WCOB Innovation Center’s Problem-Based Learning Lab

The Welch College of Business (WCOB) Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Lab is an experiential learning program designed to expose students to real-world business problems requiring real-time applied solutions.

Simply put, local businesses provide real projects for our students to complete. Projects range from consulting, marketing, analysis, research, pricing, economic impact studies, branding and product development. The program is designed to mutually benefit our students and the local business community, by providing high-quality business solutions to some of today’s complex business problems. 

>>Learn more and use Sacred Heart’s Problem-Based Learning Lab.

>>Learn more and apply for the 3-credit Problem-Based Learning Class. 

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Latest News

Milford Patch: Town Creates Plan with SHU to Attract New and Growing Businesses

April 13, 2016

Milford Patch: Town Creates Plan with SHU to Attract New and Growing Businesses: Milford’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) has teamed-up with Sacred Heart University students to create messaging, design, and media plans for an enhanced marketing campaign to attract even more businesses to the City. With an increase of businesses moving to Milford in recent years - 394 new businesses last year alone- the City sees huge opportunity.

Welch College of Business Among Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools

October 28, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Princeton Review has once again named Sacred Heart University’s John F. Welch College of Business (WCOB) one of the top schools in the nation. The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its book, The Best 296 Business Schools (Random House/Princeton Review, $22.99).

Petillo: Higher education and business -- the new frontier (CT POST, March 2014)

April 9, 2014

Petillo: Higher education and business -- the new frontier, CT Post, March 2014 Strange and wonderful things happen when higher education and business start to collaborate, instead of compete. Sometimes, of course, executives and professors wonder whether they are speaking the same language, but once you get past those institutional cultural differences, you have a formula for success -- one that not only benefits schools and businesses, but also students and America.