By Bhaskar Pant The novel coronavirus has affected countries around the globe. It is non-discriminatory in terms of who it hits. It is oblivious to race, gender or culture and agnostic to national borders. Given these facts, one might expect to see a largely uniform response to the coronavirus across the world. But that has…
AI teams and solutions are becoming ubiquitous. The sea change is calling for more holistic leadership skills.
(Nanowerk Spotlight) Those of us who work in the field of nanoscience know all about the uniqueness of the nanoscale. However, now that use cases for nanotechnology are ramping up across virtually all industry sectors, it’s essential to take a step back and remember that few in the business world have experience like ours.
MIT Professional Education is revolutionizing the digital learning experience. In fact, we’re no longer talking about online-only, but rather an interactive and collaborative learning experience, that’s digitally powered.
Clara Piloto (center) and Bhaskar Pant (left) accept the Hipatia Business and Science Award on behalf of MIT Professional Education from Alfonso Ortín Castellano, director of communication at PharmaMar, in Spain.
For the second year in a row, MIT Professional Education gathered almost one hundred participants in an afterwork meetup in Lima, Peru with the goal of sharing experiences and creating synergies among the vast Spanish-speaking community in Latin America.
Automation is not likely to eliminate millions of jobs any time soon — but the U.S. still needs vastly improved policies if Americans are to build better careers and share prosperity as technological changes occur, according to a new MIT report about the workplace.
Count companies, governments, and higher education institutions among many entities struggling with the uncertainty of what has become known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The term—coined in 2016 by World Economic Forum CEO Klaus Schwab—refers to the effects of digital technologies on our lives, our work and our interactions.
Professional development programs may not be new; however, we are starting to see an increase in the demand for courses focused on upskilling technology and engineering professionals in new technology areas. Technical knowledge can be obsoleted quickly, so universities are expanding and adapting their programs to address growing industry demand for talent with the knowledge…
We all have the tendency to look at other cultures through the lens of our own. While this is natural, it can lead to misunderstandings when communicating with and managing colleagues from around the world. In my experience working and teaching across cultures, I’ve noticed one important area where this frequently causes conflicts: deadlines.