Sep 30, 2023
MGT 3730 - Entrepreneurial Business Consulting
During this applied learning experience, students are assigned to work as consultants with a real business. They conduct background research, analyze the client’s current situation and context, and make recommendations on how to address a defined business problem. It is intended to enhance students’ analytical skills while giving them the opportunity to apply business and other academic concepts to a real-world situation. Also addressed are general business skills, such as report writing, presentation, client interaction skills, and team management skills.
Requisites: (MGT 3550 AND MGT 3700) or (MGT 3740 and ACCT 3770)
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Bridge: Learning and Doing
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Students will be able to conduct effective research in support of project demands.
- Students will be able to demonstrate awareness of a client firm’s competitive prospects, industry, and market(s).
- Students will be able to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with project manager(s), clients, and project team members.
- Students will be able to employ tools, models, and academic knowledge as they analyze the contexts and challenges facing their client(s).
- Students will be able to generate high-quality project deliverables, including as appropriate: written reports, presentations, business tools, and other items as requested by the client.
- Students will be able to identify and describe business problems facing the client, and propose a prioritized order in which to address those problems.
- Students will be able to manage time, deadlines, and competing project demands appropriately.
- Students will be able to recommend useful, relevant, and appropriate solutions to a project’s focal problem(s).
- Students will be able to assess their entreprenurial business consulting competencies, reflect on learning related to those competencies, and develop strategies for growth.
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