MIT Sloan Action Learning

Information for Students

H-Lab’s components parallel the Think-Act-Reflect architecture of MIT Sloan’s Action Learning model.


  • Healthcare Lab: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery in the U.S.
  • Term: Fall and possibly January Independent Activities Period (IAP) depending on the project location
  • Format: lectures and lab/project
  • During the fall semester, October (SIP week), and/or IAP: onsite project work and deliverables
  • February: poster session


  • Four-month team project on student- and host-defined real-world problems
  • Four students per team, on average
  • Organizations and teams negotiate project scope, schedule, and deliverables
  • Teams work remotely with companies during the fall semester
  • Teams work on the host organization’s site during the semester, SIP week in October, and/or for up to three weeks in January during IAP


  • Written case analysis, updates, workplan, research report, presentations, final project report, poster presentation, etc.
  • Participate in team project poster presentation for Action Learning poster day in February
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