Capstone – Project Charter

Competitor Analysis & Marketing Strategy Development

A Collaboration Between

Engagement Synopsis

University of Notre Dame is looking for companies that will host 5 of their students to a small capstone project. Students work in small teams with company mentors on detailed projects. They gain exposure to different departments, roles, and responsibilities while developing soft skills and gaining work experience.

Company Information

CompanyPurple Squirrel Advisors
HQMichigan
RevenueUnlisted
Employees5-10
StagePre-Revenue Startup
Hiring PotentialFollow-on Projects, Formal Internship, Entry Level Full-Time, Upper Level Full-Time
Websitehttps://purplesquirreladvisors.com/

Company Overview

Purple Squirrel Advisors recognize that finding a good “fit” goes beyond writing a job description or screening resumes. Chemistry and culture are everything. We provide a consultative approach customized to meet the needs of each client. Our expansive and loyal network of industry connections results in candidate referrals not found through traditional sources. Every step of our “white glove” recruiting process is designed to create a positive client and candidate experience. We impact businesses every day with our product – exceptionally matched talent.

Company Supervising Team

There are currently no supervisors assigned.

Course Info & Engagement Details

SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
Engagement FormatCapstone - Small Team Consulting Project - Students work in small groups of 2-6 directly with faculty and host company project champions on developing real solutions to real-world challenges.
ProgramMBA Consulting
Course2020 SPRING – MBA Interterm (IMMERSE)
LevelGraduate
Students Enrolled120 Enrolled, 2-5 per group per project
Meeting Day & Time3/2 - 3/5/2019 on-site at host company
Student Time Commitment1-3 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment3-5 Hours
Duration4 days (03/02/2020 - 03/05/2020)
Departments InvolvedAccount Management
Customer Service
Data Management
Growth Strategy
Marketing
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School Supervisors

Instructor

Alice

[email protected]

Students

There are currently no students assigned.

Collaboration Timeline

  • November 11, 2019

    Alice Obermiller, MBA Experiential Learning Program Director, will begin interviewing interested companies and discuss project ideas.

  • December 20, 2019

    Final date for companies to express interest in participating.

  • January 10, 2020

    School faculty and project champion finalize project charter, legal documents, and background materials.

  • January 31, 2020

    Student Teams Finalized

  • March 2, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: Students will be on-site working for the week

  • March 5, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT END: Students will present results to company leadership on-site

Key Milestones & Project Process