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Informational Meeting – MGMT 653 - SPRING 2010. Field Application Project http://fap.wharton.upenn.edu 2202 SHDH. Design Goals. What is needed…”Without a larger clinical/practical component, it is not clear that business schools ever will impart much lasting knowledge.”.

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Informational meeting mgmt 653 spring 2010

Informational Meeting – MGMT 653 - SPRING 2010

Field Application Project

http://fap.wharton.upenn.edu

2202 SHDH

11/2/09


Design goals

Design Goals

  • What is needed…”Without a larger clinical/practical component, it is not clear that business schools ever will impart much lasting knowledge.”

For More Info…Academy of Management Learning and Education, Pfeffer

11/2/09


Objectives

Objectives

  • “Schools should make changes in their curricula so that students can integrate their learning and apply multiple disciplines on the job.”

For More Info...“What Business Needs from Business Schools”, Strategy+Business, Doria, Rozanski, & Cohen

11/2/09


Faculty beliefs

Faculty Beliefs…

  • Reality-based knowledge

  • Integrative nature

  • Multi-functional

  • Unstructured

  • Creative and innovative

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Course benefits

Course Benefits

  • Course design is unique

  • No classroom meetings

  • No scheduled timeslot

  • Meet with Project Head & Expertise Faculty

  • Possible summer employment

  • Runs in Qtr. 3 and ends mid-Qtr. 4

  • 1 c.u.

11/2/09


Course logistics

Course Logistics

  • Meeting time - determined by the Project head & team.

  • Teams work independently of one another on the same problem statement when there is more than 1 team.

  • Meet every week for 45 minutes one on one with Project head.

  • 2nd year MBA student acts as a teaching assistant.

11/2/09


Team meeting info

Team Meeting Info

  • There are 2 types of meetings:

    • 5-6 meetings with Project Head

    • 3 meetings with Course Head

    • 2 meetings with Area of Expertise

    • 3 Host Meetings

      • Kick-Off in Jan.

      • Mid-Project Review – mid-Feb.

      • Final Presentation – mid-April

11/2/09


Participating companies 2010

Participating Companies 2010…

http://fap.wharton.upenn.eu/Students_Materials.htm

  • PMA

  • Kimmel Center

  • NY Times Square

  • Penn Museum

  • United Way Leadership Board

  • Phila. Eagles Youth

  • Cynwyd Trail Project

  • FINCA

  • Nancy Barry Associates

  • Brightstar Corp

  • Verizon Wireless

  • IDB

  • Urban Outfitters

  • Whole Foods

  • The Food Trust

  • Premier Chemicals

  • Extreme Design/Design School

  • Philadelphia Union (WSBI)

11/2/09


Project selection info

Project Selection Info

  • View FAP project proposals by the start of the course auction via web Café.

  • Access to web Café from the FAP website at: http://fap.wharton.upenn.edu

11/2/09


Registration process

Registration Process

  • FAP will be in the Spring 2010 Course Auction.

    • Rounds 1-8 by project (i.e. MGMT 653001-Verizon Wireless)

  • Apply as an individual to work on a team.

  • 4-6 students per team and 1-2 teams per project

11/2/09


Registration process continued

Registration Process (continued)

  • A maximum number of seats will be determined for each project by the FAP Office. (12 max/it varies this year)

  • The total number of successful enrollments will determine the size of the teams.

  • Teams will be assigned on the successful bids for each section.

11/2/09


Registration process continued1

Registration Process (continued)

  • If there are not enough successful bids for a particular project that project will be canceled and the points will be refunded.

  • At the close of the auction, all successful bidders will be notified.

11/2/09


Contact information

Contact Information

  • Prof. Keith Weigelt, Course Head

  • Stacy Franks, Associate Director

  • FAP office: 2202 SH-DH

  • Phone: 215-573-8394

  • Email: [email protected]

  • Website: http://fap.wharton.upenn.edu

11/2/09


For more info

For More Info…

  • Presentation slides will be available at: http://fap.wharton.upenn.edu.

11/2/09


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