Category Archives: UTM Events

GMCA UTM Event: Innovation-In-Action Case Competition

GMCA-UTM is excited to present our biggest event of the year, the Innovation-In-Action Case Competition!
Sponsored by Bayer and the Master of Management of Innovation, this competition will put your teamwork and problem-solving skills to the test. You’ll present the judges with a strategic solution to an innovation-themed case problem and network with professionals from firms such as Accenture, PwC, RBC, McKinsey and more!
Join us on February 16th, 2018 for an exciting chance to showcase your talents and win cash prizes! This competition is open to current graduate and senior undergraduate students from the University of Toronto.
 
DEADLINES
Registration is FREE before midnight on Friday, February 2nd, 2018. The final deadline to register is Monday, Feb 5th, 2018.
 
APPLICATION
Teams can have 3-4 members. Each member must fill out the application form on Eventbrite
One team member must submit all the members’ resumes as a single pdf file to gmca.utm@gmail.com
Individual applications are also encouraged; we’ll place you in a team based on resume compatibility. 
Selected participating teams will be notified by Thursday, February 8th, 2018 and provided with further details about the event schedule.
Feel free to reach out to us at gmca.utm@gmail.com with questions or concerns. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the Innovation-In-Action Case Competition!

GMCA UTM Event: Case Competition

GMCA UTM Event: Ace the Case

GMCA-UTM is excited to announce its first event of 2018! Ace the Case is an opportunity to walk through a real case with an experienced QuintilesIMS consultant. The consultant will demonstrate how they approach cases, and give you tips on getting into the world of consulting!
Event: Ace the Case
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 10th 2018, 6-8 PM
Location: DV3130 Council Chambers Room, UTM
The info session will be led by the incoming consultant, who will share their valuable knowledge and experiences in the consulting industry. Attendees will be able to network and ask questions after the session. Refreshments will be provided.
Registration: Please sign up here

 

GMCA UTM Event: All Things Consulting

Do you want to learn more about consulting? If so, you should attend our All Things Consulting event! The GMCA-UTM executive officers will give you a comprehensive understanding of what consulting is, followed by interview and application preparation tips, and a walk-through of how McKinsey consultants tackle their cases and present their findings!
Event: All Things Consulting
Date/Time: December 15th 2017, 1:30-3:00 PM
Location: DV3130 Council Chambers Room, UTM
All attendees will receive a digital case interview package containing sample case interviews and online resources they can use to prepare for case interviews.
 

 

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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