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In a volatile and changing global and business environment, leaders need to rethink traditional approaches while driving digital transformation to address the needs of their customers and other stakeholders. MIT Sloan’s Executive Program in General Management is a nine-month multimodular general management and leadership program designed to transform senior professionals into leaders who can drive change and execute technology-led strategies for organizational growth.
of executives say digital transformation is their most critical growth driver in 2022.
of business leaders say they want outside coaching and developmental assignments to grow their skills.
When you enroll in the MIT Sloan Executive Program in General Management, you gain access to a global network of over 120,000 MIT Sloan alumni across more than 90 countries. This is an extraordinary opportunity to expand your network and gain access to exclusive affiliate alumni benefits.Network Benefits
*Applicable on standard open enrollment courses at MIT Sloan Executive Education, with some exclusions
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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.
Note: Faculty are subject to change and not all faculty teach in each session of the program.
Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management
Principal Research Scientist and a part of Center for Information System Research
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Master’s Programs
Associate Professor of Organization Studies
Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management and Professor of Organization Studies
Associate Dean and Faculty Director for Action Learning at Asia School of Business
Research Fellow, MIT Center for Digital Business
International Programs Professor of Management
Professor of Practice, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management
The Executive Program in General Management is tailored for international participants from emerging markets. In past years, participants have come from more than 20 countries and from diverse organizations and industries.
Past participants of the program have come from diverse backgrounds, industries, functions, and cultures and bring a range of work experience. The cohort diversity enables you to derive new perspectives and build innovative solutions for the unique challenges facing your organization.
Note: The above participant data is across previous cohorts
I don't think any other program can, in such a short time, provide a global perspective on so many elements of management and help you transform yourself into a true leader. If you want to open a door to tomorrow's world, it has to be MIT EPGM.
— Nadia Tanveer, 2018 Cohort
“MIT Sloan’s EPGM provided me with an excellent combination of curriculum focused on the latest and proven frameworks of business management, innovation, and technology that can be applied across geographies and industries”
— Himanshu Joshi, 2020-21 Cohort
“As we heard at MIT, it is like 'drinking from a fire hose' there. I would recommend and advise this program to whoever wants to dive deep into the organizational, technological, and innovation perspectives of a global knowledge base from a world-class academic institution”
— Priyadarshan Chaturvedi, 2015-16 Cohort
Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded the Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation, and Technology as well as a certificate of completion of the Executive Program in General Management in recognition of your achievement and the investment you and your company have made in your education and development.
The program’s comprehensive learning journey includes live online sessions with thought leaders from MIT Sloan faculty who will give you key insights into leadership through strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. You will also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the MIT ecosystem with two on-campus modules in Cambridge, Massachusetts, including site visits to leading companies and research labs.
Program Launch | Orientation/Darwinator Workshop
October 31, 2023 | Live Online
Term 1 | Live Online Faculty Sessions
December 4–8, 2023 | (4 hours per day)
Term 2 | Online + Live Online (8-Week Asynchronous Coursework)
December 14, 2023–February 22, 2024 | Live Faculty Sessions, and Project Work*
Term 3 | In Person | MIT Sloan School of Management
March 11–15, 2024 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Term 4 | Online + Live Online (4-Week Asynchronous Coursework)
March 25–May 13, 2024 | Live Faculty Sessions, and Project Work*
Term 5 | In Person | MIT Sloan School of Management
June 17–21, 2024 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Program schedule is subject to change.
*Self-paced components of the curriculum are provided by our program partner Emeritus.