The 3-month Master of Management Community Business Project (CBP) is a 1.5 credit course that enables UBC MM students to apply their newly-acquired business skills by working on a live business project for a not-for-profit or social enterprise in British Columbia.
Students are able to add valuable consulting experience on their resume, as well as providing local organizations with much needed resources and support for new projects. Past projects include proposing an international market expansion strategy, developing a business plan for a sustainable food business, and providing recommendations for increasing employee engagement for the Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital Foundation.
Who is eligible to participate?
Corporations with affiliations to social ventures/CSR initiatives
Start-ups with community initiatives/impacts
Typical projects - strategies related to:
Fundraising and development
Recruitment and retention
Marketing and communications
New product development
Learn how to apply for the MM Community Business Project
"The Community Business Project was the highlight of my MM career. Getting to work with a live organization prepared me to deal with clients. The skills I gained have already proven useful in my early career."