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MBA In Consultancy
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Consultancy is one of the most popular and fastest growing sectors in the business world. With the option to work with whom and where you want, high consultancy fees and the flexibility of work, it’s no surprise that more and more business professionals are looking to take MBAs in consultancy.

However, it is important to be aware of the downsides to a career in consultancy too. The hours are long and you will frequently be expected to travel. You will work on a variety of different issues and industries. You won’t always be given a specific brief.
Despite this, working in consultancy offers good salaries, variety of work and prestige.

What will I study on an MBA in consultancy program?

An international MBA program in consultancy will normally be split into three areas – strategy consulting, management consulting and IT consulting. Individual MBA programs may specialise in one of these areas, or combine all three.

You should expect your international MBA program in accounting to have content on the following:

  • Cross-cultural management
  • Strategic management
  • Operations management
  • Marketing
  • Corporate finance

Length and structure

An MBA in consultancy will normally taken between 12-24 months to complete full-time, depending on the country where you choose to take the course. Expect to add an extra year onto either duration for a part-time program.

An international MBA program in consultancy will be split between core management modules and electives.  

How can an MBA in consultancy program help my career?

An MBA in consultancy will normally be used as a way of changing your job role. Consultants cover a much wider remit and often work on a project by project basis according to the needs of the company.

Specialising in consultancy should allow you to move into a senior managerial position, such as the following:

  • Management consultant
  • Change manager
  • Project manager

Entry requirements

There are several factors you’ll need to meet before being accepting onto an international MBA program in consultancy. These may include:

  • A set period of relevant work experience
  • Previous management qualification
  • GMAT score
  • Language proficiency
  • Successful interview

What to do next

If you would like more information on an MBA in consultancy or other international MBA programs, sign up for our Free Application Service to view a selection of leading MBA programs around the world and to apply online.

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