Work with global organisations

The MBA’s corporate partners include some of the world’s most enlightened NGOs, start-ups and global brands who place purposeful leadership, sustainability and innovation at the heart of their business strategies.

Students benefit from our strong links and partnerships with a range of progressive organisations, working closely with them on Corporate Challenges and Consultancy Projects throughout the year. Each student can choose a project with an organisation that will help to enhance their future career in areas such as entrepreneurship, strategy, innovation, marketing, international business, sustainability, finance and general business.

Our corporate partners work alongside the MBA's leading teaching team to co-deliver a number of modules, support and mentor students, and help perfect interview skills. They also provide opportunities to address their company's real-life business challenges through assignments, case study analysis and projects.

Boost your employability

Benefit from our strong links and partnerships with a range of progressive organisations, working closely with them on consultancy projects and challenges throughout the year. Each student can choose a project with an organisation that will help to enhance their future career in areas such as entrepreneurship, strategy, innovation, marketing, international business, sustainability, finance and general business.

These projects and assignments help you appreciate the nature of change our partners face, and give you the opportunity to design innovative business models and solutions. By doing so you develop valuable experience, knowledge and skills that will propel you into senior management or consultancy roles after graduation.

Our Key Corporate Partners 

Canopy is a global community of entrepreneurs and innovators, supporting them on their life-long journey.

www.canopycoaching.co

Centrax Gas Turbines specializes in the manufacture and service of gas turbine powered generator sets that use core engines from Siemens. The generator sets are used mainly for combined heat and power but also in base load, simple cycle and standby applications.  Centrax Gas Turbines is a global company, with a broad customer base throughout the world and employs approximately 250 people.

www.centraxgt.com

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation works with business, government and academia to build a framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design.

www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org

IBM is a globally integrated enterprise bringing innovative solutions to a diverse client base to help solve some of their toughest business challenges. IBM is a global business and technology leader, innovating in research and development with the aim of shaping the future of society at large, their ‘Smarter Planet’ initiative is designed to encourage innovative working across multiple industry sectors to ensure a smarter, anticipatory approach to solving problems and creating a competitive edge.

www.ibm.com

As a world leader in providing weather and climate services, the Met Office employs more than 1,700 at 60 locations throughout the world. The Met Office is recognised as one of the world's most accurate forecasters, using more than 10 million weather observations a day, an advanced atmospheric model and a high performance supercomputer to create 3,000 tailored forecasts and briefings a day. These are delivered to a huge range of customers from the Government, to businesses, the general public, armed forces, and other organisations.

www.metoffice.gov.uk

Serving more than 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries, Refinitiv provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets.

www.refinitiv.com

SAP is at the centre of today’s technology revolution. The market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps organisations fight the damaging effects of complexity, generate new opportunities for innovation and growth, and stay ahead of the competition.

www.sap.com

The Coca Cola Company is an American multinational beverage corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. The company’s mission is to create a low carbon, zero-waste future where they use sustainable resources – as part of a closed loop system - and develop a business that makes a positive environmental, social and economic contribution to the communities in which they operate.

www.coca-cola.com

Volans helps leaders make sense of the emergent future. By conducting inquiries into our planet’s most wicked problems, they help business drive positive change at an unprecedented pace and scale.

www.volans.com

In 2018, Business School students worked with the following organisations:

  • Accenture
  • Bank of England
  • Coca Cola
  • Deloitte
  • Dyson
  • EDF Energy
  • EY
  • GSK
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • JP Morgan
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • L’Oréal
  • Mars
  • McKinsey & Co
  • Microsoft
  • Nomura
  • PwC
  • SAP
  • UBS
  • Unilever
  • Vauxhall

 

We also work closely with smaller organisations and start ups - in particular those pioneering change through new business models such as Uber, Airbnb and organisations that leverage new technologies and ways of thinking.

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Contribute to our programme

To make sure our MBA students have the skills and competencies that employers are looking for, we offer the following opportunities for businesses to contribute to the programme:

Consultancy Projects and internships

Bring our students' innovative business thinking into your organisation to help solve a business problem you may be facing. This is an opportunity to gain fresh ideas and solutions from our talented, experienced students, and test their suitability for employment within your organisation.

Skill development for your employees

Support your employees’ continuing education and skill development with our Full-time or MBA Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship programmes. Employees will gain:

  • Broader and deeper understanding of your organisation and how each aspect works together, allowing them to think strategically and make innovative suggestions to drive your business forward
  • The opportunity to learn from the inside how other successful businesses operate
  • The ability to work effectively in a global and culturally diverse world to positively impact collaboration, culture and change issues within your organisation.

These newly acquired skills can be applied immediately.

Gain access to our high-calibre students who think differently about the world, can provide a fresh perspective on business challenges and add value through quality improvements and innovations.

Whether you are eager to recruit our MBA candidates into a full-time position, Consultancy Project or a post-MBA internship, we can help you and your talent search.

Take a look at our MBA Global Talent Book to see our current students’

To find out more please contact us