BMGT45200 Management Consult. Internship

Academic Year 2020/2021

The purpose of the Management Consulting Internship is to give students the opportunity to work with a client organisation to gain valuable first-hand experience of a professional consulting environment. The student is based in the host-company's office on a full or part-time basis, working on one specific project or on a number of projects within the firm environment. Students should have access to mentors and / or senior managers while engaged in the internship.

(Please note that this in not a taught (classroom-based) module. Students engage in self-directed learning and research on-site with the company or elsewhere.)

Internships are self-sourced by the student, or in a limited number of cases, sourced by the university or the Programme Director. The internship arrangements will be approved by the Programme Director with required information provided by the student via My Internships on SIS Web.

Avaialbility of internships is not guaranteed and is dependent on market demand and suitability.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

The MC Internship is an opportunity for MSc. in MC students to gain valuable professional experience, including coaching / mentoring by senior business leaders.

On completion of the internship, students should:
1. Understand the challenges and specific requirements of working in a professional workplace environment;

2. Appreciate the value of business networking and workplace mentoring;

3. Experience the realities of working as a management consultant;

4. Demonstrate an ability to apply analytical, problem-solving and project management skills.

Indicative Module Content:

Students are based on site with their host companies and will complete an individual reflective journal.

Student Effort Type Hours
Placement/Work Experience

400

Total

400

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Journal: Reflective Journal Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

100


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Self-assessment activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Mr Geraldine Lavin Lecturer / Co-Lecturer

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