Consulting Concentration

Students majoring in a business discipline may add a concentration in Consulting by completing an additional six credits of coursework in the area.

Consulting Concentration requirements
Electives (Choose Two)
Consulting Concentration requirements
BUAD 430 - Diversity in the Workplace

(3 credits)

This course is designed to enhance students’ understanding of current issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and to help them develop their distinctive voice as they cultivate an inclusion-focused professional future. The course utilizes current research, best practices, and lived experiences to demonstrate the inherent benefits of having a diverse workforce and how a diverse collection of skills and experiences equips companies to be globally competitive. Students learn to identify and leverage their unique strengths to help successfully drive diversity and inclusion initiatives in the modern world of work

BUAD 431 - Management Consulting

(3 credits)


This course examines the management consulting process and prepares students for a role as either an internal or external consultant. The course is designed to provide a framework for understanding the art and science of providing management counsel to client organizations in the public and private sectors. The course follows the process of a typical consulting engagement in identifying key project requirements, feasibility and design alternatives

BUAD 437 - Change Management and Organizational Transformation

(3 credits)


The course will focus on effective process design, change management, and transforming the organization through changes in process, people, and technology. Topics will include stakeholder analysis, goal/ strategy alignment, generating buy-in, effectively informing processes, performance measurement and incentives.

BUAD 466 - Developing Business Intelligence

(3 credits)


The course focuses on the collection, representation and analysis of evidence in support of decision making and process involvement. The course will examine hard and soft measures, criteria for evaluation, and performance measurement.

BUAD 482 - Project Management

(3 credits)


This course will focus on the concepts and tools related to the management of projects within organizations. Students will examine all phases of project management including selection, planning, scheduling, control, and termination. Topics include writing project plans, developing work breakdown structures, project scheduling, resource management, earned value analysis, and project risk management.

Courses may not double count for both a major and a concentration.