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How we can work together

Contact UsStudents work at The Business Clinic within their final year of study offering clients a full consultancy experience.

After initially scoping the project, clients can expect students in groups of three or four to get hands on and tackle the organisations problem. In most cases this would include, visiting the organisation, communicating with clients their progress, conducting primary or secondary research on behalf of the client and finally making recommendations in form of report and presentation.

The aim of each project is to undertake research and make recommendations which will benefit your organisation. In order to do so clients are expected to work with the university and their student consultancy firm in the following ways:

  • Agreeing the consultancy brief.
  • Provide the required support and information to enable the students to complete the project. If feasible, students will visit the premises of the organisation.
  • Being involved in the marking of the consultancy report and presentation.
  • All businesses will be interviewed or vetted to check the appropriateness of the project and suitability of the organisation for the University and students to work upon. Criteria for appropriateness will be made by Universities personnel at a senior level.

A level of confidentiality and commercial sensitivity will be established on a case by case situation and appropriate measures will be put in place if required.The Business Clinic will support the student consultancy firms and individuals, providing appropriate guidance, mainly through regular workshops and supervision, providing feedback when necessary.  The Business Clinic endeavours for the student consultancy firms to produce consultancy reports and presentations to the highest of standards.

Contact with the university

As standard the contact between the university and yourselves would follow the below pattern, however, due to the nature some projects may require more regular contact.

To gain a wider understanding of how The Business Clinic can help your organisation, listen to our previous clients.

Get in touch to find out more about The Business Clinic. 

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