Learn Management Consulting & Get into companies like

A 10-week long mentorship program designed by consultants from McKinsey, Bain & more to help you understand, practice, and implement the principles of management consulting.

Application
deadline
15th Mar, 2024
cohort
STARTs
13th April, 2024

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

Your mentors have done it and so can you!

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

Growth School Management Consulting Program will help you
Break Free from Middle Management

Learn to think and work like top consultants
Master persuasive recommendation techniques
Ace consulting role interviews with expert guidance

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?

Learn from the Top 1% consultants out there.

Program Directors

Riya Chhabra
Growth Strategy & Analytics
Varun Khullar
Director - Business
Ashwin Shetty
Vice President
Rushika HandaSood
Director Venture Building
Salil Aggarwal
Vice President
Prashanth Balasubramanian
Head Strategy & Operations
Gayathri Venkataram
EVP - Head of Rail Infrastructure Products
Riya Chhabra
Growth Strategy & Analytics
Varun Khullar
Ex Director - Business Development
Ashwin Shetty
Ex Senior Executive
Rushika HandaSood
Director Venture Building
Gayathri Venkataram
EVP - Head of Rail Infra Products
Prashanth Balasubramanian
Head of Strategy and Operations

Group leaders

Got any queries or need help with any concept? A group leader, who will act as an assistant mentor, will be assigned to a group of 30 learners to help you with everything!
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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 10-week cohort-based course is ALL you need to get your
foot in the door as a strategy consultant.

Taught by consultants from top firms, 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 0
Induction
You will be able to understand the fundamentals of consulting, connect with fellow participants, complete an initial assessment, and also meet your peers across the city wide meetups we conduct
  • Onboarding Call
  • Networking Session
  • Initial Assessment
  • Prereads (Consulting Overview)
  • Offline Meet-ups across cities
week 1
Introduction to Consulting
Gain a thorough understanding of the consulting industry, its diverse career trajectories, necessary skills, and the inner workings of consulting firms. This knowledge will empower you to make well-formed decisions about your potential engagement in this field.
  • Understand the role, functions, and daily activities of consultants
  • Explore diverse career paths and strategies to overcome entry barriers
  • Gain insights into prominent consulting firms and their hiring processes
  • Identify key skills, opportunities, and recent industry trends
  • Consultant's Toolkit
  • Discover various consulting practice types and their workflow
  • Engage in a real-life case study and self assessment session
week 2
Business and Data 101
You will be able to understand the fundamentals of consulting, build a consultant's toolkit, perform various consultant tasks such as research, analysis, and production, make data-driven business decisions, and effectively communicate findings
  • The 3 core tasks - research, analysis, and production.
  • Research Deep Dive: Types of research, sources, and leveraging AI for research.
  • Analysis Deep Dive: Excel basics, data interpretation for consultants, introduction to supplementary tools : SQL and PowerBi.
  • Accelerating Analysis with AI: Introduction to Code Interpreter for data analysis.
  • Developing storytelling and presentation skills.
  • Consulting Project Types: Understanding different project archetypes.
  • Discuss real-life case studies
  • Project/Assignment
week 3
Key Consulting Concepts - Part 1
You will be adept at applying key consulting frameworks and strategies to solve complex business problems.
  • Introduce the 7-Step Problem Solving Framework from McKinsey
  • Discuss frameworks used at BCG and Bain
  • Explore MECE
  • Examine Issue Trees
  • Delve into Hypothesis Building
  • Utilize AI for case structuring assistance
  • Engage in a Project/Assignment
week 4
Key Consulting Concepts - Part 2
You will be able to apply essential concepts such as Pareto Principle and BCG Growth Matrix in real-world business scenarios, effectively manage projects using GANNT charts and RACI matrices, and leverage AI to enhance case structuring skills. You'll also gain practical experience through case studies and projects.
  • Explore Pareto Principle and its practical business applications.
  • Delve into BCG Growth Matrix and its relevance in business strategy.
  • Learn how to create GANNT charts for project management
  • Engage in comprehensive case studies and project work.
  • Utilize AI-powered prompts to enhance case structuring skills.
  • Complete a project/assignment.
week 5
Key Consulting Concepts - Part 3
You will be able to effectively apply key consulting concepts to real business situations, analyze cases, and utilize AI support for case structuring. Additionally, you'll have access to diverse frameworks and templates for addressing specific business challenges.
  • Explore Key Consulting Concepts: Top-down and bottom-up analysis, benchmarking, sensitivity analysis, scenario analysis, balanced scorecard, and pyramid principle.
  • Emphasize Business Applications
  • Dive into Case Studies
  • Leverage AI Support
  • Engage in Projects/Assignments.
week 6
Case Simulation Mastery
You'll be able to navigate live case simulations, analyze case studies proficiently, tackle the MBB Case Project independently, and excel in a two-day project for real-world challenges.
  • LIVE CASE SIMULATION [work in teams and come up with a business strategy]
  • Comprehensive case walkthrough
week 7
Consulting Career Preparation and Networking Mastery
You will be able to confidently create and enhance your professional documents, understand the consulting hiring process, and effectively utilize LinkedIn and cold emailing for networking and outreach in the consulting industry.
  • Identify key attributes consulting firms seek in candidates.
  • Consulting hiring process and its interview types.
  • Enhance your CV and cover letter.
  • Job application workflow.
  • Develop your personal narrative for job applications.
  • LinkedIn profile optimisation.
  • Master the art of cold emailing for outreach.
  • Engage in a project.
week 8 and 9
Case Interview Preparation
You'll be capable of foundational problem-solving and basic quantitative analysis using charts.
  • Guesstimates
  • Case Interview Introduction
  • Problem Understanding
  • Problem Structuring
  • Quantitative Analysis with Charts
  • Brainstorming Techniques
  • Case Closing Strategies
  • Types of cases with comprehensive examples and practice cases
  • Sample Interviews for Various Case Types
  • Project/Assignment
week 10
FIT Interview Preparation
Gain a thorough understanding of the consulting industry, its diverse career trajectories, necessary skills, and the inner workings of consulting firms. This knowledge will empower you to make well-formed decisions about your potential engagement in this field.
  • Understanding FIT interviews and interviewer expectations
  • Avoiding common pitfalls
  • Understanding Consulting Firm Culture
  • Mastering common questions and framing responses effectively
  • Navigating FIT interviews at MBB firms
  • Ethical Dilemmas and Case-Based Questions
  • Personal Experience and Storytelling
  • Putting it all together

