The quality of professional consultants at a fraction of the cost. The opportunity to work with a team of 5 second-year MBA candidates with an average of 5 years of work experience who have completed the rigorous UCLA Anderson core curriculum. 1,000-2,000 hours of strategic work over a 20-week period beginning in either October or January. Exposure to new knowledge, research methods, and tools from one of the best business schools in the world. Access to UCLA Anderson's extensive resources, including its network of professionals and academicians, and its comprehensive business and industry database resources. Extensive primary and secondary market research and analysis. A comprehensive written report and final presentation to senior managers. An opportunity to put potential future employees to the test.