The MSc in Management Consultancy provides a detailed understanding of the consulting industry - how it works, its dominant players, key success factors and the management issues that drive it, how and when to use different consulting tools and methodologies, how to write a consulting proposal and other key skills needed to be a successful management consultant. Guest speakers from the consulting industry, including recent course graduates, provide additional insight and expertise.
As part of the course, students work directly with companies, completing Company Clinics with SMEs in Semester 1, and a live consulting project for a client company in Semester 2. In addition, students have the opportunity to complete a company internship over the summer term. Students work one-on-one with a client company to complete a consulting project and gain valuable work experience in the process.
The ideal candidates of this course are graduates in business or economics keen to pursue a career in the highly competitive and increasingly global management consulting industry.
A part-time format has been especially designed in order to help professionals pursue studies without having to interrupt their career.
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.
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.
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, including potential interviews.
Acquisition of the techniques needed to solve problems and boost performance within businesses, as already applied by leading practitioners within the field.
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.
1.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.
2.The chance to apply knowledge is offered before completion of the course via a one-on-one consulting project conducted in tandem with a client company.
3.Graduates of the course regularly secure managerial and consulting positions in highly-reputed companies such as Accenture, PwC, Deloitte, BearingPoint and IBM.