PROJECT REQUEST

Course Title

LIU Honors Consulting Seminar (Spring 21)

Collaboration Overview

In this course, students utilize and direct all previous knowledge attained in the area of management toward the solution of a pragmatic problem. The research project incorporates theoretical and empirical literature plus relevant methodology. The course will teach students basic and intermediate skills that are essential for strategic consulting. Topics such as problem analysis, company valuation, as well as framework and general strategy development will be covered. Students will be evaluated based on their performance in class discussions and their performance in the consulting project. Students will work in either a domestic or an international consulting team for global and domestic companies. Students are expected to collaborate, discuss and deliver recommendations to their clients during weekly meetings. Each project will conclude in a final presentation to each team’s respective client. Class discussions and lectures will be centered on discussions of the domestic projects.

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Program & Course Info

SchoolLong Island University C.W. Post (LIU Post)
CourseLIU Honors Consulting Seminar (Spring 21)
Graduate / UndergraduateUndergraduate
Students Enrolled30
Student Time Commitment15-30 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*Thursdays 2:00 - 4:40 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, Construction, Repair & Maintenance, Consumer Services, Finance, Health Care, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media, Mining & Metals, Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities, Real Estate, Retail, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics
Requested Company Size
  • Established Startup
  • High-Growth Startup
  • Small Business
  • Medium Business
  • Large Enterprise
Duration12 weeks (02/04/2021 - 04/29/2021)
Location
  • Fully Remote (located anywhere)
Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count1

Timeline & Next Steps

  • January 22, 2021

    Deadline for Companies to Apply to Participate

  • January 29, 2021

    Deadline to finalize all project details!

  • February 4, 2021

    2:00 – 4:40 PM ET – – OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into class to meet your team and kickoff your project.

  • April 29, 2021

    OFFICIAL PROJECT END: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to close the project before final exams start for the LIU students.

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