4068 Experience Consulting Live!
Assoz.Prof PD Dr. Christoph Feichter
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/09/23 to 02/23/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Day Date Time Room
Wednesday 04/12/23 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.1.004
Friday 04/14/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.1.004
Friday 04/21/23 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM D5.1.003
Thursday 04/27/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.1.004
Friday 04/28/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.1.004
Thursday 05/04/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.1.004
Friday 05/05/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.1.004
  • 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 and to improve analytical-, presentation-, and soft-skills. In the course of our meetings, students get the unique chance to get to know representatives of 6 leading top management consultancies in a protected environment.

After finishing this course students will be able to:

Gain insights into the demanding world of consultants

  • Understand the basics and key success factors of management consulting
  • Understand different approaches towards management consulting and their idiosyncrasies

Improve your analytical skills, presentation skills, and other soft skills

  • Solve case studies in a structured way
  • Present in business settings
  • Improve networking skills in a protected environment
Attendance requirements

In order to successfully pass this course, you may miss one session at most. If you already know that you will miss a certain session, kindly inform me during our first session.

In addition, note that the locations in the syllabus are preliminary. The meetings will either take place at the consultant's office or at WU. 


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 if possible given the current circumstances. The course will entirely be held in English.


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 send via the following Link:
    (if there is any problem with the form, please send an e-mail with your application documents to

    Application Deadline for SIMC Applications: February 5, 2023 at 23:59 CET

    Documents you will need to submit for your application: 

    • Your CV
    • Letter of intent (max. 1 page)

    Do not apply on LPIS; we will register you there ourselves if your application was successful.

    You will be informed about the success of your application by February 8, 2022.


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    Recommended previous knowledge and skills
    There are no specific pre-requirements for the course.
    Availability of lecturer(s)
    Tel: +43 1 31336 6198



    Note that the locations indicated here are not final. I planned the course to take place in the consultants' offices in Vienna if possible, but we will need be flexible to switch to WU Campus or Online Sessions if required.

    Additional information on MyLEARN.

    This year, consultants from BCG, McKinsey, Kearney, PwC Austria, Roland Berger and Contrast EY are offering workshops within this course.

    Last edited: 2023-01-24