Experiential learning focusing on faculty training
Project-based Business Classes
Experiential learning business classes, with client projects (action learning/learn by doing), have proven to be very appealing to students and the most effective life-long learning approach. This is a comprehensive faculty development training program on action learning education. It was developed for participants to learn the process and content/curriculum from validated best practices. Teaching techniques and class management insights lead to the ability to immediately launch and teach project-based courses.
Student-led service learning programs provide participants with a unique leadership skill building opportunity in conjunction with collaborating with a team and organization to address the organization’s challenge.
- Illustrative example
- SEDCE (Student Economic Development Consulting Experience)—Provide sustainable growth strategies to Chicago’s South Side small businesses focusing on minority, women and veteran owned businesses.
Consulting Laboratory Courses
Students partner with an alumnus developing projects (recruited by alumni, students, and university/school contacts). The course guides students through the consulting process providing high impact, high-value results to participating organizations. Alumni are mentors/coaches and a facilitator provide guidance, as needed.
- Illustrative examples comprise two groups—diverse or specialized
- Strategy Lab—diverse portfolio of clients and projects
- Healthcare Operations—specialized, healthcare project focusing on AI, forecasting and logistics
- Marketing Lab—portfolio of marketing clients with a diverse array of projects
Proprietary Content Developed and Delivered by: Terri C. Albert, Ph.D., C.E.O., Fresh Set of Eyes, LLC.
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