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Enhance your consulting skills: Business Challenge and BR&C

10 January 2017
Do you want to experience what it is like to work as a consultant? In block 2.1 there are plenty options to do so! You can follow the 5 ECTS elective course Business Research & Consulting (BR&C). Or join the exciting competition of our new Business Challenge.

Business Research & Consulting

The course BR&C consists of a research and consultancy project for companies and organisations, conducted by a team of three to four students from various levels and programmes and 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 recommended solutions to the management of the organisation.

How this benefits you?
You will experience what it’s like to work as a consultant, get insights into actual management issues and apply your knowledge, learn to meet the needs of your client and get insights into your own skills to better communicate your added value to employers .

For : 3rd year BSc and MSc students of all programmes
When : Block 2.1 (also available in block 2.2)
Organisations: ING, Univé, VNO/NCW and several regional SME's (e.g.)
Enrol : by filling out this web form , deadline 16 January (please be aware that if you already enrolled for the course via Progress, you still need to fill out the form so we know your background and motivation.)
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Are you up for the Challenge?

In FEB´s Business Challenges you get to engage in a 9-week competition, investigating a real managerial issue. Multi-disciplinary teams will battle for the best observations, recommendations and overall advice. The competition includes company visits and guest lectures. This Business Challenge focuses on Royal Kentalis, a nationwide care and education organisation. The case: Designing a framework to develop future Public Private Partnerships of chain partners and Kentalis.

How this benefits you?
You will develop leadership & consulting skills, gain company insights, learn to work as an effective and efficient team, bridge the gap between theory and business practice and boost your personal profile for future employers. Plus, you will receive a company signed Certificate that will vouch for your attained skills.

For: 3rd and MSc students (incl. international students)
When: block 2.1, February-April
1st Meeting: Thursday 13 February 17.00/21.00 hrs
Sign up: by filling out this web form before 10 February
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Last modified:26 April 2017 1.10 p.m.

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