Posted on 07/06/2013
Alex Turner and Emma Brodzinski are part of an inter-disciplinary team from Management and Drama who have just been awarded an RHUL College Teaching prize for their work on a pilot project working with students on the MBA course.
The Learning, Teaching and Quality Committee “liked the interdepartmental collaboration involved, exposing the MBA students to styles of learning they would not otherwise have had access to”.
The collaboration between the Management and Drama departments was driven by a desire to use some experiential, open space learning approaches to create an inspiring, challenging and highly memorable, non-traditional learning environment experience for the MBA students.
Studet Elena Savchenko said after the workshop, "Anyone who worked as a part of a team in their job really appreciated these sessions. No one teaches you how to manage a room of over-excited people or read the intricacies of body language and energy levels when you start a new job. But those skills are essential for any leader. I will definitely be able to bring the skills from these sessions to the workplace."
Following this successful pilot the project will be developed this year into a more substantial aspect of the MBA course.