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Registration for the long-awaited 2012 UTCA Business Case Competition is now open! Apply for an opportunity to demonstrate your analytical skills, network with consulting professionals, and win cash prize; and give your second semester a smart start!

This year’s competition is a one-day event on January 14, 2012. If you are one of the 16 successfully admitted teams, you will be given three days to solve a business case selected form the Harvard Business Review and the chance to present your solutions to a panel of judges from Deloitte, Mckinsey, BCG, AT Kearney, and others. Top 3 winners will receive cash prize.

[UPDATE!] UTCA created a form to help individuals who are looking for teammates. Please access here and use it for team forming purposes.

Note: You have agreed to share your contact information to any individual who uses the form and you will be responsible for contacting potential teammates.  

Timeline:

Application Open: Monday, December 8th, 2011

Application Close: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Event Date: Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Application Process:

1. Join the Universityof Toronto Consulting Association at https://utconsulting.ca/join/

2. Download the full promotion package here and Read the rules of the competition here

3. Create a team of 4 current University of Toronto undergraduate students (full-time or part-time, including PEY students). Students from all 3 University of Toronto campuses and any majors are invited to participate.

4. Download the application form here

5. Send the application to with title “Case Comp Application” by midnight 12 am(EST),Wednesday December 21st, 2011

For selected teams: 

1. Pay registration fee of $60 (per team) to secure your position by cash  or cheque made payable to “University of Toronto Consulting Association” at the Case Prep Session on January 9th, 2011.

2. Attend the Case Prep Session on January 9, 2012

3. Attend Case Competition onJanuary 14, 2010.


Please feel free to contact us at with title “Case Comp Question”.

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Date: Friday December 2nd, 10am – 12pm
Location
: McKinsey Office, 110 Charles St W

Participants: Both undergraduate and graduate students in non-graduating years are encouraged to apply.

The University of Toronto Consulting Association (UTCA) is excited to announce the first Firm Visit of the year. As a part of our joint partnership with McKinsey & Company our members will have the opportunity to visit their offices located at Charles Street in Downtown Toronto, right by University of Toronto.
 

This is an amazing opportunity for non-graduating students who are interested in pursuing a career in consulting to meet recruiters and ask questions before submitting resumes for internship recruitment.

Only a select number of students will be able to attend the session as spaces are limited. If you are interested in consulting and are considering applying to McKinsey in the upcoming recruitment season, please complete the following instructions:

1) Send a copy of your 1 page resume in .pdf file to , copy (CC) .  CGPA must be included in your resume. A statement of interest is optional.

2) Title the email as “Application for McKinsey Visit_ First Name_Last Name”

Deadline for applications is Monday, November 28th, 5pm EST. All emails are date and time stamped electronically.

All questions regarding this event should be sent to  with title “Question: McKinsey Firm Visit”. For information about McKinsey & Co, visitb http://www.mckinsey.com/.

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University of Toronto Consulting Association (UTCA) is launching its new blog, featuring a series of interviews with consultants from top-notch consulting firms. In our very first entry, a Recruiting Director/Engagement Manager from McKinsey will be answering questions including those YOU want to ask but did not have a chance to do so!

To participate, please send the list of your questions to  with subject “your name_blog interview question” by Friday, December 9th. Please also indicate in the email your level of studies (undergrad, graduate).

Note: UTCA retains all rights to select, modify, and defer any question to be used in the interview.  All questions remain anonymous and we will try our best to get your questions answered!

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University of Toronto Consulting Association (UTCA) is now launching its first coaching program, Consulting Interview Prep Program (CIPP), to help 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students who are interested in finding internships in consulting firms in the coming February!

Goal: CIPP aims to ensure that you are well equipped with knowledge and skill by February for management consulting internship interviews. Selected students will meet every week with senior students (both undergraduate and graduate) seasoned with management consulting interviews to prepare all aspects: application, behavioural interview, case interview, networking. Guest speakers from consulting firms will be invited to provide additional support.

Program Schedule

Nov 12 or Nov 13 Introduction: Overview
Nov 19 Mini case & Market sizing
Nov 26 Introduction to case interview & Interview buddies
Dec 3 – Jan 8 Winter break & exam period, no meeting
Jan 14 Applications prep
Jan 22 Final case prep
Jan 28 Wrap-up
How to apply:
Send the following material,
1) Most up-to-date resume with CGPA in PDF format
2) One statement of interest in 100 words or less to  with title “Last Name, First Name Consulting Interview Prep Program”
Who are invited: 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students from all programs of study with strong drive and determination to get an internship in consulting firms
Deadline: Nov 8th, 2011 (Apologize for the late announcement, we want to make sure all details are well planned to make the program successful!)
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