There are three different formats of Events that the Club plans.
1. The Kickoff Meeting
This session will be an introduction session to the Consulting club where you can network with other students from various programs who share similar interests in the field of consulting or looking to develop skills in cracking case style interview. The President of the club will take you through the agenda of the Club for the school year of 2012 and 2013. A quick introduction to what you should know about case style interviews will also be presented. Ensure that you are present for the kick off meeting which would be 30 minutes well spent.
The club will be mailing all members the date, time and venue (TBD) for this meeting soon.
Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about an employer, and how you might fit in with their organization. All students are welcome to attend information sessions, regardless of whether they have an interview scheduled. The information sessions organized by the CMO are key to networking with the Consulting professionals. Each sessions showcases a particular consulting firm and gives students the opportunity to introduce and showcase themselves to the executives of the company.
Keep a lookout for the information sessions on Careerlink to RSVP for these events. Make sure you have your resume and your Business suit ready to attend these events.
3. Crack the case series - (September 13, 2012, 12:30 pm - September 13, 2012, 4:00 pm at 203 PBL)
During Crack the Case Workshops David Ohrvall takes a unique case question and shows how to solve it with simple but effective methods. Participation, rapid discussion and fast thinking make the time memorable and help drive the concepts deep. David Ohrvall is a talented presenter and facilitator with nine years of strategy and operations consulting experience. Since 2002 David has led thousands of students through his Crack the Case methods, resulting in more confident students ready to take on the case interview. Some of his repeat schools include Chicago, Harvard, Wharton, Kellogg, Stanford and Michigan.
4. Industry Insider Series (September 21, 2012, 10:15 am - September 21, 2012, 12:00 pm at 202 PBL)
5. Consulting Career Day - SEED (November 02, 2012, 8:30 am - November 02, 2012, 1:00 pm at 202 PBL)
The Industry Insider Series is an opportunity to learn more about the field of Consulting through experts and current executives. Professionals from Healthcare, Operations, and IT Consulting will be joining us to discuss their insight on the consulting industry. Join the Insider workshop to gain more industry knowledge to help you in your career development and will also gain an inside perspective of various functions within consulting.
The Strategies for Effective Engagement and Development workshop is focused on students interested in a career in consulting. The Career Management office and the faculty introduce classes that are applicable to consulting. A panel with professionals in the field will present real-life cases that they are involved in, and
students will be paired for mock interviews with alumni who are working in the consulting industry.
This is an unique opportunity to learn about consulting and meet Weatherhead alumni in the consulting industry. Many students who attended the event and had the opportunity to network with the alumni also received internship opportunities and built fruitful relations with the executives.
A great chance to network and learn!