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Carroll School of Management

Applied Learning

The Carroll School was a pioneer in giving all MBA students the experience of solving real business problems at real companies in real time. Today, experiential learning is an integral part of the curriculum for students in both the Full-Time and Evening MBA programs. Here’s an overview.

CORE COURSES
In core classes throughout the curriculum, students apply classroom lessons to real-world situations and projects.

CURRICULUM IN INVESTMENT RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT (CIRM)
The CIRM Program is a three-course sequence of electives that merges theoretical learning with hands-on workshops.

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE (IME)
This elective course culminates in a two-and-a-half-week trip to Asia, Europe, or Latin America.

GRADUATE TECHTREK
This field-study course features week-long visits to Silicon Valley, Seattle, and New York City, where students tour some of the nation’s hottest tech firms.

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING PROJECT (ICP)
In this elective course, MBA students work in teams on consulting projects for international clients. Recent projects have taken students to China and Peru.

WARREN BUFFETT & BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FIELD EXPERIENCE
MBA students in this program meet with billionaire investor Warren Buffett at the headquarters of his Berkshire Hathaway holding company in Omaha.

THE MANAGER'S STUDIO
This program brings top executives to campus to share their personal and professional experiences with students. Each session includes an interview and a student-led question and answer period.

CHIEF EXECUTIVES' CLUB OF BOSTON
Recognized as one of the world's leading CEO speaking venues, the Chief Executives’ Club of Boston at the Carroll School of Management invites top-level CEOs to share their views on a wide range of topics.