Capstone – Project

Develop predictive model to project client facility usage

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Engagement Synopsis

Tradecycle provides a highly-flexible supply chain finance product to clients whereby the clients determine how and when to utilize the funding. The goals of our collaboration are two fold:
1. Determine correlations between historical funding activity and all available data points (i.e. seasonality, financial metrics, senior credit facilities, etc.)
2. If correlations are identified, determine if they may used to predict future funding activity.

 

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REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Company Information

CompanyTradecycle Capital LLC
HQIndianapolis, IN
RevenueUnlisted
EmployeesUnlisted
StageEstablished Startup
Hiring PotentialFollow-on Projects
Website

Company Overview

Tradecycle provides supply chain finance solutions to the middle market. We are a non-bank structured trade finance company that focuses on supply-side working capital solutions for privately-held middle market clients across various industry sectors. Tradecycle's solutions allow our clients to extend their payable terms with key suppliers while often capturing early payment discounts.

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Course Info & Engagement Details

SchoolMasters in Business Administration (MBA)
Engagement Format -
CourseMBA IMMERSE Interterm (SPRING 2020)
LevelGraduate
Students Enrolled120 Enrolled, 2-5 per group per project
Meeting Day & Time3/2 - 3/5/2019 on-site at host company
Student Time Commitment1-3 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment3-5 Hours
Duration0.43 Weeks

Project Topics

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Program Timeline

Touchpoints & Assignments Due Date Submission

Key Milestones & Project Process

  • March 2, 2020 - Determine Key Data Points for Diverse Client Portfolio

    1. What are the common key financial ratio ranges regardless of client industry?
    2. Are there industry-specific factors that drive program usage?
    3. What actionable data is created by clients’ funding history?

  • March 3, 2020 - Determine correlation between Portfolio Data and Funding Activity

    1. Can a client’s financial ratios be connected to funding activity?
    2. Can industry statistics be connected to funding activity?
    3. Can a client’s previous funding activity be used to predict & project future activity?

  • March 5, 2020 - Students to provide project results

    1. Are there data points, specifically financial metrics, that may be used to project a client’s use of the program?  If so, what is the correlation and how may these data points be monitored and made actionable?
    2. Are there data points, specifically previous funding activity metrics, that may be used to project a client’s use of the program?  If so, what is the correlation and how may these data points be monitored and made actionable?
    3. Are there data points, specific industry or macro-economic factors, that may be used to project a client’s use of the program?  If so, what is the correlation and how may these data points be monitored and made actionable?

    Suggested Deliverable:

    Students will deliver a final report of their findings, including:

    1. Identified data points, either financial metrics or previous activity
    2. Identified correlations, if any
    3. Suggestions for monitoring and utilizing data to project future funding activity

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