Management Consulting

PGP1 Sector Talk

Agenda • What is management consulting? • Why consulting? • What consulting looks for? • Interview preparation • Internship Experiences .

Partners share profits.Management Consulting • • • • “Someone brilliant” called in to solve CXO level problems Strong problem solving + Excellent communication Typically organized as a partnership. Career track: Analyst > Associate > Manager > Principal > Partner .

Why Consulting? • Unconventional reasons: • Conventional reasons: – – – – Personal growth / Learning across sectors Brilliant people Tangible impact Good exits .

What Consulting looks for? • Spikes / Good “Aura” – Resume – Campus events • Strong problem solving : Spike • Structured communication Case & Fit Interviews (typically 3) .

Interview Preparation • Prepare your resume – A poorly prepared resume not only implies that you can’t structure your thoughts but also shows lack of enthusiasm – Take extensive help of formal / informal resume mentors • Case interviews – Don’t start too early – Practice if you’re not doing well. Don’t practice if you are. – Take extensive help of formal / informal case mentors .

Internship Experiences .

THANK YOU. QUESTIONS? .

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