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Strategy in Action Case Competition

The Graduate Management Consulting Association at the University of Toronto-Mississauga (GMCA-UTM) is proudly hosting the Strategy in Action Case Competition in partnership with the Master of Management of Innovation (MMI) program. Participants will get an opportunity to network with management consultants and industry professionals from top firms. Prizes will be awarded including a grand prize of $500! We are also pleased to announce Pierre Desrochers, Director of Institute for Management and Innovation (IMI), as our keynote speaker. Please see details below.

 

SCHEDULE

Monday, February 27- Friday, March 3

Monday Noon: Case released via e-mail

Monday Evening: Introduction to the case competition and Q&A session (you can join virtually or in person)

Friday Afternoon: Keynote Speaker, First Round, Final Round (Lunch and snacks will be provided.)

Friday Evening: Networking session with consultants, industry professionals and professors at the Erin Mills Pump (Dinner and a celebratory drink will be provided.)

 

PRIZES

First Place: $500

Finalists: $50 each

 

APPLICATION

To participate in the case competition, you must be in the 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate studies or pursuing a graduate degree. A maximum of one (1) MBA student per team is allowed. Students from all Canadian universities are eligible.

If you are interested, please apply as a team of four (4) by submitting one-page resumes for all team members and filling out the 2017 Strategy in Action Case Competition Application before the deadline. Selected teams will receive an acceptance letter and ticket payment invitation of $40 per team payable prior to the competition.

If you are interested in applying as an individual, please contact gmca.utm@gmail.com for details.

 

DEADLINE:

Sunday February 19th, 11:59 PM.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach us at gmca.utm@gmail.com.

GMCA-UTM: What is Consulting? Event

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UTM’s Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA-UTM) is excited to announce its first event of the year, What is Consulting? We hope to provide you an opportunity to learn about a rewarding career in management consulting and why graduate students are highly sought after by firms in this field. Please find more information about the event below:
 
What Is Consulting: Panel Discussion with Consultants from Top Firms
Date/Time: Friday, November 11th / 6-8pm
Location: DV 3130 Council Chambers Room
 
This panel discussion session will be led by management consultants who will share their experiences in the world of consulting. A Q&A segment will also be included to provide an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the various consulting firms our guest consultants represent.
 
Registration: 
Please fill out the Panel Discussion Registration Form to register for this session. Refreshments will be served.

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