The Technology Consulting Workshop (TCW) was created to help students understand the field of technology consulting. The workshop aims to prepare participants to find and secure internships and full-time jobs in technology consulting and in corporate areas that require creative problem solutions with the use of technology. With an eclectic content covering current technology and consulting skills, and challenging course work putting groups of high-achieving students in situations that simulate consulting engagements, the TCW participants will have great opportunities for career development.
The TCW is composed by two courses:
Introduction to Technology Consulting (S375) – This course introduces current topics in technology such as cloud computing, big data and analytics, and agile development, aiming to familiarize students with a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that can be applied to many challenging business problems. The course also covers case analysis and presentation skills, in addition to networking opportunities with company representatives and mock interviews.
Technology Consulting: Essentials for Success (S475) – The objective of this course is to prepare students for careers in IT consulting. The process of merging business consulting with technology for an external client is a challenging and rewarding profession. The course will present the inner workings of the IT consulting industry and students will have opportunities to simulate real engagements and to acquire the knowledge that will lead to better career management in the field.