UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Consulting Emphasis

Consulting Emphasis:  9 Credit Hours

The objective of the consulting emphasis to help prepare students for a successful career in the management consulting industry with special focus on rapid career advancement during the critical first four years within a consulting firm.  The program is designed to develop students’ team problem solving capabilities.  Even if a student does not pursue a placement in consulting, participation in this emphasis will provide training in rapid analysis, problem solving, teamwork and presentations that will positively affect any career in business.  The consulting emphasis mixes class room learning of key structured frameworks for team and functional problem solving with practical training in actual consulting projects and client teams.  The students in the consulting program are highly sought after for other class team projects and case competitions.

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Required Course: 
  • BUSI 554 Consulting Skills and Framework (3.0 credits)
Required: Applied Learning Experience (3.0 credits)
  • STAR (Student Teams Achieving Results - 4.5 credits)
  • Summer Internship (domestic or international) subject to undergraduate business program approval
  • BUSI 650: Undergraduate Business Symposium Core Committee
  • BUSI 505: Consulting to Entrepreneurial Firms
  • Other 3 credit courses with practical, hands-on experience subject to undergraduate business program approval
Required:  Elective Course from Area of Interest (3.0 credits)

Finance
  • BUSI 582: Mergers & Acquisitions (3.0 credits)
  • BUSI 618: Global Financial Markets (1.5 credits)
  • BUSI 502: Entrepreneurial Finance (1.5 credits)
Marketing
  • BUSI 562: Consumer Behavior (3.0 credits)
  • BUSI 563 / BUSI 490-096: Retailing & Distribution Channels (1.5 credits)
  • BUSI 564: New Product Development (3.0 credits)
  • BUSI 566: Marketing Strategy (3.0 credits)
  • BUSI 568 / BUSI 490-094 / BUSI 490-095: Marketing Analysis & Decision Making (1.5 credits)
  • BUSI 617: Global Marketing (3.0 credits)
Operations
  • BUSI 532: Service Operations (3.0 credits)
  • BUSI 533: Supply Chain Management (3.0 credits)
Organizational Behavior
  • BUSI 547: Managerial Decision Making (1.5 credits)
  • BUSI 555: Groups & Teams in Organizations (1.5 credits)

Strategy & Entrepreneurship
  • BUSI 506: New Ventures Analysis (3.0 credits)
  • BUSI 525: Advanced Business Presentations (1.5 credits)
Sustainability
  • BUSI 507: Sustainable Business & Social Entrepreneurship (3.0 credits)
 

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