MIT Crisis Management & Business Resiliency Course — now offered online
July 19-22 and July 26-29, 2021
There’s no denying its been a difficult year. To help you navigate today’s and tomorrow’s crises, MIT Professional Education’s popular Crisis Management & Business Resiliency Course is being offered virtually this July.
Since 2010, this course has provided valuable insights on business resiliency, crisis management, crisis leadership, crisis communications, and IT disaster recovery for hundreds of participants. Learn from MIT faculty and industry experts, plus earn 3.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
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Our 2021 Crisis Management course is offered in a live virtual format – a mix of real-time lectures and highly interactive virtual activities through a Zoom format. To facilitate participants’ experience, we are presenting the program in eight half-day increments over two consecutive weeks, July 19-22 and 26-29. With this innovative scheduling method, you only need to spend a few hours a day (including breaks) in front of your computer screen. Classes begin at 12:00 PM EST.
This informative program offers an effective combination of lectures, case studies, and group activities conducted by knowledgeable and experienced instructors who are leaders in their fields. Case studies of actual crisis situations with an emphasis on the COVID-19 pandemic response and lessons learned are used to emphasize and enhance the concepts.
You will also:
- Learn from topical presentations by and discussions with industry and government leaders/subject matter experts.
- Deep dive into standards and metrics, supply chain, cyber security, news and social media, leadership, career advice, and more.
- Strengthen your business resiliency leadership skills.
- Receive current articles and course e-files.
- Explore Case Studies: Intel, JetBlue, Walmart, and many, many more.
- Earn the MIT Professional Education Certificate of Completion.
Considerable participant/faculty interaction and networking are built into the course schedule.
The course concludes with an online crisis simulation in which participants take active roles in a simulated disaster, including a realistic news media briefing. Part of your learning will be how to conduct a virtual simulation using Zoom.
This course runs for 8 half-days, July 19-22 & 26-29 in a live virtual (synchronous online) format!
Ready to get started? Click here for further information and to register.