Overview


Management Consulting in the Digital Age intensive training programme supports master level students to be better prepared for a future career in management consulting, by providing them with an in-depth exposure to the way leading management consulting firms are developing digital transformation projects.

The programme combines:

  • self-paced training on the fundamentals of digital transformation

              (accessible on Open edX starting from 21st June)

  • online practice-based lectures on how management consulting companies are structuring digital transformation projects

             (from 5th to 16th July  – between 2 and 4 hours per day)

  • groupwork on a consulting project assigned and supervised by a consulting company

      (prepared in parallel to the lectures and presented to the consulting company on July     20th or 21st )

In order to improve their data analytics skills, students might attend an online course on “SAS Visual Analytics”. An introductory session will be taught on June 21st. A SAS official certification can be achieved at the successful completion of the online course.

THE PARTICIPANTS:

  • gain practical experience on how management consulting  companies are driving digital transformation processes
  • Interact with digital consulting companies  and develop two project works under their supervision
  • experience the collaborative platforms leading consulting companies are using to manage their remote team working
  •  gain 3 ECTS

THE PARTICIPANTS' BACKGROUND

The programme is addressed to master level students with different backgrounds, namely:

• 60% from Management and Economics
• 30% from Data Science/Statistics/Informatics
• 10% from other backgrounds (Law, Political Science, Psychology, etc)

 

THE CONSULTING COMPANIES:

  • propose a topic and a related business case
  • coach 3-4 groups working on the case across the whole week
  • commit roughly 7 hours (plus the preparation time)

IT COMPANIES:

  • present their profile and their tool/platform
  • hold one or two practice-oriented lectures on a relevant topic, eventually with an interactive exercise or a business case

In addition, students will have the possibility to enrich their data analytics skills by attending an online course on SAS Visual Analytics.

 

For further information please contact: digitalconsulting.yerun@mscba.uniroma2.it

 

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