Innovation

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Located in one of the world's foremost centers of innovation—Cambridge, Massachusetts' Kendall Square—MIT is the world's leading university in science, technology, and innovation. Kendall Square's intersection at Vassar Street and Main Street—home of MIT Professional Education—was named "the world's most innovative intersection" by Wired magazine (November 2, 2015). The power of innovation at MIT is undeniable. In fact, 25 percent of MIT alumni have founded companies with innovations that started at the school; 31 percent hold one or more patents, and in total, they've created 4.6 million jobs around the globe that generate nearly $2 trillion in annual revenues.

For those who seek advancement in a specific area beyond the completion of individual courses, MIT Professional Education — Short Programs offers the Professional Certificate Program in Innovation and Technology.

The list of courses below can be searched by topic, or sorted by course title or date.

Course Topic Category Datesort descending Length Lead Instructors Fees Status CEUs
Humans, Technology, and the Future of Work Innovation TBD 3 Days Ashley Nunes $2,700 In development for 2019 1.7
Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days John Hart $4,900 Closed 3.3
Organizations, Innovation, and Technology: Putting Ideas to Work Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days Sanford L. Weiner,
Richard J. Cohen
$4,100 Closed 3.3
Beyond Smart Cities Energy & Sustainability, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 3 Days Kent Larson $3,400 Closed 1.8
Precision Engineering Principles for Mechanical Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days Nevan Hanumara $5,100 Closed 3.2
Product Platform and Product Family Design: From Strategy to Implementation Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Systems Engineering, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days Olivier L. de Weck,
Timothy W. Simpson,
Bruce Cameron
$4,500 Closed 3.2
The Invention Process: Invention in the Context of Innovation Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days Emanuel Sachs $4,750 Closed 2.8
Innovation: Beyond the Buzzword Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 3 Days Federico Casalegno,
Yihyun Lim
$2,700 Closed 2.0
Understanding and Predicting Technological Innovation: New Data and Theory Data Modeling and Analysis, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days Jessika Trancik $3,900 Closed 2.8
Radical Innovation Innovation, Real Estate, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 3 Days Sanjay Sarma $3,500 Closed 1.3
Mastering Innovation & Design-Thinking Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 3 Days Joel Schindall,
Blade Kotelly
$3,400 Closed 2.0
Multiscale Materials Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 5 Days Markus Buehler $3,750 Registration opening soon 2.8