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Team Consulting Project

 

image of TCP team for City of SomervilleThe 2015 City of Somerville TCP Team. The title of their project is "Strengthening the City of Somerville’s Municipal Workforce: An Assessment of the Recruitment, Retention, and Culture of Non-Union Managers."

The Heller MBA program culminates in the Team Consulting Project, a real-world, practical experience providing students with the opportunity to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to help an organization or business unit more effectively pursue its social mission.

Working under the supervision of a faculty advisor in teams of three to five, students provide consulting services to a mission-driven organization over a four-month period. Students have the opportunity to self-organize into teams and select from among a wide variety of organizations in the for-profit, nonprofit and public sectors. Together, they tackle a management challenge, conduct sophisticated analyses, and submit recommendations. The TCP is accompanied by a workshop series and culminates in a formal presentation and report. 

Read more about the TCP experience in Heller Magazine.