MIT Sloan Executive Program in General Management (EPGM)

The Executive Program in General Management (EPGM) introduces mid-career managers and leaders to the latest in MIT thought leadership on innovation, strategy, decision-making, and leadership. The program exposes participants to the MIT ecosystem, leading MIT faculty, and frameworks. Over the course of the 25 program days, participants learn the skills they need to move to the next level in their companies and the next phase in their careers. This unique multi-modular program is designed around MIT Sloan Executive Education’s three Executive Certificate tracks:

 

• Management and Leadership
• Strategy and Innovation
• Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management

 

The program follows the MIT motto of Mens et Manus — Mind and Hand — the belief that academic development of new knowledge must be paired with the practical application of that knowledge. Classwork is balanced with the application of theoretical concepts to real-world problems through practical projects. Participants are asked to work together to create, staff, and execute projects that they develop over the course of the program, giving them the chance to apply the classroom knowledge to real-world problems.

 

EPGM is designed for executives in emerging markets who are looking to reinforce their strengths, learn new skills, connect to other high-achieving managers from around the world, and prepare for the next phase of their career.

 

Key Benefits

  • MIT Sloan Affiliate Alumni Benefits: Access to MIT Sloan Alumni Portal and have access to the Sloan People Database (SPD) | Ability to search and connect with MIT Sloan Alumni and other Affiliate Alumni | Granted an Email for Life (EFL) address: @sloan.mit.edu | Access to password-protected MIT Sloan Alumni webpages | A 20% discount on additional courses | Access to events through the MIT Sloan events calendar | Monthly MIT Sloan alumni e-newsletter (September through June) | Electronic copy of the Alumni Magazine in the Fall and Spring | Affiliate Alumni can attend club events and become members of an MIT Sloan Club in their region. Please note, each club has different governing rules for attendees and may not permit Affiliate Alumni to be members.
  • Global Program Delivery and Global Peer Group: Program includes terms at MIT Sloan Campus, Cambridge (Boston), United States and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with participants from over 20 countries.
  • Group Projects / Action Learning: The program follows the MIT motto of “Mens et Manus” – Mind and Hand – the belief that academic development of new knowledge must be paired with the practical application of that knowledge. Classwork is balanced with the application of theoretical concepts to real-world problems through practical projects.
  • World-class faculty: Exposure to MIT Sloan's faculty and their latest research.
  • MIT Sloan’s innovation ecosystem: Exposure to the extraordinary innovation ecosystem within and around MIT.

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Participant Profiles

  • A minimum of 10+ years of work experience in functional, technical or business roles
  • A graduate degree
  • International exposure is preferred
  • An urgent agenda for change
  • Confident fluency in written and spoken English
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Faculty

  • Dave Robertson

    Dave Robertson

    Faculty Director & Faculty of Innovation and Product Design

  • Willlam Aulet

    Willlam Aulet

    Professor of the Practice, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management | Managing Director, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

  • Pierre Azoulay

    Pierre Azoulay

    International Programs Professor of Management | Professor, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

  • Jared Curhan

    Jared Curhan

    Associate Professor, Work and Organization Studies

  • Jake Cohen

    Jake Cohen

    Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Master's Programs and a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Law

  • Charles Fine

    Charles Fine

    Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management | Professor of Operations Management and Engineering Systems | Co-Director, International Motor Vehicle Program | Founding President and Dean of the Asia School of Business in Kuala Lumpur

  • Jeanne Ross

    Jeanne Ross

    Principal Research Scientist | Center for Information Systems Research

  • Michael Schrage

    Michael Schrage

    Research Fellow, MIT Center for Digital Business
    Visiting Fellow, Imperial College Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • John Van Maanen

    John Van Maanen

    Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management Professor, Organization Studies

*PROGRAM FACULTY MAY CHANGE

Dates & Fees

Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
May 7, 2019 Orientation Online USD $37,500
May 20 – 24, 2019 Term 1 MIT Sloan School of Management Cambridge, Massachusetts
June 2019 Term 2A Online (Live MIT faculty sessions and project work)
July 2019 Term 2B Online (4-6 week asynchronous coursework, live facilitator sessions, and project work)
July 29 – August 2, 2019 Term 3 Asia School of Business Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
September 2019 Term 4A Online (Live MIT faculty sessions and project work)
October 2019 Term 4B Online (4-6 week asynchronous coursework, live facilitator sessions, and project work)
November 11 – 15, 2019 Term 5 MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Deadline Application Fees
Round 1 January 14, 2019 USD $500
Round 2 February 18, 2019 USD $600
Round 3 March 18, 2019 USD $800
Round 4 April 15, 2019 USD $900

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