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A BCIT Business Consulting Project provides Business Management students the opportunity to work over a 10-week period with an organization to solve a business problem or challenge. Students work in a team of two or three to identify potential opportunities, conduct research, and recommend effective solutions. The end result for your organization is a comprehensive written report and an oral presentation outlining the student team’s recommendations and solutions. The Business Management program accepts approximately 30 project proposals per year.

Business Analysis Small Business Operations
Organizational Behaviour Sales & Marketing
Website Optimization Human Resources
Sept – Nov Project proposals submitted to BCIT
January Student teams review and select projects
Feb – Mar Students, Faculty Advisor, and Sponsor agree to project details
Mar – May Students conduct research, write a report, and prepare their presentation
Mid – May Students deliver oral presentation and written report to sponsor

BCIT Business Consulting Project ideas

  • How can my small business reach a larger audience?
  • How can we improve employee on-the-job training and performance?
  • How can we increase our website traffic and online revenue?
  • How can we market our products/services to a certain demographic?
  • How can we improve our communication and service with our customers?
  • What will be the impact on our business if we expand our product line?

BCIT Business Consulting Project requirements

  • A clearly defined business challenge or problem
  • Involve a market research component
  • Workspace and administrative services for 2-3 students
  • Available two days a week for student visits (Tues & Wed)
  • A $750 donation to the student scholarship fund (taxable benefit)

Contact information

If you have any additional questions about the BCIT Business Consulting Project program or if you would like to be contacted when the next project opportunity arises please contact:

David Berrington
Business Consulting Project Coordinator
Business Management Program
Tel: 604-432-8210

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