Program Overview

Through a customized series of engagements, case studies, workshops, and interactive discussions, you gain a unique MIT-insider perspective into corporate innovation and learn how to leverage innovation methodologies that address your specific business challenges.

Program framework 

The Corporate Innovation Program is designed to provide your organization opportunities to learn about innovation as defined by MIT, practice innovation skills, engage with MIT’s I&E ecosystem, and sustain innovation practices.

A twelve-month program designed to help you address your key innovation challenges

During the program, you’re encouraged through relevant coursework, events, panels, and opportunities to consider how you apply insights within your organization.

You will embark on a twelve-month journey of learning, ideation, and discovery. Starting month one, your team will foster meaningful relationships with MIT’s diverse innovation and entrepreneurship community. 

Agility in the age of COVID-19

As the entire MIT community adjusts to the new reality of Covid-19, we at The Corporate Innovation Program and MITii have adapted to an increasingly digital world. 

The twelve month program as designed has been amended to showcase our courses, hackathons, and panels remotely. For more information, contact

The CIP Journey

You’ll move through a series of integrated modules of unique MIT content curated to build foundational learnings with the cohort and to address your company’s business challenges. 

An innovation mindset for the future of your organization


Take part in modules led by innovation thought leaders at MIT and exchange best practices with your peers from other companies.



Increase your company’s existing innovation capacity and build on your current successes.



Explore new, cutting-edge technologies and pursue competencies in transformative breakthrough innovation.



Put what you’ve learned into action through collaborative activities—externally, with MIT faculty, staff, and students—and internally, with your employees.


Start your innovation journey.

The Corporate Innovation Program is suited for organizations that strive to strengthen their innovation mindset and seek to address innovation challenges with guidance from MIT.