Stern Solutions

Design. Build. Launch.

Andre Koo Tech MBA students participate in project-based learning experiences, putting their business and tech knowledge into practice. Projects are built right into the one-year program, enabling students to solve problems in start-ups and established business environments.

Stern Solutions, Built for the Tech MBA

Stern Solutions curricula, Stern's approach to experiential learning, are built into every aspect of the Andre Koo Tech MBA curriculum to help you build a portfolio of skill sets, relationships, and experiences and serve as the foundation for successful careers. Each semester, you will participate in experiential learning opportunities that enable you to design, build, and launch technological solutions.

Through Stern Solutions, you are immersed in industry and work on projects that enable you to design, build and launch technological solutions to solve real-world problems. From exploring new product opportunities to analyzing untapped customer segments, Stern Solutions leverages the intellectual horsepower of NYU Stern students and faculty. We tackle complex business challenges while preparing the next generation of leaders to effectively navigate the increasingly complex world of technology and business.

Summer Semester NYC Immersion (Design) - From the minute you arrive at Stern, you will hit the ground running with a crash course in the NYC tech ecosystem through company visits, guest lectures, skills-based workshops and your first Stern Solutions project. Through this first project, you will learn to determine business needs worth solving, understand how to validate insights with data, and how to design products that can feasibly be built and launched. Learn more here.

Fall Semester: Tech Solutions (Build) - With a semester’s worth of design thinking and data analytics under your belt, you will shift into building technological solutions for today’s problems. In this semester, you’ll work on understanding prototyping and reiterating, and developing a product roadmap clear KPI’s and client requirements.  

Winter Semester: West Coast Immersion (Launch) - Over two weeks in January, you will travel to Seattle & Silicon Valley for an intensive experiential course on the west coast. This course will be an immersion in the west coast tech ecosystem, giving broad exposure to the various sub-verticals with a focus on innovation and data analytics.  You will be exposed to developing a go-to-market strategy for innovation projects, creating and articulating a value proposition, determining revenue and costs forecasts, and building a sustainable strategy. From industry access via company visits and alumni networking opportunities to an experiential analytics project with a real industry partner, you are immersed in this unique tech ecosystem. Learn more here.

Spring Semester: Elective - In your final semester you have an opportunity to enroll in one of the many additional Stern Solutions courses offered. Past students have taken advantage of additional experiential course offerings such as Tech and the City, Endless Frontier Labs, Stern Consulting Corps (SCC), Branding + Innovation Lab to name a few.