The Applied Consulting Practicum is part of the specialized master’s degree in business analytics. The practicum provides you with invaluable, real-life project experience. You will work as part of a student team, partnering with client sponsors under faculty supervision to scope, analyze, and report findings related to a client sponsor’s business question. Past sponsors include several Fortune 100 companies in the technology, retail, manufacturing, and utility sectors.
The consulting practicum, scheduled in your second semester, is a required component of the program. The practicum counts as a course includes in-class lectures and workshops on business problem definition, project and analysis planning, communication, leadership, and teamwork. Each team answers a sponsor’s business question using statistical models, data visualization tools, or “what if” scenario planning.
The practicum is part of the Wisconsin School of Business’s robust commitment to applied learning to narrow the gap between career and classroom. You’ll gain a competitive edge in your job search.