Metro Consulting helps Bronx-based small business owners grow, streamline, and enhance their company. We make this possible by enlisting smart and motivated Fordham students from a variety of disciplines to volunteer as consultants. Our goal is to make a positive impact on our local community while simultaneously giving students hands-on experience in the real world.
How We Do It
Metro consultants (students) are placed in a team and assigned a client (a Bronx-based small business) to work with for the school year; these teams are determined based on each student’s interests and experience as well as the needs. Through bi-weekly meetings between the team and client, deliverables are created by combining the owner’s vision and consultants’ recommendation.
Metro Consulting’s partnership with businesses provides a learning experience for both sides: consultants can give advice based on their knowledge and experiences, and clients help students understand the inner-workings of business ownership. Previously, consultants have proven to be adept in improving social media development and client communications, but other potential deliverables.
We offer the following business development services.
Streamlined Accounting Practices
- QuickBooks integration
- Financial projections and budgeting
Sales & Marketing
- Creation of a website to suit your business
- Redesign and restructure existing websites
- Integrating social media into web content
- Search engine optimization from Google AdWords Certified consultants
- eCommerce integration
- Social media branding and planning
- Market research
- Targeted advertising campaigns