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  • 1. Management Consultancy - What is it?Copyright © 2010 Accenture All Rights Reserved. Accenture, its logo, and High Performance Delivered are trademarks of Accenture.
  • 2. Types of Consultancy • Delivers strategic advice through research and analysis Strategy • Often working with C-Level executives Talent & Organisation • Looks at how organisations are structured Performance (T&OP) • Assists companies in recruiting, training and managing individualsManagement Consulting Supply Chain Management • Helps companies to design, build and run superior supply chains (SCM) • Reduces overheads and increases efficiency Customer Relationship • Creates a superior experience for our clients’ customers Management (CRM) • Enhances the value of their customer relationships Finance and Performance • Develops finance organisation and risk management strategies Management (F&PM) • Gives clients new performance management capabilities and business insights • Identifies and delivers innovative solutions to our clients using technologysourcing Consulting Technology • Works in collaboration with other specialists on all business areas IT • Brings together technologies and applications to support business processes Systems Integration (SI) • Automates key tasks to improve internal efficiency • Takes key business processes from clients to manage on their behalf Out- Outsourcing • Delivers cost and organisational improvements, letting the client focus on their core strengths 2
  • 3. A little about Accenture.. Accenture is one of the world’s leading management consultancy, technology services and outsourcing companies. • Our clients include more than 80 of the FTSE 100 and 96 of the Fortune Global 100 • Over 200,000 employees in 52 countries • US$21.55 billion revenues for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010 • Around $600 million spent on training per year • Consistently voted #1 Graduate Employer in Consulting at the Times Graduate Recruitment Awards 3
  • 4. Some clients we work with 4
  • 5. How Accenture is structured Analyst Consulting Group (ACG) Analysts can work on projects across all Client Service Groups Comms & Financial Health & Public Products Resources High Tech Services ServicesManagement Consulting and Integrated MarketsSystems Integration & TechnologyOutsourcing • Communications • Banking • Defence • Automotive • Chemicals and Natural Resources • Electronics • Capital Markets • Postal • Health Services & High Tech • Energy • Insurance • Education • Industrial • Media & Equipment • Utilities • Revenue Entertainment • Pharmaceuticals & • Human Services Medical Products • Immigration • Retail & Consumer • Justice/Security • Transportation • Election Services 5
  • 6. Being an Analyst at Accenture The role of an analyst varies depending on the type of client and project. Typical work includes:  Market research  Developing proposals/business cases  Gathering client requirements  Analysing and evaluating data/ processes/ technology/ people  Designing and implementing IT solutions  Testing software and processes  Training end users  Project management Accenture graduate package:  £31,500 pa plus £10k sign-on bonus  30 days annual vacation  Laptop and Corporate Amex card  Pension and Share Purchase Plan 6
  • 7. Why choose Accenture? Upsides.. ..Downsides • Opportunity to work with a range • Unpredictable work load of big name clients • Frequent travelling • Variety of challenging project work • Un-glamorous client locations • Dynamic working environment • Social life impacts • Continuous emphasis on training and self development • Exciting lifestyle • Financial rewards • Rapid career progression • The people, teams and support network 7
  • 8. An additional 3rd round interview is Application process required for the small number of candidates (<3%) who are being considered for Strategy alignmentApplication onlinewww.accenture.com/ Accenture 1st Round 2nd Round Job Offer ukgraduates HR Services Interview Assessment Screen Centre Expects •½ Day minimum of assessment Candidates 340 UCAS 1:1 •In Tray contacted by No closing date Exercise Graduate points and 2:1 competency - applications degree •1:1 Case Recruitment welcome year based Study Applicants within 10 round interview Mini •1 x Group working days need to score a Case Study set amount of Exercise points •Final 1:1 Interview 8
  • 9. FAQs What do you know about us? Why do you want to work for this company? What attracts you to a career in…? Why should we employ you? What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses? What do you think are the qualities required for this job? What skills do you bring that other candidates may not have? What did you learn at university that you could bring to this job? Where do you expect to be in five years’ time? Are you able to move/travel? Are you applying for other jobs? 10
  • 10. Most wanted skills! 4
  • 11. Applications now open for Accenture’s 2010/11 Boot Camps: Your toughest test yetWe can’t tell you everything about the Accenture Boot Camp, because we don’t want to ruin the surprise. But expect a fast-paced, exhilarating and intenselearning experience. 48 hours that will stimulate your mind and enhance your career prospects. You’ll spend time with other students, some of our top Accenture consultants and special guests. Visit our website now to apply www.accenture.com/bootcamp 11