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GCP Despatches from the Field (Week Thre...

In this, the third of our “GCP Despatches from the Field” series, Diana shares her experience of her team’s project with Transformative, where they were based in various locations around the world. Tranformative (UK, USA) Diana Robinson  Our GCP project was with Transformative, an exciting start-up that does predictive analytics in healthcare, specifically addressing sudden […]

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GCP Despatches from the Field (Week Two)...

GCP Despatches from the Field (Week Two): Carnegie Hall

In this “GCP Despatches from the Field” series, Isabel shares her experience of her team’s project with Carnegie Hall in New York. Carnegie Hall (New York, NY, USA) Isabel Siragusa We knew we had arrived at Carnegie Hall the moment we walked into our designated work space and it was actually a practice room complete […]

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CVP Stories: Amphibious Electric Vehicle...

CVP Stories: Amphibious Electric Vehicle with Jaguar Land Rover

Coming from the Middle East, I was drawn to CJBS by its promise of high-quality projects and hands-on experiences. The first of these during the Cambridge MBA is the Cambridge Venture Project (CVP). I was eager to use my Finance and Startup background to solve new problems for our client: Jaguar Land Rover. Fast forward […]

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GCP Team American Airlines – Customer Ex

THE TEAM Over March and April 2017, I chose to accept a mission to work with a team of dedicated professionals for our Cambridge MBA GCP. My team consisted of Danielle Devenuti (codename ‘The PM’), Dandi Li (codename ‘X-Factor’), Moji Olawoyin (codename ‘Super Researcher’), and myself (codename ‘Consultant’). THE CLIENT American Airlines aspires to be […]

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Sourcing a GCP project: WHILL – Next Gen

On 14 April 2017, we finished our GCP project by making the final presentation in Japan to our client, WHILL, a late-stage start-up founded in 2012, dedicated to reinventing the personal mobility industry with an intelligent personal electric vehicle that aims to eliminate the negative perception associated with wheelchairs. Whereas the GCP is just a […]

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Working for BRAC – GCP blog

BRAC is the world’s largest NGO and you have probably never heard of it. Founded in 1972 in Bangladesh to assist the population following the civil war with Pakistan and subsequent independence, BRAC employs over 120,000 people – more than most Fortune 500 multinationals – and through one of its eight umbrella programs ranging from […]

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Is it Still You? GCP team Graphcore

Excerpts from a discussion with Graphcore’s Chief Technology Officer, Simon Knowles My Global Consulting Project (GCP) team, made up of myself, Apoorv Pandit, Jenn Atchley, Lana Bazzy and Nicolas Croix, have recently arrived at the headquarters of our client, Graphcore, in Silicon Valley. Graphcore are experts in machine learning and artificial intelligence. One of our […]

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Cambridge Venture Project – Founders4Sch

In the last two months or so, my Cambridge Venture Project (CVP) group, consisting of Lana Bazzy, Lucy Lan, Sunga Lungu, Akshat Mathur and I, were fortunate enough to work with Founders4Schools, where we worked directly with them to resolve key research questions they are currently facing in their business. Founders4Schools is a social enterprise based in […]

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New Battery Technology – Cambridge Ventu

November. It is around 8pm and we are cycling in a typical cold and wet Cambridge evening. Our destination is the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. Our objective is to meet our CVP clients. We are working on commercialisation of a breakthrough battery technology. Sounds cool, right? Because it is cool. For […]

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Delivering the presentation — GCP Team W

GCP team WHO outside offices

Three weeks of research, brainstorming and client interviews, led us to this day. We are finally on board our flight to Geneva, Switzerland, to meet our client and present our final deliverables! This will be our first time meeting our client face to face, but we had no qualms about it as we kept in constant […]

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In full swing — GCP Team WHO week 2

GCP Team WHO project working

As our project with the World Health Organisation (WHO) goes into full swing, we found ourselves having to split into sub-teams to conduct interviews with various departments within the client’s organisation. We went through the school’s well-equipped databases, scrutinised reports and publicly available information, and presented our individual findings to one another. Hours were spent […]

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A super cappuchino team — GCP Team WHO w

GCP Team WHO meeting for food

Our team is made up of 5 students: Allegra from Germany, Ciro from Italy, Nid from Thailand, and Ling and Lynn from Malaysia. Our team members have not gotten a chance to properly know one another since the start of the MBA programme in September last year, so our first week, apart from kicking off […]

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Trading the stethoscope for a clipboard ...

Team Addenbrookes outside SWLEOC

The Addenbrooke’s GCP team has had a busy week in board rooms, hospital wards and operating theatres. Coordinated by Aditya Nigudkar, the team connected with approximately a dozen different health care providers and managers across different specialties as part of their qualitative research. Kit Hobbs organized a site visit to South West London Elective Orthopaedic […]

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Introducing the Addenbrooke’s Hospital G

Addenbrooke's GCP team

Aditya Nigudkar, Kit Hobbs, Dante Palazzo and Neil Dubey are the four group members of the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Global Consulting Project (GCP). We’re very excited to utilise our diverse backgrounds and resources at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) to improve our local healthcare systems. Although the specifics of our project are confidential, we are performing […]

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Project lift off & blue sky thinking

It’s lift off for the first MBA team project of the year, as Christina and her team join an aerospace start-up. She explains why the Cambridge Venture project is ideal for individuals looking for management consulting experience and how the project has helped the MBAs understand more – not just about their client – but […]

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