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BASM 523 Management Consulting and Corporate Decision Support

The purpose of this course is to prepare students for entry into management consulting or a similar corporate role (e.g., business development, corporate decision support). This course will require students to use the knowledge and tools acquired in the MBA program and apply them in a variety of business cases. Upon completion of this course students should be comfortable with:
• Diagnosing a business program
• Using a structure to develop hypotheses on potential solutions
• Conducting analyses to prove or disprove the hypothesis
• Communicating findings and recommendations in an effective manner

Target Audience

This course is designed for students with the following objectives and interests
• Seeking a career in management consulting, corporate strategy, or corporate finance
• Enjoy problem solving
• Interested in working on issues that cover a broad range of business topics and industries
• Comfortable with finance and data based analyses
• Willing to invest the time to be thoroughly prepared for class

Instructor Biography - Philippe Arrata

Course Outline - Class of 2018 (updated July 25, 2017)

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