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Tackle your business challenges head on - apply for a Business Project today.

(23 November 2019)

Does your business have a challenging issue but not the time or resources to address it? Then consider a strategic business project from Durham University Business School.

Taking place from June to September, the business project, forms the concluding part of our MBA programme and is a cost effective way of obtaining expertise. Our students work across all sectors and functions, applying their skills and knowledge to deliver ideas and recommendations to take your business forward. Example topics include:


How to create effective marketing strategies to achieve better results.

Brand Design and its effects on consumer purchasing.

Developing digital marketing campaigns for both big corporations and start-up companies.



The effects of disruptive technology.

Introducing digital platform business models into traditional market.


Business Development and change

Expansion strategy for medium size businesses.

How international companies can merge experience and values with local cultures to create a sustainable local brand and market share.



You can find out more about the business projectsat

Alternatively please contact directly if you require further information or would like to discuss a business project/scope you have in mind.



We ask you to submit your project ideas via the scoping document by end of February 2020. Following this deadline, an event will then take place at the Business School, which gives each organisation an opportunity to meet our students and discuss the projects with them, if you are unable to attend this event we can arrange an on-line meeting.