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Learn Management Consulting & Get into companies like

An 8-week long mentorship program to teach you everything you need to start and accelerate your career in management consulting with a community of like-minded people.

Learn strategy consulting from an ex-McKinsey herself who has worked with brands like

7th June, 2023
16th June, 2023

Do you think you need to be an economics graduate to become a successful management consultant?

Watch Riya Chhabra prove you wrong.

From studying mass communication & dreaming to become a successful filmmaker, to having worked at McKinsey & now working as a growth strategist at Facebook Inc. Riya has done it all!

All you need is resilience, the right knowledge and a learning mindset to work at one of the big 3s & lead a global career

Bachelors in Mass Communication @ Delhi University, with the goal to become an advertiser/ filmmaker
Started up; set up a marketing consulting firm for start-ups and NGOs; clients included the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Shut down start up; got a job at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in Mumbai
Joined Milaap Social Ventures, Bangalore to grow the start up
Started MBA at INSEAD in France and Singapore
Joined McKinsey & Company as a strategy consultant in New York City
Started working @Facebook Inc. (now Meta) as a growth strategist in London

Who is this program for?

Aspiring Strategy Consultants
Learn the ins & outs of what life looks like as a strategy consultant. So you can make an informed decision on further choosing your career path.
Marketers & Growth Managers
Learn strategic growth frameworks & not just tactical marketing. Add unique value to your current professional role.
Early-tenure Management Consultants
Accelerate your career by 5 to 8 years learning from the one who has walked the walk.
Business Students
Get simulated LIVE assignments so you can make better career choices early on and can pursue the right path for yourself!
Job Seekers
Ace your next case interview by incorporating the tips & techniques to crack a case interview. Case interviews are being increasingly used by tech firms to hire the right talent.
Anyone curious about what consultants & consulting firms truly do
No idea what a career in consulting truly looks like? Or what the big consulting firms truly do?

Here's what our learners say!

You do not need to come from a traditional career
path to save your spot in the Big 3s

This 8-week cohort-based course is ALL you need to get your
foot in the door as a strategy consultant.

Taught by an ex-McKinsey herself, you’ll learn everything from the fundamentals of strategy consulting followed by real-life problem solving assignments so you can dive deeper into the roles & responsibilities of a consultant.

Week 1

Introduction to Management Consulting

  • Introduction to Management Consulting
  • What Consultants do
  • Real-life examples of projects in the space
  • The 7 Step Problem Solving Approach
  • Building a Career in Consulting
  • Consulting landscape + opportunities
  • Activity : Career Anchors Self Assessment
  • How to make best use of the skills learnt
Week 2

Market Research and Data Intepretation

  • Market Research
  • Industry Analysis
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation [PowerBi, SQL]
Week 3

Key Concepts Used in Consulting - I

  • The Problem Definition Process
  • MECE (break down complex problems to facilitate analysis and decision-making)
  • Issue Trees (structure information and to identify the root causes of a problem)
  • Hypothesis Testing (Evaluate the effectiveness of a new business strategy)
  • Activity: 2 case problems where you apply the concepts of Issue Trees, MECE and Hypothesis testing
Week 4

Key Concepts Used in Consulting - II

  • Pareto Principle (identify the most important factors that are contributing to a problem or opportunity)
  • WorkPlan (provide a roadmap for execution)
  • Matrix thinking (2 X 2s e.g., BCG growth matrix)(analyze complex business situations to make strategic decisions)
  • Activity : Pareto Principle Case Project
  • Activity
Week 5

Key Concepts Used in Consulting - II

  • Recap of the 7 step process and how each concept fits here
  • Top down and bottom up analysis (analyze business situations and make recommendations for your clients)
  • Benchmarking (identify areas where the client can improve their performance or practices)
  • Sensitivity Analysis (examine the impact of different scenarios and assumptions on a business decision or recommendation)
  • Scenario Analysis (assess the potential impact of different future scenarios on a client's business)
  • Balanced Scorecard (framework for measuring and tracking performance in key areas)
  • Pyramid Principle (communicate complex ideas and recommendations to clients)
  • How to make effective presentations
Week 6

MBB Case Study

  • Case Walkthrough
  • Case Study Project
Week 7

Building a successful career in management consulting

  • On Campus Vs Off Campus Recruiting
  • What Consulting Firms Are Looking For
  • The 3 Stages And The 5 Things That Matter
  • How to make a powerful CV (basic and advanced tips)
    3 Sample CVs to help you get started
    What should your cover letter be about?
    Cover letter template
  • Crafting Your Narrative
  • Activity : Draft your CV, cover letter and narrative
Week 8

