Conference Agenda

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Women’s College Hospital | Atrium (2nd Floor)

Coffee, tea, and light refreshments will be provided.
Be ready to have your Eventbrite ticket scanned in order to receive your delegate badge.

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Opening Remarks

Introduction to the conference agenda, the management consulting industry, and Managing Digital Disruption.

9:30 AM – 10:05 AM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Consulting Cases

Are you switching gears from pondering p-values in academia to ramping up your case preparation for the upcoming recruitment season? We’ve designed a workshop with you in mind to help direct that transition!

Agenda

Transitioning Your Skills
The Consulting Process
Opportunities for Case Practice
Sample Case Interview w/ a Consultant from Kearney
Q&A

Learning Objectives

Understand the similarities and differences between the academic versus consulting process
Identify the transferable skills they possess as an academic
Know the next steps to get hands-on experience to practice business cases
Know the general format of a case interview

10:15 AM – 10:50 AM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Boston Consulting Group

Learn more about the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). 

11:00 AM – 11:40 AM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Road to Consulting

Learn from consultants who have successfully transitioned from graduate school into consulting through a mixed moderator- and audience-led panel.

Learning Objectives

Gain insight on challenges you may face when striving to secure an offer, how to set yourself up for success in your first year on the job, and how to set long-term career goals.

11:40 AM – 1:00 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Atrium (2nd Floor)

Boxed lunch and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

1:00 PM – 1:40 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

IQVIA

Learn more about IQVIA

1:45 PM – 2:10 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Workshop

Behavioural Interviews

2:15 PM – 2:55 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

McKinsey & Company

Learn more about McKinsey & Company

3:05 PM – 3:45 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Life Sciences & Healthcare Consulting

Learn from consultants who have successfully transitioned from graduate school into the life sciences & healthcare consulting industry through a mixed moderator- and audience-led panel. 

Learning Objectives

Gain insight on how Digital Disruption has affected the Healthcare industry, on the Life Science & Healthcare Consulting landscape, how firms interact with key players in the landscape, and understand the similarities and differences to studying science and consulting for industry.

3:40PM – 4:25 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Consulting Resumes

Is the application process for consulting firms elusive to you? We’ve designed a workshop with you in mind. Let’s start with your resume. Don’t miss this chance to learn of tips and tricks that will help this process go more smoothly for you!

Agenda

Overview of the Process
Information Gathering
How to Approach Networking
Resume Preparation

Learning Objectives

Understand the importance of networking with each firm they apply to
Be aware of the general anatomy of a consulting resume
Know how to apply the CARS method to their resume

4:25 PM – 5:05 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Digital Consulting

Learn from consultants who have aided companies in managing digital disruption through a mixed moderator- and audience-led panel.

Learning Objectives

Gain insight on how digital disruption has affected industries, affected firm structure and the nature of the jobs of consultants; and get tips on how to personally adapt to an evolving profession.

 

5:05 PM – 5:15 PM
Women’s College Hospital | Auditorium (2nd Floor)

Closing Remarks

Closing statements and instructions for transitioning to the networking reception.

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Pogue Mahone | 777 Bay Street

Seize this opportunity to network with firm representatives and ask any follow up questions you may have had throughout the day.