The Use of System Thinking Concepts in Order to Assure Continuous Improvement of Project Based Learning Courses

  • Joao Alberto Arantes do Amaral
  • Paulo Gonçalves
Keywords: Project-Based Learning, Systems Thinking, Community partners

Abstract

This case study describes a continuous improvement experience, conducted from 2002 to 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, within 47 Project-Based Learning MBA courses, involving aproximatelly 1.400 students.  The experience report will focus on four themes: (1) understanding the main dynamics present in MBA courses (2) planning a systemic intervention in order to improve the following courses (3) doing the intervention and analysing the results (4) assuring the continuous improvement.
Published
21-12-2016
Section
Case studies of PBL and reflections on PBL in practice