Cracking Case Interviews + What makes a Management Consultant Successful

  • Introduction to case interviews and common case interview methods
    Deep dive on case interviews
    Types of cases
    Structure & components of a case interview
    How to prepare appropriately for the case interview
  • The 4 core frameworks : Profitability, Business Situation, M&A, Capacity (Supply/Demand)
  • How to structure the problem at hand (with case example)
  • Managing yourHow to analyse the data at handself and others
  • Case Problem to be solved
  • Brainstorming and skills to practice
  • Synthesising and sharing recommendations
    Case interview reminders and tips
    How to practice for case interviews
  • Case Example
  • Mindset of a management consultant
    Traits of successful consultant
  • Managing yourself and others

Learn and Navigate through the future - Use AI to your advantage

Exclusive Module on Leveraging AI & ChatGPT as a Management Consultant
  • Data-driven decision-making: Uncover hidden patterns, trends & insights that inform strategic recommendations.
  • Predictive modeling & forecasting: Utilize AI to create accurate predictive models and forecasts, enabling proactive decision-making for clients.
  • Automation & optimization: Streamline business processes & identify areas for improvements.
  • Personalized client presentations: Effectively communicate insights & recommendations.
  • Market analysis & competitor intelligence: Utilize AI-enhanced tools to conduct in-depth market analysis and gather valuable competitor insights.
  • Boost productivity: Learn the art of prompt engineering and get mundane tasks done.
  • Future-proofing: Master AI and ChatGPT to stay competitive & advance as a consultant.

Get life-time access to an exclusive community

Of like-minded people looking to build, accelerate or enhance their existing careers by learning strategic growth frameworks.Through this community, you can….

Collaborate on real-life projects
Meet and learn with others pursuing the same path as you
Community Accountability
Growthschool fellows collaborate on projects, find opportunities to learn and grow together while keeping each other accountable.
Get ALL your questions answered on LIVES
Participate in live Q&As, debates, and other healthy contests to drive home the learning.

Program Director

Riya Chhabra

Growth Strategy - Facebook Inc

From dreaming of becoming a filmmaker to making it to McKinsey as a strategy consultant, Riya Chhabra has proved….

”You don't need to follow the traditional career paths to make it to the world's top consulting firms”

In 2009, after completing her Bachelor's in Mass communication, Riya went on to set up a marketing consulting firm for start-ups and NGOs.

It was from there that she developed an interest in all things business and consulting. 

But…after one year in 2010…she had to shut down her startup and got a job at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in Mumbai.

It was in 2015 that Riya then decided to pursue an MBA at INSEAD France and Singapore to get a global perspective into the business world.

In 2016, after putting in the work, acquiring the knowledge and developing the right mindset…Riya Chhabra joined McKinsey & Company as a strategy consultant in New York City.

In her role as a strategy consultant at McKinsey, she has led teams & strategized with the CEOs of large global companies.
Currently working as a Growth Strategist @Facebook Inc. (now Meta) in London, Riya has been the first one in her family to build a global career.

Worked with


Ashwin Shetty

Ex - Bain & Company, Deloitte, KPMG

Hey guys! I’m Ashwin Shetty, a strategy and management consulting professional with 12+ years of expertise in solving complex problems for Fortune 500 firms and leading significant transformation engagements in India, Europe, and the Middle East.

I have had the opportunity to work across industries and on some incredibly interesting and complicated projects as a result of offering my services to top firms like Bain & Company, Deloitte, and KPMG.

Pursuing PGDM from XLRI, Jamshedpur, and MBA from INSEAD, France provided me with the ultimate knowledge base on management consulting.

Worked with

Guest workshops by consultants and ex-consultants from

How does the program work?

On-Demand videos

8-week of step-by-step pre-recorded video training & course material to help you dive deep into the fundamentals of Management Consulting, crack case interviews & kick-start your career as a consultant

LIVE simulation of an MBB project

Learn the exact roles & responsibilities of a consultant working on an MBB project

Weekly LIVE Sessions with Riya Chhabra

Learn and get real-time answers to all your questions by the expert herself

Weekly Jamming & Networking Sessions

Learning doesn’t have to be lonely.Learn, Discuss, Network, Grow together!
Every week, there will be a live session for you to discuss and share ideas with your peers, and jam on different projects so you can learn while having fun.

Lifetime Access to Community 

Become part of a community where you can network, share opportunities, and build relations beyond work.

By the end of the program you’ll

Improved problem-solving skills, with opportunities to work through real-world consulting problems
Increased understanding of the consulting industry through insights from the mentors as well as the community
Structured communication skills: Know how to communicate complex business problems and solutions in a simple manner
Break down complex business problems into structural components and come up with solutions that create a massive impact
Crack case interviews at top consulting firms with the right strategies and approach to follow


(Only for first 50 people)
The Case Interview Cheat Sheet
Strategy framework templates
eGuide - how to prepare for any job interview
The consulting ‘jargon destroyer’ guide

How it works?

