Leverage your unique leadership capabilities to drive your organization towards success.
6 weeks, excluding
6–8 hours per week,
Earn an MIT Sloan
Key insights into effective leadership approaches to reach business objectives, drawing on MIT’s 4-CAPS+ Leadership Framework.
The skills to drive organizational innovation through distributed leadership, by harnessing your newfound knowledge of externally oriented X-teams.
The ability to invent structures and processes to address organizational challenges in an evolving business environment.
An opportunity to network and collaborate with a global cohort of like-minded leaders, and access to renowned thought leadership from faculty at MIT Sloan.
Over the duration of this online program, you’ll work your way through the following modules:
“It opened my eyes to a new leadership style that I can apply to my world, and hopefully improve our company's day-to-day decision making and processes. The online experience was very good. I think the videos were super powerful with strong testimonials. I enjoyed all of my classmates and their input and feedback were always one of collaboration and encouragement. Overall, this is a great program.”
Seley Distinguished Professor of Management
Ancona’s pioneering research into how successful teams operate led directly to the concept of X-teams as a vehicle for driving innovation within large organizations. Her work also focuses on the concept of distributed leadership, as well as the development of research-based models that enable organizations to foster creative leadership at every level.
She is the author of the book X-teams: How to Build Teams That Lead, Innovate, and Succeed and the related article, “In Praise of the Incomplete Leader”. Her previous book, Managing for the Future: Organizational Behavior and Processes, centers on the skills and processes needed in today’s diverse and changing organization.
Ancona also holds a BA and an MS in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in management from Columbia University.
This MIT Sloan online program is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who have already benefited from the opportunity to:
Develop new competencies and earn valuable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and on your own time frame
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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones
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