Infusing the design-mindset in course curriculum through collaboration with student-consultants

75 Minute Workshop


Nouman Ashraf – University of Toronto
Taylor Kim – University of Toronto
Jay (Jungwoo) Shin – University of Toronto
Shonakshi Chaubal – University of Toronto


An MBA course has leveraged the student-consultant model to enable a courageous learning environment. Student-consultants are alumni of the course and they design-thinking to innovate the course curriculum. Leveraging their experiences as the end-users, student-consultants maximize learning through 3 pathways: teacher to learner; learner to learner; and learner to teacher.