Knowledge In Action Project Overview

At a glance

As a business professional you expect a rapid return on your investment in the Online MBA programme. That is why this pillar of your learning journey at Vlerick is so exciting. You will pick a project or create a business plan that is important to you. It may be close to the business you work in, or a business you plan to start up. The project will encompass all your learnings on the Online MBA allowing you to put your knowledge into action.

Next to a promotor for this project, you will be assigned a faculty member to challenge you in the application of your learnings during the Online MBA and make sure that the project is not only relevant for your practice but academically rigorous.

Approach to learning

The Knowledge in Action project gives you the opportunity to apply the knowledge you gain throughout the programme to a business opportunity or challenge at your company or develop your own business plan. This project could make you a key player in your organisation or the wider marketplace.

"The Knowledge in Action Project is a great opportunity for you to work on a professional project or entrepreneurial venture that you are passionate about. It gives you the chance to turn your passion into action and make it happen!"

Steve Muylle, Academic Director for the Online MBA

Programme content

The course is set over a period of 6 months, and can be started following your first year of study (6 courses). You will benefit from the guidance of an expert faculty member in your chosen field to advise on your project. We will also ask for an internal promoter from your company for the project who will be present for your final presentation.

Knowledge into action

The Knowledge in Action project gives you the opportunity to begin work on that important proposal you always wanted to undertake, helping you to take the next step in your career and to make a difference in your organisation.

Accreditations & rankings

  • Association of MBAs
  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Financial Times