Students

In The Capstone Consulting Experience, university students will examine an organization's processes and provide actionable, in-depth recommendations for necessary improvements.

Dallas MBa Capstone Class

Under the guidance of a faculty member, each student participates on a team that is assigned to work with a real organization on a 12-week comprehensive project.

Each team works together to provide actionable recommendations, including a proposal, industry/market research, a presentation and recommendations in the form of a report.

 

 


 

Jake, MBA University of Dallas “My Capstone experience was an incredible culmination of my time at the University of Dallas and gave me the ability to apply what I learned in my courses to a real-world setting. Overall, my MBA at UD gave me the skills, confidence and connections to launch my own global apparel brand and thriving e-commerce business, Compete Every Day.” -Jake Thompson, MBA '08
Sandra Blanke, University of Dallas Cybersecurity “As a student, this will be the fastest 12 weeks of your academic career because of the communication, coordination, research, development and recommendations you'll need to complete on behalf of the client.” -Sandra Blanke, Associate Professor

Past Capstone Consulting Experience Projects.

Term Organization Challenge
Spring 2015 Renlita Doors Growth plan study
Spring 2015 P.I. McLain Legal Organizational audit
Summer 2015 Healthaxis Perfecting performance review structure
Summer 2015 Royal Bath Transfer of manufacturing site 
Fall 2015 PDS Tech Develop applicant tracking system
Fall 2015 Southern Dock CRM investment strategy expansion

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