Leadership & Innovation for
Technology Professionals

It Starts with Leadership

Start Date: January 7, 2019
Duration: 8 weeks (5 hours per week)
Cost: US$2,499


Innovation is the lifeblood of business success. But the reality is that although organizations value innovation, they often struggle to achieve it.

The debut Digital Plus Programs course, Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals, is designed to help organizations create innovative teams and cultures that inspire bold creativity by enabling leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary for success.



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What's in the Course

Dr. David Niño, Senior Lecturer at MIT, explores questions such as: What is creativity and innovation? Where does it come from? How does it begin? And why does it matter?

Participants learn how to:

  • Recognize personal leadership strengths and its effects on innovation
  • Develop strategic visions that inspire others to unleash creativity
  • Identify and overcome forces that hinder innovation and creativity
  • Build teams and implement new models of teamwork
  • Enable the execution and adoption of new ideas

Here's What You'll Get

Have your leadership capabilities recognized with a certificate from MIT Professional Education

Enjoy personalized, people-centered learning that achieves >90% completion rates

Plug into a network of like-minded senior business professionals eager to collaborate and forge meaningful relationships

Experience the power of collaborative learning through a well designed, intuitive, virtual campus, centered on real-time engagement with MIT Faculty and your peers

Rediscover yourself as a leader while accelerating your self-awareness and creativity, leaving you equipped to lead high-performing teams and in turn, thriving organizations

Meet Your Instructor, Dr. David Niño

David Niño is a Senior Lecturer in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program. He has taught leadership since 1998 at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral and executive/professionals levels. He is currently a founding officer of the Leadership Development Division of the American Society of Engineering Education and consults with professionals and executives in the areas of leadership and team development.

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Why MIT Professional Education?

MIT Professional Education delivers timely, relevant programs to a global audience of scientists, engineers, technicians, managers, consultants, and others from industry, government, the military, non-profit, and academia. The MIT Professional Education mission is to provide a gateway to renowned MIT research, knowledge and expertise for those engaged in science and technology worldwide, through advanced education programs designed for working professionals. The programs are delivered by MIT faculty and promote technical excellence through ongoing educational engagement with communities of practice. Under the leadership of the School of Engineering, MIT Professional Education supports the development of creative leaders equipped to address complex problems.

For more information visit http://professional.mit.edu