Category Archives: Talent Mgmt

A New Class of Education Makes the Grade

A New Class of Education Makes the Grade

The education industry is not known for being on the cutting edge of innovation, but last month a milestone was reached in an innovative online program that opens new avenues to professional education. Called MITx MicroMasters, the program is part of a broader movement to redefine the way professional education is structured and delivered inRead More

MicroMasters Milestones: First Cohort Finishes; 180,000+ Learners; 500+ Years of Traditional Classes

MicroMasters Milestones: First Cohort Finishes; 180,000+ Learners; 500+ Years of Traditional Classes

The first-ever cohort in MIT’s inaugural online MicroMasters program — consisting of more than 1,100 learners who completed all five of the online courses in supply chain management — has received its final MicroMasters certificates. The pioneering cohort was honored at an online ceremony on June 20 2017. Of those learners who opted to takeRead More

Capturing the Business Benefits of Student-Industry Collaboration

Capturing the Business Benefits of Student-Industry Collaboration

There are many ways in which companies can collaborate with supply chain research centers. One that we have found to be especially rewarding is collaborating on graduate program thesis research projects. Across the MIT Global SCALE Network, the MIT Center for Transportation &Logistics (MIT CTL), the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), the Malaysia Institute for SupplyRead More

Three Continents – One Degree

Three Continents – One Degree

The MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network has launched the MIT-Zaragoza-Ningbo Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, or 3C Master’s Program, that gives students a unique opportunity to complete their studies in three continents: Asia, Europe, and North America. The 10-month 3C program was created jointly by threeRead More

13 Universities Adopt MicroMasters and Launch 18 New Programs Via edX

13 Universities Adopt MicroMasters and Launch 18 New Programs Via edX

In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth of master’s-level courses on the edX platform, then complete a master’s degree in a single full semester on campus. The first MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management (SCM) has seen incredible success. Over 127,000 students have enrolled inRead More