CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2010 — The MIT Sloan School of Management is holding a groundbreaking program for senior-level executives on May 2-6, 2010. The workshop, Clean Energy Ventures: Creating Innovative New Businesses through Entrepreneurial Management, is designed for leaders responsible for driving innovation and new business development in clean energy. A joint offering of MIT Sloan Executive Education and the MIT Entrepreneurship Center (MIT E-Center), the program will be led by globally recognized experts in the field and will comprise interactive teaching sessions including: live current case studies, visits to some of the most forward thinking clean energy companies, reviews of best practices and networking events.
The program benefits include developing the ability to:
MIT has been recognized on numerous fronts for their innovation in the field of clean energy. In October 2009, the MIT E‐Center was recognized for its achievements in the area of Energy Entrepreneurship and Education [PDF] by the prestigious Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC). President Obama spoke at the Institute later that month, recognizing MIT as central to the momentous effort of bringing real-world solutions to some of today’s most challenging clean energy issues. MIT has also been recognized by the Cleantech Group for its collaboration efforts among academics, businesses, and investors. Cited as a “true clean tech spinoff machine”, MIT was ranked the number one cleantech university in the U.S in January 2010.
“Taking advantage of this unprecedented workshop-style program is absolutely critical for all senior-level executives in energy-related companies, as well as any leaders responsible for motivating advances in clean energy products and services within their companies,” said Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the MIT E-Center. “The tools and initiatives that will emerge from this program will allow these leaders to utilize and be a part of the newest solutions to the great challenge and opportunity that is the field of clean energy.”
The notable speakers and experts from the clean energy field who will be piloting the landmark conference include:
All of the program faculty will be available for interviews and many additional guest speakers will be announced as the date of the program approaches.
For scheduling and pricing details, visit http://mitexeced.com/cev