Core modules
Introduction to careers in Consulting
Complexity Easy Duration 10 - 20 min
Consulting is a popular destination for many bright gradates but it's also a highly-competitive sector, so you want to ensure you stand out. In this module, we cover what skills make a good consultant, the types of projects a consultant works on and much more.
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Presenter
Ben Carter
Ben Carter
Bright Network, Growth & Innovation Manager
Prior to joining Bright Network, Ben was a People & Performance Consultant at Capgemini Consulting where he ran large scale people transformations across the globe. Ben joined Bright Network in 2018 and heads up the High Growth business unit, helping to facilitate a high-quality recruitment process for bright graduates.
Prior to joining Bright Network, Ben was a People & Performance Consultant at Capgemini Consulting where he ran large scale people transformations across the globe. Ben joined Bright Network in 2018 and heads up the High Growth business unit, helping to facilitate a high-quality recruitment process for bright graduates.
Lessons in this module
2
1. Introduction to consulting
This introductory lesson takes you through what consulting is and the different types of roles available in the sector.
1 - 2 minutes
2
2. Types of projects consultants work on
Hear Ben talk about his own experiences, to give you a better insight into the complex and innovative projects you can work on as a consultant.
2 - 3 minutes
2
3. Day in the life of a consultant
As a consultant, no two days are the same but in this lesson you will gain a deeper understanding of the daily tasks you could get up to.
2 - 3 minutes
2
4. Top skills you need to be a consultant
Each consultant has a unique mix of skills, however, there are five core skills which will make you stand out.
1 - 2 minutes
2
5. Work-life balance and salary insights
In this lesson Ben talks about the international travel he did as a consultant, as well as telling you a bit more about what you can expect from a work-life balance and salary perspective.
1 - 2 minutes
2
6. Conclusion
For the final lesson, here are some key takeaways.
1 - 2 minutes
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