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Business Research and Consulting | Enroll now for block 2.2!

12 March 2018

'The main skill I developed during this course was to translate my academic knowledge to business practice.'

Gerben Wiersema, student Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Want to add some practical experience to your CV and earn 5 ECTS while doing so? Business Research & Consulting (BR&C) enables you to apply theory and knowledge to practical business matters.

When: each block
For : 3rd year BSc and MSc students of all programmes
Enroll : by filling out a web form on
Application deadline: 25th March 23.59 hrs.

Work in progress block 2.1: students presenting their findings to their clients
Work in progress block 2.1: students presenting their findings to their clients

The course consists of a research and consultancy project for external businesses by a team of three to four students from various levels and programmes, supervised by a FEB lecturer.

For ten weeks you and your team will visit an organisation, investigate their managerial issue and develop and execute a research plan. In the end you will present your findings and possible solutions to the management of the organisation. BR&C is focused on reflecting on actual situations and analytically supporting the advice you offer a client.

Previous cases included establishing clients in the European market for a medical waste company, and developing a long run external brand awareness for a merchant in sustainable office furniture.

Note: although all students are more than welcome to apply, 1 out of 10 clients specifically asked for German students.

What's in it for you?

  • Experience what it’s like to work as a (junior) consultant and find out if this suits you and your ambitions
  • Get insights into actual management issues and apply your knowledge
  • Learn to solve problems from a commercial point of view
  • Learn to meet the needs of your client
  • Get insights into your own skills to better communicate your added value to employers


Do you want to apply for BR&C in block 2.2? Then apply before 25th March at 23.59 hrs.

Last modified:06 July 2018 09.26 a.m.

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