The time requirements will vary depending on the topic you choose to participate in and the level of involvement with the relevant business. Typically, you will be involved in:
Client briefing session
This is an opportunity for you to meet with the owner of the business at the start of the semester, learn more about their goals and challenges, and then ask them specific questions to help you define the scope of the project.
Initial student presentations
This is an opportunity for you to present your preliminary research and recommendations to your client and receive valuable feedback and guidance from them to help you improve your work before the final presentations.
This is an opportunity for you to present your final insights and recommendations to your client, and receive feedback and guidance from them which will inform any final adjustments you make to your final consultancy report.