Global Executive Academy (Multi-Language)

This eight-day program is a transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of experienced executives from diverse industries and countries. A new frontier in executive education, this program extends MIT content to the non-English speaking world through a multilingual experience. Taught by worldrenowned MIT Sloan faculty, the Global Executive Academy offers translation and simultaneous interpretation into Portuguese and Spanish.* The course was recently redesigned to include a wider variety of management topics such as leadership development, strategy and innovation, analytics management, negotiation, finance, and executive productivity. Upon completing the program, you will earn an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.

*Note: A minimum of 10 paid participants are needed for us to offer a given language. Portuguese and Spanish are confirmed for 2020. Other languages may also be considered. If we are unable to offer your preferred language, you may choose to participate in another language or request a full refund.

Key Benefits

  • A "big picture" understanding of how to maximize personal productivity in project management, work communications, and relationships
  • Familiarization with MIT's 4 Capabilities Leadership Model and a template for charting your leadership presence
  • A clearer understanding of data analytics and it applications for driving strategic decisions in your company
  • Ideas on how to innovate and insights on how to lead organization-wide innovation and improvement
  • Negotiation techniques and multi-cultural negotiating experience
  • Financial tools and acumen critical for executive-level decision making
  • New insights, skills, and frameworks that you can immediately apply to your business when you return home
  • An expanded network of talented executives from a variety of industries and countries

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    We are closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation continues to change rapidly, the health, safety and well-being of the entire community is of paramount importance to us. We are committed to providing you with the most current information available about the program. Our aim is to ensure the academic integrity and learning experience of the program that you are applying for.

    Participant Profile

    • Experienced executives who want to advance or refresh their leadership capabilities and global perspective
    • Senior executives from small and mid-sized organizations around the world
    • Mid- to senior-level executives from large, multinational organizations
    • High-potential technical or business leaders who want to advance general business acumen or gain international experience
    • Leaders seeking a condensed, global program as a substitute for or refresher to an international MBA
    • Executives from general management, finance and planning, engineering, business or product development, customer service, human resources, legal, marketing, and procurement

    Meet the Faculty

    • Ben Shields

      Ben Shields

      Faculty Director

      Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communication

      Ben Shields is a Senior Lecturer in Managerial Communication at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He studies the multibillion-dollar sports industry to identify broadly transferable management lessons in areas such as leadership communication, data-driven decision making, and innovation.


    Dates & Fees

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    - Exclusions: Accommodation is not included.

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