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Date(s)
Jul 05, 2022 - Jul 05, 2023
Location
online & on-campus
Program Length
12 months
Program Fee
$28000
CEUs
43.2
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New technologies and technological change are changing the rules of everything: business models, processes, people management, products and services. It is therefore critical to stay ahead of technology trends and be able to anticipate disruptions. 

Which explains the growing importance of the figure of the Chief Technological Officer across all industries: the person responsible to keep the company ahead of the technology curve, anticipate technological trends and turn them into a competitive advantage. This program is designed to prepare senior managers that want to move into the position of Chief Technology Officer.


The Chief Technology Program from MIT provides you with the knowledge, skills, professional direction and access you need to become a CTO.


"The design of platforms and product families is aimed at achieving long-term success and survival of companies".

Prof. Olivier de Weck - Professor of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Systems Engineering at MIT

Participant Takeaways

Throughout this professional program, you will:

  • Find out how to conduct business in a multicultural environment.
  • Quantity technology progress over time using relevant figures of merit.
  • Map technologies to a product / service and set realistic figures of merit-based targets.
  • Shape the R&D strategy and portfolio of an organization based on a set of technology roadmap and effective R&D execution.
  • Comprehend the system dynamics modeling approach to model technical innovation
  • Anticipate and prepare for the technological evolution.
  • Understand the globality of data and master the 4 steps for implementing machine learning plans.
  • Learn the characteristics of datasets and become familiar with how to use effective statistical tools to identify and clarify data.
  • Obtain an overview of the theory and practice of new technologies that lead to digital transformation.
  • Develop a vision about how to apply technologies to organizations and to your professional career.
     
Who Should Attend

This Blended Professional Certificate: Chief Technology Officer is designed for

  • CTOs, CINOs, and leaders of technological departments or projects who need to understand the evolution of technology and the optimal technology management for their organizations.  
  • Current and aspiring C-suite executives from Digital, IT, Marketing and Strategy responsible to setting up the corporate and product strategy. 
  • Senior consultants and entrepreneurs that need to understand the role of technology in the company's growth and portfolio. 
  • Senior executives looking for innovating and leveraging technology. 

Participants are required to have: 

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience. 
  • At least 3 years of experience managing projects related to technology, innovation or business development. 
  • International experience is appreciated.
The Learning Journey

In this 12-month program, participants will explore these five courses that will equip you with the tools and frameworks to lead the technological strategy.

  • Leadership and Innovation 
  • Management of Technology: Roadmapping and Development  
  • Management of Technology: Strategy and Portfolio Analysis  
  • Machine Learning: From Data to Decisions  
  • Cloud & DevOps: Continuous Transformation
  • Impact Project