MIT Sloan pioneered in action learning. Between 2013 and 2022, Professor Yasheng Huang was the faculty director in charge of action learning at Sloan School. He supervised this impact study on action learning and the study found that the impact of action learning on students grew over time.

Professor Huang teaches two action learning courses, ASEAN Lab and China Lab. Since 2008, the student teams in Professor Huang’s classes have worked with over 300 companies in China and India.