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Management Consulting Course & Internship

In Cape Town, Lisbon or Berlin.
No experience required.

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Major companies today rely on outside expertise to solve their biggest problems.

Management Consulting is the perfect career for anyone with intellectual smarts and analytical ability craving exposure to different industries before deciding their final career path – though for some, consulting is that path.

You will tackle and solve the most difficult problems that face all organizations, private, state or non-profit, small and large. People moving out of MC are in great demand in industries such as finance and banking, and are well-placed to become leaders in most organizational fields.

Consulting spotlight
Lilly chadwick
Lilly Chadwick, iX Management Consulting 2017
Student at Princeton University
"This class was one of the most rewarding classes I have ever taken, and I honestly could not have asked for a better teacher. Figuring out my career path now seems a little less daunting thanks to the iX teaching team."

iX Management Consulting alumni have gone on to work at

An integrated program to prepare you for the 21st century.

We combine enriching cultural education, high-intensity skills development, and real-world professional experience—an essential combination for an impactful career in the future.
Week 1:
Global Studies
All of our programs begin with an immersion into your chosen city. Take classes about the city's history, culture, and current events to understand your context. Explore your surroundings through iX-sponsored excursions.

Weeks 2-3:
Skills Bootcamp
Start building your skill set—quickly. Our collaborative, workshop-style courses, taught by industry experts, will push you to learn faster than you thought possible. Finish up with an impressive portfolio of class projects, and get ready for your internship.

Weeks 4-6:
Internship
Go beyond the classroom with a guaranteed internship. Work with a company abroad to apply your gained classroom knowledge in a professional environment. Finish up with a clear deliverable to show future employers.
Program structure bracket
Throughout the 6 weeks, there will be readings and reflection pieces that prompt you to connect your international experiences, skills training, and internship. The entire program will add up to 6 credits from the University of Virginia. By the end, you will have a deep understanding of your city in a global context, and a powerful set of skills and work experience to accelerate your career.
More about the credits from UVA.

An intense skills bootcamp with expert instruction and mentorship.

iX classes quickly prepare you to create real-world value. Small class sizes mean you build personal relationships with your teaching team.

Note: This course overview is for informational purposes only. The content and learning objectives are set by your teachers, and may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curriculum revisions, the actual pace of learning by students, and other factors.

  • Strategy

    Consulting Fundamentals

    Problem-solving methodologies, implementing hypothesis-driven analysis and critical thinking skills. Data analysis principles and techniques. Build and create an analytical model.

  • Present

    Presentation and Communication Skills

    Develop and articulate a compelling narrative for business leaders and clients. Know and implement principles of professional presentation in creating and critiquing problem sets and solutions. Understand, articulate and successfully execute various stages in the management consulting interview process.

  • Problem solving

    Problem Solving

    Examine challenges related to organizational issues and business models, and construct solutions. Evaluate and analyze data in the case study interview process, fluently articulate their approach and problem-solving methodologies. Full client lifecycle from pitch to defining project scope to deliverable.

Anton herholdt
Anton Herholdt
Manager at Deloitte Consulting
2017 Consulting Teacher

"My teaching philosophy is to focus on the facilitation of effective learning, instead of knowledge transfer, by mimicking real-world scenarios in both content and delivery."

Request the full Management Consulting program info pack

Includes in-depth information about the industry, our curriculum, cities, internship options, and other important FAQs.

Apply your skills immediately.

Our internships are different from the usual. Instead of leaving you on your own, we provide you with daily support and occasional classes to cover additional material. That means you'll be able to create huge value in a short time—all of which you can add to your resume to show future employers.

More about internships at iX
Aerobotics

Cape Town

A Cape Town-based data analytics company that uses aerial imagery and machine learning algorithms to optimise crop performance for farmers.

Denk Fabrik

Berlin

Berlin based company DenkFabrik works on the adoption of blockchain technology in the real world through blockchain education and consulting.

