MIT economists Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee win Nobel Prize (press conference)

[APPLAUSE] That was so wonderful. So welcome to MIT, everyone. And thank you to all who are with us this morning in person or participating remotely by the phone bridge or on the live webcast. We’ll begin with a few introductory remarks from MIT president L. Rafael Reif. The president will then introduce Professors Esther…

EMERITUS Institute of Management: An Introduction

[Music] I’m Lisa Rohrer. I’m the US Director of Learning at EMERITUS Institute of Management. I’m Bob Halperin, Chairman of the Academic Board of the EMERITUS Institute of Management. We welcome you to the EMERITUS learning experience. The EMERITUS Institute of Management was founded with the singular mission of bringing high-quality business education to people…

MIT Sloan Business Process Design for Strategic Management | Course Trailer

Hi I’m Professor Nelson Repenning and I’m one of the faculty directors for the Business Process Design for Strategic Management online program from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Hi I’m senior lecturer Don Kieffer and I’m one of the faculty directors for the Business Process Design for Strategic Management online program from the MIT…

MIT Sloan Management Analytics | Course Trailer

Gone are the days when an executive simply makes a decision from the gut. Analytics skills are becoming increasingly important, because analytics work. They lead to better decisions. With more information and better technology than ever before, applying analytical thinking to your business problems will lead to better decisions and more value. This program draws…

Japanese Business Management | WasedaX on edX

[MUSIC PLAYING] JUSUKE JJ IKEGAMI: Japan’s business strategy and manage model was once highly revered and held as a new, superior way to do business. In 1989, around the peak of Japan’s rise, 21 out of the top 30 companies with the highest market capitalization in the world were Japanese. Today, there isn’t one Japanese…

Market Segmentation Analysis | UQx on edX

SPEAKER: Your customers are individuals. They have their own tastes and interests that are part of who they are. But if we take a step back and look at the data, we start to see the things our customers have in common. When we arrange that data, we begin to see patterns. How we arrange…

Project Management Life Cycle | RITx on edX

LEONIE FERNANDES: Project management is one of the fastest growing sectors of new jobs around the world. Adding project management to your education and work experience will make you more marketable and desirable to organizations looking to fill upwards of 1.5 million new project manager related jobs this year. According to the Project Management Institute,…

Supply Chain Management MicroMasters® Program | MITx on edX | About Video

[TRAIN NOISE] CHRIS CAPLICE: Supply chains are all around us. Everything that we wear, that we eat, that we touch, or use every day, is part of some supply chain that transformed raw material from some other location into a finished product that you’re enjoying now. Supply chains literally connect the world. My name’s Chris…

International Project Management | RITx on edX

For international projects, separation across time and country boundaries can greatly magnify issues caused by cultural differences. Even an experienced project manager can feel ill-equipped in an international project setting. According to the Project Management Institute, more than half of project failures are due to ineffective communication. For global teams, communication is blamed for over…

Microsoft Big Data Professional Program

[MUSIC PLAYING] JONATHAN MULHERN: It’s crazy how much the technology has been adapting and evolving. Millions and millions of data per second on millions of devices, and what better way to learn about that. GRAEME MALCOLM: Our mission is to empower every individual and organization on the planet to do more, and this is a…