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CURRICULAR INNOVATION STUDY

 

The Curricular Innovation Survey, delivered every three years in partnership with Percept Research, examines the curriculum delivered in MBA programs and identifies current trends in curricular development.  MBAR members receive reports with valuable and practical data to inform curricular change at their institutions.

2012 Curricular Innovation Study

Over 250+ members and participating schools  completed the MBA Roundtable’s  triennial benchmark  curricular innovation survey  prepared by Percept Research and generously sponsored by George Mason University School of Management and the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration.

An excerpt from the full survey report indicates significant shifts in program formats:

An excerpt from the full survey report indicates significant shifts in program formats:

Executive MBA Programs
•    Additional electives
•    Complete redesign
•    Longer class sessions with fewer days on campus

Part-time MBA Programs
•    Accelerate degree completion time through more weekend and summer course delivery
•    Increase in action-based learning initiatives

Full-time MBA Programs
•    Increase in action-based learning initiatives
•    More integration in the core
•    Timing/order of courses tweaked: more electives in first year
•    Deepened concentrations and specializations

Comprehensive report (pdf)
Summary presentation (pdf)
Recorded July 21, 2012 webinar

 

 

Summary presentation (pdf)

Comprehensive report and Recorded Webinar are available via Member login.

 2009 Study Results

A recorded version of Insights into Curricular Innovation highlights the results of the 2009 Curricular Innovation Study.

Click here to review the recording of Insights into Curricular Innovation.

 

The MBA Roundtable Curricular Innovation Study (CIS) is designed to provide faculty and administrators practical and actionable survey data that will enable them to promote curricular change and innovation in their MBA programs. Designed and delivered in partnership with Percept Research, this triennial study identifies current trends in curricular development and the processes employed to inform and manage programmatic change.

2012 Curricular Innovation Study


Over  250+ members and participating schools  completed the MBA Roundtable’s  triennial benchmark  curricular innovation survey  prepared by Percept Research and generously sponsored by George Mason University School of Management and the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration.

An excerpt from the full survey report indicates significant shifts in program formats:

Executive MBA Programs
•    Additional electives
•    Complete redesign
•    Longer class sessions with fewer days on campus

Part-time MBA Programs
•    Accelerate degree completion time through more weekend and summer course delivery
•    Increase in action-based learning initiatives

Full-time MBA Programs
•    Increase in action-based learning initiatives
•    More integration in the core
•    Timing/order of courses tweaked: more electives in first year
•    Deepened concentrations and specializations

Comprehensive report (pdf)
Summary presentation (pdf)
Recorded July 21, 2012 webinar