McKinsey & Company
Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms. We support companies in important decisions on strategy, operations, technology, organisation, private equity and M&A – cross-industry and cross-border. Together with its clients, Bain works towards achieving clear competitive advantages and upgrading enterprise value over the long term. Since our foundation in 1973 we have been measuring our success by the results of our consulting work.
The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises.
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AlixPartners is a leading global business advisory firm of results-oriented professionals who specialize in creating value and restoring performance at every stage of the business life cycle. Consultants thrive on their ability to make a difference in high-impact situations and deliver sustainable, bottom-line results.
Serving in a range of advisory, consulting, or interim leadership roles, AlixPartners focus on solving clients’ most challenging business issues with a cross-disciplinary approach that encompasses everything from enterprise improvement and financial advisory services to information management and turnaround and restructuring. Often working in small teams, the “get it done” mindset and specialized expertise enable APD consultants to serve a wide range of businesses and industries, whether they are healthy, challenged, or distressed.
AlixPartners are the trusted advisors to corporate boards and management, law firms, investment banks, investors, and others who value independent strategic thinking, critical insights, and actionable expertise.
Community Consulting Teams (CCT)-Atlanta is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization whose mission is to make a positive contribution to the community by helping non-profit and public sector organizations address their strategic management challenges. The organization is composed of experienced business professionals committed to using their expertise to make a meaningful contribution to their local communities. Cumulatively since 1996, CCT has helped more than 175 nonprofit organizations.
With this partnership, the club will help CCT promote their community consulting programs among GT graduate students. In turn, CCT will support us by networking professional consultants with the club and provide consulting workshops to our members with focus on methodology and tips of how to do volunteer consulting project.
GT PhD2Consulting Club sponsors have the unique opportunity to positively impact the future careers of Georgia Tech PhD students. Corporate sponsorship provides an avenue for our members to connect and engage with consulting firms. Sponsors can introduce their firms through information sessions and workshops, receive campus publicity during club events, and have exclusive recruiting access to club members.
Sponsorship funds support club members by providing event funding, advertising, building a club library, professional coaching and other activities. The executive board of GT PhD2CC strives to continually improve the experience and skills for our club members. With the assistance of corporate sponsors, we can grow our organization and become a better resource for Georgia Tech PhD students seeking careers in consulting.
McKinsey & Company was one of the first consulting firms to recognize the contributions of those without traditional business training, and actively recruit candidates with advanced professional degrees (APDs). Today, nearly half of McKinsey consultants have a doctorate (PhD), law (JD, LLB), medical (MD), or other non-MBA degree.
Some APD consultants leverage their training in related fields; for instance, many doctors now work in McKinsey's Pharmaceutical & Medical Products or Healthcare Solutions Practices. Others use the opportunity to explore new industries and functions, leveraging their invaluable experience to continue growing both personally and professionally.
Regardless of their background, APD consultants have the chance to work with the world's most influential organizations in solving problems and making a real difference — whether in the private, public, or social sector — and the skills they develop become a tremendous catalyst for future opportunities, both at McKinsey and beyond.