Consulting Confidential

We help students and new graduates pursue careers in consulting.

Consulting Career Preparation Program

We help our students learn about consulting as an industry and a profession, and prepare for consulting recruitment, through our structured Consulting Career Preparation Program.  This program features:

* In response to the social distancing in place due to Covid-19, only online offerings will be available at this time.  

These program offerings are described below.

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Level 1 – Learn 

Level 1 of the Consulting Career Preparation Program consists of two (2) essential bootcamps, which are the online, self-study foundation level training for students preparing for consulting recruitment:

Bootcamp 1:  Careers in Consulting 101 

[Coming May 2020]  The Careers in Consulting 101 Bootcamp includes a comprehensive overview of the key consulting firms, key service lines, and key industries – with a focus on the Canadian market.  It also includes guidance on how to prepare a strong application (including cover letters and resumes), how to approach networking, and how to prepare for consulting interviews.  This bootcamp features:

  • Comprehensive learning materials – including over 100 detailed instructional slides – adapted for self-study learning (instant download).  The learning materials from this bootcamp have been delivered to over 1,000 students to date, including at the Schulich School of Business and the Smith School of Business.  The materials have been updated, expanded, and adapted for online, self-study learning.
  • Self-paced learning, available 24×7 – whether you’re preparing in advance or catching up, you don’t have to wait for scheduled sessions; you receive all the learning materials in one instant download.
  • Membership to the Consulting Confidential LinkedIn Group – join an invitation-only community of peers for online learning and collaboration during recruitment.

Click here for more information on the bootcamp.

Bootcamp 2:  Consulting Case Interviews 101 

[Coming June 2020]  The Consulting Case Interviews 101 Bootcamp builds on the Consulting Careers 101 Bootcamp, and is the next level training for students preparing for the consulting recruitment process.  It includes guidance on all phases of interviews – behavioural, case, and final round (partner) – with a focus on case interviews.  This bootcamp features:

  • Comprehensive learning materials – including detailed instructional slides – adapted for self-study learning (instant download).  The learning materials from this bootcamp have been delivered to over 1,000 students to date, including at the Schulich School of Business and the Smith School of Business.  The materials have been updated, expanded, and adapted for online, self-study learning.
  • Self-paced learning, available 24×7 – whether you’re preparing in advance or catching up, you don’t have to wait for scheduled sessions; you receive all the learning materials in one instant download.
  • Membership to the Consulting Confidential LinkedIn Group – join an invitation-only community of peers for online learning and collaboration during recruitment (e.g. to find case practice partners).

Click here for more information on the bootcamp.

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Level 2 – Practice

Upon completion of Consulting Career Preparation Program Level 1, students are eligible to attend Level 2, for guided consulting case interview practice.  Students will have two options:

Small Group Consulting Case Interview Workshops 

[Coming Soon]  In a small group format (5 students maximum per workshop, currently via video conference), students will be guided through case preparation, practice, and mock interviews.  These workshops feature:

  • Service line-specific cases (i.e. Strategy and Operations, Human Capital, or Technology).
  • Modern cases, which incorporate key consulting trends and/or business events.
  • Interactive small group learning format (maximum 5 students / workshop), with real-time feedback.

For more information, please email us at contact@consultingconfidential.com.

One-on-One Consulting Case Interview Preparation 

[Coming Soon]  In a one-on-one format (currently via video conference), students will be guided through individual case preparation, practice, and mock interviews.  These workshops feature:

  • Each session is customized, based on the student’s consulting career goals.
  • Service line-specific cases (i.e. Strategy and Operations, Human Capital, or Technology).
  • Modern cases, which incorporate key consulting trends and/or business events.
  • High-interaction one-on-one learning format, with real-time individual feedback.

Please note that there is a maximum of 20 students accepted for one-on-one preparation.

For more information, please email us at contact@consultingconfidential.com.

Program Summary

Click here to download a summary of the Consulting Career Preparation Program.

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