Energy focused education opportunities that suit your needs, goals, and intellectual interests.
MIT Sloan Executive Education programs are designed for senior executives and high-potential managers from around the world. From intensive two-day courses focused on a particular area of interest, to executive certificates covering a range of management topics, to custom engagements addressing the specific business challenges of a particular organization, our portfolio of non-degree, executive education and management programs provides business professionals with a targeted and flexible means to advance their career development goals and position their organizations for future growth.
May 2013: Energy Innovation: MIT's Approach to Discovering and Realizing Energy Opportunities
Energy is the challenge as well as the opportunity of our generation. This innovative new four-day program is designed to enable business executives, entrepreneurs and government officials to more effectively encourage, lead and manage the entire venture creation process for energy-be they stand alone new ventures or pioneering undertakings inside of larger organizations. The process includes identifying opportunities, generating new ideas, designing a holistic solution, and building a viable, significant, and sustainable new energy-oriented business. Learn more about this course.
MIT Professional Education is the gateway to lifelong learning from MIT’s renowned faculty, whether in a Cambridge classroom or at your company site. MIT Professional Education programs can place you in regular MIT academic courses or in industry-focused short courses. Individuals can build skills to reenter their professional fields and companies can benefit from custom programs designed to meet their specific business needs. MIT Professional Education brings MIT to the world.
The Advanced Study Program provides professionals in industry and government the opportunity to enroll in MIT credit courses to further their knowledge for their organization and to advance their own careers. If you are interested in taking energy related courses for one or more semesters, on a full or part-time basis, while still working and contributing to your company, the Advanced Study Program provides you the vehicle to do just that! Browse the Energy Classes catalogue to see a list of all of the courses available. Earn grades, MIT credit, and a certificate of completion.
Short Programs are designed by MIT experts to connect busy professionals in industry to late-breaking knowledge at MIT. Short Programs give participants unparalleled access to top experts in a variety of fields. This highly-focused learning experience allows them to learn about topics of vital interest to their companies and to engage with faculty while creating an international network of talented colleagues. The following courses in energy, sustainability, and transportation are offered for summer 2013. Additional courses are offered on topics in Biopharma, Computing & Security, Crisis Management, Data Modeling & Analysis, High-Speed Imaging, Innovation, Leadership, Lean Enterprise, Manufacturing, Mechanical Design & Engineering, Radar, and Systems Engineering.
J. Kirtley, S. Leeb
This course focuses on the analysis and design of electric motors, generators, and drive systems, with special emphasis placed on the design of machines for electric drives. We will focus on fundamentals by using MATLAB software for mathematical analysis in the context of design. Extensive hands-on exposure will be provided through computer-based laboratory exercises and through the opportunity to construct and test an actual power electronic drive for a test motor in our laboratory.
June 10-14, 2013 | $3,500 | 3.2 CEUs | Course Info »
T. Gutowski, B. Bakshi, D. Sekulic
This class addresses sustainability at multiple scales from the process level up to the global level. Analysis includes: 1) energy resource analysis, 2) material resource analysis, and 3) life cycle assessment. Examples will be taken from many areas to illustrate principles and recent advances, including fuels/biomaterials, water/desalination, and manufacturing/materials/design.
June 17-19, 2013 | $2,500 | 1.5 CEUs | Course Info »
K. Larson, R. Chin
This workshop-style course will focus on the development and deployment of innovations for achieving sustainable personal mobility in cities. We will examine the latest innovations in technologies, designs, strategies, and policies employed by cities to increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and improve overall access and mobility for increasingly dense and crowded urban environments.
June 24-27, 2013 | $3,200 | 2.4 CEUs | Course Info »
An in-depth study of state-of-the-art transportation network modeling and simulation methods including theory and applications of origin-destination estimation and prediction; traffic flow models and alternative simulation methods (microscopic, mesoscopic, and macroscopic); dynamic traffic assignment methods; models of user behavior; public transportation models; equilibrium methods; calibration and validation; and real time traffic information systems.
July 29-August 2, 2013 | $2,900 | 2.8 CEUs | Course Info »
M. Kazimi, N. Todreas
A review of safety and regulatory issues for operating reactors and licensing of new reactors. Emphasis on new developments. Fuel storage and waste repository issues will be covered.
June 10-14, 2013 | $3,300 | 2.9 CEUs | Course Info »
N. E. Selin
Introduces the goals, principles, and practical applications of sustainability. Examines sustainability definitions in the context of major environmental issues and trends from a scientific and practical perspective through lectures, case studies, and hands-on activities. Presents practical skills for integrating sustainability into business practices, operations, and policies.
August 5-9, 2013 | $3,300 | 2.6 CEUs | Course Info »