Course Title

MBA On the Spot Consulting Spring 2022

Collaboration Overview

We're looking to build an incredible "on-the-spot" consulting experience to provide our students with a dose of the real-world through a Live Case Experience based on a series of projects based on real challenges from a real industry partner

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Timeline & Next Steps

  • November 13, 2021

    Collaboration request published. Industry Partners may express interest in participating.

  • November 13, 2021

    Educators will begin interviewing interested Industry Partners to discuss project ideas.

  • December 31, 2021

    Final date for Industry Partners to express interest in participating.

  • January 15, 2022

    Educators and Industry Partners finalize project charters, legal documents, and background materials.

  • March 30, 2022

    OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to kickoff the project.

  • April 13, 2022

    OFFICIAL PROJECT END: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to close the project.

Project Inspiration

Project templates by topic that might inspire you…

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


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

Mergers & Acquisitions

Prospecting Acquirer Targets
Establishing & Validating Valuations
Researching Potential Acquisitions


Process Design Review
Scalability Assessment
Inter-Departmental Efficiency Assessment

Product Design & Development

User Testing/Interviewing
Requirements Planning
Product Development/Extension

Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain

Sourcing & Distribution Analysis
Inventory Management
Distribution Optimization

Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis

Growth Analysis
Valuations Assessment
Financial Performance Analysis​

Sales & Business Development

New Business Opportunity Assessment
Market Testing
Customer Discovery/Interviewing

Talent Management

Talent Competency Mapping
Training & Development Curriculum Design
Talent Satisfaction Assessments

Academic Mentors


Alex Markle 

[email protected]

Academic Program Details

SchoolFordham University
CourseMBA On the Spot Consulting Spring 2022
Graduate / Undergraduate
  • All Graduate
Students Enrolled80-100
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*3 Sessions on Wednesday 3/30, & 4/13 from 3:30 - 5:30 PM ET (

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

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Services, Education, Finance, Health Care, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media, Restaurants, Bars & Food Services, Retail, Transportation & Logistics
Requested Company Size
  • High-Growth Startup
  • Small Business
  • Medium Business
  • Large Enterprise
Duration2 Weeks (03/30/2022 - 04/13/2022)
  • Local (within 30 miles)
  • Regional (within 90 miles)
  • Fully Remote (located anywhere)
Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count4


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