For me this brief interaction pointed to three interesting developments in management education. First, it provided an example of the blurring boundaries between what companies and business schools do. Second, it revealed some of the key advantages of ‘learning by doing” to develop managers and leaders. Third, it demonstrated the importance of context in creating meaningful and effective learning experiences.
GBSN’s 2018 Learning by Doing: The Power of Experiential Learning in Management Education summit coming up this March 15-16 in Lima, Peru will provide an in depth examination on how schools use real-world projects to give their students an impactful learning experience. Business school deans, directors and faculty will explore innovative approaches to applying action based learning to curricula. “Taking Measure of Experiential Learning” originally published by AACSB International BizEd Magazine, sheds light on how schools can measure experiential program and course learning outcomes by identifying six assurance of learning (AoL) standards that are common to successful project-based courses and provides examples of how some business … Read More
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The healthcare industry is going through a massive transformation as its emphasis shifts from transactional care for sick patients to continuous health management of patient populations. This transformation requires the development of new technologies, businesses, and clinical models as well as the emergence of new players in the healthcare industry. At the MIT Sloan School of Management, students learn first-hand about this evolution through its cutting-edge Healthcare Lab (H-Lab). Now in its fourth year, the course provides MIT students with a multidisciplinary action-learning approach to understanding the business challenges and opportunities in healthcare, … Read More