COLLABORATION REQUEST

Course Title

University of Maryland In-Class Advanced Cross-Functional Live Business Case

Collaboration Overview

The University of Maryland's undergraduate Growth Strategy course is looking for a hyper-growth company in the DMV area to work on 3 projects from the selected company. Teams will consist of 4 students per group and a total of 6 groups to work across the 3 different projects.

David Kressler the course faculty, will be the main point of contact for the projects.

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Program & Course Info

SchoolUniversity Of Maryland
CourseUniversity of Maryland In-Class Advanced Cross-Functional Live Business Case
Graduate / UndergraduateUndergraduate
Students Enrolled24
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*Monday/Wednesday 2-4pm

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

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Agriculture & Forestry
Requested Company Size
  • Pre-Revenue Startup
Duration Running (09/15/2017 - 01/01/2018)
LocationN/A
Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count3

Timeline & Next Steps

  • July 14, 2017

    Collaboration request published. Companies may express interest in participating.

  • August 15, 2017

    School faculty will begin interviewing interested companies and discuss project ideas.

  • August 29, 2017

    Final date for companies to express interest in participating.

  • September 13, 2017

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

  • September 15, 2017

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

  • January 1, 2018

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


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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
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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
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Quality Control

Process Mapping & Checking
Document Validity Verification
Data and Fact Checking

Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis

Growth Analysis
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Research & Development

Competition Due Diligence
Industry Size Assessment
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Sales & Business Development

New Business Opportunity Assessment
Market Testing
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Software Design & Development

MVP Design & User Testing
Systems Integration
Technology Roadmap Planning

Talent Management

Talent Competency Mapping
Training & Development Curriculum Design
Talent Satisfaction Assessments

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