Go beyond hypotheticals and take what you’ve learned in the classroom to help lead a project or business unit within a real company through our Living Business Leadership Experience (LBLE) course.
Effective leaders lead up, down, and across organizations – just as you'll do in the Living Business Leadership Experience course. Work with a company and team of students to establish and run real, profitable enterprises. This could entail new products, business lines, or functional units. This course is open to all Master of Supply Chain Management students. You must apply and be accepted to join the class.
15 Seconds of Fame
Technology and digital media
Construct a roll-out plan to explore new market opportunities for ESPN’s College Gameday show by uncovering insights from a customer survey.
Water Sustainability and technology
Develop a market strategy that identifies potential areas of market growth by analyzing national and international regulations.
Technology and social impact
Expand Backpac’s user base and nonprofit network to gain market credibility and focus on furthering market testing.
Augmented reality and digital healthcare
Develop a business plan with an 18-month market entry strategy to pitch to investors to secure seed funding.
Health and beauty retail
Develop a refined email marketing strategy focused on personalization, leaning on previous retention insights to generate overall greater brand awareness through social media and micro-influencers.
Healthcare device startup
Create a marketing plan designed around targeting the highest value customer segment to generate customer personas.
Deploy tools for small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through EDOs by coaching and assisting pilot implementation, while collecting feedback for iterations that drive value.
Logistics & supply chain
Develop a go-to-market strategy for Refractions AI’s last-mile delivery robot to implement a growth strategy beyond food delivery.
Slows Bar BQ
Develop a business model and strategy for “Slows at Home”, a new lineup of food products designed for retail and direct-to-consumer sales
State & Liberty
Conduct research and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to make recommendations about brand partnerships, ambassadors, and collaborations for future events.
The NRP Group
Real estate development and affordable housing
Establish an enterprise that develops and implements a new model for affordable housing in the U.S.
Healthcare device startup
Expand data collection to identify potential for a high-frequency user market of Warmliu’s outdoor seating products. Collaborate with finance and operations to reduce production costs.