Impulse Biomedical

Cape Town

Impulse Biomedical is an award winning startup that focussing their engineering expertise on the accessibility and cost effectiveness of medical devices.

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Results that speak for themselves.

Tangible achievements for your resume.
This resume is from an iX 2019 Management Consulting alum.
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Let's talk options.

Choose a city to view availability and pricing.
Dates for Cape Town
Session 1:
May 25 - July 3

Applications open

Session 2:
July 6 - August 14

Applications open

Program fees for Cape Town

$9470

Dates for Lisbon
Session 1:
May 25 - July 3

Applications open

Session 2:
July 6 - August 14

Applications open

Program fees for Lisbon

$9960

Dates for Berlin
Session 1:
May 25 - July 3

Applications open

Session 2:
July 6 - August 14

Applications open

Program fees for Berlin

$10470

Our program fees include all costs except flights, transport to internships, and daily living. We provide need-based financial aid to better include students from all walks of life.
Included in every program
  • 6 credits of coursework
  • A guaranteed internship placement
  • Comfortable, secure housing
  • International insurance
  • Immersive cultural excursions and events
  • Airport pickup and dropoff
  • LinkedIn, resume, and career support
  • Lifetime access to the global iX Alumni Network
iX Financial Aid

iXperience offers direct need-based financial aid to all qualifying students. Your eligibility for financial aid is determined entirely by your demonstrated need, and you'll have the chance to apply along with your iX program application. Applying for financial aid will not impact your admissions decision in any way.

Thoughts
from our alumni.

Christopher huang
Christopher Huang
Oxford Class of 2018

From performing market analyses using Porter’s Five Forces, to understanding how we are positioned within the market using STP mapping, to developing dynamic financial models, the consulting course has prepared me to address a wide range of business problems, if not all, with confidence.

Ashley castillo
Ashley Castillo
UPenn Class of 2018

Accenture meant getting into the office at 9am and doing some research on a current issue and our client, then we would prepare for meetings/presentations with our manager. What I enjoy most about my internship is that I feel like I am actually working on a real project.

Panyakorn rakpanitmanee
Panyakorn Rakpanitmanee
Michigan Class of 2018

For consulting we had to to be able to analyze data like a data scientist, create a PowerPoint deck like a designer, do excel modeling like a broker. For me, this aspect of the course, in addition to an awesome instructor and TAs, makes every class so enjoyable.

Liam collins
Liam Collins
University of Hong Kong Class of 2020

Our teacher, Anton, created a dynamic that really inspired me to perform and to squeeze every bit of learning and enjoyment out of this course - our final project wouldn't have been the same without his drive.

Dina sokol
Dina Sokol
Emory University Class of 2022

The class has definitely pushed me out of my comfort zone, but in a good way. I have worked with many different people who come from different backgrounds and experience levels.

A streamlined application process.

Complete your application in an hour.
Regular Decision 1 application deadline: January 30, 11:59 pm PT.
STEP 1

Build your summer. (5 mins)

Use our application platform to choose the best city, course, and date combination for you. Not sure what combo to pick? Don't worry – you can change your selection after submitting your application. Our Admissions Team is always here to help.
STEP 2

Choose between a written application or phone interview. (30-45 mins)

You can write our short application essays, or choose to schedule a phone interview with one of our admissions consultants, if the option is available. Our advice? Just be yourself!
STEP 3

Confirm your eligibility. (10 mins)

In order to receive your admissions decision, you'll need to confirm that you are in good academic standing with your home institution and that you are approved to study abroad. We'll send you a form to complete with your study abroad advisor to make this easy. We highly recommend meeting with your study abroad office and other advisors about your summer plans.
STEP 4

Get your admissions decision.

You'll hear back in 2-4 weeks. Earlier applications receive quicker decisions and preferential admission. After receiving your decision, you'll have opportunities to ask more questions about the program or even put your parents in touch.
STEP 5

Secure your spot.

As spots at iXperience are limited, we encourage our admitted applicants to secure their spot in the program by paying their deposit.