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ENGAGE.EU Work Integrated Learning

Program overview

Are you interested in lifelong learning, want to act socially engaged, and bring about change in your organization? Our Work Integrated Learning Program enables practitioners to learn about and develop innovative and feasible solutions to resolve societal challenges. It is possible to earn micro-credentials, learn and apply design thinking, participate in Labs and Spaces, go on bootcamps, and eventual embed the program into your master theses.

The program consists of individual modules in the form of short courses developed and delivered by one or more ENGAGE.EU partner universities. These modules are pilots to implement and test the program. Each pilot has a specific format and includes a variety of activities that are organized around two main types of phases:

1. Input phase: online courses (combining synchronous and asynchronous components) that provide participants with relevant knowledge, tools, and methods to tackle societal challenges.

2. Implementation phase: in-person bootcamps taking place as workshops at the campuses of our partner institutions, where participants apply the knowledge, tools, and methods delivered in the input phase to collaboratively address real-life societal challenges sponsored by ENGAGE.EU stakeholders (e.g., not-for-profit or non-governmental organization, municipalities or cities, industry clusters).

Pilot modules

All pilots will start in the fall semester 2022

  • Hosted by: WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Tilburg University.
  • About: responsible leadership and sustainable innovation in a global environment.
  • For whom: mid-career professionals working on junior or senior management levels.
  • Hosted by: NHH Norwegian School of Economics and Université Toulouse 1 Capitole.
  • About: the issue of sustainability and sustainable development from a business (micro-level) as well as societal (macro-level) perspective.
  • For whom: practitioners from contexts facing sustainability and innovation challenges, such as industry clusters, social entrepreneurs, managers in the private, public, and voluntary sectors, analysts, consultants, advisors, and board members.
  • Hosted by: University of Mannheim.
  • About: entrepreneurship and innopreneurship for cultural workers and innovative cooperation between the cultural and other sectors.
  • For whom: free-lance practitioners, cultural entrepreneurs, employees in cultural institutions and museums.
  • Hosted by: Luiss Business School, Luiss University.
  • About: international intensive module in leadership. 
  • For whom: learners at the executive programs offered at the Luiss Business School campuses in Rome, Milan, Belluno, and Amsterdam.
  • Hosted by: TIAS Business School, Tilburg University.
  • About: sustainability and sustainable development and equipping learners with “innopreneurship” skills.
  • For whom: junior faculty from ENGAGE.EU partner universities with little or no teaching experience in executive education programs.