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IFF Ivan Cuevas from Instituto Tecnologico Vale

Shortly after arriving on campus, International Faculty Fellow Ivan Cuevas, researcher at Instituto Tecnologico Vale, meets with his faculty host, Chemical Engineering Professor  Charles Cooney.

MIT Sloan Course XV Celebration - Santiago, Chile and São Paulo, Brazil

 

 

In 1914, a group of visionary faculty and administrators at MIT introduced Course XV, marking the formal establishment of management education at MIT. This year, we are commemorating the 100th anniversary of Course XV. As alumni and friends of MIT Sloan, you are part of this bold and brilliant community that is advancing management practice and improving the world.

 

Please view the pictures from the celebration in Santiago, Chile and São Paulo, Brazil.

 

 

Remembering a chance meeting with Officer Sean Collier

An alumnus recalls how MIT Police Officer Sean Collier helped save his newborn.

Asian Business Club Welcome Dinner

Asian Business Club Welcome Dinner, with David Capodilupo, Executive Director, Office of International Programs (OIP), Edward V Yang, Chairman iSoftStone Inc., Eleanor Chin, Senior Director (OIP) and David A. Weber, Director of Corporate Relations for  MIT Sloan School of Management.

International Faculty Fellows Spring 2014

MIT Sloan and the Office of International Programs welcome the Spring 2014 group of International Faculty Fellows.

To view the IFF program brochure, or download the PDF, please click here.

Visiting Fellows Program - Spring term students

The Office of International Programs welcomed 11 Visiting Fellows from Norway, Pakistan and United States.

The Visiting Fellows are full time students at MIT Sloan and expect to receive their certificates by mid spring.

Their backgrounds range from consulting services, and industries such as petroleum, engineering, military and human resources.

Action Learning G-Lab Visits Brazil

Tara Walor, Executive Director of Action Learning visited  several G-Lab companies in Brazil and Chile between January 20-24.  

The companies included Geofusion, TTL, ClearSale, Arizona, Fashion's Park and AquaInnova. She met with student teams and  company representatives.  

She was accompanied by Julie Strong, Director, MIT Sloan Latin America office who also organized a dinner for the G-Lab students and company representatives in Brazil.

International Faculty Fellows Fall 2013

MIT Sloan Faculty and Staff celebrate the end of a successfull semester with the Fall 2013 International Faculty Fellows (IFF) from Portugal, China and Turkey.

The group spent the term on campus, learning and exchanging  teaching methods, improving their school's curriculum, by attending classes and developing courses to take home to teach and bring new challenges to their students. 

MIT Sloan Latin America Office

Dean Dave Schmittlein, Andrónico Luksic and Piero Solari celebrate the official ceremony opening of the MIT Sloan Latin America Office in Santiago, Chile.

Our office in Santiago is the first for the school and examplifies our interest in expanding and enhancing our activities in the region. The office is possible from a generous gift from Andrónico Luksic, member of the MIT Sloan Latin American Executive Board.

Director of the MIT Sloan Latin America Office, Julie Strong, and Executive Director, David Capodilupo welcomed Alumni, Board and Council Members to the Ribbon Cutting

Professor John Carroll at Fudan University School of Management

John Carroll, Morris A. Adelman Professor of Management, teaching the International MBA (IMBA) students at Fudan University School of Management, November 18, 2013.

The Participants of the MIT Mining, Oil and Gas Club in Santiago, Chile.

The Participants of the MIT Mining, Oil and Gas Club in Santiago, Chile.  The group is attending the Copper 2013 Conference, holding a Hackathon at a local university along with local companies in the mining industry in Antofagasta, Chile.

They will also be presenting to the MIT Alumni Club in Chile

Macroeconomic and Sustainability Seminar hosted by ITV

On October 4th and 5th, Roberto Rigobon conducted a 2 days "Macroeconomic and Sustainability Seminar" in Belem, Brazil. The event was hosted by Vale Institute of Technoly (ITV), which is currently developing sustainable methods at its research center, located at the Amazon region, in the northern part of Brazil.

United Nations Association of Boston Gathering

United Nations gathering event with Executive Director of the Office of International Programs (OIP), David Capodilupo, Director of (OIP), Stuart Krusell, and Executive Director of the Office of Executive Education, Peter Hirst.

MIT Sloan Action Learning

 

New Action Learning Video: Hear directly from students about their hands-on action learning experience in Kunming, China.

Watch here

3dim wins MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

On Wednesday night, 3dim earned the grand prize at this year’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition after successfully pitching its business plan to merge two of today’s most popular, and profitable, technological phenomena: gesture-recognition and smart devices.

The startup was one of eight finalists that pitched business plans to a capacity crowd in Kresge Auditorium. While only one team walked away with the $100,000 top prize, finalists received startup funds totaling $257,000.

Video: The MIT Glass Lab — where art meets science

The MIT Glass Lab is located in the basement of the infinite corridor, in Room 4-003. Extracurricular classes are offered to the MIT community throughout the school year. The lab also hosts several sales throughout the year, as well as a lectureship and residency.

MIT Sloan

When MIT Sloan decided in 2010 to launch an Executive MBA program, it was a game changer for the northeast market. The school’s prestige and brand is among the best in the world so the demand for the new program was immediate: 306 people applied for the first 62 seats in the inaugural class that would launch in October of 2010.


The result: a 25% acceptance rate that rivaled the best full-time MBA programs and was significantly better than the selectivity at number one ranked Wharton whose acceptance rate of 44% had made it the most selective EMBA program in the world before MIT