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Durham Practical Consulting Society

Durham University

DUCS was founded to inform, educate and help members secure experience in management consulting.


WHAT WE DO Offer and conduct free, value-adding research and advice projects for local public/private organisations in Durham. This allows students to apply academia to solve real-world problems whilst getting rare practical experience in the world of Consulting. Work in small teams responsible for overseeing the entire client experience/consultation (with guidance). Improve key employability skills including teamwork, communicative, quantative/qualitative analytical, problem solving & presentational skills. CATEGORIES OF PROJECTS INCLUDE: Market Research Internal productivity analysis Social research Competitor analysis Advice on overcoming any internal challenges