Methodology

Peopleforest™ offers La Salle Experiential MBA Online, which is a differential course within the world of online MBA programs. The student learns by participating and executing real business projects, just as in a real work environment.

It is a learning process based in acquiring managing abilities and competences instead of acquiring contents. The student learns by doing, and skills such as critical thinking, discussion, preparation, presentation and defense of executive documents, are enhanced.

The MBA Online is a program where professors are mentors, and where, through relevant questions, they help the student discover the solutions, learn how to make business decisions and obtain the expected abilities in each work scenario.



A master with a flexible dedication since it takes in account that students come from different backgrounds with a varied professional experience.


Dr. Schank


Explanation of the Dr. Schank, the father of this methodology

Dr. Schank was the Founder of the renowned Institute for the Learning Sciences at Northwestern University, where he is John P. Evans Professor Emeritus in Computer Science, Education and Psychology. He was Professor of Computer Science and Psychology at Yale University and Director of the Yale Artificial Intelligence Project. He was a visiting professor at the University of Paris VII, an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Linguistics at Stanford University and research fellow at the Institute for Semantics and Cognition in Switzerland. He also served as the Distinguished Career Professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a fellow of the AAAI and was founder of the Cognitive Science Society and co-founder of the Journal of Cognitive Science. He holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from University of Texas.

In 1994, he founded Cognitive Arts Corporation, a company that designs and builds high quality multimedia simulations for use in corporate training and for online university-level courses. The latter were built in partnership with Columbia University.

In 2002 he founded Socratic Arts, a company that is devoted to making high quality e-learning affordable for both businesses and schools.

He is the author of more than 20 books on learning, language, artificial intelligence, education, memory, reading, e-learning, and story telling. The most recent are Virtual Learning, Coloring Outside the Lines: Raising a Smarter Kid by Breaking All the Rules, Scrooge meets Dick and Jane, Engines for Education, and Designing World Class E-Learning.

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