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Know the professions and professional environments

Discover and access the professions of strategy consulting

Context & objective

Doctors are increasingly sought after by consulting firms, particularly in strategy, for their analytical skills and their autonomy. These are very stimulating and rewarding professions for doctors as well as for their home university. However, more than 90% of candidates fail due to a lack of preparation for the very specific recruitments of consulting firms.

> Understand the profession of strategy consulting
> Prepare for interviews


Module 1: Understanding the framework of the world of strategy consulting

  • Understanding the strategy consulting market

  • Discover the profile of a strategy consultant and his job

  • Identify career development opportunities and associated compensation

Module 2: Understanding the specific recruitment process

  • Understand the specificities of recruiting consulting firms

  • Anticipate the preparation of the application and the recruitment process

Module 3: Preparing for case studies

  • Know the different types of case studies and exercises (brainteasing, sizing, etc.)

  • Prepare with guided case studies

Module 4: Understanding analytical methods

  • Know the competitive analysis models (SWOT, BCG, Mac Kinsey, Porter)

  • Understanding strategic behavior analyzes (Porter, Foster)

Pedagogical tools and methodology

Testimony of a doctor practicing in the council; Guided case studies; Competitive and strategic analysis model.


Doctoral students and contractual researchers

Practical arrangements

Duration: 1 day

Number of participants: Up to 12 participants

Training courses

Before: Build your professional project

After: Start your job search - Optimize your digital identity and use of social media

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