"The demand that we’re trying to fill is for specialized people, professionals in the financial industry, ranging from managers, traders of hedge funds, risk managers at major financial institutions, and managers at private equity and VC firms."
Management innovation without boundaries
MIT Sloan’s international activities reflect the school’s dual emphasis on learning by doing and innovation through collaboration. Activities range from formal partner programs with academic and research institutions in key regions around the world to conferences, project labs, and other ventures that facilitate cross-cultural exposure and idea sharing.
A two-way learning approach
MIT Sloan’s global network encompasses universities, corporations, private foundations, NGOs, alumni, and friends. Interactions with and among these groups are inherently collaborative and based on a two-way, mutually beneficial approach to learning:
- Members of the MIT Sloan community gain exposure to major emerging economies and opportunities to work with culturally diverse individuals and organizations.
- International collaborators gain access to the MIT Sloan ecosystem and uncommon insight into U.S. companies and management practices.
Connecting across MIT
MIT Sloan works to identify and promote global engagement opportunities that involve other schools and centers within MIT. Cross-Institute collaborations include:
- MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI)
- Industrial Liaison Program (ILP)
- China Leaders for Global Operations (CLGO)
"MIT Sloan has a needs-blind admissions policy so our goal is to accept the best students in Latin America and around the world without consideration of his or her economic situation. Once a student is admitted then it is our goal to craft a financial package which will meet each students needs through guaranteed loans, private loans, scholarships and opportunities to be teaching or research assistants for MIT professors."