Beyond the Traditional Classroom
Experiential programs at the Carlson School boast a rich history of success. These initiatives bring together MBA and chosen undergraduate students in small teams dedicated to solving authentic challenges faced by actual companies. This setting cultivates essential group dynamics and interpersonal skills. Students engage directly with real clients, gaining invaluable hands-on experience.
The four Carlson School Enterprise programs assemble MBA and select undergraduate students into small teams to address the real-world challenges of client businesses that expect real-world results. It’s an in-depth professional and transformational experience that few business schools offer.
As part of the MS in Business Analytics Full-Time program, you'll partner with real-world client organizations to draw innovative conclusions and facilitate data-driven decision-making to solve a real business problem. The Business Analytics Experiential Learning Program offers dynamic projects that allow you to apply analytics methodologies, techniques, and tools to a business problem.
Global Operations Capstone
As part of the MS in Supply Chain Management program, you'll work in small groups to solve a global supply chain problem for a real-world client. You will apply learnings from your studies, such as structured problem-solving methodology, conduct primary and secondary research, and perform rigorous analysis to produce clear insights and fact-based recommendations.
Undergraduate Experiential Learning: Get Real-World Business Experience
As an undergraduate student, you'll have chances to apply classroom lessons to real-world business scenarios. Our experiential programs kick-start your career journey, showcasing the benefits of a Carlson School education rooted in genuine business experiences. The Carlson School offers four In-Action courses. In their junior or senior year, students may choose one course that best aligns with their interests and career goals.
- Entrepreneurship in Action
- Mergers and Acquisition in Action
- Marketing in Action
- Business Analytics in Action