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International Business Field Project


Is your business experiencing a strategic, organisational or operational challenge?
Will your organisation benefit from an independant benchmarking of best practices in relevant regions or industries?
Do you want to expose your company to the latest management tools and techniques?
Will your business benefit from external strategic advice on seizing a business opportunity?
Do you want to equip your company with a sound and practical methodology to address a business issue?
Do you need an external assessment of your business processes, systems, or corporate resources?
Are you seeking professional recommendations on the implementation of your strategy?

MBA Solvay can help you solve these questions.


IBFP – Practical information


Submission deadline:

Timing of projects:

Projects carried out between March and June (specific needs can also be taken into consideration)

Length of projects:

Minimum 300 dedicated hours

Project fee: € 15.000* + VAT


Prof. Laurent Gheeraert
IBFP Academic Director (Operations)
+32 477 86 35 30

laurent [dot] gheeraert [at] solvay [dot] edu

The International Business Field Project (IBFP) is a strategic, organisational or operational consultancy project which addresses real needs of your business. It is carried out by a team of MBA Solvay participants in a provider-client relationship, under the supervision of dedicated faculty and an experienced professional project manager. The team takes advantage of the latest tools and techniques to provide you with a professional end product.

This project brings immediate value to your business with:

  • Pofessional final deliverables adapted to client needs
  • A fresh, unbiased perspective on the business opportunity or challenge in question
  • A team of 2 to 4 highly-motivated international MBA participants, equipped with the latest business tools and techniques
  • A minimum of 300 hours of work dedicated to your project
  • Close supervision of the team by a highly experienced faculty supervisor and a project management professional
  • A clear provider-client relationship between MBA Solvay and you
  • The highest respect of confidentiality requests
  • The opportunity to assess new high-potential recruits on-site


Learn more about the type of projects our teams have already brought to successful completion

“Our MBA develops talented professionals into internationally prized leaders”

MBA Solvay participants have professional and international profiles, with an average work experience of 8 years. They come from various previous professional backgrounds, thus enriching the MBA with their business knowledge and experience.

 MBA Solvay is designed to equip its participants with a full set of skills and the knowledge with which to face a competitive and fast-moving world. To achieve this, they follow a very intensive and highly demanding programme in order to gain a firm practical understanding of the management trends that make a difference at an international level. Part of the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, the MBA programme was created in 1990. It is accredited by AMBA and EQUIS, world-recognised accreditations for the quality of MBA Programmes.

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*Regular project expenses such as supplies and photocopies are included in the fee. Additional expenses such as travel outside the Brussels area and accommodation in case of projects abroad will be charged to the company.