PROJECT REQUEST

Course Title

International MBA Consulting

Collaboration Overview

The University of Richmond's Professional MBA Program is looking for 3 companies willing to host bright eager students through a 4-week consulting project. Businesses should ideally be based in LATAM (preferably in/around Peru). Ideally, the key point of contact for the students should be able to speak English. The project should be research oriented and capable of being completed remote (sample topics and projects included below). Companies can be any size, any industry. The students are eager to learn as they support your business through this completely virtual pro-bono consulting project. Learn More About Richmond's Professional MBA Program

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Program & Course Info

SchoolUniversity of Richmond
CourseInternational MBA Consulting
Graduate / UndergraduateGraduate
Students Enrolled12
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*6:15-8:50 PM ET

*Note: Company, faculty, and students will finalize meeting and communication schedule after collaboration is finalized

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Aerospace & Defense, Agriculture & Forestry, Arts, Entertainment & Recreation, Biotech & Pharmaceuticals, Business Services, Consumer Services, Education, Finance, Government, Health Care, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media, Non-Profit, Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities, Real Estate, Restaurants, Bars & Food Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Travel & Tourism
Requested Company Size
  • Pre-Revenue Startup
  • Established Startup
  • High-Growth Startup
  • Small Business
  • Medium Business
  • Large Enterprise
Duration5 weeks (1585540800 - 1587960000)
Location
    Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
    Project Count1

    Timeline & Next Steps

    • March 29, 2020

      Finalize Project Partners & Scopes

    • March 30, 2020

      Project Kickoff with Students (via Web Conferencing): Discuss the Scope, Craft Project Plan, Get Excited, Get Started!

    • April 6, 2020

      Check-in 1: Company to Connect virtually with MBA Consulting Team

    • April 13, 2020

      Check-in 2: Company to Connect virtually with MBA Consulting Team

    • April 20, 2020

      Check-in 3: Company to Connect virtually with MBA Consulting Team

    • May 8, 2020

      Final Presentations: MBA Consulting Team Will Virtually Deliver Final Presentation


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    Topics of Interest

    Project categories and templates that might inspire you…

    Account Management

    Process Overview / Mapping
    Software Suite Recommendations
    Process Optimization

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Strategy Development
    Requirements Planning
    Evaluation and Recommendations

    Customer Service

    New Business Opportunity Assessment
    New Product/Service Development
    Customer Discovery/Interviewing

    Data Management

    Data Scrubbing & Reorganization
    Data Synthesis & Visualization
    KPI Design Visualization

    Growth Strategy

    Business Opportunity Research
    Prospecting New Relationships
    Designing & Scaling Processes

    International Affairs

    Expansion Planning
    Cultural Assessment
    Strategic Entry

    Legal, Regulatory, Compliance

    Impending Regulation Assessment
    Legal Documents & Legal Structure Audit
    Prospecting Legal Firms

    Marketing

    Branding Strategy/Redesign
    Social Media Optimization
    User/Customer Acquisition Strategy Development & Testing

    Mergers & Acquisitions

    Prospecting Acquirer Targets
    Establishing & Validating Valuations
    Researching Potential Acquisitions

    Operations

    Process Design Review
    Scalability Assessment
    Inter-Departmental Efficiency Assessment

    Org Culture, D&I

    Diversity Assessments
    Inclusion Protocols
    Training & Development

    PR & Communications

    PR Strategy Consulting
    Communications Planning
    Messaging & Tone Advancement

    Product Design & Development

    User Testing/Interviewing
    Requirements Planning
    Product Development/Extension

    Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain

    Sourcing & Distribution Analysis
    Inventory Management
    Distribution Optimization

    Quality Control

    Process Mapping & Checking
    Document Validity Verification
    Data and Fact Checking

    Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis

    Growth Analysis
    Valuations Assessment
    Financial Performance Analysis​

    Research & Development

    Competition Due Diligence
    Industry Size Assessment
    Partnership & Channel Mapping

    Sales & Business Development

    New Business Opportunity Assessment
    Market Testing
    Customer Discovery/Interviewing

    Software Design & Development

    MVP Design & User Testing
    Systems Integration
    Technology Roadmap Planning

    Talent Management

    Talent Competency Mapping
    Training & Development Curriculum Design
    Talent Satisfaction Assessments

    School Supervisors

    Instructor

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