Design Principles

There are a few underlying principles that inform how we approach the design of our programs.

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    The Knowledge is in the Room

    Your managers have enough experience to bring the classroom content to life. Our design combines with expert guidance from faculty to turn individual knowledge into profound dialogue and new thinking that can drive organizational change.

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    25/75 Instruction Rule

    To deliver content in the most productive manner, we design each program curriculum with an approximate ratio of 25% theory to 75% application.

    We believe that this balance of theory and application gives the participants the space they need to turn theoretical concepts into practice. Application activities include facilitated dialogue, cases, simulations, and group activities.

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    Content is King

    Content without context lacks the roots for implementation. Each content area is framed within the context of your organization and your industry. We use class dialogue, case studies, and company-specific sessions to do this.

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    The Right Experts—Faculty and Speakers

    We select faculty and speakers based on their field of expertise, delivery style and best “fit” for your organization. We have unique access to the world-class faculty of UCLA Anderson; and our resources do not stop there. As the need requires, we can source instruction from UCLA as a whole, other top universities, consulting firms, private industry and learning organizations worldwide to assemble a truly customized, “best in class” team.