APR
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W TH

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TERM
4

25

26

MAY
SU

JUN
T

W TH

19

20

SU

W TH

10

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24

Introduction to System Dynamics


Systems Thinking and Modeling

Financial Accounting
Accounting for Corporate
and Investment Decisions
Analyzing Financial Statements

Leading Organizations
Organizational Settings
and Dynamics
Change Leadership
for the Rising Executive

TERM
5

Organizations Lab (O-Lab)


Change Implementation amid
Organizational Resistance
Features full-semester
in-company project

Leading in a Global Context


Macroeconomics: Global Markets
and Strategy

Marketing Management
Market Segmentation

Financial Management
Corporate Finance and Capital Markets

Marketing Strategy

Corporate Financing Policy


and Risk Management

Global Organizations Lab (GO-Lab)


Strategic Solutions to Global Challenges
Features six-month host company project
and one-week international project trip

Electives 3, 4, 5, & 6
Choose from a variety of advanced
topics and specialized courses

WEEKEND
SESSIONS

ORIENTATION
WEEKEND

ELECTIVE
WEEKENDS

COMMENCEMENT

Global Strategy
Understanding Company Performance
in a Global World

EXECUTIVE
MODULES

G0-LAB

Managing Effectively in Todays


Interconnected World

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Data-driven Decision Making

Organizational Design and


Management in a Dynamic World

18
27 28

Data, Models, and Decisions


Driving the Business through
Best-practice Quantitative Methods

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FEB
T

2017

2016

23

Operations Management
Global Operations Strategies
Supply Chain Management

22
30

Behavioral Perspectives on
Organizational Management

Electives 1 & 2
Choose from a variety of advanced
topics and specialized courses

10
18

Innovation Driven
Entrepreneurial Advantage (IDEA)
New Product Innovation
in the MIT Ecosystem
Entrepreneurial Strategy

DEC
T

Organizational Processes
Organizational Behavior:
The Three Lenses

Economic Analysis of Corporate


and Policy Decisions

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Applied Economics for Managers


Microeconomics: Firms and Markets

1
09

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NOV
T

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OCT
T

AUG

15
24

APR
T

JUL

14

SEP

W TH

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JUN
T

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13

SU

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MAR
T

MAY

SU

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FEB
T

2016

SU

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2015

mit executiVE MBA


COURSE OF STUDY

ACTION LEARNING COURSE

International Policy and Economic


Environment of Firms

Leading Complex Organizations


Combining and Integrating
Learnings across Courses
Preparing to Lead High-velocity
Organizations

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56% Northeast

37% Director

Elite Peer Group

35% 10,000 +

Your peers in the program quickly


become trusted allies. As experienced
business leaders, they represent a wide
cross-section of industries, roles, and
nationalities, resulting in rich, crossfunctional perspectives and productive
collaborations.

19% C-level
20% 2,501 - 10,000

12% Mid-Atlantic

COMPANY
SIZE
15%

501 - 2,500

(EMPLOYEES)

10% 101 - 500

8%

West

6%

Southeast

3%

Midwest

3%

South

GEOGRAPHY

SENIORITY

14% Other Management

10% 25 - 100

9%

Senior Management

3%

Founder

12% International

10% Fewer than 25

Class
of 2016
at a
Glance

18% Vice President

industry
Advertising
Publishing
Real Estate
37% Director
Food/Hospitality

56% Northeast
35% 10,000 +

120

81%

global
executives

director-level
and above

40
average age


54%

48%

100%

advanced
degrees

employed
full-time

20% 2,501 - 10,000

17

53%

average
years of work
experience

international
10%
origin

15%

501 - 2,500

101 - 500

non-local
(outside driving
COMPANY
radius)

SIZE

(EMPLOYEES)

3%

Energy / Mining / Chemicals

3%

Transportation

3%

Other

3%

19% C-level
12% Mid-Atlantic

8%

West

6%

Southeast

3%

Midwest

3%

South

GEOGRAPHY

18% Vice President

Retail

SENIORITY

Aerospace/Defence
14% Other Government/Military
Management

10% 25 - 100
10% Fewer than 25

2%
2%
2%

9%

SeniorConsulting
ManagementServices

3%

Founder

12% International

Education/Not-for-profit

Financial Services

56% Northeast
35% 10,000 +

4%
4%
5%

6%
7%

13%

1
20% 2,501 - 10,000

12% Mid-Atlantic

COMPANY
SIZE
15%

501 - 2,500

10% 101 - 500

(EMPLOYEES)

Software/Technology

8%

West

6%

Southeast

3%

Midwest

3%

South

17%

GEOGRAPHY

10% 25 - 100
10% Fewer than 25

12

9
12%
International
Healthcare
/ Life Sciences

26%

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Healthcare /

Energy

JOIN A
NETWORK
OF IMPACT

Life Sciences

Unrivaled Network
At the heart of the program is the
opportunity to join an elite forum for
innovation, collaboration, and leadership,
and a tight-knit network of 125,000
MIT alumni.

