Student Experience

 

Forty-eight years ago, UCLA Anderson launched the nation's first field-study program, Applied Management Research (AMR).

Its 3,000+ clients have included Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, microfinance institutions and startups. As a capstone experience of each and every Anderson MBA's journey, students choose teams of peers to embark on a 20-week project in one of three directions. In the Management Field Study (traditional AMR), students can partner with a top organization to solve a key strategic issue. The Business Creation Option gives entrepreneurs the chance to launch their companies while still in school. The Special Project Option allows teams to analyze a strategic issue facing an entire industry.

2015-16 Statistics

 

Student Impressions

 
Danielle Mcintosh, 2014 MBA Candidate, UCLA Anderson
Applied Management Research

Danielle Mcintosh

2014 MBA Candidate, UCLA Anderson

Out and Equal Workplace Advocates, 2014 MBA Candidates, UCLA Anderson
Applied Management Research

Out and Equal Workplace Advocates

2014 MBA Candidates, UCLA Anderson

Zach Goldman, 2014 MBA Candidate, UCLA Anderson
Applied Management Research

Zach Goldman

2014 MBA Candidate, UCLA Anderson

Research Teams

 
 

2014 - 2015

2014-15 Applied Management Research

Simpatica Peru: How Simpatica Should Vertically Integrate its' Avocado Supply Chain

2014-15 Applied Management Research

Agastya India: Maintaining a High Quality Classroom at Scale to Economically Disadvantaged Children in Rural India

2014-15 Applied Management Research

Centre for Maternal & Newborn Health, United Kingdom: Sustainable Growth and Funding Strategies for the Centre of Maternal & Newborn Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

2014-15 Applied Management Research

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Ethiopia & Uganda: Recommendations for Developing the Hawassa University Referral Hospital Breast Cancer Unit as a Model of Oncology Care

2014-15 Applied Management Research

UCLA School of Nursing, Kenya: Piloting a Mhealth Project in Kenya to Reduce Maternal Mortality

2014-15 Applied Management Research

Sports and Social Change, Brazil: Increasing Access to Adaptive Sports - Impact of 3D Printing

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2013-14 Applied Management Research

Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Ethiopia: Improving Breast Cancer Care

2013-14 Applied Management Research

Conservation International, Galapagos Ecuador: Developing a Model to Communicate Potential Investment Returns

2013-14 Applied Management Research

Conservation International, Galapagos Ecuador: Developing a Value Chain for Artisanal Fisheries

2013-14 Applied Management Research

Global Wellness, Cameroon: Analyzing the Impacts of Industrial Logging

2013-14 Applied Management Research

Intra Health, Kenya: Strengthening Systems and Improving Distribution of Healthcare Services

2013-14 Applied Management Research

Mercy Corps, Uganda: Developing a Sustainable Retail Distribution Model

2013-14 Applied Management Research

Out and Equal, Italy and India: Developing a Strategy and Operating Model for Global Expansion

2013-14 Applied Management Research

Vittana, Phillipines: Microfinance-Driven Student Loans in Higher Education

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2012-13 Applied Management Research

DIYA Advisors, India: Assessing the Feasibility of Launching a Micro-Investment Product in India

2012-13 Applied Management Research

FINCA, Uganda: Analyzing the Global Health Market in Uganda

2012-13 Applied Management Research

Global Witness, Liberia: Analyzing the Potential of the Industrial Logging Sector and Alternative Forest Uses in Liberia

2012-13 Applied Management Research

FINCA, Peru: Agricultural Technology and Financing Assessment in Peru

2012-13 Applied Management Research

Vittana, Phillipines: Labor Market Analysis and Review of Student Loan Demand and Assessment Process in the Philippines

Real World Experiences

 
 

Each year a number of AMR teams focus their efforts of advancing pro-social causes outside of the United States.

Whether evaluating new models for micro finance, improving foreign supply chain efficiency, or evaluating growth and expansion strategies, our global pro-social projects make a real, immediate and often profound impact. We encourage you to learn more about these unique projects and their outcomes.

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