Luncheon Meeting with the Director

… agenda for PPG1007, section I, 12 noon in Room 361, 18 April 2018

Class mission statement

Discussion on the experimental elements used in Section I

1 – Outline of the meeting and introduction of:

Section I objectives set out in PPG1007, Section I – Week 1 and, following discussion during the first two classes, in Mission Statement for PPG1007, Section I

2 – The objectively assessable output (the “impressive body of strategic advice on real implementation problems” sought in the mission statement):

3 – The student perspective – round the table 60-second briefs on lessons learned regarding any of the following experimental elements in Section I:

  1. 3-paragraph email before first class on past experience and professional aspirations [see Preparation Before First Class for PPG1007 Section I]
  2. 10 required concepts each week for 12 weeks [see Top 120 + 80 Concepts for PPG1007]
  3. Pre-class quizzes [see Concept Comprehension Quizzes for PPG1007 Strategic Implementation]
  4. Class formatted to resemble a committee (or project-brainstorming) meeting around one 17-person table
  5. Open computers encouraged in all classes
  6. Online class outlines that evolve up to class time and then remain available [see Toronto PPG1007]
  7. 60-second briefs required of all students in most classes [see Schedule for Oral Briefs and Assignments]
  8. Student assignments using live cases and real clients [see First Nations Drinking Water, Minister’s Briefing Cases for PPG1007 Section I, and Munk Amalgamation Student Initiative]
  9. List of outside resource persons willing to take student calls [see Resource Persons for First Nation Cases]
  10. Class mission statement [see Mission Statement for PPG1007, Section I]
  11. Two required bilaterals with instructor [see February Meeting with Instructor and March Meeting with Instructor]
  12. Strong encouragement to seek help in assignments from anywhere – including classmates, designated resource persons, and other SPPG professors
  13. Rigid design templates for briefing notes and presentation decks [see, for example, Template for the first Briefing Note]
  14. Open access student products with assignments (and their author’s LinkedIn profiles) becoming publicly viewable as they are completed [see First Nations Drinking Water and Minister’s Briefing Cases for PPG1007 Section I]
  15. Dry-run presentation session with former SPPG students [see PPG1007, Section I – Week 10]
  16. Not-for-marks, live-case-real-client, own-institution, assignment in final week [see Munk Amalgamation Student Initiative]

4 – Discussion of lessons learned

5 – Suggestions on a Munk Amalgamation Student Initiative

6 – Other business

7 – Concluding remarks

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