Education /
Not-for-profit

Danny Jimenez
Class of 2014

Inga T. Lennes
Class of 2014

CEO
Craig Energy

Physician and Director


of Clinical Quality
Massachusetts
General Hospital

Financial
Services

Steve Krubiner
Class of 2015

Jacqueline Heard
Class of 2014

Chief of Staff
J Street

Investment Director
Monsanto Growth
Ventures

Software /

Restaurants /

Technology

Retail

John McDonough
Class of 2014
Director of Financial
Planning and Analysis
Papa Ginos

Traci Corazin
Class of 2015
General Manager Devices
& Services, US Education
Microsoft

Real EstatE

Mike rowell
Class of 2015

Consulting
Services

CEO
Efinancial

Marc badiane
Class of 2015
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Atlantic Capital America,
Infiny Technologies

Laurel Taylor
Class of 2015

Christina Kite
Class of 2014

Sreeni Malireddy
Class of 2014

Richard Pietrafesa
Class of 2014

Head of Industry,
Health Services
Google

Corporate Senior Vice


President of Business
Services
Susquehanna Bancshares

Director
Founder and CEO
Intueor Consulting, Inc.

Founder and CEO


York Street
Management

START UPS

Angel Crocket
Class of 2015

Mike McCullough
Class of 2015

President/Founder and CEO


Inflow (Information and
Logistics L.L.C.)

Business Development
Associate
GE

Aerospace /
DefensE

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Manufacturing

Elizabeth Petheo
Class of 2014
Operations Analyst
The World Bank
Government /
Military

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CAPTURE
THE VALUE

By the Numbers:

START-UPS born out


of the MIT EMBA pROGRAM
(2012-2014)

57% were promoted or took on additional


responsibility during the program
More than 10% pursued entrepreneurial
ventures and started new companies
before graduation

Program results in the words of students:

PROGRAM IMPACT
The program makes a

Today it was officially

The MIT EMBA was

big impact on peoples

announced that

invaluable in the

lives. My role in the

I will become the

founding of the Great

company has been

Executive Director of

Teaching Network.

changing during and

the Foundation for

I gained analytical

since the program,

Oral Rehabilitation.

tools, a network of co-

concluding today, when

This door would have

founders and advisors,

it was announced that I

never opened without

and an urgency to solve

am being promoted to

the MIT Executive MBA

important problems.

VP of Global Revenue

experience. An amazing

By joining a community that

Strategy, reporting

journey is about to

thrives on interdisciplinary

directly to the Chief

begin thank you.

collaboration and healthy debate,

Revenue Officer. This

you will enrich the most pivotal

would not have been

years of your career. The outcome

possible without you all.

The MIT EMBA Program


empowers you with a unique
learning experience that
immediately integrates what
you learn with how you perform
on the job. It creates a cohort of
colleagues who challenge you to
consistently excel, who give you
the confidence to do more.

will be measured by your capacity


to lead change and have a lasting
impact on your industry.

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Bridget Akinc 13
Founder
Great Teaching Network

Sree Koka 13
Executive Director
Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation

Rob Lentz 13
Chief Revenue Officer
Smiley Technologies Inc

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What sets this program apart

the profile of
an MIT EMBA:

is a distinct focus on global teams

Mid-career professional with 10+ years

and how to move an industry


forward. Apple expects me to stay
current technically and to make
strategic business decisions.
The best place to gain skill and
confidence in both areas is in
the MIT EMBA program.
Kathleen Bergeron 13
Senior Director, Macintosh Product Design
Apple, Inc.

CHECKLIST


 egister your interest at


R
emba.mit.edu.

Talk to your employer.

Attend an admissions event.

company, industry, or community

Start your application.

 Aptitude for success in a rigorous

Contact your recommenders.

Order your transcripts.

of work experience

 Track record of extraordinary impact

and leadership

 Motivated to make a difference in your

program
 Team player eager to join a tight-knit,

proactive cohort

Sloan Leadership
Fellowship
The MIT Executive MBA program is committed
to assembling a class of diverse leaders with
extraordinary potential. Every year we award
a number of Sloan Leadership Fellowships to
accepted students who have demonstrated
extraordinary potential in areas that add diversity
to the Executive MBA program, including
(but not limited to) not-for-profit organizations,
government, and womens leadership. All
admitted students are considered for Sloan
Leadership Fellowships.

deadlines
Application Opens November 14, 2014
Round 1 Deadline February 17, 2015
Round 2 Deadline June 1, 2015
Orientation September 18-19, 2015
Classes Begin October 17, 2015

FINANCIAL AID
Once you are accepted into the program, MIT has
a dedicated financial aid office that will work with
you to understand your options.

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THE MIT
eMBA
Broaden your perspective
and your network
Increase your impact
and your brand

MIT Sloan School of Management


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
238 Main Street, Suite 500
Cambridge, MA 02142
mitsloan.mit.edu

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