This course synthesizes the knowledge gained in the business discipline by combining all core competencies from marketing to management to finance. The semester long course is a combination of classroom discussions focusing on advanced business topics and an in-depth consulting project. Students will step out of the classroom and into the business world and act as consultants for a community organization. Each project team will test their core competencies by addressing a specific problem or area of growth for their assigned community partner. Emphasis will be placed on demonstrating competence in oral and written communication, thinking critically and culminate with a comprehensive project presentation. Advanced topics that will explored during the semester include: leadership, business ethics, dynamics of changing business environments, auditing case studies, diversity and inclusion and personal development. Students will have executive coaching sessions during the semester with