The objective of the concentration is to help prepare students for successful careers in Management Consulting. There is a special focus on rapid career advancement during the critical first four years with a consulting firm. Courses and workshop offerings are designed to develop team problem solving skills.
Students outside this concentration find value in the courses. Any business career is enhanced by training in:
- rapid analysis,
- problem solving,
- teamwork, and
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Consulting Skills & Frameworks Consulting Skills and Frameworks is a course designed to provide MBA students with immediately usable tools for any team problem solving situation. The core consulting skill training will focus on the all-important “TAP” skills (teamwork, analysis, and presentations) and will introduce the TEAM FOCUS framework which covers the following aspects of team problem solving – Talk, Evaluate, Assist, Motivate, Frame, Organize, Collect, Understand and Synthesize. We will also cover a few of the most critical high level functional frameworks used by top consulting firms today. The course is geared toward any students considering a career in consulting (or other team oriented career track) as well as those students planning on working on a STAR/GBP/practicum action learning projects or participating in case competitions. The course methodology will involve discussions, individual case analysis, guest speakers and a team case competition.
- STAR-NC Business Project or STAR-Global Business Project
- 2 electives in the specific consulting sector of most interest to the student (strategy, operations, finance, marketing or technology)
- Participation in the Training the Street financial training course
- Active involvement with the Consulting Club
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