The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s professional education wing, recently announced two new professional certificate programs, in addition to its existing three professional certificate programs, and seven additional courses for the summer of 2019. MIT’s this additional professional certificate and summer courses offerings are designed to meet the market demand for skilled talent specialized in technical and engineering leadership skills.
According to Bhaskar Pant, Executive Director, MIT Professional Education, virtually every profession is being impacted by emerging digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, 3D printing, and blockchain. In response to this, MIT Professional Education has added several timely courses and certificate programs to its robust technical education portfolio. With these new learning options, students and individuals will gain the critical skills and specialized knowledge necessary to succeed in a 21st-century technology workforce.
The new certificate programs include Professional Certificate Program in Biotechnology & Life Sciences; and Professional Certificate Program in Design & Manufacturing.
And the 2019 new Short Programs courses include Inclusive Innovation: Designing for a Better World; Deep Learning for AI and Computer Vision; Applied Blockchain; Designing Tomorrow’s Cities; Design Driven Leadership; Advanced Business Resiliency; and Ceramics: Device Manufacturing from Energy to AI.
All these courses will be taught by MIT faculty and will take place on MIT campus in Cambridge. Students, individuals, and learning enthusiasts can take individual 2 to 5-day short courses or pursue a full Professional Certificate program. The two new certificate programmes require a minimum of 3 core courses, 1 elective and at least 16 days of classroom time over a period of 36 months.