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  • Graduate Presentation 08

    1. 1. Rising and shining. Just another day at the office for a high performer.
    2. 2. <ul><li>Accenture </li></ul><ul><li>What makes it different from other Grad programs? </li></ul><ul><li>What can Accenture do for you? </li></ul><ul><li>Application Process </li></ul>Agenda © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    3. 3. Who We Are © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>Global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company </li></ul><ul><li>We help our clients in every part of their businesses from; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic planning…………….to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology implementation………….to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Running their day-to-day operations. </li></ul></ul>&quot;we make difficult stuff happen and complex problems seem simple&quot;.
    4. 4. Who We Are © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. One of the world’s leading management consulting companies Work with 91 of the Fortune Global 100 Irish Independent names Accenture Ireland’s best company to work for over 1,000 employees (2007) Fortune names Accenture most admired IT services company for third straight year (2006) Accenture ranks in top 50 of BusinessWeek 100 Top Global Brands (2006): Employs over 1,500 in Ireland Gartner names Accenture a leader in business intelligence services (2006) Working Mother magazine “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” (2005)
    5. 5. A Global Business © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>Revenue in FY06 … $16.6 Billion </li></ul><ul><li>People worldwide … 170,000+ and rising </li></ul><ul><li>Countries of operation … 49 </li></ul><ul><li>The vast majority of the world’s great organisations as clients </li></ul><ul><li>Global brand, global leadership, global network, global workforce. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Accenture Ireland © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>Revenue in FY06 … $190 Million </li></ul><ul><li>People in Ireland … 1,500 and growing </li></ul><ul><li>Office locations … Dublin and Belfast </li></ul><ul><li>Most of Ireland’s top companies & many government departments </li></ul><ul><li>Global brand, local leadership, global network, local workforce </li></ul>
    7. 7. Examples of Current Clients © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    8. 8. Our People & Values © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>Best People </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for the Individual </li></ul><ul><li>Our Global Network </li></ul><ul><li>Client Value Creation </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul>
    9. 9. What makes consulting different? <ul><li>Working with varied clients </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding training </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork in an enjoyable and productive environment </li></ul><ul><li>Great step given the current direction of all businesses </li></ul>© Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    10. 10. Why is Accenture the best company to work for? © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. Focus on people Fast Paced Career Progression – Career Counsellor Training Communication Corporate Citizenship
    11. 11. Is Consulting at Accenture right for you? <ul><li>Leading role of consulting people </li></ul><ul><li>Basic level of “tech savvy” required </li></ul><ul><li>Different areas of focus within consulting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems Integration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Highly-talented and diverse individuals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good communicators and problem solvers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World-class functional & technical skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Value creators, good business operators and people managers with leadership potential </li></ul></ul>© Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    12. 12. 2007 Accenture “Leaders of Tomorrow” Award University of Ulster C oleraine Tuesday 6 th November 2007
    13. 13. Accenture ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ Award © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    14. 14. <ul><li>Aims to i llustrate the nature of ‘real world’ Accenture client engagements </li></ul><ul><li>3 round challenge to test skills that would typically be needed by one of our consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Open to postgraduate, final year & penultimate year students </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates both group & individual entries (maximum 3 people per team) </li></ul><ul><li>We encourage cross-faculty group entries to achieve the optimum balance of Technology & Business skills </li></ul>Introduction © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    15. 15. <ul><li>Learn about the world of business & technology consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Network & learn from Accenture Executives </li></ul><ul><li>Understand & further your career options on graduation </li></ul><ul><li>Find employers that suit your skills & career objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Experience an employer that can provide accelerated career development </li></ul><ul><li>Potentially win our Global Leadership Tour prize </li></ul><ul><li>Gain an advantage in applying for Accenture </li></ul><ul><li>Have Fun! </li></ul>Student Benefits © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    16. 16. <ul><li>Competitors register online and tell us about their understanding of leadership in Irish Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Select and specify a sponsoring lecturer to assist them in their submission </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know our business </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Come to our on-campus workshop events </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visit www.accenture.com/ireland/careers </li></ul></ul></ul>Round 1 - Leadership Essays © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    17. 