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Programme Master in Management
Academic Year Academic Year 2022/2023
Module/course Code OP104
Delivery location Madrid
Language English
Course type Specialisation
Contact hours 120
ECTS M1 before 2020 16
ECTS M1 from 2020 20
Level 5 (year post baccalaureate)
Semester Spring
Module name International Business Consulting
Field (Discipline) Strategic Management
Academic Department Management


Module/course Summary

The goal of this specialisation is to train participants in international consulting and intervention professions. Over the last few decades, management consulting has become a common tool for companies to decide how to respond to business challenges and/or take advantage of new market opportunities. Being familiar with relevant consulting methods and techniques is valuable for young graduates to progress in their career in any modern business, government or non-profit organization.

The specialization is organized in 3 key blocks. Table 1 summarizes the courses and their corresponding teaching hours and ECTS.
Table 1. Specialization learning aims and outcomes
Block 1: Consulting methods
- Foundations of consulting (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)
- Economic consulting (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)
- Live Case Study 1: Digital transformation (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)
Block 2: Consulting for social impact and sustainability
- Consulting for total societal impact (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)
- Consulting for third sector organizations (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)
- Live Case Study 2: Sustainability (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)
Block 3: Skills development: Succeeding at consulting recruitment processes
- Quantitative and analytical skills (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)
- Consulting: The Skills You Need to Get Hired (15 hours, 2.5 ECTS)