Experiential courses

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Experiential courses

Put business theory into action, and learn by doing. Students transform local businesses from the ground up and travel around the globe including Germany, Peru, and Norway, all while earning course credit. Where will our experiential courses take you?

Requirements and electives vary by program.

Big Data Consulting Project

Analyze an organization’s large dataset, and present creative solutions to business challenges.

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Available through: The Full-Time MBA program


Partner with existing economic and community development projects to position yourself for a career in urban innovation and entrepreneurial business with social impact.

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Client Consulting Practicum/Health Care Strategy Consulting Practicum

In this two-course series, work as a consultant to address the client’s existing and emerging challenges in the health care space or other industry. This course has been specially optimized for online students.

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Commercialization Academy Fellowship

An incubator for innovation at Johns Hopkins, the Commercialization Academy connects you with faculty, staff, and students across the university to bring over 300 new ideas to fruition and technologies to market each year.

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Community Consulting Lab

Lead a consulting project and tackle real problems in partnership with regional nonprofits, start-ups, and small businesses.

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Discovery to Market

Transform a scientific discovery into a viable commercial enterprise.

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Global Immersion

Travel abroad to experience international trade policy, financial markets, and more first-hand.

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At the Hexcite early-stage medical software accelerator, match with Johns Hopkins care providers who have an idea to create and market a software solution that improves patient care. Join a team of graduate students from across Johns Hopkins to engage with the new health technology software from every angle and bring the care provider's innovation to market.

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Impact Sprints

Farms, emergency rooms, and local Baltimore organizations provide the backdrop to put your skills to the test, emerge as a confident, strategic leader, and help local organizations overcome obstacles to increase impact.

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Available through: Masters of Science programs

Innovation Field Project

Immerse yourself in a three-week field project, and help businesses adjust in rapidly changing market conditions.

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Available through: The Full-Time MBA program

Leadership Development Expeditions

Enhance your leadership skills on a nine-day outdoor excursion to Norway, Belize or Ecuador.

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Student Startup Challenge

Pitch your proposed business venture for the opportunity to receive over $15,000 toward your concept.

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