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Q&A with Innovating in Existing Markets Participant Nazly Granada, Marketing Manager at PepsiCo.

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 10 hours ago

Live online

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Nazly Granada, Marketing Manager at PepsiCo and a participant in MIT’s Innovating in Existing Markets, a three-day program offered live online and designed for innovation-ready executives seeking an immersive learning experience. Learn why she attended and what she took away from the experience.

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Making supply chains more resilient

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 15 days ago

Supply Chain

From car parts to toilet paper, the pandemic has shown that our global supply chains are unable to react effectively to major, sudden changes. Simchi-Levi suggests that the best way to make our supply chains more resilient is to map the layers of the distribution network and apply stress tests to see where the bottlenecks occur. Only by understanding the vulnerabilities in our system can we know best how to prevent future turmoil.

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Bringing the benefits of executive education to PepsiCo Latin America

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 25 days ago

Norma Castillo

The Supply Chain Finance Manager for PepsiCo Latin America, Norma Castillo Lopez came to MIT Sloan Executive Education with a strict requirement: “I wanted tools and frameworks that I could take and use quickly, because, as a finance person, I need to see the returns of investment really quickly on what I learned.”

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How managers understand and apply merit in the workplace

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 1 day ago

Merit in the workplace

To show that their decisions about whom to hire, reward, and promote are based on objective, fair, unbiased criteria, some companies have become eager to dismantle any role that bias might play in employment decisions and outcomes. But how can these organizations make the evaluation process more meritocratic, and their workplaces more fair and diverse?

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Speaking up about racial injustice

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 11 days ago

MIT speaks up about racial injustice

The recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have prompted an outpouring of sadness, anger, and outrage from people around the world. In the face of such emotions, organizations might think it prudent to steer clear of societal or political issues. But that would be a mistake.

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Cybercrime’s COVID-19 surge—and what we can do about it

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 22 days ago

Cybersafety

Covid-19 has forever transformed the way we run our businesses. Digital transformation is accelerating, priorities are shifting, and working from home will be the new normal. As we continue to navigate this new world, we must also think differently about how to mitigate the risks of cyberattacks—attacks which are surging amidst the current crisis and the related spike in remote work.

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Q&A webinar follow-up with John Carrier

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 2 months ago

During John's webinar, Using Digital Technology to Rapidly Recover from Operational Interruptions, we received a lot of wonderful questions that we unfortunately couldn’t address within the 30-minute time frame. However, we collected them and curated their answers from John. This blog post will dive deeper into the concepts on which participants had questions.

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