MIT Sloan Action Learning
H-Lab
H-Lab

Information for Students

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

Class

  • Healthcare Lab: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery in the U.S.
  • Term: Fall + January Independent Activities Period (IAP) + early February
  • Format: lectures and lab/project
  • First half and second half of term (H1 and H2): Classes covering current topics in U. S. healthcare
  • IAP: onsite project work and deliverables
  • February: class finale and poster session

Project

  • Four-month team project on student and organization-defined real-world problems
  • Four students per team, on average
  • Organizations and teams negotiate project scope, schedule, and deliverables
  • Teams work remotely with companies from October through December
  • Teams work full-time on site for at least 15 consecutive business days in January

Deliverables

  • Written case analyses, updates, workplan, research report, presentations, final project report, etc., throughout H1, H2, IAP, and early February
  • Team project posters for Action Learning poster day on February 13, 2014
Contact Us

One Amherst Street
Building E40-196
Cambridge, MA

617-324-9615
actionlearning@mit.edu