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Corporate Engagement

Tech Savvy. Business smart. In today's fast-paced business environment, staying ahead by leveraging leading-edge business and technology innovations is vital.

At Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, we focus at the intersection of business and technology. We offer engagement options that provide access to our extraordinary faculty and students, and to exceptional learning opportunities that advance your company's goals. From corporate programs that focus on supply chain, emerging technologies, innovation management, and business analytics to customizable student projects and internships, collaborating with Scheller College can be your company's best investment. 

Tap into a wealth of talent through access to our undergraduates, MBAs, and alumni.  Enhance your workforce with graduates who specialize at the intersection of business and technology, with proven expertise in solving today's toughest problems.  Build relationships and enhance your company's visibility on the campus of the world's most innovative technological university. 

Recruit Undergraduates

Prepare your workforce for the challenges ahead with our corporate programs created with your company's strategy and goals in mind. We offer custom developed and open enrollment programs that focus on supply chain management, Lean Six Sigma, innovation management, financial acumen, business analytics, and technology management. The programs are led by world-renowned Georgia Tech faculty and incorporate the latest trends, research, and emerging technologies.

Executive Education Programs

Our Evening MBA and Executive MBA programs are designed for working professionals so that they can complete the degree requirements without interrupting their careers. 

Evening MBA Program

Executive MBA Program

Thought Leadership and Expertise

Benefit from Scheller College's innovative speaker series that features an astonishing lineup of notable business executives, high-tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and academic thought-leaders.  Partner with our faculty on leading-edge research in emerging areas at the intersection of business and technology. Work with our students on semester-long projects that span supply chain, marketing, business analytics, information technology, innovation management, and sustainability. 

Scheller Events

Impact Speaker Series

Scheller Research Centers

Practicum Courses
Information Technology Practicum

This course pairs teams of Georgia Tech MBA students with participating organizations for a 3-month project. Each student team will conduct an in-depth analysis and develop a detailed answer to a “strategic question" provided by a participating organization. The question should lie at the intersection of business and technology. The students benefit from the opportunity to apply the analytical and technology skills they acquire in the program to a real-world situation. The participating organizations benefit from in-depth analyses by highly motivated MBA students of the issues related to a strategic question. Participating organizations have included Coca-Cola, SecureWorks, Southern Company and InterContinental Hotels Group.

Real Estate Practicum

Designed to give MBAs experience working on real-life real estate solutions for Fortune 50 companies, students are actively involved in a Corporate Real Estate Innovation Council. They function as the research arm of the Council and explore the workplace of the future: how the built environment impacts productivity, asset monetization, and the impact emerging technologies will have on the built environment. Participation in this practicum has led to internship opportunities with service providers and corporate real estate departments of major global companies.

Students gain knowledge in three important areas: management consulting, topical sustainability issues, and project management. This course takes students through a crash course in management consulting skills while teams are formed and assigned to sustainability-relevant, business-focused projects for participating companies. Teams scope, plan, execute, and deliver a 12-week consulting project by actively managing the engagement via ongoing interactions with their client liaison.

This course pairs groups of students with a company for a semester-long project. Student teams works with their participating company by framing a business issue as an analytics problem, analyzing data provided by the company, and generating applicable business insights and/or developing capabilities.

The course will consist of case studies, visiting lecturers from financial institutions, and student group projects of an advanced nature — all centered around quantitative and computational finance. The group projects deal with applicable problems in areas such as asset management, credit risk, and pricing of derivatives. The course involves significant data analysis using big data sets. The groups will be required to formulate and analyze the project problem, and implement and present their solutions to the problems.

Gain experience in solving marketing problems faced by organizations. Understand marketing and business problems faced by organizations and develop the relevant skills for critically analyzing these problems and providing a tractable solution.

Innovate around supply chain problems in a real world setting. Apply what you learned in supply chain courses to a real project. Your student group will be paired with a company for a semester-long project. Work with the host company to analyze a current supply chain issue and provide innovative solutions.

This course consists of both lectures and a hands-on project. Lectures include the Lean Startup methodology, as well as guest lecturers representing young entrepreneurs, experienced entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, technology venture lawyers, and more. Moving in parallel with the lectures, students develop the core of a business model for a real startup idea. This is done by working with a startup at ATDC, working with GTRI or GTRC on commercialization opportunities for existing intellectual property, or students may develop their own startup idea from scratch.

Georgia Tech's Pro Bono Consulting class helps non-profit organizations based in Atlanta resolve key strategic challenges. Since its inception, participants have worked with such clients as the American Cancer Society, Art of Living, MedShare International, and The Sullivan Center. As a participant, you'll have an opportunity to apply classroom theory and gain consulting experience.

Learn the tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma employed by leading companies to improve processes and performance. You'll apply its methodology and statistical analysis to a company project. Participating companies have included AT&T, AutoTrader, State Farm, and The Coca-Cola Company. Certification at the Green Belt level, valued in the industry at more than $5,000, is offered as part of this elective course.

Sharpen your managerial skills in addressing a practical international and operational business problem. Work on a real-world problem with a cross-border dimension. Select a client-sponsored project, define the problem, work with the client, and present findings. Expand your knowledge of a specific regional economy and business culture.

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Jason Parrish
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