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Build management consulting capabilities through working on real business problems

Apply now! The next cohort begins April 15, 2020!

Are you an MBA student interested in addressing one of the biggest issues facing the US: The Racial Wealth Gap?

Description of the LISC Digital Accelerator

  • This program provides one-on-one consulting to Black, LatinX, indigenous, or POC-Owned businesses based in LA in the retail, personal services, and food and industry sectors

  • This 7-week program allows student consultants to help BIPOC businesses by fixing their core business, creating new offerings, and driving sales

  • Students receive real-world experience, mentorship from consultants, and professional training & certification from the Management Consulting Institute

  • This program is offered by LISC LA and IXL Center

This program provides one-on-one consulting to Black, LatinX, indigenous, or POC-Owned businesses based in LA in the retail, personal services, and food and industry sector

Personal Services

Food and Beverage

Retail

This 7-week program allows student consultants to help BIPOC businesses by fixing their core business, creating new offerings, and driving sales

Analyze the current business and identify core business gaps and opportunities


Outputs:

  • Company Webpage

  • Value chain SWOT Analysis

  • Digital Capacity Gaps

  • Key Recommendations

Improve the identified gaps using digital solutions to resolve business pain points



Outputs:

  • Stakeholder Personas

  • Journey Maps

  • Solutions

  • Action Plan

Improve the identified gaps using digital solutions to resolve business pain points



Outputs:

  • Stakeholder Personas

  • Journey Maps

  • Solutions

  • Action Plan

Increase sales by developing a clear digital sales plan and tangible assets



Outputs:

  • Market segmentation

  • Competitive Benchmarking

  • Marketing & Sales Strategy

  • Sales pipeline

Students receive real-world experience, mentorship from consultants, and professional training & certification from the Management Consulting Institute

  • Practice the globally-known consulting theories with a live project

  • Help a real business implement a practical solution to grow their business

  • Add this experience to your professional portfolio

  • Be pushed and challenged by those at IXL Center to improve outcome of the project

  • Enhance your learning by receiving weekly feedback and guidance

  • Network with professionals in the local community

  • Receive Management Consulting Institute Level 1 training and certification

  • Learn theories and frameworks used by world-class consultants

  • Enhance your brand and attractiveness to employers

This program is offered by LISC LA and IXL Center

LISC LA is one of 31 offices of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a national non-profit organization supporting community development in cities and rural areas throughout the country.

IXL Center is a management consulting firm based in Cambridge that provides training, consulting, and education around innovation and business growth, locally and internationally.

SIGN UP TODAY! Deadline Thursday Oct 14th