management consulting in digital age

Course overview

The course objective is to provide master level students with an in-depth exposure to the way leading management consulting firms are developing digital transformation projects in order to be better prepared for a future career in management consulting. Digitalization is significantly affecting business models, business processes and organizational boundaries. To deal with the pace that digitalization is changing organizations, there is a need to understand and explore new skills and capabilities associated with digital transformation. Management Consulting firms are driving this transformation process. In order to do so they are recruiting consultants with skills and capabilities associated with digital transformation.

The course gives participants the opportunity to:

  • Deepen their knowledge on digital transformation processes
  • Get exposed to leading consulting/IT companies in terms of simulation of the working environment and recruitment opportunities.

The course is based on five business cases in five days dealing with how digital technologies are enabling business models innovation as well as business process redesign in the ares of Strategy, Supply Chain and Marketing & Sales.

  • Every business case is developed in collaboration with a leading consulting firm/software vendor.
  • Every day students, after an initial class on the topic, will work in team on the business case and in the afternoon will present their analysis to a senior consultant.

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR YERUN STUDENTS

Requirements

In order to apply for the Summer School, you must provide the following:

  • your CV specifying the master program you are attending as well as the exams you passed (at the master or bachelor level) that are somehow related to this topic (from strategy to IT/data science, from organizational behavior to project management)
  • a motivation letter highlighting why you believe the participation to this course is important for your future professional career

Deadline

The deadline to send the CV and the motivation letter is May 5th.

You will receive the results of the selection process by May 8th.

Contact

Please send your CV and motivation letter to the following address: sara.belisari@uniroma2.it

For more information please read below.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR TOR VERGATA STUDENTS (enrolled in the MSc in Business Administration)

How to apply

The selection of candidates will be based on:
- the performance during the MSc in Business Administration in terms of marks and credits obtained (GPA).
- the Curriculum vitae;
- the motivation letter.

The Master of Science in Business Administration will cover the participation fee and subsistence expenses, not any travel cost.

For further information about requirements and how to apply, download the announcement here.

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Deadline

Applications must be sent by  May 19th 2018, following the instructions contained in the announcement.

Useful information

Master of Science in Business Administration students will obtain 3 credits (CFU).

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR TOR VERGATA STUDENTS (not enrolled in the MSc in Business Administration)

How to apply

For the academic year 2017/2018,  6 scholarships will be assigned to students of the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (not enrolled in the MSc Business Administration).


The amount of the scholarship is € 1,500 each and the  funding will be fully assured by the "Sebastiano e Rita Raeli per Tor Vergata" Foundation.

For further information about requirements and how to apply, download the announcement here.

Deadline

You can send your application within June 1st 2018 at 12:00, following the instructions contained in the announcement.

 

Participation

The course is open to a maximum of 36 participants.

Given that:
24 participants will be selected from European universities belonging to the YERUN network
7 participants will be selected from the MSc in Business Administration - University of Rome Tor Vergata
5 participants will be selected among University of Rome Tor Vergata students from other courses, including data science and informatics.

The cost of the programme is €1.500.

The participation is free for the YERUN students as well as for the MSc Business Administration students.

The participation will be supported by scholarships as to other University of Tor Vergata students who will have the opportunity to receive a scholarship from Fondazione Raeli fully covering the costs.

Programme

The core of the program is built upon 5 business cases in five days (Monday-Friday), each managed with the support of a different consulting firm/software vendor.

Each business case should deal with a different key topic/different departments/business processes,
triggering the development of different skills

The program will be structured as follows:

  •  on Sunday afternoon: arrival of the participants and a 2 hours class on “Managing a consulting project”;
  •  every day from 9:00 to 18:00 participants will start attending a 1 hour class on a topic related to digital transformation and then they will work on a business case prepared by a consultingcompany/software vendor. In the evening after launch the best analysis and/or presentation will be chosen.
  •  on Saturday morning: there will be a wrap-up lecture on digital transformation and on the skills learned during the course and then a final launch will end the programme.
INTENSIVE WEEK PROGRAMME
July 1st (afternoon) Kick-off meeting & theoretical foundations
July 2nd Key topics & Case discussion with a management consulting company
July 3rd Perspective of a software vendor & a disruptor
July 4th Key topics & Case discussion with a management consulting company
July 5th Perspective of a software vendor  & a disruptor
July 6th Key topics & Case discussion with a management consulting company
July 7th (morning) Wrap-up & Debriefing

The companies will have received the CV of the participants in advance and at the end of each day will have the chance to carry out a recruitment activity (including one-to-one interviews).

Practical Information

Included in the course package are:

Accommodation
Accommodations will be shared rooms from 1st July (Check in afternoon) to 7th July (Check-out in the morning).  Opening session is on Sunday afternoon 1st July . More information will be provided on arrival.


• Lunch and coffee breaks

Participants are expected to fund:
• Travel expenses
• Eventual additional expenses for accommodation (the request of a single room, given that triple rooms ..; any extra drink/food).

Companies involved in the 2017 edition

Accenture

PwC

Capgemini

SAS

SAP

eFM

myInvenio

Participants of the 2017 edition