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OCW presents the Sloan MBA first-semester core

Are you drawn to business? Thinking about an MBA? With OCW, you can learn alongside the next generation of business leaders studying at MIT!

The MBA program at MIT’s Sloan School of Management starts with a collection of courses known as the first-semester core:

“Through the powerful, shared experience of the first-semester Core, students build the foundation of their MIT Sloan education. Students gain fundamental skills through required coursework in economics, accounting, leadership communication, business statistics, and organizational processes. Students may also choose one elective on marketing management, finance, operations management, or competitive strategy.”

OCW has all five required courses, and most of the elective options, that comprise the first-semester core.

Required Courses


Last updated: 26 Jan 2017