Business Problem Solving Practicum
BUSI 728 – 3 Credits
The Business Problem Solving Practicum consists of semester-long consulting engagements with clients who have contracted with the Robert H. Smith School of Business to receive management consulting services.
The consulting engagements may cover a broad spectrum of issues in both the traditional functional areas such as finance, marketing, strategy and human resource management, logistics and transportation, or information technology, as well as cross-functional projects investigating, for example, the impact of leading edge information technology on business processes and client relationships in electronic commerce and supply chain management. Past clients have included Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marriott International Inc. and Verizon.
The Business Consulting Practicum affords MBA students the opportunity to hone a wide range of skills in a "living case" environment. While working in cross-functional teams, students will accomplish the following: