Executive Electives

January 10–13, 2024

When you arrive, please stop by to check in and receive your name badge. The Alumni Check-In Desk will be staffed during the Electives period in E62, second floor.

Check-In for the Workshops will be on the 6th Floor of the Samberg Center on Friday, January 12. 

Alumni Check-In Hours 

  • Wednesday, January 10 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. E62-Second Floor 
  • Thursday, January 11 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. E62-Second Floor 
  • Friday, January 12 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. E62-Second Floor and E52-Sixth Floor, MIT Samberg Center (Workshops) 
  • Saturday, January 13 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. E62-Second Floor 

Click here to view the January Executive Electives agenda. 

Social Events 

In addition to the courses and workshops being offered, we will host evening social events during the week that are open to EMBA, SFMBA, and MOT alumni, as well as a reception for Dean’s Circle alumni donors. Registration information for each event is available below. 

Women’s Networking Event 

Wednesday, January 10 | 5:30–7:30 p.m. ET 

Open to women students and alumnae. If you do not have an active SloanGroups account, you may register with a guest account. 

MIT ComMITment: Executive Degree Alumni Impact 

Thursday, January 11 | 11:45 - 12:45 p.m. ET, E51-345 

Please join MIT Sloan's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for a special MIT ComMITment event focused on Executive Degree Programs alumni impact stories. We will hear from three EMBA and SFMBA alums who have created and maximized opportunities in their organizations to advance DEI and then move to a facilitated discussion on the key ingredients to positive impact. Open to EMBA and SFMBA students and alumni. Space is limited. Lunch provided. 

January Executive Electives Winter Gathering 

Thursday, January 11 | 5:00—7:30 p.m. ET 

Open to all executive degree alumni and students. 
The MIT Sloan Physicians Group will meet up during the Winter Gathering in the Samberg Center. You may register via the above form. 

Dean’s Circle Event 

Friday, January 12 | 5:00—6:30 p.m. ET 

Dean’s Circle donors may RSVP or direct any questions about the event to Catherine O’Donnell at

Friday Workshops  

We will be offering a variety of workshops on Friday, January 12, 2024, in conjunction with January Executive Electives. These workshops will run concurrently, with two choices in the morning, and two in the afternoon. The workshops will take place on the 6th floor of the MIT Samberg Center.

Morning Workshops, Block 1  |  8:30 am - 12:00 pm

  • Unlocking Your Career Switch (Gayle Grader, Carla Akalarian, and Shauna LaFauci Barry)
  • Telling Fact From Fiction in the Age of Online Misinformation (David Rand)

Afternoon Workshops, Block 2  |  1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Measuring the Unethical Behavior of Firms (Roberto Rigobon)
  • The Power of Narrative (Makeeba McCreary and Bridget Akinc, EMBA '13)

Please note, participants in any of the Friday Workshops will not be able to take a Friday-Saturday course during January Executive Electives. 

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