Detroit Impact

Detroit Impact enlists student teams in strategic consulting engagements to address specific challenges and opportunities facing Detroit businesses and organizations. Over four months, interdisciplinary teams hold brainstorming sessions, conduct in-depth research, and apply design thinking principles to provide clients with innovative ideas and solutions that they can implement in the Detroit community.

Challenge Detroit

Challenge Detroit is a community-wide effort targeted at attracting and retaining young talent to Detroit in an effort to develop and rejuvenate the city’s core and continue to grow an attractive, urban center that will strengthen the surrounding region.

Challenge Detroit provides 30 young adults with the opportunity to live, work and play in Detroit for one year, thus giving participants a complete experience with the city. The Detroit Impact team has helped the organization identify similar initiatives and establish a go-to-market strategy for its upcoming launch.