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Jul 09 - Sep 03, 2024
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Course Length
8 Weeks
Course Fee
6.8 CEUs
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Today, organizations and projects need increasingly more the combination of technical excellence, highly functional interpersonal abilities, and excellence in leadership. It is necessary to foster a culture that drives change, a global vision of projects, and the capacity to inspire and motivate a team to continuously reinforce this environment of constant innovation.

THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN INDIVIDUALLY OR AS PART OF THE Professional Certificate in Digital Transformation or the Professional Certificate Program in Legal Tech in the Digital Era.

Course Overview

Leaders in innovation are often the same individuals who become major players in global transformation. Our eight-week Leadership & Innovation course merges the development of leadership skills with the vision needed to address the innovation process within an organization. In this dynamic course, you will learn to lead from self-knowledge and creativity, and enhance your ability to build teams and organizations with a culture of innovation. 

Leadership & Innovation, with curriculum developed and taught by MIT faculty, is delivered in collaboration with Global Alumni.  
Contact Global Alumni for more information about this program:

Global Alumni is an ed-tech company that collaborates with institutions to manage enrollments (including all payment services and invoicing), technology, and participant support. 

Learning Outcomes

With creativity in mind, this Leadership and Innovation course will allow you: 

  • To follow the path from creativity and the sprouting of an idea all the way to that idea’s execution and adoption in a company
  • To develop, from a leader’s perspective, strategies, cultures, and structures that encourage creativity and innovation
  • To deepen the knowledge of each person’s individual leadership style and the impact it has on the group’s creativity and the encouragement of results-oriented innovation
  • To identify and define problems in an organization as a stimulus for creativity and innovation
  • To create and lead high-performance teams within the culture of innovation
  • To develop an inspiring vision and motivate people to drive successful innovation processes
Who Should Attend

We can all be leaders. That is why this program is aimed at any and all professionals who want to innovate in their organizations:

  • CEOs and other business executives undergoing transformation where innovation is a core value.
  • Technological startup entrepreneurs with a desire for innovation.
  • Professionals with great interest in innovation who seek to create an impact on innovation processes in their organizations and lead them to success.
  • Technical profiles with great interest in technology and innovation who are immersed in leadership projects.


MIT's Leadership and Innovation course is informative, practical and insightful. It helped me discover my own strengths and key values. Furthermore, it helped me create mission statement and strategic plans for the business venture I am planning to launch. Overall, a great course for entrepreneurs!
XINGANG XU - Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
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