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LMBA - My Laureate

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SIGNATURE

MBA

(LMBA)


Features of the LMBA

•Includes rigorous study of business skills for today’s managers and leaders

•Top-quality subject matter experts provide input & expertise

•38 participants provided input and expertise during its conception at the LMBA

Program Summit in 2010 ( UNAB, UPC, UNAB, UDLA Ecuador, UEM, UVM, IFG,

Anhembi Morumbi, Walden University, Laureate Higher Education Group, HSM,

Digital Education, and Johns Hopkins University)

•Utilizes best-practices in online pedagogy

•Utilizes Laureate’s 20 year-experience in online program design, development

and deployment

•Provides a global perspective

•Multilingual capability

•Highly media-centric

•Flexible and customizable

•Incorporates unique local and regional perspectives

•Is designed to be a “transformational journey”


A Transformational Journey

The following themes are integrated across the entire Program

to promote the students’ transformational journey:

• Developing an entrepreneurial

mindset

• Achieving personal societal impact

• Developing a personal & professional

ethical compass and integrating a

stakeholder approach to business

decision-making

• Appreciation of the challenges and

opportunities of globalization

including the need to enhance global

communications skills and cultural

awareness

• Facilitating personal and professional

development including soft skills and

communication skills

• Enhancing strategic thinking


A Focus on Media

• The LMBA is among the most

media rich online programs

Laureate has ever created

• Program media includes

– HSM video clips

Laureate-produced

audio/video

Laureate-produced interactive

media

– Other acquired media

resources

• Media elements are tightly

integrated into the weekly

learning activities


HSM

Publishing

– Gestion / HSM Management: The world's leading Spanish-Portuguese

language management magazine with over 36,000 subscribers

– DVD Programs

Key lessons from renowned experts, and real-world

experiences from recognized executives from leading

companies.

Television: ManagemenTV : The world's first television channel dedicated

exclusively to management, broadcast throughout Latin America

• hsmglobal.com: Articles, interviews, videos and podcasts

featuring leading business experts, thought leaders and the

latest management thinking

• HSMOnlineSeminars.com : 60 minute events presented via

the Internet with the world-renowned experts, business icons

and thought leaders featured at HSM events worldwide.

• HSMInspiringideas.com : Newsletter that reaches more than

300.000 executives worldwide per month


HSM Video Example

Week 1 Video Intro

Each week will begin with a video

introduction led by the Course’s

virtual academic guide. The virtual

guide will personalize the classroom

experience for the students

HSM videos will appear both

as stand-alone media as well

as being integrated into larger

productions


“Hands-on” Interactive Media

• Interactive media offers a “tactile” experience for the students and

provides an additional mode of learning

• Interactive media may supplement textual resources such as journal

articles or may serve as stand-alone learning assets


Program Structure

• The LMBA is comprised of 12 courses (9 required and 3 optional – TBD)

with a total of 1800 learning total hours . Each course requires a total

of 140 a 175 dedication hours.

1. Leading in a Dynamic Era

2. Economic Decision Making

3. Creativity, Innovation, & Foresight

4. Accounting Measurement for Leaders

5. Managing the Globally Diverse Firm

6. Money and the Firm

7. Establishing and Cultivating Customer Markets

8. Competing in the Global Marketplace

9. Elective

10. Elective

11. Elective

12. Capstone: Business Strategy for Sustainable Competitive Advantage


Next Generation Learning Environment

• The Course Navigator provides an overview of the

course


Next Generation Learning Environment

• The Weekly Dashboard provides a graphical view of the

learning resources and assignments of each week


Customization

LMBA Core

• Foundation

Program

• 80%

Customization

• Market

• Institution

• Local industry needs

• Culture and Language

• Regulatory & licensure

• Content

• Delivery & Assessment

• Consultation

• Media

• CIP

• 20%

Final Product

• Local branding

• Value-added

• Dual degrees

• Faculty exchanges

• Study abroad

• 100%


LMBA DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

Process

Step

Plan Program

Summit

Conduct Program

Summit

Summit Planner/Agenda

Draft Program Design

Output(s)

Create & Approve

Program Design

Final Program Design

Plan/Conduct Course

Summits

Draft Course Planner

Inspiring

Challenging

Well Written

Appropriate Media

Other Metrics

Write Course(s)

Develop Course Media

Assemble, Q/A, Upload

Course Materials

Course Planner,

Scope & Sequence

Video, audio,

Flash animation, etc.

Live BlackBoard

classroom


Outcomes-Driven Learning: Course Level

Course-level Learning Outcomes

Course Structure

Weekly Learning Objectives

Learning Resources

Learning Assessments


The Student Experience

• The virtual classroom experience is designed to engage and to stimulate

with a variety of learning activities using multiple learning resources.

Readings

Audio and video clips

Interactive multimedia

Self-reflective exercises

Discussion questions

Case analyses

Quizzes and tests

• All learning resources and activities are clearly aligned to the program, course, and

weekly learning outcomes.

– Focus is on the application of learning to the students’ actual work environment every week of the

course.

• Three key pedagogical goals of the program are to promote (1) critical thinking; (2)

critical reflection; and (3) active learning.

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