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CyBIZ Lab Project Types

CyBIZ Lab Project Types 2017-06-05T15:17:20+00:00

Consulting Projects

  • Dedicated student team of select graduate and undergraduate level students with specific skills to solve a specific business issue
  • Projects ideally follow the semester timeframe but may be flexible based on company needs
  • Consulting services are fee based ($5,000)

Startup/Entrepreneurial Projects

  • Dedicated student team of select graduate and undergraduate level students with specific skills to help entrepreneurial companies with market validation, market research, and product or market viability
  • Projects ideally follow the semester timeframe but may be flexible based on company needs
  • Startup consulting services are fee based ($5,000)

Live Classroom Cases

  • Projects performed as part of a semester discipline-specific  business course (marketing, supply chain, finance, business process management, or information technology)
  • Multiple student teams work on same business challenge in the classroom
  • Company representatives spend time in the classroom or on site providing information, instruction, and project leadership
  • Projects (kickoff and deliverables) must follow the semester timeline (fall and spring)

Non-Profit Organization Projects

  • Dedicated team of select graduate and undergraduate level students with specific skills to help non-profit organizations solve a business issus
  • Projects ideally follow the semester timeframe but may be flexible based on organizational needs
  • Non-profit consulting services are fee-based ($5,000)
  • Non-profits can apply for a limited number of $1,500 grants to offset project costs

MBA Service Learning Projects (spring only)

  • Non-profit organizations interested in working with a team of 1st Year MBA students during the spring semester may submit a project request here
  • MBA Service Learning projects are performed by students as a volunteer learning experience – specifically focused on supporting area non-profit organizations. An organizational leader must engage with the MBA team throughout the project.Scope of projects should be narrow enough to be completed in 6-8 weeks by students
  • The scope of projects should be narrow enough to be completed in 6-8 weeks by students
  • There is no fee to participate in a service learning project; however, a limited number of projects are selected each spring

CyBIZ Lab Process

Steps Description
Step 1 Company or organization submits project request form
Step 2 CyBIZ Lab team reviews request and proposes a project outline, project type (consulting vs. live case), timeline and fee (if applicable)
Step 3 When project is defined and accepted by both parties, CyBIZ Lab will administer the project agreement and non-disclosure forms
Step 4 CyBIZ Lab recruits and assembles project team
Step 5 Projects performed based on agreed-upon timeline, including periodic reviews as scheduled in the project agreement and timeline
Step 6 Students deliver final project and presentation
Step 7 Company or organization completes project evaluation and fee payment

Please submit information about your business and project idea by completing the online form. Submitting a project request does not guarantee the project will be accepted and completed. It also does not commit you to a project but allows us to explore the possibilities for a successful project. We will try to be as accommodating as possible given the resources and timeline available.