Global Learning // Consulting Projects

A group of students visiting China

Pitt Business Students Changing The World

The Consulting Field Projects are a hallmark component of the Katz academic catalog. The Global Consulting Project (GCP) is an international extension of the original field projects. A team of Katz students travel abroad to provide actionable recommendations to a concrete and specific international organizational challenge. Students who participate in the GCP gain professional experience and an international business acumen. Students return equipped with an enhanced way of approaching business problems and strong analytical and strategic thinking skills. Having a global mindset is a key skill that Katz instills on its students and the GCP is a great way to gain it.

Travel abroad to one or more international locations required for the problem that has local-global characteristics. Projects have tackled issues in Mexico, Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom for sponsoring companies MSA, Westinghouse and PPG.

For more information, please contact globalebl@pitt.edu.

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