Monthly Archives: February 2018

UTSC MiniMBA 2018

 

We’re very excited to announce UTSC’s first miniMBA program! The miniMBA will be 8 sessions long.

The first session is Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The course is to be introduced on February 13th,2018 from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

DESCRIPTION
This course is designed to easily deliver useful business information clearly and concisely within 10 sessions. Students will learn MBA knowledge that can be applied to everyday business situations. This course will provide opportunities to network through sessions run by experienced professionals.

Topics include:

Strategy
Organizational Behaviour
Marketing
Entrepreneurship
Accounting
Finance
Operations
Economics
Consulting

The sessions will be split up into 3 main components. Students will be expected to read the corresponding chapter prior to the session. The first half hour will consist of a review of the material. This will be followed by a seminar from the instructor including a question and answer or panel discussion period. Finally, there will be a team activity to demonstrate and utilize the content covered that day.

An overarching capstone project (to be introduced in session 1) will be used to develop a proposal utilizing multiple MBA subjects. This exercise will allow for incorporation of many MBA topics and will be handling a real business case.

To sign up for the session, click here https://utsc-minimba.eventbrite.ca

LOCATION
University of Toronto Scarborough
IC302
1095 Military Trail
Scarborough, Ontario M1C 1A4

2018 IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) Frontiers in Healthcare Consulting

Dear GMCA members,
 
We are proud to announce the 2018 IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) Frontiers in Healthcare Consulting engagement is now accepting applications. This engagement will run from early April to the end of August, with an approximate time commitment of 10-15 hours per person per week. A team of 4-5 grad students / post doc members will be selected by IQVIA to work together on a collaborative consulting project leveraging the team’s research, analytical problem solving, and data analysis skills.  Throughout the engagement, the team will work with IQVIA consultants to learn fundamental consulting skills and apply them to tackle a real-world challenge facing today’s healthcare industry.     
Required skills:
  • Strong teamwork, communication, and presentation skills
  • Superior research, analytical problem solving, and data analysis skills
  • Excellent work ethic, time management, and independent learning skills
  • Knowledge of the Canadian healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, as well as a demonstrated interest in healthcare consulting

 

Applications:
Interested grad student / post doc candidates must apply as a team of 4-5 members with 1 team leader and submit an application package including the individual resumes of each member and a single team cover letter (1 page maximum for each resume and the cover letter ). The application is available here
 
*Team members should note that the engagement requires significant time and effort and should only apply if they can afford to do so over the 4 months 
 
Please submit your team application as 1 PDF document through the University of Toronto GMCA website application page before Saturday, March 10, 11:59pm.
 
Interview Process: 
First round invitation: Friday, March 16
First round: Wednesday, March 21 from 6-9pm on the U of T St. George campus
Second round invitation and case: released on Friday, March 23
Second round interview: Friday, March 30 from 1-3:30pm at the IQVIA office in Mississauga
 
Sincerely,
 
Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) 
University of Toronto