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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Click here to see a list of current PBL Projects.

Latest News

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.

Program is Win-Win for Businesses and Students

March 24, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University (SHU) Problem-Based Learning Lab (PBL) – launched in January through the John F. Welch College of Business – is now working with regional clients and is seeking corporate and community partners to submit potential projects for fall 2014 and beyond.