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  • The Use of Electronic Portfolios in the Master of Business Administration Program 2005 Sloan-C Most Outstanding Online Teaching and Learning Program Dr. Michael A. Evanchik, Chair Business & Executive Programs Graduate School of Management and Technology
  • Program Design
    • Online, hybrid with cohorts of 25
      • Additional formats: EMBA, GMBA
    • IACBE accreditation
    • Seven six-credit seminars +
      • fundamentals course
    • Themes – leadership, globalization, ethics, technology, and innovation
    • World-wide faculty
  • Program Assessment (surveys, focus groups) Frequent Feedback Clear Communication Collaborative Learning Student Centered Intense Interaction Faculty Development MBA Online Learning Model Pedagogy Technology Structure Student Assessment (electronic portfolio) ©2003 S.J. Monaco
    • Make ethical business decisions that exhibit high ethical standards in a global and culturally diverse setting.
    • Formulate dynamic business strategies to align organizational resources with changes in the external environment.
    • Use oral and written communication skills to express business ideas effectively and persuasively with all organizational stakeholders using a variety of synchronous and asynchronous technologies.
    Seven Program Outcomes
  • Information Literacy/Research Skills (correct sources of information) Technology Fluency (proficient with appropriate technologies) Diversity/Cross Cultural Perspectives (awareness of individual differences) Communication Skills (effective transmission of information) Team Building Skills (working with others to achieve a common goal) Systems Thinking (identify the correct problem/issue) Critical Thinking (evaluating key components of problem/issue) Decision Making (selecting best course of action from several alternatives) Executing Decisions ( implementing through others selected course of action) Ethical Leadership (building long-term loyalty in others) Ten Managerial Competencies
  • Program Assessment
    • Competencies linked to program objectives
      • Program Outcome #1:   Make effective business decisions that exhibit high ethical standards in a global and culturally diverse environment.
      • Competencies: Systems Thinking, Communication Skills, Diversity/Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Decision Making, Executing Decisions, Ethical Leadership
    • Competencies linked to individual seminar objectives and assignments in all syllabi
  • Components of the Electronic Portfolio
    • Part 1 - Professional Development Plan
      • Updated in each seminar
    • Part 2 - Learning Journal
      • Completed in each seminar
    • Template Provided
  • Part 1 - Professional Development Plan
    • Statement of Educational/Professional Aspirations
    • Professional Goals
      • Targeted Management Position in 5 to 10 years
      • Required KSAs for Targeted Management Position
      • Academic and Professional Activities
      • Academic Goals
  • Part 2 - Learning Journal
    • Goals (beginning of each seminar)
    • General reflections (end of first six seminars)
    • Reflections on all ten competencies (end of program)
  • Transformation of the Electronic Portfolio
    • Individual marketing plan focusing on KSAs
    • Audio/video components added to enhance text-based resume
    • CD or web site is final product
        • Example #1
        • Example #2
    • Questions?