The Tuck Global Consultancy is a field-study course in which students work with companies and NGOs operating outside the United States. On-site consulting projects are carried out by small teams of students working under the supervision of advisors who have extensive consulting experience. As they learn more about consulting, Tuck students also learn how to operate effectively in new environments and cultures—a prerequisite for success in a globalized economy.
Students define their projects, travel to their assigned countries for on-site research and analysis, then deliver initial presentations of findings to their client's overseas-based senior management. After they return to the U.S., the teams complete full reports and present to U.S.-based management within four to six weeks.
Nearly 150 projects in more than 45 countries for almost 100 clients have helped Tuck students put their management skills and business expertise to the test, with remarkable success for them and their clients.