"Without even asking, people have introduced me to their contacts who work in my industry. That’s the kind of community I want to be a part of."
MIT Sloan hosts events throughout the year and around the world. Members of our community travel from Accra to Taipei to bring MIT Sloan to you. We offer many different opportunities for you to get to know MIT.
You may view our past events here: 2014 MIT Sloan MBA Admissions Events
MIT Sloan on the Road
Innovation, collaboration and global impact are the heart of the MIT Sloan mission. Join admissions representatives at a city near you to hear how our mission-driven School inspires cutting-edge thinking and prepares the next generation of principled leaders. Learn about the entrepreneurial spirit of our community and opportunities to customize your learning experience. Engage with local alumni as they share their stories and talk about life after MIT Sloan.
On Campus Information Sessions
Join MBA Admissions representatives for an Information Session to learn more about applying to MIT Sloan. Learn the details of what makes MIT Sloan distinctive, the ins-and-outs of the MIT Sloan MBA application process, get application tips and have the opportunity to ask questions. If you would like to attend a class, please visit our Ambassadors Program page for dates and registration details.
Join members of the admissions committee and current students in an interactive Online Chat. You will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding admissions, curriculum, student life, and career support.
- MIT Sloan-on-the-Road Presentations
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- Diversity Events
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- On Campus Information Sessions
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"The relationships that we forged helped us to turn out a better project. We were able to test our hypotheses with the people that we spoke with every single day. And really, I think the friendships that you develop really propel the work that you’re doing."
“I love being in a place that is such a nexus of people and ideas — people coming to learn something new and to define themselves. Being a part of that process is a real honor and a real gift.”
“At MIT Sloan you have a lot of opportunities to explore entrepreneurship. Especially in a place like Kampala where you have a lot of development, entrepreneurship can be very exciting.”
“Because of the diversity of our backgrounds, when we hit the ground in Tanzania it almost was a natural play where different people assume different roles.”
“The assistant to the CEO was like our host mom while we were there. She arranged our housing for us, she took us out to her friend’s game farm, and we got driven around in 4x4s. She was just wonderful to meet, and we developed a personal as well as professional relationship with her.”
“We are very much an action-learning environment. The way to learn leadership is not only through reading cases, not only through learning theory — in fact we don’t want people to regurgitate the theory. We want people to take theory and to live it, use it.”
“One of the reasons I came to Sloan was because I wanted to be at a top MBA institution worldwide. But I also wanted access to working with the latest innovations and the highest technology that was coming out of the MIT labs.”
“The conditions in the neighborhoods we were visiting were different than what we realized before getting there. Beyond that, what was surprising was that there weren’t surprises!”
“We’re very interdisciplinary. Among the faculty in the group are an economist, a political scientist, a sociologist, and an industrial relations specialist. We’ve always made a big effort to be open to a variety of perspectives, but also to go beyond being open to them, to want to bring them in, because it makes for a richer environment.”
“The concept behind enterprise architecture is that you have all these machines, you have all these business processes, you have all these people doing things, how do you make sure they all come together and achieve business objectives that make you more competitive.”
“You could talk about watershed management and conservation of energy all you want. But until you put numbers to it and financial analysis to it, you’re not going to get much done. I came to business school to speak that language, speak with people in terms of numbers, financial numbers so that I can get projects done.”
“I knew about American business, but not enough about what’s really become a global economy. … You can read about it all you want, but there’s no substitute for being there and seeing the context and seeing how completely different these [other countries] are.”
“It was really rewarding that they wanted to know what we thought. We left there being fairly certain that they will do some of the things that we suggested.”
“These companies are really excited to work with MIT students.They reach out to the community to set up these projects and are great to work with. They give us access to all their resources and are very open to us.”
“One of the things that has always struck me is the level at which the students really enjoy learning. You hear laughter in the classrooms — not just to relieve tension, but real laughter, because they’re really excited to be learning.”