Chief Technology Officer

Inquiring For
Work Experience

Learning Outcomes

  • Find out how to conduct business in a multicultural environment

  • Quantity technology progress over time using relevant figures of merit

  • Map technologies to a product / service and set realistic figures of merit-based targets

  • Shape the R&D strategy and portfolio of an organization based on a set of technology roadmap and effective R&D execution

  • Comprehend the system dynamics modeling approach to model technical innovation

  • Anticipate and prepare for the technological evolution

  • Understand the globality of data and master the 4 steps for implementing machine learning plans

  • Learn the characteristics of datasets and become familiar with how to use effective statistical tools to identify and clarify data

  • Obtain an overview of the theory and practice of new technologies that lead to digital transformation

  • Develop a vision about how to apply technologies to organizations and to your professional career

Learning Journey

The Program offers new and immersive learning for current managers and high-potential leaders with measurable expertise who aim to become successful C-suite executives. This program arises in response to the growing need for organizations to have more specialized leaders to improve decision-making and company benefits.

Why Enroll in this Course?

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Immersive 12-month learning for senior executives.

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In-person experience on the MIT Campus and Live immersive sessions.

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Personalized coaching sessions in Career Advising.

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Access to a premium ecosystem and network composed of MIT Faculty and senior executives.

Learning Experience

Premium Access to the MIT Professional Education Ecosystem

You will have exclusive access to networking events, live online sessions with guest speakers, company visits, and the international MIT Alumni network. 

Career Development

You will participate in sessions with a career advancement coach who will guide you toward your goals and prepare you for new and exciting challenges.

Digital Pathway Access

You will have access to a gallery of webinars in multiple languages on a wide variety of relevant topics. Additionally, you will be invited to attend upcoming live webinars.


MPE - Faculty - Devavrat Shah
Prof. Devavrat Shah

Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Dr. David Niño

Senior Lecturer in the Daniel J. Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program at MIT

MPE - Faculty - Abel Sanchez
Dr. Abel Sánchez

Executive Director of MIT’s Geospatial Data Center, Research Scientist; Center for Complex Engineering Systems, Sociotechnical Systems Research Center, under the Schwarzman College of Computing

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Prof. Olivier De Weck

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, MIT

MPE - Faculty - John R. Williams
Prof. John R. Williams

Professor of Information Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of MIT Geospatial Data Center, and a faculty member in the Center for Computational Science and Engineering part of the Schwarzman School of Computer Science

Who Is It For?

This Blended Professional Certificate Program: Chief Technology Officer is designed for

  • Leaders of technological departments or projects who need to understand the evolution of technology and the optimal technology management for their organizations.

  • Current and aspiring C-suite executives from Digital, IT, Marketing and Strategy responsible to setting up the corporate and product strategy.

  • Senior consultants and entrepreneurs that need to understand the role of technology in the company´s growth and portfolio.

  • Senior executives looking for innovating and leveraging technology.

Participants are required to have:

  • A minimum of ten years of experience working in a managerial position

  • At least 3 years of experience managing projects related to technology, innovation, or business development

  • International experience is appreciated

Key takeaways

Key takeaways

  • Develop key managerial capabilities

  • Understand how to leverage and integrate data

  • Drive digital innovation throughout the organization

  • Create a digital-focused action plan

All the participants who successfully complete their program will receive an MIT Professional Education Certificate of Completion, as well as Continuing Education Units (CEUs)*.

To obtain CEUs, complete the accreditation confirmation, which is available at the end of the course. CEUs are calculated for each course based on the number of learning hours.

*The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is defined as 10 contact hours of ongoing learning to indicate the amount of time they have devoted to a non-credit/non-degree professional development program.

To understand whether or not these CEUs may be applied toward professional certification, licensing requirements, or other required training or continuing education hours, please consult your training department or licensing authority directly.

I invite everyone, who not only work in the technology field, but they want to amplify their vision and knowledge in the tech world, this is the place. You'll have the professional and personal support of trained experts and you'll be amazed with the cultural diversity you find.
Leyda Gonzales Solórzano
eBIZ Latin America

Application Process

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Complete the application form and pay the non-refundable fee.

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Our Admissions Department will contact you to initiate the telephone interviews process.

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Wait for the results from our Admission Advisors. If accepted, you will be able to make a secure payment.

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Your place in the course will be confirmed, and you will receive a welcome email with the next steps.

What is included in the fee?

  • The program fee includes teaching fees, access to online coursework and different activities taking place during the residential weeks.

  • The program fee does not include accommodations for the in campus week, travel expenses (domestic, international, visa fee, and more), and other expenses not specifically mentioned in the fees.

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