Growthschool Strategy & Management Consulting Program is an invite-only 8-Week immersive cohort-based program with a lifelong community to help you achieve your goals and build relationships.

Application  Process

Fill out the application form to apply for the Management Consulting Program

Application  Review

Experts review each application selecting only the people who are aligned with our goal and values. 


Successful candidates will receive an email.

Fellowship Kick-off & Onboarding

Welcome to the 6-week madness, to learn, and hit your goals.

Build Relations

Meet & network with your fellows


Celebrate your deals with the community

Program Details

Fast-track your consulting career by 5-8 years!

Cohort of this program is set to launch soon
FYI: We go through every application very carefully and handpick each cohort member so make sure you fill in the right (and most detailed) information so that we can get to know you better via the form.

Hurry! Last seats left.

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What you get:

Mentor Group Coaching LIVE Sessions with Riya Chhabra
Step-by-step On-demand Video to learn Management Consulting secrets, crack case interviews & build a successful career
LIVE Simulation of an MBB project (to learn Management Consulting the right way!)
1-year access to ALL the study material
Lifetime Access to the exclusive community of like-minded peers


Free Bonus #1
Exclusive passes to physical events and meetups in the community.
Free Bonus #2
The Case Interview Cheat Sheet
Free Bonus #3
Strategy framework templates
Free Bonus #4
eGuide - how to prepare for any job interview
Free Bonus #5
The consulting ‘jargon destroyer’ guide

FAQs: Here’s everything you may ask...

What happens after I apply for the program?
As soon as you press the ‘Apply Now’ button, you’ll be required to fill out the application form to apply for the ‘ Management Consulting ’ program.

Our experts will then review each application to select only the ones who are aligned with our goal and values.

Successful candidates will then receive an email with the next steps.
I am curious to build a career in Management consulting, but I’m not sure if it is the right career path for me. Should I apply for this program?
YES! In this program, you will get…

Introduced to the key concepts of consulting (so you can add a unique value to your current role by thinking in a more strategic rather than a tactical way)

LIVE simulation of an MBB project (so you know the exact roles & responsibilities of a consultant working with the big 3)

GrowthSchool's  Management Consulting program will, in fact, help you make an informed career choice early on!
Is this a completely LIVE program?
No. This is a hybrid course with pre-recorded content and LIVE sessions. 

Every week you will get access to on-demand content. And on the LIVE calls, you can get all your questions answered in the Q&A sessions.
How much time do I need to set aside for the program?
GrowthSchool Management Consulting program is an 8-week cohort setup that includes both pre-recorded course material and weekly LIVE sessions with the mentor and the guest speakers.

The LIVE sessions are approximately 90-mins long.

Apart from that, you’ll need to set aside 4-5 hours per week for 8-weeks as you’ll get projects to practically work on.
When do the LIVE calls & guest sessions happen?
The program has Weekly LIVE Zoom sessions with Riya Chhabra and other expert guest speakers across 8-weeks.

We recommend everyone to attend live calls, it’s energizing to see the entire group together. 

But program recordings and notes from the live sessions will be available within 48 hours for those who can’t attend live.
What if I can’t make it to the LIVE sessions?
Growthschool Management Consulting  Program is designed to work with your schedule.

We encourage you to attend all the live calls so you don’t miss out on the “breakout rooms”, where you get to collaborate with fellow marketers & discuss in small Zoom groups.

However, if you’re unable to make it LIVE, you will get access to the session recordings within 48 hours of the call.
How much access do I get to Riya Chhabra and other mentors?
We can’t promise that they will reply to every single message, but they will be active during the live sessions.

They will answer questions, provide feedback, and share their private notes to address common pain points.
What’s included with the program?
This program takes place online, so no travel is required.

With your tuition, you’ll have one-year access to all the pre-study material, recordings of the live cohort sessions, guest sessions. You also get lifetime access to a private online community where you’ll interact with your batchmates.
Do I have lifetime access to the course material?
No. You will have access to the content for ONE YEAR.
What deliverables will I walk away with?
This program is all about taking action.

With this program, you’ll….

- Learn the key concepts of  Management Consulting

- Be able to build a successful career in consulting

- Ace your next case interview

- Work on simulated LIVE assignments so you can make better career choices early on and can pursue the right path for yourself! 

- Learn strategic growth frameworks

- And Add unique value to your current professional role.

Beyond the tangible items, you’ll also leave with new friends and connections from around the world. Growthschool alums are a growing and visible presence on social media around the Internet.