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Fall 2017

Sloan Innovation Period (SIP)

October 23rd through October 27th

 

Round I SIP Bidding will begin Monday, September 25th at 12 noon (EST)

and will close on Thursday, September 28th at 12 noon (EST)

 

You will use your 9-digit MIT ID as your login and password to access the bid system. Contact coursebid@sloan.mit.edu if you experience difficulty accessing your account.


SIP Bidding Schedule:

 

Round I:

Opens 12pm-Monday, September 25

Closes 12pm-Thursday, September 28

Round I results posted Monday, October 2

 

ADD/DROP:

Opens 12pm-Monday, October 2

Closes 12pm-Thursday, October 12

Add/Drop Round results posted in real-time


Instructions for MBA Students (Visit MySloan for a complete list of SIP workshops):

 

First Year MBAs:

1.       You have 1000 bid point to spend on the following in Round I:

a.       One (1) unit of Ethics - two (2) workshops, each 0.5 units

b.      One (1) unit of Leadership - one workshop of 1.0 unit or two workshops of 0.5 units each.

2.       If there are more bids than seats available, enrollment will be determined by the number of points bid.

3.       If you do not get your first choice in Round I, you will be able to add workshops during the Add/Drop round. The add/drop round is time sensitive!

 

Second Year MBAs:

1.       You have 1 bid point to select your preferred SIP Stream in Round I.

2.       If there are more bids than seats available, enrollment will be determined by random lottery.

3.       If you do not get your first choice in Round I, you will be able to add a workshop during the Add/Drop round. The add/drop round is time sensitive!

4.       Visit MySloan for a current SIP Audit.

 

Important Reminders:

1.       Waitlists will not be part of the SIP bidding process due to the brevity of the workshops.

2.       You will not receive partial credit for any workshops partially attended. You are expected to attend workshops in their entirety in order to gain credit for the course.

3.       The bid system will allow you to bid on workshops with conflicting schedules.


Instructions for Sloan Fellows:

1.       You have 1000 bid points to spend in Round I

a.       You have the option to bid on all three Sloan Fellows SIP Workshops.

b.      If there are more bids than seats available, enrollment will be determined by the number of points bid.

c.       If you do not get your first choice in Round I, you will be able to add workshops during the Add/Drop round. The add/drop round is time sensitive!

2.       If necessary, a waitlist will be maintained by the Sloan Fellows Program Team.

3.       SF-only workshops range from 3 hours to two half-days, so check the schedule below carefully as you make your choices.