“For me, this degree has not only been academically fulfilling, but it has also helped me in my career goals by opening doors that would have never been available otherwise.”
Come meet us
MIT Sloan hosts events year-round and throughout the world. Members of our community travel everywhere to bring MIT Sloan to you, from San Francisco to São Paulo, and from Lima to London. We offer many different opportunities for you to get to know MIT.
If you plan to visit us on campus and would like to attend a class or information session, please visit our Ambassadors Program page for dates and registration details. The Ambassadors Program for Fall 2014 is available on 11 dates throughout the semester, with the exception of student holidays.
In addition we will be hosting an MFin Open House on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Come meet and mingle with current students and representatives from the admissions and program office teams.
MIT's Admissions Officers will visit several cities in North America this fall to participate in Graduate Fairs. If you are attending one of the schools hosting a Graduate Fair listed below, please come by our table to meet us and learn about the MFin Program.
You may view our past events here: 2013 MIT Sloan MFin Events
- MIT Sloan on the Road
- MFin Information Sessions
- Fairs & Conferences
- On Campus Information Sessions
- Online Events
- Student-Hosted Information Sessions
- All Admissions Events
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“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 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!”
"The classroom itself is filled with so much collective brain power . . . it's obvious that I'm caught up in a room full of 124 of the brightest, most curious people from around the world."
“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.”
“For 35 years, we’ve been studying how companies get value from information. … We try to help organizations take a more holistic view of what they are trying to do.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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 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."
“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.”
“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 can honestly say that when I was planning on coming to business school I never thought that witnessing the birth of a child would be included in the education. It was definitely an experience.”
“[The India Lab] program is one of the reasons I came to Sloan. ... The hands-on learning that MIT offers was a huge differentiator.”
“If you’re smart and energetic, you can be very successful at MIT Sloan.”