CAMBRIDGE CONSULTING NETWORK

 

 

 

 

ABOUT US

 

Our mission is to apply the specialist skills and expert knowledge of high-performing students to provide innovative solutions to our client’s problems while giving the student consultants the opportunity to challenge themselves, develop their skills and gain consultancy experience.

 Cambridge Consulting Network is the University of Cambridge’s principal student consulting group. Founded in 2012, CCN aims to solve real-world challenges for companies ranging in size from F500 to startups, all while giving students the opportunity both to develop their consulting skillset and get an invaluable insight into the most exciting industries today.

FOR STUDENTS

CCN welcomes students from diverse backgrounds and offers opportunities to get involved in a variety of capacities. Every term, we take a new consultant class from all academic levels, including undergraduates, MPhils, PhDs, and MBAs. Please refer to our Projects page for further information on the projects we are currently recruiting for.

Flagship
Projects

Five 8-10 week projects a term, with companies ranging F50 to startups across all industries.

Training
Sessions

Exclusive consulting training session run by McKinsey and BCG consultants, specifically for CCN Engagement Managers and Senior Consultants (2+ projects with CCN)

Insight
Project

Month-long consulting projects designed for first-year undergraduates interested in trying out consulting.

Alumni
Network

CCN has a growing alumni network, with members from all the top consulting firms. As a CCN consultant you will have the opportunity to leverage these connections to inform your own career path.

Whether you’re interested in learning more about what a career in consulting entails, or rather just eager for the chance to work with industry-leading companies on real challenges, a project with CCN is a great experience we hope to offer to as many students as possible.

FOR CLIENTS

“I’ve seen a few market reports by big consultancies like McKinsey, and I thought your reports for Pulsa8 were similarly comprehensive and helpful.We are very impressed and amazed to have received this level of strategic advice from a student team, and we will certainly use your materials as we build out pitch decks.

– Viraj Mane, Chief Design Officer and Co-founder of Pulsa8

CCN strives to create real value for companies by bringing together top minds to address real challenges. Each project team consists of 5 students, with an experienced Engagement Manager coordinating the project.

Our capabilities are broad and readily adaptable to suit your needs. Traditionally, our projects have focused on company strategy, specifically organisational, business unit, and sales and marketing strategy, with past projects utilising combinations of landscaping analysis, opportunity evaluation, and price modelling to deliver tailored and robust strategic recommendations.

The resource requirement from the client is minimal, ideally having representatives available for an initial kick-off meeting, a team presentation mid-way through the project, as well as a final presentation from the team to close off the project, at which point the deliverable (typically a presentation or report with associated datasets) will be handed over. CCN manages all other aspects of the project, including handling applications, staffing, and all associated operational requirements of running a project team.

If you are interested in exploring further how CCN might deliver value for your organisation, please reach out to Lukas at lukas.wittern@cambridgeconsultingnetwork.com.

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