REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Course Title

Managerial Economics

Collaboration Overview

This course teaches students approaches to decision making as managers of a firm or organization. This course builds upon knowledge of microeconomics and expands understanding of topics including the forces shaping markets and strategic behavior. Most applications will relate to determining business objectives in production using human resources.

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Program & Course Info

SchoolAllegheny College
CourseManagerial Economics
Graduate / Undergraduate
  • All Undergraduate
Students Enrolled25
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:20 AM - 12:00 PM ET

*Note: Company, faculty, and students will finalize meeting and communication schedule after collaboration is finalized

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Accounting & Legal, Aerospace & Defense, Agriculture & Forestry, Arts, Entertainment & Recreation, Biotech & Pharmaceuticals, Business Services, Construction, Repair & Maintenance, Consumer Services, Education, Finance, Government, Health Care, Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Media, Mining & Metals, Non-Profit, Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities, Real Estate, Restaurants, Bars & Food Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Travel & Tourism
Requested Company Size
  • Established Startup
  • High-Growth Startup
  • Small Business
  • Medium Business
  • Large Enterprise
Duration7.3 Weeks (03/09/2021 - 04/29/2021)
LocationN/A
Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count3

Timeline & Next Steps

  • January 3, 2020

    Final date for Industry Partners to express interest in participating.

  • January 22, 2021

    Educators and Industry Partners finalize project charters, legal documents, and background materials.

  • March 9, 2021

    OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to kickoff the project.

  • April 29, 2021

    OFFICIAL PROJECT END: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to close the project.

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Growth Strategy

Business Opportunity Research
Prospecting New Relationships
Designing & Scaling Processes

Marketing

Branding Strategy/Redesign
Social Media Optimization
User/Customer Acquisition Strategy Development & Testing

Mergers & Acquisitions

Prospecting Acquirer Targets
Establishing & Validating Valuations
Researching Potential Acquisitions

Operations

Process Design Review
Scalability Assessment
Inter-Departmental Efficiency Assessment

Product Design & Development

User Testing/Interviewing
Requirements Planning
Product Development/Extension

Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain

Sourcing & Distribution Analysis
Inventory Management
Distribution Optimization

Research & Development

Competition Due Diligence
Industry Size Assessment
Partnership & Channel Mapping

Sales & Business Development

New Business Opportunity Assessment
Market Testing
Customer Discovery/Interviewing

Talent Management

Talent Competency Mapping
Training & Development Curriculum Design
Talent Satisfaction Assessments

School Supervisors

Instructor

Priyanka Chakraborty

[email protected]

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