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Registration is open for 2013 Short Programs

Celebrating its 64th season, MIT Professional Education Short Programs offers more than 40 courses in two- to five-day sessions that enable professionals to access world-class thinking, acquire new skills and bring innovative ideas back to work. Courses are taught on the MIT campus by MIT faculty/researchers and experts from industry and academia. Participants earn CEUs and a certificate of completion.

Short Programs courses are closely aligned with industry needs and cutting-edge research from areas such as biotechnology/pharmaceutical, energy/sustainability/transportation, data modeling, imaging, innovation, leadership/negotiation, radar, robotics, systems engineering and more.

More than 900 professionals from the United States and abroad attend the courses every year — including scientists, engineers, technicians, managers, consultants and others from both the public and private sectors.

New courses offered in 2013 include: 
  • Advances in Imaging — July 29-30
  • Build a Multi-Channel Search and Track Radar — August 5-9
  • Engineering Leadership for Early Career Professionals — June 17-21
  • Game Development for Software Engineers — August 5-9
  • Mastering Innovation and Design-Thinking — July 8-10
  • Materials by Design — June 17-20
  • Negotiation in Scientific and Technical Fields — July 15-17
  • Rapid Robotics: Autonomous Systems with Open Source Software — August 5-9
  • Social Data and Networks — July 22-23
  • Social TV: Architectures, Technologies, and Deployment — July 8-12
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