The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is seeking a Lecturer to serve as faculty advisor for up to four MBA student consulting teams performing Integrated Management Projects (IMP). The position is open for the 2014-2015 academic year, including Summer quarter 2014. This position will advise up to four teams of five to six students each as they provide multi-disciplinary strategy consulting to sponsoring businesses and organizations. The IMP program develops the students’ abilities to apply classroom learning to solve complex business challenges for real world clients. Student teams learn practical consulting skills while their clients benefit from the student’s experience, insights, and work product.
The Lecturer, called a Faculty Advisor in the IMP program, is primarily responsible for:
•Overall guidance to the student teams on the consulting and project management process, analytical frameworks, presentation structure and contents, and managing the customer relationship. •Supporting the team with insights and feedback on the customer project, including sponsor engagement, analysis and research, hypothesis and conclusions, and the oral and written presentations. •Meeting regularly with the student teams to monitor and advise on project progress. •Attending at least three client meetings per project with the student teams.
The Lecturer is not responsible for identifying project sponsors.
Candidates should have strong general business knowledge and management consulting experience. We prefer to have someone familiar with the Graduate School of Management and MBA education.
Your application should describe your teaching interests and experience and include a resume, evidence of teaching (preferred), and the names and addresses of three references. Please do not submit letters of reference. If you do not having teaching experience, please give alternative experiences that might qualify you.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Teaching - If you do not having teaching experience, please give alternative experiences that might qualify you.
Misc / Additional (Optional)