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.
  • Prerequisites: 15.060, 15.761; or permission of instructor
  • Term: Fall and January Independent Activities Period (IAP)
  • Format: lectures and lab/project
  • Timeline: Classes, recitations and remote project work during the Fall semester; on-site project work and creation of deliverables during January IAP
  • February: poster session


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


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