Methodology of the Louvain School of Management
The IEMBA Courses will pay specific attention to the professional environment of the programme via:
- case studies,
- workshops and individual/team project work,
- balancing theory and
- practice to ensure transfer of learning to the workplace.
Balancing analytical and self development skills is a key asset to lead a team towards success:
- Small groups to adapt content/tools to particular situation;
- Participants involvement in their own continuous learning process;
- Interactive teaching sessions: share personal and diversified experience, challenge participants leadership & decision-making skills;
- Specific self-development workshops, including team building, enhancing self-awareness of strengths & weaknesses to lead others towards success, leadership styles, values, intra/interpersonal attitudes and behaviours, negotiation, coaching, creativity, change management, etc;
- Companies visits and exposure to different environments during the study trips;
- Implementation of the concept through the papers (mini audit) elaborated individually at the end of the courses;
- With the faculty support, the final Business Project provides the opportunity to transfer to the workplace all managerial and self-development skills learned during the programme, to address the best way a specific issue within the organization;
- Full access to the UCL’s resources and cultural opportunities;
- Networking: contacts with business practitioners lecturing in the program, executive classmate and alumni, local and expatriates executives during the study trips, Belgian and foreign officials , AWEX/FIT representatives, EMBAs from partner universities etc.
Participants continuous assessment:
Your progress will be assessed based on :
- In-class participation,
- Graded written assignments (papers),
- Written open book, case-based examinations,
- Business project, leading to a written report and an oral presentation to the Jury,
- Study trips: not graded but presence is mandatory for 2 out of the 3 study trips.