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Master's Program in Engineering and Management
Master's Program in Engineering and Management
Master's Program in Engineering and Management

System Design and ManagementMaster's Program in Engineering and Management

Master's Program in Engineering and Management

Master's Program in Engineering and Management at MIT

Jointly offered by MIT's School of Engineering and the MIT Sloan School of Management, the System Design and Management (SDM) master's program in engineering and management educates mid-career professionals to lead effectively and creatively by using systems thinking to solve large-scale, complex challenges in product design, development, and innovation.

SDM offers full-time on-campus and part-time flex options that include commuter and distance learning opportunities. Together they combine MITís academic rigor with state-of-the-art, synchronous technology that enables off-campus students to attend live classes with their cohort and work on team assignments with classmates from around the world.

SDM provides a global mindset; a systems thinking perspective that integrates management, technology, and social sciences; and ways to lead across organizational and cultural boundaries to address rapidly accelerating complexity and change in today's global markets.

The curriculum of MIT's System Design and Management program encompasses leadership development and critical, creative, and integrative thinking as well as an appreciation of diversity and an understanding of how to foster positive change within organizations, society at large, and—most importantly—within oneself.

Students

Adeyemi

Adeyemi Adepetu,
SDM '13

Turning Waste into Energy, One Community at a Time
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Raj Nair, SDM '12

Juan Romeu, SDM '13

Program Management Engineer Discovers Value of Systems Thinking
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Alumni

Jorge Moreno

Douglas Hague, SDM '99

Elevating Data, Analytics to the C-Suite
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Daniel Adsit, SDM '13

Daniel Adsit,
SDM '13

Systems Integration
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Andrea Ippolito, SDM '10

Andrea Ippolito,
SDM '10

Hacking Medicine
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Faculty

Steven Eppinger

Steven Eppinger, Professor

Eppinger Named Runner-up for POMS Best Paper Award
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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Save the Date!
2014 MIT SDM Conference on Systems Thinking for Contemporary Challenges
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Systems Thinking for Emerging, Evolving, and Established Leaders
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Preconference Sessions
SDM Information Evening

Events

SDM Information Evening
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Bush Room, MIT
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Virtual SDM Information Session (pre-recorded)

Available on demand

News

SDM Pulse, Spring 2014
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Alex Piña, SDM '13, and
Sean Gilliland, SDM '13,
SDM Team Develops New Solar Power Solution
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Rajesh Nair, SDM '12, Teaching Entrepreneurship in India
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Alex Sanchez, SDM '13, SDM Award Winner
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Webinar: System Architecture for Corporate Innovation: How to Run a Successful Initiative and Deliver Tangible Results
Presentation and Recording>>

Videos Now Available: SDM Big Data and Systems Thinking Conference
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