Online programmes: learner-centric journeys

It’s been over 4 years since I was first approached to design an online programme. Platforms have certainly improved their user-friendliness and ability to create an interesting and impactful learning journey. We have seen a move away from faculty in classroom settings and faculty+powerpoint towards a more cinematographic approach combining d...

EHL – digital blended MBA in Hospitality

I’m delighted that the blended (80% online/20% blended) MBA that I have been designing has officially been launched. The program, which will consist of a number of modules, each made up of 3 courses, will start in September 2017. The online MBA in Hospitality will target career climbers within the hospitality industry and includes modules [...

Successful 1st run of Marketing Management

The new digital programme I run for IMD’s Global Leadership in the Cloud series on Marketing Management: A Value Based Approach, recently finished. This 8-week program featuring Professor Stefan Michel, takes participants through a journey to evolve their marketing skills towards a more value-based approach, that includes: integrating marketi...

Digital learning at Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne

I am delighted that we have started filming on the first of a suite of digital learning MOOCs for my new client, the Ecole Hoteliere of Lausanne. EHL is the world’s leading hospitality management school and has big ambitions for digital learning in this dynamic industry. My role is Digital Learning Designer and I will […]

Pricing Excellence – my new digital programme

Recently launched Pricing Excellence as an open programme for IMD’s Global Leadership in the Cloud suite of digital learning programmes. This programme, featuring Prof Stefan Michel, focuses on the value based pricing approach. I’m delighted to be facilitating the digital learning journey of 37 participants from across the globe. We hav...

New iteration of IMD’s Strategic Thinking has started

Last week I kicked off the first of this year’s two iterations of IMD’s 8-week digital online learning Strategic Thinking programme. Again, the programme underwent a thorough review and this iteration includes a whole new approach to the industry evolution and business model content. To me, this is the best part of digital learning cont...

Benchmarking for INSEAD

I recently completed a significant benchmarking exercise for INSEAD on the topic of pre-experience Masters in Management degrees. Having developed the Masters in Management degree for the London Business School in 2008, it was fascinating to see how the market has progressed in these pre-experience degrees. The growth in the market has been extraor...

Digital Learning Workshop at Oxford Saïd

I had the pleasure of giving a presentation on how to develop and deliver successful digital and blended programmes at a Workshop for Programme Directors at Oxford’s Saïd Business School a week ago. Talking through the differences between MOOCs, SPOCs and using digital learning platforms for inter modular programmes, we explored how e-learner...

LBS – full time MBA review

Towards the latter end of 2015, I undertook a wide ranging study for LBS as we reviewed the full time MBA. The review is part of a 5-year cycle that reviews and further develops each degree programme in the portfolio. It was particularly interesting for me to draw comparisons to the full time MBA world […]

AiSTS – Book, volume 2

I again had the pleasure of being involved in the development of the AiSTS research book – Collected Insights from the Field of Sport. For this second year, the volume focused on Sustainability and Legacy. It included 6 research papers that looked at these vital topics, particularly in terms of the Olympic Games and other […]