MIT Sloan Action Learning

Information for Students

G-Lab’s components – classes, projects, and deliverables – parallel the Think-Act-Reflect architecture of MIT Sloan’s Action Learning model.


  • 15. 395 Global Entrepreneurship I: Entrepreneurship Without Borders (15.395)
    • Prerequisite for the 15.389 lab class
    • Term: September-October (H1)
    • Format: Case-based lectures and written assignments; guest lecturers; team formation and project matching for students taking G-Lab II
  • 15.389 Global Entrepreneurship II: Global Entrepreneurship Lab
    • Prerequisite: 15.395
    • Term: Late October-December (H2) + January Independent Activities Period (IAP)
    • Four MIT Sloan MBA students per team
    • Format: Remote lab/project research during H2 on a company-defined real world problem; companies and teams negotiate project scope, schedule, and deliverables
    • Onsite project work in January; teams work full-time on site for at least 15 consecutive business days in January
    • Project deliverables due in February


  • Work plan, project status reports, remote research reports, blogs or final reflection papers
  • Written recommendations, analyses, and tools to senior management in January
  • Team project posters for Action Learning event during first week of February
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