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Julia Ke

Entry level consulting positions do not expect you to be an expert in any specific field, but the most two most important skills to have are leadership and quick learning.

When I first started interviewing for consulting internships and full-time jobs, the companies were very interested to hear about leadership experiences in college organizations. These roles prove that you can work with different personalities, make difficult decisions, are an effective communicator, and can manage ambiguity.

As an entry level consultant, your firm will place you on a team of more experienced consultants to help you gain the knowledge and experience you need. However, you will still be placed in situations where you need to prove yourself quickly, and as clients are paying top dollar for your time, being a quick learner and reducing any ramp up time is a very valued skill when you first join a consulting firm.

Answered 3 years ago

Julia Ke
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Abhijeet Bhat

First and foremost, consulting firms expect you to be an expert in your domain or area whether it is business strategy, finance, marketing etc. You would have to orient yourself as an Adviser to your client & as someone who can solve complex business issues.
As a management consultant you would be interacting with people in business day in and day out. Hence you need to have a good blend of the below skills:

People management skills
Time management skills
Communication & interpersonal skills
Negotiation skills

Answered 3 years ago

Abhijeet Bhat
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Raj Krishnamoorthy

Hi,

Below website/link will give you list of top management consulting firms. There are various types of management consulting such as performance,strategy, operations, technology etc to name some. Mostly top management consulting firm expect a MBA graduate for these positions. However some of the companies might take you as a junior consultant if you do not possess an MBA degree and may be in future they might ask you to pursue MBA. This differs from company to company. Normally a business degree or background is expected. Some companies might ask for finance background. Again these educational qualifications differ company to company. Hope this helps.

http://www.stormscape.com/inspiration/website-lists/consulting-firms/

Thanks, Raj

Answered 3 years ago

Raj Krishnamoorthy