Category Archives: Talent Mgmt

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

Second MOOC Course Advances Ground-Breaking MicroMasters

Second MOOC Course Advances Ground-Breaking MicroMasters

The second of five online courses, CTL.SC2x (Supply Chain Design), in MIT CTL’s supply chain MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), opened for enrollment on May 18, 2016. “SC2x explores how you set up and design the entire supply chain system,” says Chris Caplice, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. The program coversRead More

Reviving the Reshoring Debate

Reviving the Reshoring Debate

The controversy over reshoring has flared up again thanks largely to some research published by the managing consulting firm A. T. Kearney in December 2015. Reshoring refers to the practice of bringing manufacturing jobs that were previously off-shored to countries such as China back to the United States. Some people argue that this trend hasRead More

MIT Starts a New Chapter in Online and Professional Education

MIT Starts a New Chapter in Online and Professional Education

MIT has opened up new pathways to online education and professional master’s degrees, with the introduction of a unique online credential called the MicroMaster’s credential and a new route to gaining an MIT master’s degree. And these revolutionary changes are being developed within a pilot program in MIT CTL’s number-one-ranked Supply Chain Management (SCM) program.Read More

MOOC Part Two Teaches Supply Chain Design

MOOC Part Two Teaches Supply Chain Design

The second installment of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ (MIT CTL) ground-breaking online supply chain course, Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals, will start on September 30th, 2015. Called Supply Chain Design, the SC2x course is part of the three-part SCx series and will run for 12 consecutive weeks. A year ago MIT CTLRead More