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Working with us


Our goal is to build strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with the global business community.

We offer a range of opportunities with a specialised focus for alumni and employers looking to engage with our department’s 800+ management students.

The Department of Management consistently strives to integrate LSE's analytical rigour with practical business and policy relevance. Our research and teaching depends on forging strong and enduring relationships with corporate and social partners, whether through involvement in our management curriculum, collaboration on cutting-edge research, or recruitment of our students and alumni. 

Our dedicated Careers, Alumni, and Employer Engagement team works with alumni and employers to develop engagement strategies to fit companies specific needs and goals.

Sponsor a Business Project 

Business project sponsors provide a real-life business problem and in return, will be presented with the results of the study and concrete solutions on the problem they raised, whilst having the opportunity of scouting emerging talent for potential hiring. International teams of students work on a consultancy-like project are co-tutored by both academic and corporate representatives.

We offer several types of applied business projects for companies to sponsor, with different levels of scope, target area, faculty involvement, and student hours. 

Submit project ideas using the project brief form, please email completed forms to dom.be@lse.ac.uk


 

HRO Links
Gain access to independent research and analysis from students on our MSc Human Resources and Organisations programme on a people-related issue of practical importance to your organisation. Students work on projects in teams of two, producing a final dissertation and business report for sponsors at the end of their academic year. 

Project briefs due: Wednesday 24 November 2021
Projects start: late January 2022
Projects end: September 2022
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Global Master's in Management Business Projects
Students who undertake these projects are currently in their second year of their Global Master's in Management programme. An innovative two-year degree for graduate students, it aims to provide new graduates with the analytical tools and intellectual frameworks to think about management along with the added understanding of the broader political, social and economic environment which contemporary firms operate.

Between four to six students will be assigned to a particular project, with a sponsoring executive from the company and a faculty coach from the LSE to support them along the way.

Projects start: October 2021
Projects end: January 2022
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CEMS MIM Business Projects
CEMS Corporate Partners provide real-life business problems and appoint a contact to support students working in teams of four to six. In return, companies are presented with the results of an extensive study and concrete solutions on the challenge they raised, while having the opportunity of collaborating with emerging talents for potential hiring. CEMS students provide fresh and diverse insights to the raised problems due to their diverse academic and cultural background.

Project briefs due: Wednesday 24 November 2021
Projects start: late January 2022
Projects end: early May 2022
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Marketing Action Learning Projects
The Marketing Action Learning Projects (MALP) provide students with the valuable opportunity to analyse and solve a real-world marketing issue within an organisation, bringing together learning across all courses in their Masters programme. Students develop team-working skills and consulting experience, working to produce a marketing report with in-depth insights. This provides the host organisation with recommendations for effective solutions to current marketing challenges within their specific industry or context.

Expressions of interest/project topics due:
Wednesday 24 November 2021
Project Briefs due: Friday 28 January 2022
Projects start: February 2022
Projects end: June/July 2022
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Open Innovation Projects
Open innovation is a fresh take on innovation whereby a firm looks beyond its boundaries to exploit the creative power of users, communities, non- traditional players (non-customers, analogous lead users in other markets, outliers) and customers to co-develop new products, services and processes. During the the last 5 weeks of the course students work on a real live OI project developing solutions via the implementation of one or more open innovation tools. These last five weeks will also involve guidance from our Innovation partners (which in the past included companies like Google, Ludic Group, KPMG, Eidos) and in the final week of the term students will present their final solution.

Expressions of interest/project topics due:
Wednesday 24 November 2021
Project Briefs due: Friday 28 January 2022
Projects start: February 2022
Projects end: April 2022
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CEMS Corporate and Social Partner services

Today, over 70 world-renowned companies operating in a variety of sectors and 8 non-profit organisations work together with students, alumni and faculty as a part of this global business network.

CEMS Corporate & Social Partners are active contributors to the CEMS network, interested in the development of international management education and recruitment. With the support of Corporate and Social Partners, CEMS is developing business leaders with professional responsibility and accountability in relation to society and the environment.

To help CEMS partners track down the right profiles for recruitment and build awareness of career opportunities for students and alumni in the UK, we have developed a number of exclusive opportunities to support enagement of LSE CEMS students.

Interested in joining our CEMS community as a Corporate or Social Partner?

Learn more about the benefits of joining the CEMS alliance.