DEFINITION of 'MIT Sloan School Of Management'

MIT Sloan School Of Management is one of the top business schools in America. MIT Sloan School Of Management is located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Sloan School of Management was originally founded as the engineering administration curriculum in the department of economics and statistics, before implementing a master's degree in management in 1925.

BREAKING DOWN 'MIT Sloan School Of Management'

The Sloan School of Management offers programs in master of business demonstration (MBA) and executive MBA, as well as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorates. The school also offers executive education programs which are classified as non-degree programs. Sloan also offers such part-time programs as: leaders for manufacturing, system design and management and the biomedical enterprise program.

Founding of MIT Sloan School Of Management

The Sloan School of Management was founded in 1914 as an engineering program in the department of economics and statistics. The program grew rapidly in response to the rapid evolution of management theory. The MBA program was added in 1925. The Sloan School of Management’s stated principle is “to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world and to generate ideas that advance management practice.”

Sloan School of Management’s Relationship to Harvard Business School

The Sloan School of Management belongs to the “Magnificent Seven,” a group of prestigious American business schools, including the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Northwestern University, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard.

Partly due to geographic convenience, Sloan School of Management collaborates with Harvard Business School. Students may freely register for courses at each other’s schools, and the two schools even offer a dual degree program. Students often pursue degrees at both schools.

MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is a yearly conference to discuss the increasing role of analytics in sports. It is one of the largest student-run conferences in the country and attracts attendees from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer and the English Premier League.

The conference is held in February of March of each year and regularly sells out. It has even moved to off-campus locations to accommodate the large attendance. The conference brings managers, players, and coaches together with reporters, researchers, and students from more than 170 different schools.

Famous Sloan School of Management Alumni

Sloan School of Management alumni have led some of the biggest corporations in America. Some notable alumni include: Carly Fiorina, Bill Ford and Kofi Annan.

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