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MIT Professional Education Adds New Wave of Emerging Technology Courses to Fall 2019 Program

Timely Offerings Accelerate Critical Training Organizations Need to Upskill Their Workforce and Gain an Edge in an Ever-Changing Market

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , August 26, 2019 – To accelerate business-critical training in emerging technologies, MIT Professional Education is adding three timely courses to its fall lineup.

“The commercial world is changing fast, with new technologies impacting more jobs than ever. To keep pace with evolving workplace demands, professionals must continually acquire new skills. These new courses give organizations and their employees exactly what they need to remain relevant and gain an edge for the future,” said Bhaskar Pant, Executive Director of MIT Professional Education.

The new fall courses include:

MIT Masterclass: Technology Strategy & Innovation– October 21-24, 2019 – Harness the power of cutting-edge, digital technologies to create compelling new products and achieve game-changing innovation. Instructors: Blade Kotelly, senior lecturer at the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program and Michael Davies, senior lecturer at MIT.

Ethics of AI: Safeguarding Humanity – October 24-25, 2019 – Learn to expertly navigate ethical challenges associated with AI development and implementation
and explore ways to utilize AI to benefit your organization—and humankind.
Instructors: Bernhardt L. Trout, Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT and Stefanie Jegelka, an X-Consortium Career Development Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT.

Applied Deep Learning Boot Camp – November 13-14, 2019 – Receive intensive hands-on instruction on using deep learning tools to process data in different modalities, ranging from text, images, and graphs. Instructors: Regina Barzilay, Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and member, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), and Tommi Jaakkola, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and member, CSAIL.

These expanded offerings complement MIT Professional Education’s more than 50 courses that are available to organizations around the globe. For more information or to register, visit: professional.mit.edu

ABOUT MIT PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
For 70 years, MIT Professional Education has been providing technical professionals worldwide a gateway to renowned MIT research, knowledge and expertise, through advanced education programs designed specifically for them. In addition to industry-focused, two-to-five-day on-campus Short Programs, MIT Professional Education offers professionals the opportunity to take blended learning courses through Digital Plus Programs, attend courses abroad through International Programs, enroll in regular MIT academic courses through the Advanced Study Program, or design Custom Programs specifically for their companies. For more information, please visit: professional.mit.edu

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