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Explore career paths in management consulting

The mysterious world of consulting eludes most people outside the industry, but those in the know understand the satisfaction of taking on complex issues that have real impact on businesses and people.

Introduction to careers in management consulting

Ever been interested in a career in consulting but not sure what it really entails? Let us help you out.

Business and enterprise, government and not-for-profits seek out advisory services from consulting firms on matters ranging from technology, policy, marketing and strategy, to people, pricing and products.

Consulting industry overview
Consulting industry overview
The generous salaries, exciting projects and enormous scope for advancement keeps graduates hopping on this fast-track t…
Is consulting right for you?
Is consulting right for you?
The fantastic thing about a career in consulting is that there is no one pathway to get there.
Five types of consulting - which is best for you?
Five types of consulting - which is best for you?
Consultants can be found in almost every industry. They are hired by law firms, retail businesses, government organisati…
Consulting industry overview
Consulting industry overview
The generous salaries, exciting projects and enormous scope for advancement keeps graduates hopping on this fast-track t…
Is consulting right for you?
Is consulting right for you?
The fantastic thing about a career in consulting is that there is no one pathway to get there.
Five types of consulting - which is best for you?
Five types of consulting - which is best for you?
Consultants can be found in almost every industry. They are hired by law firms, retail businesses, government organisati…

Career stories

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Management consulting career stories


Nous Group Graduate Emily Hull Profile
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Emily Hull

Emily Hull studied Bachelor of Advanced Science/Arts and a Consultant at Nous Group.
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Emily Hull

Emily Hull studied Bachelor of Advanced Science/Arts and a Consultant at Nous Group.
Jordan Ding
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Jordan Ding

Jordan Ding studied a Master of Professional Engineering and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Engineering Science and Physics and is now a Consultant at Accenture.
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Jordan Ding

Jordan Ding studied a Master of Professional Engineering and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Engineering Science and Physics and is now a Consultant at Accenture.
KPMG Graduate profile image - Bianca
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Bianca Weiss

Bianca Weiss studied a Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications) (English Literature) and a Juris Doctor at The University of Melbourne in 2017. Bianca is a lawyer in Deals, Tax & Legal at KPMG.
  • Day in the life

Bianca Weiss

Bianca Weiss studied a Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications) (English Literature) and a Juris Doctor at The University of Melbourne in 2017. Bianca is a lawyer in Deals, Tax & Legal at KPMG.
Nous Group Graduate Emily Hull Profile
  • Day in the life

Emily Hull

Emily Hull studied Bachelor of Advanced Science/Arts and a Consultant at Nous Group.
  • Day in the life

Emily Hull

Emily Hull studied Bachelor of Advanced Science/Arts and a Consultant at Nous Group.
Jordan Ding
  • Day in the life

Jordan Ding

Jordan Ding studied a Master of Professional Engineering and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Engineering Science and Physics and is now a Consultant at Accenture.
  • Day in the life

Jordan Ding

Jordan Ding studied a Master of Professional Engineering and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Engineering Science and Physics and is now a Consultant at Accenture.
KPMG Graduate profile image - Bianca
  • Day in the life

Bianca Weiss

Bianca Weiss studied a Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications) (English Literature) and a Juris Doctor at The University of Melbourne in 2017. Bianca is a lawyer in Deals, Tax & Legal at KPMG.
  • Day in the life

Bianca Weiss

Bianca Weiss studied a Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications) (English Literature) and a Juris Doctor at The University of Melbourne in 2017. Bianca is a lawyer in Deals, Tax & Legal at KPMG.

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Go beyond simply gathering information, and discover how to use data to improve real-life decisions.
Explore the fundamentals of microeconomics including economic efficiency, scarcity and opportunity costs. This course will set you up to think like an economist and to identify how economics relates to the everyday choices we make.
Learn the fundamentals of how design thinking and creativity can be used to enable innovation.
Learn how to be a successful entrepreneur by understanding how to evaluate business opportunities and ideas.
Learn how to manage risk in your organization by using the best processes and procedures.

Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in management consulting?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue management consulting further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in management consulting, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


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