Don’t miss out the largest tech conference in British Columbia! This March, UBC GMCA has been selected as a community partner for the #BCTECH Summit from March 14 -15, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The two-day conference will showcase BC’s vibrant tech sector, build cross-sector business opportunities and explore the latest ideas and innovations fueling our economy. The #BCTECH Summit brings together the entire tech ecosystem and offers something for everyone – whether you are a SME looking […]
The Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) is a network of students and post-doctoral fellows spread over 7 universities and 3 provinces. The association aims to educate interested members of graduate community about business concepts and help them transition into the world of management consulting. We hosts several events throughout the year such as information sessions, workshops (case-cracking and resume), mini-MBA lecture series, case-practice groups, and a case competition. After a successful year, the UBC chapter of GMCA is seeking committed […]
Congratulations to the winning team of the 2016 Mini-MBA case competition hosted by UBC-GMCA. Participants of the six week Mini-MBA program learn about the various aspects of business management from guest lecturers who work at the top local businesses and consulting firms. Local business leaders and consultants were also invited to be judges for the final case competition.
Established in 2011, UBC’s Student Leadership Conference (SLC) Showcase award celebrates outstanding student organizations that fulfil a need in the local community and develop leaders of tomorrow. This year, the UBC chapter of GMCA was chosen as a recipient of this award for helping graduate students and postdoctoral trainees transition to the world of business management and consulting via its annual Mini-MBA workshop, career info sessions and active network of mentors and peers.
Date: April 8th Time: TBA Location: McKinsey & Company Downtown Vancouver office Dr. Mohammad Behnam and Dr. Ben Paylor from McKinsey & Company have offered to host a case cracking workshop for a selected group of graduate students interested in management consulting. Because of the limited numbers of spots available we require an application process. Ideally, you will have some experience solving interview style cases (an asset but not mandatory). Send us your business resume (2 pages max) and a […]
From PhD to Management Consulting Talks: Information Session Management Consultants apply critical-thinking skills to solve complex problems faced by businesses, from mining to biotech companies. They identify issues, form hypotheses, conduct analyses, formulate recommendations, and discuss them with the client’s management. Many PhD graduates choose consulting because they find they can apply their problem-solving skills in new ways, work within stimulating team settings, and make measurable impact more quickly and more often. In this info session, you will hear more […]
From PhD to Management Consulting Talks: Getting a Job Offer Securing a consulting position can be challenging and intimidating, however it is possible! UBC PhD alumnus and McKinsey Associate, Ben Paylor will be sharing his successful journey from PhD candidacy to consulting in this session. He will also share his insights on how to leverage personal interests and experience when applying for a dream job/opportunity, and how to prepare for a career in management consulting. Join us at the Diamond […]