MIT Sloan Executive Program in General Management (EPGM)

MIT Sloan’s Executive Program in General Management is a nine-month multimodular general management and leadership program that introduces mid-career managers and leaders to the latest in MIT thought leadership on innovation, strategy, entrepreneurship, decision-making, and leadership.

Key Benefits

  • Gain exposure to 20+ MIT Sloan faculty, thought leaders, and acclaimed guest speakers
  • Make lifelong connections with a globally diverse peer group leveraging over 900+ years of work experience in the classroom
  • Experience the MIT ecosystem in Cambridge and Boston, with ecosystem visits to companies and MIT research labs. Past company visits have included Akamai, HubSpot, Ministry of Supply, Shell TechWorks, and Microsoft NERD Centre
  • Apply the learnings to a real-world nine-month Action Learning Project
  • Benefit from lifelong learning and networking with the MIT Sloan Affiliate Alumni Benefits

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    Participant Profiles

    The Executive Program in General Management is tailored for international participants from emerging markets. Designed for mid-career managers and leaders, participants come from large organizations, medium-sized companies, and even from startups. In past years, participants have come from over 20+ countries and from diverse organizations and industries. The program will help talented leaders prepare to take on larger, critical roles in their companies or start new entrepreneurial ventures.

    • A minimum of 10 years of work experience in functional, technical, or business roles based in an emerging market
    • A graduate degree
    • International exposure is preferred
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    Program Curriculum

    • Management and Leadership

      • Change Management
      • Four Capabilities of Leadership
      • Negotiations and Influence
      • Organizational Networks and Power
      • The Coaching Approach to Leadership
      • Valuation and Financial Analysis
    • Strategy and Innovation

      • Competitive Strategy
      • Disciplined Entrepreneurship
      • Innovation Dynamics and Models
      • Marketing Strategies
    • Technology and Value Chain Management

      • Value Chain Dynamics
      • Operations for Entrepreneurs
      • System Dynamics
      • Service Quality and Innovation
    • Digital Transformation

      • Digital Business Models
      • Platform Strategy
      • Digital Operations
    Note: The list of topics is not exhaustive and is subject to change.

    Meet the Faculty

    • Dave Robertson

      Dave Robertson

      Faculty Director

      David Robertson is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management where he teaches product development and digital product management. Prior to MIT, Robertson was a Professor of Practice at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and from 2002 through 2010 was the LEGO Professor of Innovation and Technology Management at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. Robertson has also held several executive management positions in enterprise software companies and spent five years at McKinsey & Company in the United States and Sweden.

      Robertson is the author of the award-winning book about LEGO’s near-bankruptcy and spectacular recovery titled Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry (Crown, 2013). He has published articles and had his research featured in Wired, Forbes, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Strategy+ Business, Sloan Management Review, The Financial Times, and many other business journals.

      Robertson has a PhD and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS from the University of Illinois.

    Faculty

    *PROGRAM FACULTY MAY CHANGE.

    Dates & Fees

    Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
    December 21, 2021 1 Day Online US$37,500*
    January 10–14, 2022 5 Days Online-Live Faculty Sessions
    January 18–April 30, 2022 8 Week Online
    May 1–6, 2022 6 Days MIT Sloan School of Management Cambridge, Massachusetts**
    May 7–August 14, 2022 4 Week Online
    August 15–19, 2022 5 Days MIT Sloan School of Management Cambridge, Massachusetts**
    Deadline Application Fees
    Round 1 October 12, 2021 US$300
    Round 2 November 18, 2021 US$400
    *Program schedule is subject to change for reasons beyond the control of MIT Sloan.
    ** If travel and MIT hosting permitted, and attendance of full cohort, otherwise converted to online-live faculty sessions. To run classroom sessions with both in-person and live online components streaming simultaneously is not an option.

    *Applicants of Round 1 can receive an early registration benefit of US$3,000 on the program fee.
    Note: Admissions to the program are at the sole discretion of MIT Sloan and are evaluated on a rolling basis. Applications are reviewed on a weekly basis, and completed applications can be submitted before the deadline. Applying early improves your chances of being accepted into the program.

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    What is MIT Sloan Executive Program in General Management?

    The MIT Sloan Executive Program in General Management is a nine-month multi-modular general management and leadership program that introduces mid-career managers and leaders to the latest in MIT thought leadership on innovation, strategy, entrepreneurship, decision-making, and leadership. Upon completion of the program participants receive Affiliate Alumni benefits.

    Who should attend this program?

    The Executive Program in General Management is designed for executives from medium and large organizations, and start-ups, who are looking to reinforce their strengths, learn new skills, connect with other executives from around the world, and prepare for the next phase of their careers. Applicants must have a minimum of 10 years of work experience in functional, technical or business roles in an emerging market.

    How is the program structured?

    The program curriculum has been derived from MITs world-renowned research centers, labs, and faculty dedicated to exploring the challenges, opportunities, and fundamental attributes of leading international organizations and driving innovation. Unique among the many general management programs offered globally, EPGM includes two immersion modules at MIT Sloan* and three online modules. The program focuses on management and leadership, strategy and leadership, technology & value chain management and digital transformation.

    What are the learning outcomes of this program?

    The program develops key leadership skills such as integrating an entrepreneurial mindset into corporate culture, making technology-enhanced strategic decisions, building collaborative organizations and managing key talent across global markets. With exposure to 20+ MIT Sloan faculty, thought leaders, and guest speakers, EPGM participants can apply the learnings to a real world nine-month Action Learning Project.

    How can I apply for this program?

    Applications to the general management program can be made online and should include an updated resume/ LinkedIn profile as well as professional references. Enrollments are on rolling basis and interested participants are encouraged to apply early.