Multidisciplinary Action Projects

The Multidisciplinary Action Project (MAP) is a signature, defining element of the Ross MBA program.

Students in four- to six-person teams, guided by faculty members, tackle a complex business problem for a company or nonprofit. Students expand their skills and develop their leadership abilities; sponsors get usable recommendations from top minds at minimal expense. MAP is a mutually beneficial collaboration between students, faculty, and sponsor organizations.

MAP is one of the world’s most extensive and intensive partnerships in action-based learning.

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How to Sponsor a MAP Project

Contact the Office of Action Based Learning at RossMAPProgram@umich.edu or 734-615-2096


Other Ross Resources - Centers and Institutes

The Tauber Institute for Global Operations is a premier multidisciplinary operations program of the University of Michigan. Its mission is to be the recognized leader in operations theory, practice and dissemination of knowledge. Tauber Institute Team Projects are 14-week multidisciplinary, collaborative internships during which students work on operations or manufacturing issues to potentially earn or save sponsoring companies millions of dollars. In these custom opportunities, students demonstrate their skills to a very demanding audience, and show they can outperform expectations.

The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise is committed to creating a socially and environmentally sustainable society through the power of business. Building on nearly two decades of research, teaching, and direct engagement, the Institute has become one of the world’s leading sources of innovative knowledge on the culture, technologies, operations and governance of business in a changing world.

The globally recognized Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies provides the curriculum, program initiatives, community involvement, and alumni outreach activities that deliver exclusive resources for future entrepreneurs at the University of Michigan. The Institute's innovative real-world approach and the Business School's traditional management excellence encourages and nurtures students in preparing for entrepreneurial careers to succeed, autonomously or in a corporate setting, as leaders for new venture creation and growth.

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