17. <ul><li>Open for the month of November </li></ul><ul><li>Contestants will receive an email at launch </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to our Award site to learn some more about the format of the competition and download the case study </li></ul><ul><li>We will be in touch (email) on a weekly basis with ‘ client updates ’ </li></ul><ul><li>Final submissions to be submitted online by end of November </li></ul>Round 2 - Business Case Study © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    18. 18. <ul><li>The finalists will be selected based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best 3 team submissions (max 3 per team) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best 3 individual submissions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The award format will be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Strategic submission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Technology submission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Overall </li></ul></ul>Round 3 - Finalists © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    19. 19. <ul><li>We will hold a briefing session for the finalists in the Accenture Dublin office in January </li></ul><ul><li>Final round to be held at end of January </li></ul><ul><li>Present to ‘ Leadership Panel ’ made up of Accenture and leading Industry Executives </li></ul><ul><li>Followed by an evening meal and presentation ceremony </li></ul>Round 3 - Format © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    20. 20. <ul><li>Graduates: a cceleration to final round interview </li></ul><ul><li>Penultimate Year: admission to our Intern Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Trophy for winning College </li></ul><ul><li>Global Leadership Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Accenture Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Local photo-call of winners & editorial coverage </li></ul>The Prize © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    21. 22. A career with Accenture <ul><li>My first year as an Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Induction </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Work and lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>First client </li></ul><ul><li>Career progression </li></ul>© Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    22. 23. Application process <ul><li>Online applications only via our website www.careers.accenture.com/ireland </li></ul><ul><li>On campus interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Office interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Job offer </li></ul>© Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    23. 24. Getting Ready to Apply
    24. 25. Agenda <ul><li>The Interview Process </li></ul><ul><li>Online Application & CV’s </li></ul><ul><li>Competency Based Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>What are Accenture's core competencies? </li></ul><ul><li>The Performance Day </li></ul>© Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    25. 26. © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>Tips and hints for completing online application forms </li></ul><ul><li>Complete all questions </li></ul><ul><li>Use of language </li></ul><ul><li>Not applicable sections ‘N/A’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Proof-read’ application before you hit send button </li></ul><ul><li>Save your work </li></ul><ul><li>Copy and paste into a word doc and use for interview preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Mention that you attended this event </li></ul>Step 1 – The Online Application
    26. 27. © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. The Accenture Interview Process Manager Interview Performance Day Senior Exec Interview
    27. 28. © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>Problem-solving skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership potential </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical ability </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative and Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Decisiveness </li></ul>What is a competency based interview?
    28. 29. The Interview <ul><li>What are Accenture’s core competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Drive & Resilience </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Value Creation </li></ul>© Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    29. 30. © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>Before the Interview </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about the company </li></ul><ul><li>- Internet, promotional materials, campus careers </li></ul><ul><li>Office, alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Think about examples from work, classes, projects & </li></ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the key skills required and see how you can </li></ul><ul><li>demonstrate these skills through examples. </li></ul>
    30. 31. Performance Day <ul><li>Accenture Introduction & Logistics for the day </li></ul><ul><li>Group Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Fact Finding Doc </li></ul><ul><li>Analyst Q & A </li></ul>© Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.
    31. 32. © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved. <ul><li>What you can expect – During the Performance Day </li></ul><ul><li>Performance day – back to back sessions. Remain friendly </li></ul><ul><li>and professional. </li></ul><ul><li>Speak slowly and clearly. Take time to think. </li></ul><ul><li>Be honest </li></ul><ul><li>Be assertive </li></ul><ul><li>Be enthusiastic </li></ul><ul><li>Provide examples </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify next steps </li></ul>
    32. 33. Questions ? © Accenture 2007. All Rights Reserved.

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