Action-Based Learning

Ross News Blog
This fall, Michigan Ross Executive MBA students are immersing themselves in international business experiences through a variety of projects sponsored by companies, ranging from small nonprofits to Fortune 500 corporations.
Ross News Blog
As the pandemic continues to impact the global business community, teams of Ross Executive MBA students are working with six organizations on projects related to new opportunities created by the crisis.
Student Voices
It started with an email — an email from the Ross MBA Program Office announcing a new course opportunity that sounded too good to turn down.
Ross News Blog
On a recent Friday afternoon, executives from P&G listened to ideas on how to expand the market for one of their core product lines. Teams presented results from their original market research and offered wide-ranging suggestions on how P&G could meet its ambitious goal. But the teams...
Ross News Blog
This May, eight Ross MBA students will embark on a road trip across America to meet with social entrepreneurs around the country and work with them on bringing innovative solutions to the challenges their companies are facing. It’s part of Open Road , a new action-based social entrepreneurship...
Student Voices
By Greg Haines, MBA ‘16 There are a number of benefits to taking a course with only eight students – lively class discussions, great faculty exposure, and professor-provided donuts from Ann Arbor’s famous Washtenaw Dairy, to name a few. Last week we experienced another benefit of having a small...
Ross News Blog
Ross students have been partnering with students from the Stamps School of Art & Design, the School of Information, and the College of Engineering all semester for the Integrated Product Development Course -- and...
Dean's Blog
There has been a lot of discussion lately about the value proposition of the MBA degree. This is something I discussed recently with Della Bradshaw, Business Education Editor of the Financial Times.
Student Voices
Within the last 90 days, more than 700 books with ”innovation” in their titles were released on Amazon.com . And why not? At a time when innovations are rapidly changing industry landscapes, creating new markets, and destroying old ones, it’s no wonder we’re obsessed with writing about the topic.
Dean's Blog
More than 450 first-year MBAs are heading out to tackle real business challenges. They'll spend seven weeks working side-by-side with some of the top practitioners in fields such as marketing, healthcare, manufacturing, and nonprofit management.