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Darla Moore School of Business


Membership Program

The Center for Marketing Solutions leverages the collective expertise, experience and energy of the Darla Moore School of Business' stellar students and industry-leading faculty, providing real insights and creative thinking to drive groundbreaking new marketing strategies for companies.

Center for Marketing Solutions Membership

  • Create learning experiences, ultimately better preparing students for today’s workforce
  • Provide our corporate partners with direct access to students (future employees) and faculty
  • Leverage marketing department expertise and consultative experience
  • Develop innovative and sustainable business solutions for our partners

Program Structure

  • Two projects per year (typically one each fall and spring semester)
  • Consulting team consists of faculty lead and four to six students (typically MBA students)
  • Combination of on-site immersion, off-site teleconferencing and web meetings
  • Project duration: 12-14 weeks

Membership Benefits

  • Real-time solutions to real business problems (e.g. sales growth, profit growth, cost savings)
  • Experienced and innovative consultative teams (academic, professional and student leaders)
  • Direct access to students (future employees), saving on screening time and recruiting costs
  • Opportunity to give back and support higher education’s future
  • Advisory Board Membership and annual networking event

Program Fee

  • $40,000 annually (plus direct expenses, if applicable)

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.