Try something new and expand your expertise
Whether you’re making a big career transition, preparing for a leadership role, or expanding your sector knowledge, FCCP can be a valuable real-world complement to your Executive MBA journey.
The Executive MBA FCCP program is a 3-credit elective for Weekend and Global Executive MBAs that takes place from January to June. The course comprises classes that take place virtually on Tuesday evenings in Eastern Standard Time, along with weekly team meetings and regular client meetings via videoconference.
The prep phase gives you a chance to meet your team, faculty advisor, and Alumni Mentor, kick off the project with your client, and get immersed in the course before you dive headfirst into the project.
You and your teammates will dig deep into your client’s business challenge, meeting regularly with your client project lead to iron out the work scope and gather the data you’ll need to perform your analyses. You’ll present your initial findings at the end of this sprint.
Incorporating feedback from your client, with guidance from your faculty advisor and alumni mentor, you’ll deliver final recommendations and deliverables to your client’s key stakeholders. Throughout the course, you’ll be prompted to reflect on your own goals, provide meaningful feedback to your teammates, and grow from the feedback you receive.
- Consulting frameworks
- Project management skills
- Research methods
- Client communication skills
- In-class team collaboration and presentation rehearsal time
- Personal goal-setting and reflection
- Peer evaluation
Ready to dive in?
If you’re a current EMBA student, come to one of our info sessions in Term 1 (or watch the recording later) and look out for FCCP announcements in your Canvas program page. If you’re a prospective or accepted Fuqua student, get in touch with a current FCCP student.
Frequently asked questions
Applications open in early December each year. You’ll have opportunities to attend info sessions and learn about projects before you apply, and express your project preferences in your application. Both the info sessions and applications will be advertised on your Canvas program page.
After you apply, the program office conducts a team formation process based on your project preferences and sends you a project offer. When you digitally sign to accept your offer, you elect to enroll in FCCP. Our office works directly with the registrar to enroll you.
Executive MBA students pay an administrative fee of $125 to take the course. FCCP does not cover travel expenses, so if your team chooses to visit a client in person, you must cover your own expenses, including transportation and lodging.