MIT Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) educates the next generation of industry leaders. Alumni of the program have an SM from an MIT engineering department and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. The dual-degree professional program is for students with exceptional leadership potential and experience initiating changes in their organizations.
The two-year curriculum features internships at elite partner companies who are all leaders in their industry. LGO students can develop leadership skills for the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, geosciences, energy, high-tech, and global supply chain industries. The combination of advanced engineering and Sloan MBA knowledge makes LGO graduates among the most sought after on the job market. LGO alums lead a variety of product development, global operations, and manufacturing development initiatives at leading companies and entrepreneurial ventures throughout the world.
Currently, the following departments partner with LGO to offer an SM through the program:
- Aeronautics and Astronautics
- Biological Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Mechanical Engineering
Nineteen of the 27 LGO industry partners are Fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, Boeing, General Motors, Raytheon and United Technologies Corp.
All LGO students receive fellowships covering about half of their tuition costs.