Master Classes are hands-on, project-based electives designed to challenge second-year MBA students to master core concepts by applying them to contemporary business problems. Projects require students to make managerial decisions or recommendations on real-world problems companies need solved. Classes are integrally tied to external organizations that evaluate — and many times adopt — students’ recommendations.
Each Master Class focuses on a specific industry context such as consulting, real estate, or entrepreneurship and draws significant input from the professional community via interaction with student team projects and project sponsors, guest speakers, adjunct faculty members, and alumni participation. With these substantial projects and practitioner involvement, Master Classes provide students with a unique bridge between MBA theory and real-world practice.