Do you have a business issue or challenge that you think our students could help you work towards solving?
A live brief is an opportunity for you to present our students with a real-world problem and challenge them to come up with a fresh and creative solution or ideas that could benefit your organisation.
Live briefs can help:
Our students will benefit from this valuable experience by gaining an insight into the challenges faced by your industry whilst improving their employability and future career prospects.
We will work in partnership with you to develop a live brief project outline that our undergraduate students can work on during their first (October – December) or second (January – April) term. This will be an activity, task or perhaps set as a competition based on your business needs but will form part of their course learning. It may be an actual recent business briefing worked on by your staff.
The scope of the live brief challenge increases in complexity and personalisation as our students’ progress through their studies so our academics will work with you to ensure that they are matched accordingly.
Live briefs can cover a multitude of topics such as:
We encourage employers to be as creative as possible when developing the brief as long as it represents a real life business issue.
We will work with you determine the best way for students to receive your vital professional feedback on your particular brief which may take the form of a poster presentation, a report, a slide pack or a presentation of their ideas. Examples of how this might work in practice include:
No. We value your contribution and your commitment of time and offer this service free of charge to organisations keen to support and help develop our students.