Case Studies

Leeds Museums and Galleries (LMG) set a mixed group of University of Leeds students taking the Business School’s CEES Enterprise Consultancy class a focussed project brief, driven by the organisation’s clear goals and a desire to provide wider opportunities for learning and development. 

BSc Biotechnology with Enterprise students Henry Dunne and Ian Bartanev received Spark Scholarships to help them develop their vaccine administration product using both their biotech knowledge and their newfound business development skills.  

Studying the new MBChB (Medicine) Plus course,  student Sophie-Rose Ekitok has created a new academic planner for busy medical students, based on first-hand experiences she faced on GP placement and supported by her entrepreneurial studies.  

Tech-focussed business owner Pete Mills is a long-standing enterprise ambassador who’s found value both in helping students challenge their thinking and growing his own business opportunities. An initial spark for enterprise Crysp Co-Founder and Co-Director Pete is a former University of Leeds student, which is where his enthusiasm for enterprise...

Taking part in the Enterprise Consultancy module gave a York-based gin and whisky distillery the chance to progress market-leading ideas and created opportunities for students to improve their employability.   Chris Jaume, Co-Founder and Director of Cooper King Distillery, met University of Leeds enterprise Lecturer Dr Richard Tunstall, through the NatWest Accelerator programme.  ‘We had so many ideas for where to take our business...

Enterprise Consultancy was easily one of the best modules I studied throughout my time at university Charity organisation Better Giving Partnership gained valuable insights, time and a fresh perspective to help develop their ‘Givto’ fundraising service thanks to the varied backgrounds and skills of the Enterprise Consultancy students. Increasing capacity...

Leeds-based social enterprise, Shine Workspace, benefitted from the fresh approach and strategic ideas of third-year students to help them navigate their co-working and office meeting space in a covid world. I’d definitely recommend the Enterprise Consultancy module to other organisations looking for a fresh, intelligent perspective on how they work...

Edward Mbanasor, student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, is completing an intercalated MSc degree combining MBChB Medicine and Surgery with Enterprise. The beginnings of a business idea Prior to attending The University of Leeds, Edward studied Clinical Sciences at University of Bradford, which is where his business idea...