A Brief History of MBB Consulting

150 years ago, the phrase “management consulting” had little to no meaning. Yet today, McKinsey, Bain, and BCG are famed far and wide for their expertise in business transformation of all kinds. Where did they start? We’ve put together a short history of the Big Three (and their predecessors). 

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Carolyn Manion
The Beacon Fellowship Joins the AACSB Business Education Alliance

The world’s leading business school accreditation organization, the AACSB, has approved The Beacon Fellowship to join its Business Education Alliance. The Beacon Fellowship will work closely with prominent business educators to strengthen their training and development programs while helping to ensure that the world’s highest-quality institutions continue to equip high-potential leaders with the skills needed to build a more prosperous future.

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Luke Cannon
From English to Engineering: Consulting for Non-Business Majors

While management consulting is often the go-to career for business majors, your suitability in consulting is more a function of your skills than the major on your diploma, and there are many ways to learn key consulting skills outside of a business major. Sure, the business jargon associated with consulting may intimidate those unfamiliar with it, but many habits and skills developed outside of a business major have surprising applications in consulting. 

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Carolyn Manion
Three Skills to Take Away from a Career in Consulting

Consulting has many benefits that are widely recognized: exposure to elite clients across a wide breadth of industries, a steep learning curve, and a hefty salary. Isn’t it just prowess in Excel and PowerPoint and stellar networking abilities that allow one to succeed in consulting and receive these benefits? Far from it! Here are 3 valuable skills which entry-level consultants develop and which make consulting so sought-after.

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Carolyn Manion