College of Business
Butler Business Consulting Group

MBA Project Managers

CFO Services MBA Project Manager

Position Description: 

SPM (Student Project Manager) will report directly to the Project Manager of CFO Services for the Butler Business Consulting Group.  This position is normally reserved for students within Butler MBA program, but may from time to time, be offered to undergraduates as a growth path for continued involvement past the Student Analyst level for talented candidates who spend multiple semesters with the Consulting Group.  This person will also have demonstrated broad business process understanding, strong ethical behavior, and concern for the ethical and successful outcomes of each project.  Responsibilities will include oversight of projects, management of students and business clients under the auspices of a full-time Consulting Group project manager.

Qualifications/skills Needed: 

  • Minimum of 1 semester of hands-on managerial or financial accounting experience. Skills in Information Technology or ERP(Enterprise Resource Planning) systems also highly valued.
  • Butler MBA or MPAC students are preferred for this role; in some cases, older undergraduate students with prior experience on Consulting Group consulting teams may be considered.
  • Financial budgeting and control
  • Good listening skills
  • Good change agent
  • Knowledge of business transformation methodology and the four-step Consulting Group approach: Strategic Assessment, Growth Planning, Implementation, Assessment and Adjustment
  • Growing knowledge of client satisfaction methodology
  • Proven project management or team-lead experience
  • Growing ability to coach and mentor
  • Ability to take direction and follow prescribed methodology
  • Growing speaking ability and growing effective oral/written communication (particularly as concerns communication with business executives)
  • Ability to lead and take charge of project teams in a way that maintains morale and facilitates efficient progress toward agreed-upon goals
  • Aptitude and connections to constantly learn new best practices and industry skills
  • Utmost integrity: The Consulting Group will model good business practice and ethical business conduct.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and its more sophisticated functionality
  • Working knowledge of other Microsoft office solutions including: Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project and general knowledge of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems and business processes
  • Growing ability to maintain multiple concurrent priorities and manager interdependencies between tasks, segments, resources, etc.

 Learning Potential:

  • Knowledge of strategic business analysis
  • Familiarity with management consulting
  • Exposed to Butler Business Consulting Group methodology
  • Client relationship skills
  • Opportunity to participate in the Consulting Group ongoing training curriculum

 

Marketing MBA Project Manager

Position Description:

SPM (Student Project Manager) will report directly to the Project Manager that handles marketing related client engagements for the Butler Business Consulting Group. This position is reserved for students within the Butler MBA program.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated broad business process understanding, strong ethical behavior and concern for the ethical and successful outcomes of each project.  Responsibilities will include independent oversight of consulting projects, management of other students (undergraduates), and development of client relationships under the auspices of a full-time Consulting Group project manager. This position will also be involved in supporting the Consulting Group Marketing Communications team with the strategy and execution of Consulting Group-related marketing activities. This position is an annual position, renewable at the end of each year for the duration of the graduate student's participation in the MBA program.

Qualifications/skills Needed:

  • Minimum of three years hands-on marketing strategy and implementation oversight experience
  • Experience in making strategic marketing decisions related to product positioning, pricing methodology, channel placement, and promotional tactics
  • Experience in developing and maintaining a company's brand
  • Understanding of how to obtain, analyze, and make recommendations based upon primary and secondary market research - both quantitative and qualitative
  • Growing analytical skills - experience in advanced Excel functions
  • Working knowledge of other Microsoft office solutions including: Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project and general knowledge of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems and business processes
  • Growing ability to maintain multiple concurrent priorities and manager interdependencies between tasks, segments, resources, etc.
  • Good listening skills
  • Good change agent
  • Proven project management or team-lead experience
  • Growing ability to coach and mentor
  • Ability to take direction and follow prescribed methodology
  • Refined speaking ability and effective oral/written communication (particularly as concerns communication with business executives)
  • Ability to lead and take charge of project teams in a way that maintains morale and facilitates efficient progress toward agreed-upon goals
  • Aptitude and connections to constantly learn new best practices and industry skills
  • Utmost integrity: The Consulting Group will model good business practice and ethical business conduct
  • Strong work ethic

 Learning Potential:

  • Knowledge of strategic business analysis
  • Familiarity with management consulting
  • Exposure to all facets of marketing from strategy through implementation of various communication methods
  • Client relationship skills
  • Opportunity to participate in the Consulting Group ongoing professional training curriculum