Consultancy

What’s unique about your service or product? How are you better than your competitors? Why should consumers pick you? By helping you answer these big questions and more, our subject matter experts will help you become an industry leader.

We can bring together a team of subject matter experts to help you. Many of our academics work with organisations outside Bucks, so you can be confident we’re experts in methodology, research and knowledge.

For more information on any area of expertise, get in touch with Greta Paa-Kerner, Head of Business Engagement.

Areas of expertise

You need advice from experts who know your industry and understand the challenges you face. We can share expertise and offer your organisation consultancy in:

The School of Aviation and Security works with public and private sector businesses, professional bodies, PSRBs, as well as providing short courses, knowledge exchange and CPD training.

Our academics help inform policies as part of the UK aviation strategy, and we’re members of groups including the Wycombe Police Area Independent Advisory Group, Airports Council International Europe Security and Economics Committees and Airlines UK.

We offer consultancy, collaboration and research in:

  • Aviation economics and strategy
  • Airport and airline management
  • Tourism management
  • Corporate security management
  • Organisational resilience
  • Cyber
  • Insider threats
  • Emergency management
  • Crisis management
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Business continuity
  • Exercise and testing
  • Policing and law enforcement
  • Defence and security.

Find out more about our Enterprise activities.

If you have a creative idea in mind, we want to help you make it happen. At Bucks, we use a range of traditional craft skills and new technology to support your design ambitions.

It’s important to us to make an impact beyond Bucks. We’ve helped create brand identities for charities like The Kitchen Education Trust and host the National Disability Arts Collection and Archive.

As well as a wealth of industry experience, our dance and performance lecturers bring an entrepreneurial eye to support your performance-related business venture.

With a strong network of industry links, our visiting specialists bring more expertise to share with local organisations and the businesses we work with.

We also share our creativity and expertise outside Bucks, whether it’s working with Wycombe County Council or performing at public venues outside the university.

We support a range of organisations and contribute to community agendas around ageing, participation in sport and meeting future workforce needs.

Our team also work closely with industry on a diverse range of areas, from human performance to social sciences. So, whatever challenge you’re facing, we have the knowledge to help.

Our sport and psychology expertise cover:

  • Sport therapy
  • Physiology and fitness testing
  • Sport nutrition
  • Biomechanics – 3D motion capture and analysis
  • Sport sociology and coaching (gender, identity, disability and volunteering)
  • Positive psychology and coaching psychology
  • Leadership
  • Myers Briggs (MBTI) & Mental Toughness (MTQ48) and inclusive leadership.

We’ve also carried out research on:

  • Gypsy, traveller and Roma
  • Homelessness
  • Policy/Health
  • Community engagement methodologies
  • Emergent expertise in migration support/service planning
  • Collaborative research methodologies
  • Bereavement care and support.

As well as running local groups, we’re a trustee for Caraline, a charity working with eating disorders, and deliver CPD training for British Psychological Society Stage 2 trainees (sport psychology).

Bucks Business School carries out innovative research and runs professional programmes for students and industry. We can help you stay at the top of your game today and prepare for challenges of tomorrow.

Our computing department apply their knowledge of computer systems, technology and software to understand your business needs and your end-user.

The team have extensive industry links with companies such as:

  • Sky
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Sony Play Station gaming
  • Microsoft Technologies and Systems  .

Our law tutors draw on their backgrounds as academics and practitioners to support your success. Their wealth of industry contacts, as well as connections with professional bodies, will help you develop the skills you need to move forward.

Together, the School of Business, Law and Computing offers consultancy, collaboration and research in:

  • HR-related topics (excluding employment law)
  • Diversity marketing
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Technology start-up
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Islamic Banking and Myers Briggs (MBTI).

The School is also involved with a range of events and projects outside the University. For example, we’ve hosted an International Day of the Girl celebration, a local women’s conference and Reed business breakfast.

Creative media is part of our everyday lives. It defines our culture – and could define your business with our support.

Our consultants’ experience ranges from filming live sport events to managing tours for international music artists. With their help, you’ll learn what it takes to manage promotions and stand out from the crowd.

Our experts can offer consultancy, collaboration and research in:

  • Filmmaking
  • Music production/sound design
  • Animation/motion graphics
  • Music and live events management.

Our recent work has involved students creating designs for Soundsorba, a local acoustics company.

Whether it’s physical health or mental wellbeing, health has a huge bearing on the quality of our lives. Our lecturers stay up-to-date with the latest changes in the sector and offer expertise in a whole host of areas.

We offer consultancy, collaboration and research in:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Safeguarding
  • Public health
  • Health promotion
  • Child development
  • Long term conditions
  • V100 prescribing updates
  • Practice education
  • Teaching, learning and assessment
  • Action learning sets
  • Clinical supervision
  • Preceptorship.

Our staff are also involved with a range of projects within the local community, from acting as governors for schools and colleges, to sitting on the Bucks County Council Safeguarding board.

As well as our experienced team of lecturers, we have long-established links with NHS trusts, healthcare charities and private organisations.

We also use our expertise to support the local community. For example, our mental health team are ‘dementia champions’. This involves running information sessions to improve people’s understanding of dementia and its impact.

We offer consultancy, collaboration and research in:

  • Adult Nursing
  • Child Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Learning Disability Nursing
  • Operating Department Practice
  • Allied Health.

Our department experts also offer consultancy and bespoke short courses in many health and wellbeing related subjects such as:

  • Safeguarding
  • Dementia
  • Moulage (applying mock injuries)
  • Health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Coaching
  • Risk Assessment