Markets are constantly changing. As a result companies need to make decisions over and over again to stay profitable in the competitive environment and ensure sustainable growth. Responsible top managers regularly hire external consultants who bring in an outside view and expertise for future-oriented solutions. As a business consultant you are regularly confronted with new economic and business challenges. No project is like the other. This occupational field is as exciting as it is demanding. The specialization in Management Consulting at the EMS is an excellent preparation! You will learn about the phases of the consulting process as well as the essential tools used in consulting. You apply this acquired knowledge throughout your studies in case studies in order to train solving of complex problems.
Through the specialization in Management Consulting you will receive sound business management background, which will provide you with the basis for a wide range of possible consulting projects. In particular, you will learn about working methods as well as common phases and methods of consulting, and which concepts shape the modern consulting landscape. You will deal with management and control techniques that enable the efficient use of scarce resources. Another focus of the study program is financial consulting. Here you will learn how to correctly analyze and interpret key figures in order to develop relevant concepts and scenarios. Since management consulting takes place in project form, project management is an important part of the study and will optimally prepare you for your desired occupational field.
Starting a career in the consulting industry is a highly attractive option for graduates. The well-known consulting companies have secured a large part of market share and therefore have the most employees. The working environment is demanding but also exciting and instructive. It is not without reason that working as a consultant is often the career springboard to other companies and industries. Medium-sized consulting firms are often specialized in specific industries or consulting topics. There you can take over more specific tasks according to your personal interests. In addition, corporations now have their own in-house consulting involved in project-related financial, personnel, technical and related matters. With our master’s degree the door is also open for you to continue on to complete your doctorate.
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