Thomas Kochan




Professor Thomas A. Kochan is the George M. Bunker Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Co-Director of the Institute for Work and Employment Research. He is a leading expert in work and employment relations and has been directly involved in advising governments, businesses, and labor unions to improve the world of work for the past 40 years. One of his previous books is Restoring the American Dream: A Working Families Agenda for Work.

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Mar 28th 2017

Explore ways to improve job opportunities and develop a personal plan for lifelong career success. The goal of this course is to explore and develop plans of action for improving the job and career opportunities for today and tomorrow’s workforce. At this time, there aren’t enough good jobs or educational opportunities in the U.S. or globally to meet the aspirations and needs of all who want and need to work or to deliver on the expectation that every generation should achieve a higher standard of living for themselves and their families than their parent’s generation. This is a fundamental ideal that drives people all over the world. In the U.S. we call it the American Dream.

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Mar 23rd 2015

This course explores how the next generation workforce can shape the future of work to realize its version of the American Dream.

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