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HELLODigital OctoberApril 2013
GENERAL ASSEMBLY TRANSFORMS THINKERS INTOCREATORS THROUGH EDUCATION ANDOPPORTUNITIES IN TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, ANDDESIGN.WH...
51,000 STUDENTS TO DATE8 ACTIVE CAMPUS LOCATIONS45,000 SQ FEET OF GLOBAL REAL ESTATE150+ HIRING PARTNERS22 FORTUNE 500 CLI...
HOW WE GOT HEREOVERVIEW‣ Launched in January 2011 in NYC as a space fortechnology, entrepreneurship and design‣ Offered ho...
GA OFFERS SKILLS-BASED EDUCATION ON TOPICSIN TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS AND DESIGN.PRODUCTSWEB DEVELOPMENTIMMERSIVEFRONT-END WEB...
GENERAL ASSEMBLY – GLOBAL VIEW 6
CONTEXT:OVERVIEW‣ High youth unemployment rates around the world‣ 23% in EU, 16% in US under the age of 25‣ Traditional co...
GA EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY:OVERVIEW‣ We start in the workplace‣ We partner with practitioners‣ We teach through application...
PHASE 1: DISCOVER & DEFINEOVERVIEW 9PHASE 2: DESIGN & DELIVERDISCOVER: Interview hiringmanagers and practitionersDEFINE: U...
•  Relevant curriculum & instructors•  Access to a network of similarly-motivated professionals•  Opportunities to practic...
Ø  Total number of graduates in first class: 17Ø  94% of graduates went on to achieve desired outcome after 1.5 monthsØ...
12OUTCOME TESTIMONIALS
BUSINESSFUNDAMENTALS &TACTICSCASE STUDY
BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS AND TACTICSCASE STUDY: OVERVIEWØ  Focus on developing skills with practical applications that allow...
BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS AND TACTICSCASE STUDY: PROCESS-  Identified learning outcomes-  Identified target audiences for cour...
GA EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY:OVERVIEW‣ We start in the workplace‣ We partner with practitioners‣ We teach through application...
THANKS!
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Brad Hargreaves of General Assembly for Knowledge Stream

Лекция Брэда Харгривса "Учись и делай" 22 апреля для проекта Knowledge Stream центра Digital October - http://digitaloctober.ru/events/knowledge_stream_uchis_i_delay

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  1. 1. HELLODigital OctoberApril 2013
  2. 2. GENERAL ASSEMBLY TRANSFORMS THINKERS INTOCREATORS THROUGH EDUCATION ANDOPPORTUNITIES IN TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, ANDDESIGN.WHAT IS GENERAL ASSEMBLY?
  3. 3. 51,000 STUDENTS TO DATE8 ACTIVE CAMPUS LOCATIONS45,000 SQ FEET OF GLOBAL REAL ESTATE150+ HIRING PARTNERS22 FORTUNE 500 CLIENTS8500 HOURS OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT1,000+ GRADUATES OF INTENSIVE PROGRAMSHIGHLIGHTS 3
  4. 4. HOW WE GOT HEREOVERVIEW‣ Launched in January 2011 in NYC as a space fortechnology, entrepreneurship and design‣ Offered hour-long evening classes‣ Saw community demand for practical education‣ Offered first 12-week course in late 20114
  5. 5. GA OFFERS SKILLS-BASED EDUCATION ON TOPICSIN TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS AND DESIGN.PRODUCTSWEB DEVELOPMENTIMMERSIVEFRONT-END WEBDEVELOPMENTBACK-END WEBDEVELOPMENTPRODUCTMANAGEMENTDIGITALMARKETINGBUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS& TACTICSDATASCIENCECOMPUTER SCIENCEFUNDAMENTALSUSER EXPERIENCEDESIGN
  6. 6. GENERAL ASSEMBLY – GLOBAL VIEW 6
  7. 7. CONTEXT:OVERVIEW‣ High youth unemployment rates around the world‣ 23% in EU, 16% in US under the age of 25‣ Traditional colleges aren’t focused on teaching skills‣ Number of computer science graduates in US hasfallen over the past 25 years7
  8. 8. GA EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY:OVERVIEW‣ We start in the workplace‣ We partner with practitioners‣ We teach through application and practice‣ We iterate with each experience of the course8
  9. 9. PHASE 1: DISCOVER & DEFINEOVERVIEW 9PHASE 2: DESIGN & DELIVERDISCOVER: Interview hiringmanagers and practitionersDEFINE: Understand ourtarget audience and outlinestudent learning objectivesDESIGN: Working closely withpractitioner-instructors todesign or redesign the courseDELIVER: Observing class,debrief with instructors, andanalyze feedbackWE APPROACH CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN AN ITERATIVE MANNER – OUR CONTENT IS IN APERPETUAL “BETA” AS WE’RE ALWAYS IMPROVING.
  10. 10. •  Relevant curriculum & instructors•  Access to a network of similarly-motivated professionals•  Opportunities to practice & hone skills•  Preparation for job readiness•  Blended education and employment•  Direct connections to employers10OUTCOMESOUTCOMES @ GA:
  11. 11. Ø  Total number of graduates in first class: 17Ø  94% of graduates went on to achieve desired outcome after 1.5 monthsØ  (1 more coming!)Ø  Outcomes included companies such as:as:11CASE STUDY: OUTCOMESWEB DEVELOPMENT IMMERSIVE
  12. 12. 12OUTCOME TESTIMONIALS
  13. 13. BUSINESSFUNDAMENTALS &TACTICSCASE STUDY
  14. 14. BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS AND TACTICSCASE STUDY: OVERVIEWØ  Focus on developing skills with practical applications that allow individuals to tacklebusiness problems from day oneØ  McKinsey partnership:Ø  Feedback on curriculum and course objectivesØ  McKinsey alums as teachersØ  Collaborative admissions process14
  15. 15. BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS AND TACTICSCASE STUDY: PROCESS-  Identified learning outcomes-  Identified target audiences for course-  Developed session topics and real world application-  Developed course projects using real world companies-  Iterate with McKinsey for feedback and additional input-  Sourced instructors from McKinsey current employees and alumni15
  16. 16. GA EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY:OVERVIEW‣ We start in the workplace‣ We partner with practitioners‣ We teach through application and practice‣ We iterate with each experience of the course16
  17. 17. THANKS!

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