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Health Care on Location

Gemba learning, or learning where the work is done, is emphasized in the MBOE. Specifically, on-campus sessions include well-organized trips to integrate classroom learning with best practice in action. Such Gemba learning will occur in both health care and other industrial settings.

In the MBOE for Health Care program, Session 6 in June will include a gemba visit for the entire four days in Seattle, Washington, with Group Health and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Session 7 in October will include a gemba visit for the entire four days in Appleton, Wisconsin, with ThedaCare.  See program calendar for session dates.

There is a $3,500 gemba travel expense fee in addtion to the tuition for the MBOE Health Care program. This fee will cover the cost of hotel accommodations (single occupancy) for up to five nights while in Appleton and Seattle. Local transportation during the gemba visits and daily breakfast and lunch are also covered by this fee. Personal transportation to Appleton and Seattle is not included and is the responsibility of each student.

Accommodations will be as follows:

Seattle, WA at the Crowne Plaza

Appleton, WI at the CopperLeaf Boutique Hotel