International Programs

Established 2009

MIT faculty serve a global audience, gain insights into emerging markets

Over the past five years, MIT Professional Education has embarked on an ambitious effort to bring MIT faculty members and their unique brand of lifelong learning to strategic growth markets worldwide.

The courses are typically based on existing Short Program offerings that run 2 – 5 days; international clients have included professionals from corporations, industrial parks, incubators, and academic organizations. The resulting interactions have connected faculty instructors with practitioners from huge multinationals, new startups, and almost every other type of enterprise in locales from Singapore to Chile to Dubai.

“Our mission is to expand globally where we believe MIT expertise is needed the most,” comments executive director Bhaskar Pant. “There’s a tremendous hunger for knowledge that MIT can provide.