The Capstone Course at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business brings together teams of Rice MBAs to develop recommendations that help community organizations solve critical strategic challenges, such as major growth or expansion plans, organization turnaround strategies, and new ventures by the organization in need of a business plan.
Near-Term and Long-Term Benefits
Participating community organizations realize many benefits from the Capstone experience:
- Provides fresh ideas and multiple solutions for the specific strategic challenges
- Taps both student and Capstone professor's expertise for the strategic recommendations
- Exposes the organization to current and up-and-coming Houston executives
- Builds and strengthens the organization’s long-term relationship with Rice University