Unpack the driving forces behind workplace change and develop a comprehensive understanding of the future of business design to prepare your organization.
“We need to get a message out to people around the world — young workers, but even more to experienced workers and leaders of business and government — that we can influence the future of work. We don’t see enough people understanding that they really can have an influence over these issues and have an impact.”— Thomas Kochan, Faculty Director
You'll walk away with
A leadership toolkit drawing on insights from the changing nature of the workforce, and the opportunities and challenges these changes present at both a macro and micro level.
A comprehensive understanding of how technology can be strategically integrated into your organization while leveraging the relevant skills to prepare your workforce for the future.
The ability to future-proof your organization with high-road business strategies that create value for your organization and shareholders, as well as empower the voice of your workforce.
A roadmap for leading the future of work through an understanding of the role firms, employees, government, and society play in shaping a new social contract.
Over the duration of this online program, you’ll work through the following modules:
Module 1The Current State of Work: Challenges and Opportunities
Learn about the current state of the labor market in order to understand the challenges and opportunities it presents.
Module 2The Old Social Contract and the New World of Work
Review the path that has led to the current state of work to understand why elements of the old social contract endure despite the need for change.
Module 3Partnering With the Workforce to Integrate New Technology
Learn about some of the technology integration approaches being taken to prepare the workforce for the future.
Module 4Managing Work to Benefit Both Labor and Businesses
Discover the societal benefits of high-road business strategies.
Module 5Incorporating Worker Voice
Explore the importance of listening to and engaging with employee voice to empower the future workforce.
Module 6The Future of Work: Building a New Social Contract
Collaborate on building a new social contract and develop a roadmap for leading the future of work.
Please note that module titles and their contents are subject to change during course development.
An Online Education That Sets You Apart
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.
Enjoy a personalized, people-mediated online learning experience that supports you every step of the way.
Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.
How to register
There are no formal prerequisites to join this program. The online short course is available to work professionals, regardless of location, academic study, or work experience. While there are no acceptance criteria or registration fee, you’ll need a current email account and access to a computer and the internet, as well as a PDF Reader. You may need to view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and read and create documents in Microsoft Word or Excel.
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