Many companies recognize Scheller College of Business as the right destination to find fresh business talent, enhance their leadership, and tap into the expertise and cutting-edge business research of our faculty.There are many ways for corporations to connect with the business school, including:
Customized and public executive education programs
Diverse MBA options
First-rate recruiting services
Class projects, speaking engagements, and mentoring programs
Organizations such as General Electric, Coca-Cola Enterprises, McKesson Corporation, The Clorox company, and Lockhead Martin Corporation, to name a few, have profited from our ability to design customized leadership development programs to meet their particular needs.
Lean Six Sigma Certification will help your employees see stubborn challenges in a new light. Through this course, they will uncover inefficiencies and save your company money, no matter the industry. As they progress through the program, they’ll begin looking at every process differently, making invaluable contributions to your organization.
Diverse MBA Options
Your employees can earn a top MBA without interrupting their careers. Participants in our Executive and Evening MBA programs are able to put their new skills to the test immediately at work.
First-rate Recruiting Services
Leading companies are drawn to our undergraduate and MBA talent. Our undergraduates earn a degree in general business. While they do choose concentrations in various functional areas of business, they learn to approach problems from a broader perspective.
Our high caliber MBA students are sought after by many top companies for permanent positions and internships. They are recruited by firms from a broad range of industries for positions that offer opportunities for professional and personal growth and advancement.
No matter which program they choose, our stellar graduates are known for producing results through both strong leadership skills and technological know-how. Our alumni are in top spots in major corporations throughout the world.
Opportunities for Corporate Involvement
Overflowing with enthusiasm, talent, and drive, our students offer tremendous potential to the business community here and around the globe. Our prestigious faculty is well-positioned to collaborate with industry and business leaders who benefit greatly from corporate-funded academic research. Many of our faculty members are well-respected consultants tot major corporations.
The Steven A. Denning Technology & Management Program
Companies need engineers who understand both market forces and the financial implications of technology investment. Also in high demand are managers who understand the technical aspects of new product development, as well as the capabilities and constraints within the science, computing, and engineering disciplines. The Denning Technology & Management Program builds upon Georgia Tech's outstanding programs and curriculum to meet these needs and create the cross-functional leaders of the future.
Corporate Affiliates provide real-world problems for capstone projects, serve as an external advisory panel, and benefit from many opportunities to build relationships with students and faculty members.
The TI:GER® program is a collaboration between Georgia Tech and Emory Law School. It is nationally recognized for success at developing entrepreneurs. The program brings together PhD, MBA, and law students in the classroom and research lab to learn about the challenges of commercializing innovative technologies. TI:GER participants address the multidisciplinary issues that are a part of technology commercialization. Corporate mentors benefit from relationships with promising talent from a variety of disciplines.
This course gives MBA students both industry and international consulting experience. Projects are assigned with multinational companies such as HP and IBM or smaller companies looking to the Georgia Tech MBA team for business guidance. During spring break, students travel overseas to meet with these companies. Previous classes have visited countries such as Costa Rica, Denmark, Ireland, Japan, and Singapore. The countries and companies vary from year to year.
This course bridges the gap between practical and theoretical knowledge, giving students the opportunity to apply their classroom learning to a real-world IT project. Throughout the semester, students meet regularly with sponsoring corporations to make presentations on their progress. Participating organizations have included Coca-Cola, SecureWorks, Southern Company and InterContinental Hotels Group.
Georgia Tech's Pro Bono Consulting class helps non-profit organizations based in Atlanta resolve key strategic challenges. Since its inception, participants have worked with such clients as the American Cancer Society, Art of Living, MedShare International, and The Sullivan Center. As a participant, you'll have an opportunity to apply classroom theory and gain consulting experience.
Board Fellows Program
Organized by the College’s Net Impact chapter, the Board Fellows Program prepares MBAs for future roles on a board of directors. Students will serve as non-voting members on Atlanta-area non-profit boards. Participants develop awareness of board roles and functions while providing business skills, new insights, and innovative perspectives to non-profit organizations.
Designed to give MBAs experience working on real-life real estate solutions for Fortune 50 companies, students are actively involved in a Corporate Real Estate Innovation Council. They function as the research arm of the Council and explore the workplace of the future: how the built environment impacts productivity, asset monetization, and the impact emerging technologies will have on the built environment. Participation in this practicum has led to internship opportunities with service providers and corporate real estate departments of major global companies.
Guest Lectures and Class Projects
Top executive frequently speak to various classes. The IMPACT Speaker Series brings a heavy-hitting lineup of notable business executives, high-tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and intellectual leaders to the College. The series is a popular learning and networking opportunity for Georgia Tech students, alumni, and members of the Atlanta business community.
Faculty members are always interested in learning about potential real-world projects as in-class learning opportunities for their students.