Management consultants tackle a wide range of business problems and provide solutions for a variety of companies. Constantly exposed to many of the corporate world’s greatest challenges, consultants engage in a vast range of projects across different industries, and face the intellectual challenge of pushing themselves to the limit as they tackle complex business problems.

This Course aims to dive into the topic of Management Consulting, showcasing the ins and outs of the job and what it’s really like to work in this field. Participants will study real-life examples that illustrate the many tasks and challenges consultants face.

This course is proudly presented by
EY, Roland Berger  and A.T. Kearney professionals


Starting date: 05.03.2019

Lecture hours: 18.00 – 20.00

Location: Grivitei 2-2a (FABIZ headquarters)

Teaching language: English

Room: 4007


Experienced professionals in senior and executive positions who specialize in a wide range of industries will provide the lectures. Each speaker will share insights on management consulting through the lens of their personal experience.


This course is delivered in a series of lectures, which will include case studies, business articles, industry reports, presentations and practical exercises.

An e-mail providing practical information, reading lists, websites, and other relevant materials will accompany the lectures. Because the lectures provide an overview of a particular topic, you will be expected to do reading or other work around the subject after the lecture to help you gain a more comprehensive understanding of the topic.


The course is designed to help you develop a wide range of transferable and practical skills to succeed in your career. You will interact with a variety of professionals and will gain in-depth knowledge and insights from their lectures.

Furthermore, you will develop skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and leadership, gain commercial awareness, and receive advice on pursuing a career in management consulting.

At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to take part in the recruitment process for internships with EY, Roland Berger and A.T. Kearney.


The management consulting course is designed for students who are in either the final year of their bachelor’s degree or the first year of a master’s degree (all streams: English, French and German).

Class size is limited to 60 people. The course will be taught in English.


To apply for this course please send your CV and an essay addressing the following statement in 500 words or less for one of the themes:

  1. “Choose one of the most badly managed heritage Romanian companies (e.g. RATB, Tarom, etc.) and describe how would you turn it around or how would you revive it, if it’s no longer active (e.g. Aro).


  1. Choose one of the top performing companies in your industry of interest and describe which would be the event which could definitely make it go bust.”

Applications should be submitted to consulting@fabiz.ase.ro before February 14th, 2019.


There will be a group project presentation at the end of the course (e.g. breaking the case). Projects will be presented in 30 minutes or less to a jury with members from FABIZ, EY and A.T. Kearney.



eyEY is a global company committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. Our commitment of time and resources allows us to anticipate market trends, identify implications and develop clear points of view on relevant industry issues. Our global network of professionals can provide clients with highly responsive and effective advice regardless of the industry you are in (Automotive & Transportation, Consumer Products & Retail, Financial Services, Government & Public Sector, Oil & Gas, Technology, etc.)

EY is highly dedicated to investing in our communities both local and in developing countries. We also know that entrepreneurs can transform economies, drive innovation and change communities. Therefore, we are constantly involved in engaging impactful activities such as EY Entrepreneur of the Year, which runs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries and honors men and women who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. For more information, please visit www.ey.com.

Roland Berger

Roland Berger is an independent company, solely owned by our Partners, who are responsible for overall corporate performance and business success. Founded in 1967, Roland Berger remains the only leading global consultancy firm with non-Anglo-Saxon roots. We are German by origin, European by nature and global by ambition, including a strong footprint across the globe where we feel that we can truly make an impact.
We have always strived to a different perspective in the field of consulting and business, and today we continue to constructively challenge standard patterns of thought and provide clients with new solutions to manage disruption and transformation.
Our entrepreneurial spirit has shaped our growth and fueled our outstanding achievements since the early days of the firm. In short, being a game changer is in our DNA. With nearly 50 years of continuous growth behind us and 2,400 employees working in 34 countries, we are one of the leading players in global top-management consulting and have successful operations in all major international markets.
For more information, please visit www.rolandberger.ro

A.T. Kearney

facebook-a-t-kearney-180px_400x400A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world’s foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a partner-owned firm, committed to helping clients achieve immediate impact and growing advantage on their most mission-critical issues.

Three years ago, A.T. Kearney introduced a bold, new vision to become the industry’s most admired firm, distinguished by our culture and how we work. From its beginnings, A.T. Kearney has worked to make a positive social impact through our client engagements and pro bono projects. Focusing on some of the world’s most critical challenges, we aspire to make a positive social impact in three primary areas, which we call A.T Kearney’s 3Es: economic development, energy and sustainability, and education and workforce. For more information, please visit www.atkearney.com.


fabiz-300x300FABIZ is a leading faculty within the Academy of Economic Studies from Bucharest, providing a talented work force which operates across many industries, countries and continents mainly in business administration, finance or entrepreneurial positions.

By learning in a foreign language (e.g. English, French or German) the students need limited or no training at all once they join the market labor and that is why year after year all FABIZ graduates have a 0% unemployment rate.
With a mix of students from 30 countries and teachers activating in business, research, politics the area of know-how the curricula embodies is very developed and constantly updated. The mission of the faculty is to become a national and regional excellence center.


5 March Structuring an Argument & Presentation Skills (SKRIPT/KRISP Basics) (PDF) Florian Teleabă, A.T. Kearney
6 March Case study (Economic Impact Assessment) (PDF) Michele Giove, EY
13 March Case study (Energy): Loyalty program in B2C Mircea Giurcan, EY
20 March Case study (Banking): Strategic Transformation in Financial Sector Monica Pungă, EY
27 March Case study (Banking): Change Management (PDF) Mihai Marinescu, EY
3 April Case study (Energy): Balanced Scorecard (PDF) Dragos Fundulea, Roland Berger
10 April Case study (Industrial Goods): Transformation (PDF) Gabriella Borgovan, Roland Berger
17 April  Case study (Financial Services): Introduction to Growth Strategy (PDF) Marco Ravot Licheri, Roland Berger
8 May Case study (Consumer Goods): Setting up Organizations for Growth (PDF) Stefan Vintila, Roland Berger
15 May Case study (Banking): Cards Delivery (PDF) Miriam Serban, A.T. Kearney


What materials do I need to bring?

Bring a pen, a notebook and any required materials (when required). Usually you will receive the necessary materials in advance.

How will I prepare for each lecture?

When applicable, materials will be distributed before the lecture. Business knowledge related to the case study industry is highly encouraged.

Should I bring a laptop?

You will be informed when a laptop is required. However, you can bring one at any point as long as it’s used in the interest of the lectures.

Can I select my team members for the group project?

In order to have groups with a variety of skills (e.g. leadership, analytics, etc.) the lecture committee (FABIZ, EY, A.T. Kearney and Roland Berger) will select the members for each team.

Can I participate in a group project regardless of the presences at the course?

You will need 80% attendance at the lectures.

At the end of the course, can I seek an internship with EY, A.T. Kearney or Roland Berger?

Yes, there will be internships available in both EY, A.T. Kearney and Roland Berger.

Where and when?

Lecture hours: 19.30 – 21.00
Location: Grivitei 2-2a (FABIZ headquarters)
Room: TBC


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