“I actively work to get students to find teammates who think differently than they do. You can’t be successful in management if you only have a single point of view or a particular set of skills.”
Allied for impact
MIT Sloan collaborates in a variety of ways with a range of organizations outside the United States—from schools and research centers to private foundations, major corporations, and start-ups. Although each collaboration differs, all serve to further MIT Sloan’s goal of building a global network of management educators, researchers, and practitioners dedicated to ethical and innovative leadership that improves the world.
MIT Sloan’s international collaborations include the following:
- Action Learning Labs – Students from MIT Sloan can participate in a variety of labs including China Lab and India Lab, two examples of globally-focused Action Learning Labs orchestrated by MIT.
- China Center for Financial Research (CCFR) – The CCFR is a collaboration between MIT Sloan and Tsinghua University that promotes research on China’s financial system and information sharing through conferences and workshops.
- Epoch Foundation – The longstanding relationship between MIT Sloan and the Taiwan-based Epoch Foundation focuses mainly on executive education programs and joint conferences.
- MIT Sloan-Yunnan University Women’s Entrepreneur Program – MIT Sloan developed and continues to support the Women’s Entrepreneur Program at Yunnan University in Kunming, China, a management training initiative that is part of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Women Project.
“I always encourage IFFs to figure out what we do, then go back and do it better. It works to our benefit as well as theirs.”