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International Consulting Services

The CIB provides customized trade and investment research to partner institutions, businesses, and other organizations. this initiative ensures interaction between the local trade and investment community and the academic community, helping to increase trade and investment activities within the Greater Nashville area.

Consulting services can involve ad-hoc projects or the more formal Massey International Consultancy (MIC). In most instances, either format offers professional quality consulting services to a host of worldwide clients and an experiential learning opportunity for students. Consulting projects are carried out by self-managed teams of students working under the supervision of a Belmont University faculty advisor and a corporate sponsor.

  • Consulting projects offer a number of benefits to clients, including:
  • Fresh ideas and outside perspectives regarding the strategic issues relevant to the client.
  • Professional, high-quality, actionable MBA-level research, analysis and recommendations.
  • The opportunity to build your employer brand with graduate business students.
  • A pool of diverse talent and a potential pipeline of future employees.

The following are ideal characteristics for consulting projects:

  • Business challenge is important to top management of the organization.
  • Project is International in scope.
  • Involves multiple business functions, e.g., marketing, operations, finance, etc.
  • Lends itself to fact-based analysis.

A sampling of past clients include:

  • Tractor Supply
  • Louisiana Pacific (LP)
  • The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) of The United Methodist Church
  • Durigutti/Lamadrid
  • Finca Decero