Learning Takes Action: Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP)

Work with a company sponsor and a team of peers to find a creative solution to a critical organizational challenge. Think of MAP as a mini-consulting project, guided by a faculty advisor. Like any consultant, your team’s task will be to direct the pace and activities of the project at hand, and deliver a final analysis and recommendation.





Learn in the Real World

Maybe you’ll help a new startup survive by modeling its supply chain. Or you could plan a company’s entry into a new country. Perhaps you’ll improve a nonprofit’s fundraising strategy.

The possibilities are endless, but one thing’s for sure:
No matter what you do, you’ll make an impact.

Solve a Real-World Challenge

MAP empowers students to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom in a real company setting. Online MBA students work virtually with companies such as Uber Technologies, Sony Entertainment and Coinbase to address real challenges.

MAP Facts

Prerequisites: Applied Business Statistics, Financial Accounting, Microeconomics, Financial Management 

Communication with project sponsors will take place primarily online. An on-site visit to the sponsoring organization may be required for some students; this visit will last no longer than one week. Note, however, that not all projects require taking time to make on-site visits. Final project presentation will be delivered remotely.

Online MAP projects

“The MAP experience helped me to appreciate leveraging the diverse strengths of my teammates and understanding my own role within a team. It truly was a culmination of the lessons learned from the first two semesters, and applying them in a corporate setting was extremely rewarding. MAP was the highlight of my Ross MBA experience, and I am a more well-rounded leader because of it.”
Steven El Aile, Part-Time MBA Alum
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