Mesi!

Throughout the time I have spent with PittBusiness’s International Consulting Program this semester, I have been blessed with numerous opportunities to gain new skills, learn about different cultures, and become more grateful for many of the things I take for granted day in and day out. While participating in this program was certainly not an…

Farewell, Trinidad!

What are the key lessons that you learned throughout the experience? Working with new people will always bring new experiences. As did this international consulting project. One thing I love about working in groups is getting to know the members of the team and your clients and their way of working. I have met so…

Final Reflections

Earlier today, April 21, 2021, our student consulting team delivered our final presentation to our client, Caras con Causa. With the final presentation complete, I can reflect on key takeaways from the semester-long engagement. Important transferrable skills developed during the project include time management, organization, and adaptability. The project required a lot of hours outside…

A Pandemic’s Impact on Virtual Consulting

The effects of the COVID-19 reach far beyond individual exposure and health. How do you imagine the coronavirus has impacted the country your client lives and works in as compared to the United States? Do you think it has any significance on your project? If so, please explain. As our project is coming to an…

The Digital Divide

Throughout this semester, nothing has affected each and every aspect of our lives more than COVID-19. However, when looking at the issues that our clients in Trinidad and Tobago have had to endure, I feel lucky. At the drop of a hat, organizations such as schools, corporations, and even churches were able to shift their…

Midterm Update: Navigating Cultural Norms and Global Business

The halfway point is finally upon us for our international consulting project. My group and I have been working together throughout this semester to bring our clients, DORCAS Women’s Group and Nature Seekers, the best deliverables possible. With the help of our Amazide contacts, Gail and Torey, we have been able to accomplish so much…

Consulting Virtually, but Still Successfully (…en Puerto Rico)

Hello everyone, my name is Shreyan Patel and I am currently a sophomore here at Pitt studying Finance and Business Information Systems, with a minor in Economics, and a certificate in Business Analytics. I am originally from Montville, New Jersey, and was born in Plano, Texas. Even though I only spent a little bit of…

International Consulting from the Comfort of Home

Hello! My name is Libby Jungo. I grew up forty minutes south of Pittsburgh in Washington, PA, and I graduated from Trinity High School in May 2017. After high school, I took a gap year to fully recover from a Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma diagnosis. After my chemotherapy treatments concluded, I took a few courses at the…