WHAT WE DO
Management consulting is the practice of helping organizations improve their performance through analyzing existing problems and developing plans for improvement. Consultants are trained to solve complex problems, formulate strategic plans, and improve companies' financial and operational health. Consultants solve problems through gathering research, analyzing internal data, talking to employees, and creating presentations. Consulting firms offer services across a variety of business areas including corporate finance, HR, IT, M&A, marketing, operations, and strategy.
CGB offers a variety of events for students to help them best prepare for future careers in consulting or a related field.
CGB helps students prepare for consulting case interviews by providing various resources and opportunities.
Learn more about what cases interviews are and how we prepare students below.
CGB hosts multiple consulting firms each semester. The firms participate in a variety of events geared towards helping students learn more about the industry.
During the year, we host a variety of events to help students prepare for internship and job recruiting while also developing skills for their future careers. We host bi-weekly meeting to update students on upcoming events, provide information on how to succeed in future endeavors, and a variety of other career tailored content. Our team is dedicated to helping provide students with numerous resources to prepare for successful careers.
Firms that CGB has hosted in the past year:
There firms have taken part in a variety events including information sessions, case interview walk-throughs, and networkings events.
HOW WE PREPARE STUDENTS?
The Consulting Group at Baylor knows the important of case interviews and wants to help our members succeed. We host case interview preparation sessions to help members prepare for interviews. We also offer the opportunity for members to schedule one-on-one practice with the executive board or other senior members.
WHAT ARE THEY?
Consulting firms use a unique style of interview called a case interview. Case interviews test candidates ability to use analytical and problem solving skills in a real-time environment. Candidates will be evaluated on their business judgement and ability to be articulate in their thinking.
Students from all majors and backgrounds can succeed in case interviews. With proper preparation, anyone can pass a case interview!
CGB provides members with numerous resources to help them achieve success in case interviews.
Resources we provide to members:
100+ practice cases
Case interview walk-throughs
Case coaching sessions
The Consulting Group at Baylor provides pro-bono consulting work to local Waco businesses. This allows our group to make and impact in the community while also providing members hands on consulting experience. We dedicate a team of 8-12 students to each project which typically lasts 12-14 weeks.
Areas our group can assist companies with:
Alpha Dent Solutions is a paintless dent repair business located in Waco, TX. We assisted by providing market research, operational improvements, SEO, and social media strategy. We also helped Alpha Dent connect and form a partnership with the Baylor Car Club
FC Waco is a non-profit semi-pro soccer club based out of Waco, TX. Our team worked with the FC Waco leadership to help the organization expand its impact on the local community. Members provided the team with marketing, strategy, data collection, and fan experience.