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Priyanka Ghosh shares a case study from her company blog on preparing for professional readiness.  SITUATION A leading business school in Dubai approached ProMelior to run a series of workshops and 1:1 sessions to prepare students for job interviews as they approached the end of their MBA program. Many of the students aspired to careers in management consulting, investment banking, investment management and other professional/ financial services. However, many of the students lacked a thorough understanding of what each type…
  Robbie Baxter brings the subscription-based business model to education and shares how it can benefit from the Membership Economy. The past year has been a difficult one for schools. It sometimes seems like everything’s in flux. Many families have changed strategies. Some have left traditional schools to join neighborhood pods. Others have gone from independent schools to public schools to save money. At the same time, some public school families have gone private, fleeing the chaos of the public…
Umbrex is pleased to welcome Divya Agarwal. Divya spent eight years with McKinsey having started as a business analyst out of college. She is a creative, committed, and analytical partner to industry-leading clients to deliver organization turnaround of $500M+. Expert in culture and organization structure redesign, talent strategy and people analytics, and designing and delivering skill-building programs for managers and executives. She is affiliated with McKinsey Academy, an innovative learning digital platform and suite of experiential and digital skill-building offerings…
Umbrex is pleased to welcome Pablo Craievich. Pablo has over 20 years of experience in senior management roles in strategy (McKinsey&Co and ANZ) and in business management, integration and turnaround across a number of industries (e.g. banking, education, retail, telecom and professional services). Throughout his career, Pablo developed strategies to tackle complex industry issues and led businesses going through significant transformation or complex market environments. Pablo is based in Melbourne, Australia and is happy to collaborate in projects across Australia…
  David A. Fields posts a positive reminder that everyone can promote purposeful change, including consultants.   Today’s an excellent day to briefly remind you of the good your consulting firm does, and the importance of understanding the “Why” behind your consulting firm’s engagements. In all likelihood, your consulting firm doesn’t directly address widespread injustice, relieve oppression, or combat systemic prejudice. Yet, your everyday actions leading a consulting firm are still a vital, positive contribution to the world. A Force…
David A. Fields offers actionable advice on how to respond to a client when consulting work veers off the rails.   When you, your consulting team and your client all stay on task and positive, consulting is a fun, challenging and rewarding profession. When consulting work veers off the rails, though, how should you respond? Lines are confusing Let’s say you want to engage in outreach to your prospects. Rupert, SVP of Everything is next in line. So, you drop…