Syllabus

Title
4099 Experience Consulting Live!
Instructors
Maria Fischinger, MSc (WU)
Contact details
  • Type
    PI
  • Weekly hours
    2
  • Language of instruction
    Englisch
Registration
02/12/19 to 02/18/19
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Monday 03/18/19 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM TC.3.06
Thursday 03/21/19 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Extern
Thursday 03/28/19 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Extern
Friday 03/29/19 02:30 PM - 07:30 PM Extern
Thursday 04/04/19 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Extern
Friday 04/12/19 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM Extern
Friday 05/03/19 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM D5.1.004

Contents

  • Case studies
  • Simulation games
  • Debate clubs

Learning outcomes

The main goal of this course is to offer students insights into the demanding world of consultants. In the course of our meetings, students get the unique chance to get to know representatives of leading top management consultancies in a protected environment.

After finishing this course students will be able to:

  • distinguish between different approaches towards management consulting
  • understand the idiosyncrasies of each of them
  • understand the basics and key success factors of management consulting
  • work on case studies which is typically required during the application process with management consulting firms
  • work on case studies in a structured way
  • present their findings in competitive settings
  • solve business cases with a sound business sense and commonsense

Attendance requirements

In order to successfully pass this course, your absence is limited to 15% of our appointments, which is equivalent to one session.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Highly renowned consultants will present their own special approaches towards consulting. Moreover, participants will get the chance to work on real case studies and subsequently present the results in front of consultants. However, we will not only focus on case studies as the course also includes debate clubs and the simulation of job interviews for management consulting. Therefore, participants will gain knowledge in wide array of different areas: consulting know-how, analytical skills, presentation skills, and other soft skills. Our sessions will be complemented by informal get2gethers. The course will entirely be held in English.

Assessment

The final grade is composed of the follwing criteria:

    • case study presentations (40%)
    • active participation (20%)
    • reflection paper (40%)

    Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

    If you are interested to participate in this unique course, please hand in your application either via e-mail or in hardcopy.

    Application Deadline: January 31st, 2019

    Application Process: Send your CV, certificates (high school diploma, university grade reports, any other certificates), letter of intent and the signed application form to ifu.consulting@wu.ac.at

    You will be informed about the success of your application by February 8th, 2019.

    Recommended previous knowledge and skills

    There are no specific pre-requirements for the course.

    Availability of lecturer(s)

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    Last edited: 2019-01-07



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