The Carlson School Enterprise program puts MBA students into student-managed teams to address the real-world challenges of client businesses which expect real-world results. It’s an in-depth professional and transformational experience that few business schools offer.
The Carlson Brand Enterprise is not simply another classroom; it’s a place of business. Brand Enterprise participants apply the knowledge they obtain in the classroom to a real-world problem and gain hands-on experience implementing strategic and analytical components of brand and marketing strategy consulting.
The Carlson Consulting Enterprise challenges students to apply lessons that span a variety of business disciplines to inform the best recommendation for a partner organization. Consulting Enterprise participants evaluate a business challenge and present a fresh strategy to clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to non-profit organizations.
The Carlson Funds Enterprise was established among the first student-managed portfolios in the country. Through participation in the Enterprise, students and professional advisors are responsible for a small capitalization growth fund and a fixed income fund that combine for an asset total of more than $23.7 million.
The Carlson Ventures Enterprise is designed for students who are more intruiged by creating, developing, and sustaining new ideas to form or enhance businesses. The Ventures Entrprise hones and nourishes participants' entrepreneurial skills and helps them bring new ideas to life.