Business development clinic

Under the mentorship of renowned entrepreneur and Professor of Practice Pete Williams, students will work in consultancy teams to apply the 7-Levers framework to an SME. Through their application of the framework and through consultation with the SME, they will identify areas for potential Business growth and then work to develop an informed strategy to help the business achieve a 10% win in one of the levers. Students will present their strategies to the SME via a report and presentation.

2020 Schedule

This program will take place on Friday’s over Trimester 2 2020, commencing from week 3.

Trimester weekDate Program weekActivities
Week 1 16-Jul -- --
Week 2 23-Jul -- --
Week 3 31-Jul 1 Clinic 1 - 8:30-3:30
Week 4 7-Aug 2 Clinic 2 - 8:30-3:30
Week 5 14-Aug 3 Clinic 3 - 8:30-3:30
Trimester break
4
Week 6 28-Aug 5 Clinic 4 - 8:30-3:30
Week 7
6
Week 8 11-Sep 7 Clinic 5 - 8:30-3:30
Week 9 18-Sep 8 Clinic 6 - 8:30-3:30
Week 10 25-Sep 9 Clinic 1 - 8:30-3:30

Note: the program also requires attendance to one 3-hour Masterclass. Dates and times to be confirmed.

Who can apply?

This program is available to undergraduate and postgraduate students from the Faculty of Business and Law, who will take the experience under the following units:

  • Undergraduate: MWL316 Consultancy Experience
  • Postgraduate: MWL716 Consultancy Experience

It is your responsibility to ensure that taking a WIL unit contributes towards your course requirements, and will not prevent you from meeting your course rules. Please speak with a Student Adviser if you are unsure; you can contact them on buslaw@deakin.edu.au or (03) 9244 6555.

How to apply

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Applications close Sunday 14 June.

Please contact the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) team at bl-wil@deakin.edu.au for any questions regarding your application.

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