This MSc in Management Consultancy provides you with first-hand knowledge of the tools and techniques used by successful consultants in the competitive management consulting industry. You will get a detailed understanding of the global consulting industry.
The key targets of this part-time/ full-time format course are graduates in business or economics keen to pursue a career in the highly competitive and increasingly global management consulting industry.
What will I learn?
Successful completion of the course will provide graduates with knowledge of four main areas of management consultancy how it functions, the key operators, the factors for success, and the management issues driving the industry.
1. The successful application of the various existing consulting tools and methods, both from an operational and strategic perspective, as well as the requisite skills to succeed within the profession.
2. In the summer term, students can complete a research project, or in a small number of cases, choose from a limited number of possible internships. With any possible internship opportunity, students may have to go through a competitive process for these, including potential interviews.
3. Acquisition of the techniques needed to solve problems and boost performance within businesses, as already applied by leading practitioners within the field.
How will I benefit?
The carefully-constructed curriculum aims to instil a varied and constructive approach to business problem-solving within students, making them highly sought-after for recruiters upon graduation.
Wide-ranging course content, designed to train students in not only understanding management principles but also making their own diagnoses and applying strategy in light of their findings.
The chance to apply knowledge is offered before the course has even ended via a one-on-one consulting project conducted in tandem with a client company.
Graduates of the course regularly secure managerial and consulting positions in highly-reputed companies such as Ericsson, Grant Thornton, JP Morgan and PwC.
Prestigious company involvement Deloitte, IBM Global Procurement, McDonalds and PwC feature among the companies with which students carry out their mandatory consulting project.
IMCA membership eligibility - all students on the course are eligible to apply for Graduate Membership of the IMCA (Institute of Management Consultants & Advisors in Ireland).
Academic achievement recognised - PricewaterhouseCoopers sponsor a Gold Medal Award for the best student to the value of 500.