Level Up Your Expertise:
Tackle MBB Case Studies with Confidence

Step 1:
Team formation
You will be divided into teams at the beginning of the program.
Step 2:
Collaborate on case solutions:
Throughout the program, you will collaborate within your teams to analyze cases and develop solutions.
Step 3:
Receive feedback:
Present your solutions during live calls to mentors and peers, receiving valuable feedback to enhance your skills.

Learn to use these tools effectively

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

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.

Bonus

(Only for first 50 people)
1
The Case Interview Cheat Sheet
2
Strategy framework templates
3
eGuide - how to prepare for any job interview
4
The consulting ‘jargon destroyer’ guide

Before you ask!

Yes! You will be certified for this program.
Validate your learning
Receive an official certificate signed by your mentor vouching that you’ve completed the course and validate your learning with shareable proof.
Show it off!
Flaunt your GrowthSchool Certificate on your CV or your LinkedIn and wow prospective employers.

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.

Where Networks Make a Difference

Join our dynamic community for exclusive networking events, lifelong connections, and transformative experiences. Our members have benefited from community learning, social mixers, and memorable brunch gatherings. What will your impact be in this vibrant community?

Vijayalakshmi Kale
Manager Engineering
Snigdha Prasad
Senior Business Analyst
Akshat Jain
Tax Consultant
Jinkal Patwari
Sr. Manager Cosulting
Rathnakar S.
Chief Financial Officer
Shivram Vedula
Sr. Marketing Specialist
Saurabh B.
Vp - Marketing Practice
Abhishek Ojha
Management Consultant
Golla Satya Harish
Senior Analyst
Jayesh Jain
Chief Financial Officer
Rahul G.
Account Executive
Jobby Jigson
Business Evangelist
Joe Kurian
Management Consultant
Priyam Gandhi
Management Consultant
Aarthi S.
Management Consultant
Vijayalakshmi Kale
Manager Engineering
Snigdha Prasad
Senior Business Analyst
Akshat Jain
Tax Consultant
Jinkal Patwari
Sr. Manager Cosulting
Rathnakar S.
Chief Financial Officer
Shivram Vedula
Sr. Marketing Specialist
Saurabh B.
Vp - Marketing Practice
Abhishek Ojha
Management Consultant
Golla Satya Harish
Senior Analyst
Jayesh Jain
Chief Financial Officer
Rahul G.
Account Executive
Jobby Jigson
Business Evangelist
Joe Kurian
Management Consultant
Priyam Gandhi
Management Consultant
Aarthi S.
Management Consultant

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 YOUR PROGRAM DIRECTORS

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.

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

Plus

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
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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 a 10-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 10-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 the program directors and other expert guest speakers across 10-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 the 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.

10 Week Management Consulting Mentorship Program

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