Engage with our industry-experienced MBA students on the MBA Consultancy Project, who will work in small teams to deliver expert consultancy on a strategic business issue for you.

Benefits for your business

  • Access specialised business thinking to undertake a piece of research or analysis that you may not have the resources to tackle in-house
  • Receive a rigorous report setting out research, analysis and recommendations
  • Trial our students before recruiting and benefit from highly focused and innovative talent

Why work with our MBA students?

Our students are among the best in their field and combine their strategic business and management skills and specialist knowledge, refined by the MBA process. The average student is 31 years old and each year the class represents a wide range of industries and nationalities, giving them a unique international perspective.

Types of project

The MBA Consultancy Project is all about strategy. Projects may cover any strategic business or management issue in any commercial, industrial, public sector or non-profit organisation. Examples include:

  • Evaluation of key performance measures in your organisation
  • Market analysis and new market entry strategies
  • Examining organisational structure in the context of a strategic review
  • Feasibility studies for new products or ventures
  • Reviewing recent sector developments and assessing their impact on your organisation
  • Developing a business case for a new CSR initiative


Action Date
Contact MBA Employer Relationship Manager to discuss your project Any time
Prospective clients submit project proposals Deadline: 31 January
Successful clients are notified and confirmed By end of January
A project team is assigned by the Business School In Early March
Clients and teams meet to scope out the project and draw up terms of reference In Mid March
The team carries out project work Between April and June
Delivery of report and presentation Mid June

Discuss your ideas

If you would like more information on student projects please contact our MBA Support Team. Please include details of:

  • Which project(s) are best suited to your proposal
  • Your contact information
  • Project title, objectives and outcomes, location, knowledge and any skills required