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How does "Project Based Learning" work?

这个GMBA项目中的课程似乎与传统的MBA课程非常不同,那么这个项目是否具备和传统MBA项目相同的优秀品质呢?

在这个先进的GMBA国际工商管理硕士项目中,课程使用的教育方法在许多方面都优于传统方法。通过使用跨国公司的案例,融合小组合作与案例讨论,使得这个GMBA项目的整个教学过程和项目模块的设计都模拟了真实的商业环境和公司业务运作。

 现在大多数的传统MBA都仍然是侧重于管理知识的教育。然而在我们这个项目中,学生将可以深层的理解如何将管理知识运用在实践工作中,更可以通过对于真实商业环境的模拟和各种知识和技巧的运用,形成独特的具有领先竞争力的商业技能。

这样一个先进的的GMBA项目中每一个具体的项目模块具体是如何运作的呢?

每一个项目模块都通过精心的设计,参加的学员可以从中深刻了解到相关部分的商业知识。比如说,您需要为一个新产品进入新市场的商业扩展活动进行财务分析。您可以通过远程教学体系中的在线学习系统,结合已经学习到的财务知识独立完成这个分析。如果您在学习中遇到问题,可以直接与您的教授联系,您将获得权威专业而且具有针对性的指导;之后您可以顺利的完成项目,交给您的教授评分。通过这样一个互动有趣的过程,您将不仅深刻的了解财务报表的编制技巧,同时还学会了相应的市场分析能力。

 当然,如果您的教授认为您的学习可以进一步深入时,他们将会立刻告诉您如何改进。当您完成了这样一个令人兴奋的探索过程后,您的教授将会为您再次评分,见证您的进步。这与以往传统MBA的教学方式是有着显著不同的,我们的教授将会协助您将您已有的经验和我们课程中的理论知识结合在一起,形成您在未来商业社会中担任领袖的必要技能。

 当您成功完成了一个项目模块,并且已经可以驾驭该项目模块中的相关管理知识后,您就可以进入下一阶段的项目模块学习。在您之后的模块学习过程中,将会结合使用到前一个项目中的知识和技能,通过有层次的重复和巩固,将会有效的形成您自身的独特知识和技能体系。

 当您完成了所有的项目模块后,您将发现您已经可以娴熟驾驭那些令您今后事业更加成功卓越的商业技巧和能力。

与传统MBA项目相比,这个GMBA项目中教授与导师有什么不同呢?

我们相信,您已经通过之前的工作形成了一些您独特的商业技巧与能力,所以并没有必要让您重复学习您已经理解和掌握了的知识。所以,您只需要通过在线学习系统,选择学习相关的资料,例如演讲,录像,模拟仿真,文献阅读以及相关读物,就可以获得您尚未掌握的知识。当您需要在某一个特定领域深入学习时,您只需要与您的教授和导师联系,他们将立刻协助和指导您进行这些方面的深入学习。我们的师资力量会在任何您们需要的时候全力帮助您进步。我们的教授在中国和美国都具有令人尊敬的学术地位,他们深厚的学术造诣和严谨的治学态度,将成为您学习成果的重要保障。

为什么其他的学校没有使用这样的教学方式呢?

已经有学校在使用这种教学方式了,而西敏大学和东华大学作为这种先进教学方式的领导学校,正在全球领域内积极广泛的推广以这种教学理念为基础的国际MBA项目。

项目中的很多课程和主题都非常适合引入传统的MBA项目,这对于传统MBA将是一种提升和改进。但是我们仍然坚信,真正的MBA价值和娴熟的商业技能是建立在理论与实践的结合上,这需要不断地模拟,操作和运用。而这一切将在我们的全新的GMBA国际工商管理硕士项目中得到完美的诠释。

谁是您们未来学员的最理想的人选?

我们需要我们的学生,有着提升现有事业的愿望,并且已经做好准备,将已有的经验和技巧通过系统学习提升到新的高度。

 我们需要我们的学生,能够明确了解这个教育项目的重要性,并且可以以严谨负责的态度对待这一过程。这个卓越有效而有非常有趣的项目与传统的学习方式不同,为了保证高效的学习效果,学生需要能够调整时间,主动融入这个项目的学习过程中。

 如果您可以做到以上两点,那么恭喜您,您已经是我们这个项目的理想人选了!您将通过我们这个先进国际项目的学习,成为未来全球经济领导者的候选人。 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for this program?

This program is only available to students in Shanghia, China who have been accepted to Donghua University.

How does "Project Based Learning" work?

This program appears very different from traditional MBA programs.  Is it as good as a regular MBA program?

In many ways, this cutting-edge approach to MBA curriculum is superior to traditional methods; executives of global companies have validated this approach through focus groups and seminars.   This program has been designed just as real business occurs.

Many MBAs provide students with only theoretical aspects of business.  In this program, you apply theory in each project to both help you understand how theory translates into practice in the real business world, and to build your experience in applying the knowledge and skills you are building.

How Do Projects Work?

Each project is designed to build certain aspects of your business expertise.  You read a business scenario, and then complete a “deliverable”.  For example, a project could be to build a pro-forma financial analysis for a new product in a new market.  You learn using our online learning experiences, and couple that learning with what you already know.  If you need clarification, you work directly with your Faculty Coach.  When you are ready, you build the financial pro-forma and submit to your Faculty Coach for evaluation.

If the project needs more work, your Faculty Coach will tell you what you can do to make your work better – when you’ve completed that work, you resubmit for evaluation again.  That’s a significant difference – the Coach is there to help you improve and build your deliverable, helping you learn, through applied experience, the skills and abilities business leaders need.

When your project demonstrates that you’ve mastered the related business concepts, you move to the next project and continue on.  As you work through projects, they reuse what you learned before to continue to build your abilities.

When you’ve completed the entire series of projects, you’ve demonstrated a strong mastery of ALL of the skills and abilities executives need to be successful in business.

How is Faculty Coaching Different from Traditional Classroom Approaches?

You already have some business skill you developed in your professional experience.  There is no need to re-learn what you already know.  Instead, you learn what you don’t know through the use of online learning experiences, including lectures, videos, simulations, readings, and articles.  When you need more learning on a particular topic, you contact your faculty coach, who assists you very specifically at that point.  So, the Faculty Coach is available where and when you need them.

Why Don’t Other Schools Use This Approach?

Schools are starting to use this approach - - Westminster College and Donghua University are leading the global education market in delivering this type of program.

Some topics are very well suited to traditional classroom delivery – there are some courses in this program.  However, to really build business skill, you must apply, apply, and apply.  Business expertise comes through this sort of applied experience.

Who is the Ideal Candidate for this Program?

The ideal candidate for this program is someone who is ready to move ahead with their career - - someone with business experience who is ready to move ahead to the executive level.

This program requires the student to take more responsibility in their education - - to adjust their lives to make time for projects, to be motivated to work on projects, to apply far beyond what traditional courses require.

If you are that person, you are ready for this cutting-edge approach.  If you are ready to lead in the global economy, you are ready for this program.