Tuesday, 30 May 2017

FW: Teaching and Learning Conversation - Free Webinar - Lego for Creative Strategic Thinking with MBA Students


The next teaching and learning conversation (TLC) free webinar will be facilitated by Lisa Day (Director of Studies, Online MBA, University of Liverpool) and Jeannie Holstein (Module Convenor Strategic Management MBA, University of Nottingham) titled “Lego for Creative Strategic Thinking with MBA Students”


Lisa and Jeannie will share their experiences of using Lego to stimulate creative strategic thinking with MBA students.  Having attended a workshop session run by Dr David Oliver from the University of Sydney Business School in 2015, Lisa and Jeannie were inspired to try out some ideas with their students. They will share some of the theory behind using Lego to encourage students to work through strategic problems in a way that is collaborative, reflective and creative. This TLC will be participative,  providing opportunities to try a few things and not just listen to us. Lisa and Jeannie both have experience of running a taught classroom-based session(s) that lasts between 1 hour and 3 hours for about 5 to 25 MBA students and will share their experiences of running these classes and the lessons that we learned from putting David’s ideas into practice. If you don’t teach strategy or MBA students then you will still, we hope, pick up lots of ideas that you could adapt for other audiences.


For full details please visit the TLC website


Joining the conversation:

Simply follow this link http://mmu.adobeconnect.com/tlc/ and enter as a guest by typing your name, institution and country into the name field and clicking on the “Join Meeting” button.


Whether or not you have previously participated in a webinar or online activity using Adobe Connect we advise that you make sure that you do some checking and preparation in advance. Check your set-up and connection here. You may also find our Adobe Connect Webinar Participant Guide useful to print out in advance of the session.


We really hope that you will be able to join for what should be a lively and highly interactive TLC.




Dr W. Rod Cullen

Assistant Head of Learning and Research Technologies (Learning Innovation)


Tel: 0161 247 3356

eMail: r.cullen@mmu.ac.uk

Skype: wrod.cullen


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