MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Internet of Things: Business Implications and Opportunities

Course starts 6 November 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
6 weeks, excluding orientation
Effort:
6 - 8 hours per week, entirely online
Price:
USD $2,600Options Available
University:
MIT Sloan School of Management
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
6 weeks, excluding orientation
Effort:
6 - 8 hours per week, entirely online
Price:
University:
MIT Sloan School of Management
Language:
English

Introduction

Take the opportunity to bring your organization into the future with an IoT online short course presented as part of a selection of programs from one of the world’s leading business schools—MIT Sloan School of Management.

This 6-week MIT IoT online program helps you identify opportunities for organization-wide coordination and guides you as you explore the implications of IoT adoption on both management and leadership. It is presented in a way that allows you to learn when you want, requiring only that you meet one weekly deadline.

Through a rich immersive toolkit using case studies, interactive media, and peer-to-peer learning, you’ll become confident in your ability to determine the technologies and conditions necessary for IoT in a business context, giving your organization a unique IoT advantage. Your studies will culminate in the creation of a roadmap designed for real-world application of IoT technologies relevant to your situation.

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What will set you apart

Earn a certificate of completion from MIT Sloan in this IoT online short course that will empower you to:

  • Demonstrate the importance of leadership when preparing for the integration of IoT technologies
  • Assess the current state of leadership and technology in your company, and find opportunities to unite them for a strategic advantage
  • Explore the ways you can use IoT technologies on an organizational level to improve productivity
  • Consider and create strategies for your unique business situation to support the application of IoT technologies
  • Develop a roadmap for the purposes of real-world implementation of IoT in your professional world

Course curriculum

Explore opportunities made available to your business through the Internet of Things, and develop a roadmap for real-world application as you follow your learning path through the weekly modules of this executive program:

  • Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Module 1 Demystifying the Internet of Things 
  • Module 2 Leading IoT: Levels of Mastery
  • Module 3 Leadership Capabilities
  • Module 4 An Overview of IoT Technologies
  • Module 5 Aligning IoT and Strategy
  • Module 6 Creating an IoT Roadmap for the Future

Advance your business strategy with IoT

This MIT Sloan online program is delivered in collaboration with online education provider, GetSmarter. Learn from industry thought leaders as you explore the IoT possibilities with like-minded business leaders from across the globe in this online executive program from MIT Sloan Executive Education.

 


Your Faculty Director

The design of this online program is guided by MIT Sloan faculty and industry experts. During your learning experience, your Faculty Director will share his experience and in-depth subject knowledge with you through a variety of mediums.

GEORGE WESTERMAN

Principal Research Scientist, MIT Center for Digital Business

 Dr George Westerman is a Principal Research Scientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy. An award-winning author and speaker who is widely considered a pioneer of research into Digital Transformation, George helps senior executives to drive new competitive advantage through technology. He is the author of numerous articles and three award winning books including Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation. In addition to research and teaching, George serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Technology Business Management Council and Co-Chairman of the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Awards.

 

Faculty Members

SANJAY SARMA

Vice President for Open Learning at MIT

Sanjay Sarma is the Fred Fort Flowers (1941) and Daniel Fort Flowers (1941) Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. He is the first Dean of Digital Learning at MIT. He co-founded the Auto-ID Center at MIT and developed many of the key technologies behind the EPC suite of RFID standards now used worldwide. He was also the founder and CTO of OATSystems, which was acquired by Checkpoint Systems (NYSE: CKP) in 2008. He serves on the boards of GS1, EPCglobal and several startup companies including Senaya and ESSESS. Dr Sarma received his Bachelors from the Indian Institute of Technology, his Masters from Carnegie Mellon University and his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley.

Sarma also worked at Schlumberger Oilfield Services in Aberdeen, UK, and at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories in Berkeley, California. He has authored over 75 academic papers in computational geometry, sensing, RFID, automation and CAD, and is the recipient of numerous awards for teaching and research including the MacVicar Fellowship, the Business Week eBiz Award and InformationWeek’s Innovators and Influencers Award. He advises several national governments and global companies. 

Earn a certificate of completion from MIT Sloan

Get recognized for your knowledge when you earn an official certificate of completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management, one of the world's leading business schools, and use it as proof that you've got what it takes to set yourself apart.

This program also counts towards an MIT Sloan Executive Certificate, which you can earn upon completion of four programs where at least three of the four come from your chosen certificate track and at least one is completed in-person. Find full details here.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and couriered to you, at no additional cost, upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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Our next available short course starts 6 November 2017.

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