Category Archives: McMaster Events

GMCA McMaster’s Mini-MBA

Mini-MBA in 5 weeks!

The McMaster chapter of the Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) proudly presents for the fourth consecutive year, the Mini-MBA series.

The event is open to all graduate students and post-doctoral fellows (priority will be given to graduate students). The sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30pm to 9:00pm on campus. World class faculty members from the De Groote School of Business will led sessions on Business fundamentals and real-world management problems.

The admission is limited to 60 participants (the course fills up quickly). For a minimal fee of $50 (includes a copy of 10 day MBA, snacks all days and lunch on the last day) ($50 until Jan 31st, the cost increases by $25 Feb 1 onwards), you can gain access to an exclusive group of experts and applied management knowledge.

If you are still in doubt on the advantages of mini-MBA, check out the Globe and Mail article published recently: The mini-MBA: Can it pack a big career punch?

What are you waiting for? click here to register: REGISTRATION: MINI-MBA 2017

For questions, please contact GMCA McMaster chapter at


McMaster GMCA: 2016-2017 Team Recruitment

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The Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) is a network of student club spread over 7 universities and 3 provinces. The club is aimed at graduate student and its goal is to educate the students about business concepts and help them transition into the world of management consulting. The club hosts several events throughout the year such as information sessions and an education lecture series about business etc.

After a successful year, the McMaster chapter of GMCA is seeking committed and enthusiastic McMaster graduate students to lead the chapter for the academic year 2016/2017. The commitment would be around 2-3 hours per week on average, but will vary based on the time of the year.

Positions for 2016/2017 term include:

– President

– Vice-President

– Director of Finance

– Director of Communications

– Director of Education

– Director of Business Development

– Director of Industry Relations

– Director of Event Management


If you are interested in running for an executive position, please submit the following to by 9pm, July 20, 2016 in a PDF document:


1) Position(s) you would like to apply for (Max. 3)

2) Reason why you’re a good fit for the position (Max. 50 words)

3) Your 1-page resume (as a separate PDF attachment)


Please send your applications with the subject title: “Application for Exec Comm 2016-17


Information on the GMCA and current executive profiles can be found on


We look forward to hearing from you.



McMaster GMCA 2016 MiniMBA

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The Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) McMaster Chapter, is hosting their annual Mini MBA beginning next week. This year the topics are more specialized and transferable then ever before, with professional industry and academic guest lecturers leading the sessions with hands on cases.

Please register here: (Please note the room changes on specific dates, all at the McMaster, Hamilton Campus).


*Note open to all students, from any faculty, graduates and none students alike*


GMCA McMaster: 2015 Management Consulting Seminar

The GMCA McMaster Chapter is hosting their first event of the year, for Graduate and Doctoral students on Thursday, October 15th 6pm to 8pm at MDCL 3020.

They will be providing students on an overview of the organization and the events lined up for the year ahead. 

In addition, they are bringing in 4 guest speakers for the event from: Strive Consulting, Ernst & Young and the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada). 

The speakers will be going into details, on what the process is like to become a consultant, the interview process, what the work days are like along with organizations and experiential experience can help prepare students along the way; commencing with a networking reception at the end. 

There will also be free food and refreshments.

Please RSVP, at or by emailing

Please check out GMCA on social media:
Twitter: @GMCAMcMaster
Facebook: GMCA McMaster

McMaster GMCA 2015: Resume Clinic

As scientists, engineers and researchers who are looking to transition to business and consulting it is important to have a strong resume that highlights your skills effectively in one page. The GMCA is hosting a clinic designed to improve your resumes and the use of that resume in an interview.

To Register:
Please complete the following form before Friday July 24th, at 12pm: and submit your one page business resume to

Attendance is limited so only the first 25 complete registrations will be accepted.

This a free event but registration is required.

Date and time:
Wednesday July 29, 2015 (6:00pm-8pm)


Dress Code:
Business Casual

We look forward to seeing you.


Management Consulting: The Career and Transition (Why Should Graduate Students Care?)

Thursday 20th November, 2014,

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery (MDCL); room 3020 (third floor)

Management consulting firms are among the top-paying employers in the market and they are actively recruiting graduate students.

If you are curious about a career in management consulting, then join us on Thursday 20th November to hear from professional consultants about their transition from graduate school to consulting, and learn about our future programs including our mini MBA course and interview preparation series.

Registration is free!

There will also be an opportunity to chat with the speakers afterwards over pizza & light refreshments.

RSVP by 19th November either by using the link

OR email