Course Title

LIU in London – Global Fashion Consulting Project

Collaboration Overview

As part of the Fashion Program at Long Island University, a private university in New York, a group of top business students will be participating in a Global Fashion Consulting Project this Spring. This initiative allows them to travel to a fashion capital of the world and lend their expertise and knowledge to a fashion brand that is interested in a fresh look at their current business. 

Last year, the students had the honor of working on a Gen Z Retail Strategy for the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Florence (Results Linked). This year, the program is headed to London! 

We are currently searching for a London-based fashion company interested in providing a business challenge for this talented group of students to work on. They, along with their Faculty Program Director, will be in London March 6th-13th. They plan to virtually launch the project at the end of January and use the lead time until their trip to conduct the necessary research, conceptualize a plan, and prepare a final presentation. 

The experience is geared to provide students with real-world experience as they produce meaningful outcomes for your company using their unique skills and global perspective. 

There is no fee for this engagement; the trip is paid for in full by the school. The students are not permitted to receive compensation for their work since they’re full-time enrolled students receiving course credit to participate.

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Engagement Format: Live Case

Think "Hackathon" or Case Competition with a whole class of students! This learning format allows educators to deliver experiential learning to students at scale. Students are often split into groups to work on a live case (or a series of cases) from a real host company that directly relates to key learning objectives.

Timeline & Next Steps

  • December 19, 2019

    Collaboration request published. Companies may express interest in participating.

  • December 30, 2019

    School faculty will begin interviewing interested companies and discuss project ideas.

  • January 17, 2020

    School faculty and project champion finalize project charter, legal documents, and background materials.

  • January 19, 2020

    Final date for companies to express interest in participating.

  • January 20, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to kickoff the project.

  • March 6, 2020

    STUDENTS ARRIVE IN LONDON: Expect students to visit the office during their 1-week stay to present their results.

  • March 13, 2020


  • March 27, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT END: After their trip, the students will incorporate feedback add finishing touches to their presentation, which will be delivered remote.

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Data Management

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International Affairs

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Inventory Management
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Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis

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Sales & Business Development

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Academic Program Details

SchoolLong Island University C.W. Post (LIU Post)
CourseLIU in London – Global Fashion Consulting Project
Graduate / UndergraduateN/A
Students EnrolledN/A
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*N/A

*Note: Company, faculty, and students will finalize meeting and communication schedule after collaboration is finalized

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Requested Company Size
  • Pre-Revenue Startup
Duration12 weeks (02/04/2020 - 04/21/2020)
Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count1


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