Organizations, Innovation, and Technology: Putting Ideas to Work

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 09:00

This five-day course takes place June 18, 2018 to June 22, 2018 on MIT's campus in Cambridge, MA.

Innovation typically begins with a new technical concept or other bright idea. But the idea is just the first step on the long path to successful innovation. Technical change usually requires organizational changes as well. These changes include providing resources for technical development and acquiring the support of others in the organization or in outside organizations.

Climate Change: From Science to Solutions

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 09:00

This five-day course takes place June 30, 2018 to August 3, 2018 on MIT's campus in Cambridge, MA. The objective of this course is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the scientific foundation behind anthropogenic climate change, its impacts on the Earth, and strategies to address it. The course introduces the fundamental physical processes that shape climate, focusing on the drivers of past, present, and future climate change. 

An Evening with Ethical Startups

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 18:30

About This Event

Boston is booming with startups, but there's always talk of social good in business.

Join us for an evening including a variety of ethical startups making a difference in their industries. Learn from the little guys about what it takes to make a social good idea into a full blooming business - without compromise. If you're looking for inspiration or to see what the future of social good enterprise looks like, this is the place to be.

Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 18:30

About This Workshop

In the new experience economy, the success of a digital interface is the product of human-centered design. A fundamental understanding how humans “see” the world gives visual and user experience designers the most valuable tool set they need to communicate effectively through visual design. At its core, understanding human biology and cognition are the underpinnings of user-centered design. Combine that understanding with modern UI concepts and you can create beautiful, useful and competitive experiences.

Facebook Advertising 101: Making Facebook Advertising Pay

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 18:30

About This Workshop

Facebook Advertising is the hottest area of paid advertising available on the internet today. With targeting abilities that rival any other advertising platform, there exists no better way to get the word out about your business then with Facebook Advertising. This cutting edge course will teach you the secrets the pros use to make Facebook Advertising pay.

Introduction to Coding: HTML & CSS

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 18:30

About This Class

Meet the programming languages that power the web, and write your first line of code.

Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During this talk, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites.

  • Learn how HTML, CSS and JavaScript function together to form the backbone of the web.
  • Cover key coding terms and principles.
  • Learn more about this exciting career.

Agile & Scrum Fundamentals

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 18:00

About This Workshop

Scrum is used extensively, but not exclusively, in web and software development. Everyone from developers to business execs are now expected to know how to work using Scrum, but few are taught it and many struggle along with misinformed ideas. This workshop will cover the main principles and ideas underpinning agile and why using Scrum is the best way to run certain projects. Through games, hands-on practice and project simulations, you’ll be armed with the knowledge of how to use Scrum on a day-to-day basis.

Salary Negotiation Workshop with AAUW Work Smart Boston

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 18:30

About This Event

General Assembly is teaming up with AAUW and the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement to offer free, monthly salary negotiation workshops for the women of Boston.

Join us for a free two-hour salary negotiation workshop and gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages in preparation for your next review or career change.