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Cambridge Judge against COVID-19

Has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your business in a big way?

Are you fighting against the difficult economic conditions?

If so, Cambridge MBA students are here to fight with you, and help your organisation tackle immediate crisis management issues alongside longer term, strategic decisions about your future.

MBA students offer free consulting services

Does your company need help with crisis comms?

Do you need help to research new opportunities?

Do you need analysis to support strategic decisions?

Cambridge MBA students offer to apply their professional experience, MBA learning and networks to undertake short-term, pro-bono consulting projects for UK businesses, to help withstand the current period and plan for the future.

This project offers:

  • Start your project from May 2020
  • A small team (three to four people) of Cambridge MBA students, with professional experience relevant to your needs, to consult for your business on a theme of your choice
  • Project theme to be set by you: possibilities are to deliver short term goals (such as adapting your social media presence) to contributing to longer term strategic decisions (such as developing new business models for online delivery of your service/product)
  • Working hours of around 20-30 hours per week, for a period of two to three weeks
  • No fee to your organisation
  • Project interactions will be via online meetings.

Register your interest

To register your interest in a project and talk through your ideas, please submit our form:

Register interest in a project

If you would like to get in touch with the team to discuss options, please email us cjac@jbs.cam.ac.uk.

You will be contacted by a student within three days to discuss your proposal and a potential consulting team.

Please note this consulting project is a student-led initiative and is not a formal part of the MBA qualification, and will not be supported by CJBS academic faculty, nor assessed by CJBS. Please see more information about assessed student projects, should your company wish to be engaged via that route.

Shristi Warman.
We feel the plight of businesses and are keen to contribute using the skills and experience we have.
Srishti Warman, Student Project Co-Lead, Senior Business Analyst, Barclays, India
Matthew Lisbonbee.
We're ready to work with you to shape your needs - let's fight together.
Matthew Lisbonbee, Student Project Co-Lead, Director of Global Marketing & Sales Initiatives, 4Life Research, USA

Who are Cambridge MBAs?

Educational backgrounds

  • Business/accounting/finance: 29%
  • Engineering: 27%
  • Social/political sciences/languages: 22%
  • Sciences: 14%
  • Arts: 8%

Professional sector backgrounds

  • Consulting: 17%
  • Finance: 20%
  • NGO/Non-profit/public sector/research: 8%
  • Consumer products/FMCG: 6%
  • Energy/utilities: 6%
  • Technology: 8%
  • Construction/engineering: 4%
  • Internet/ecommerce: 3%
  • Retail: 3%
  • Manufacturing: 3%
  • Other: arts, media, health, advertising, transportation, legal