Global Management Consulting - November


Global Management Consulting is a third year capstone subject that gives you the opportunity to gain industry experience in an international setting. You could be spending two weeks in an overseas city, working on a genuine business challenge with your peers.

The November program visits Santiago.

Benefits of participating

  • Develop practical business competencies in an international setting
  • Link with companies on projects related to their discipline
  • Experience the culture, society and business practices first hand whilst applying your business and management skills

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Who can apply?

This subject is available as a commerce elective to all Bachelor of Commerce students from all majors or as part of the management major. You must have completed a minimum of 175 points total accumulated at the commencement of the subject including MGMT20001 Organisational Behaviour.

Students are not eligible to take both Global Management Consulting and Management Consulting within their degree.

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How do I apply?

Complete the online application form and upload your CV, personal statement and photograph.

Application dates

Applications open 1st May 2017 and close 17th May 2017.

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Selection process

We are looking for a diverse group of students who will be ambassadors for the University of Melbourne. Entry is competitive as there are only 20 places available for each location.

  1. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a group interview.
  2. Final selection will be based on the interview, demonstrated and relevant experience, motivation and your attitude to teamwork.

Important dates

The November program will run from Thursday 23 November to Saturday 9 December 2017. Students MUST attend the 2-day pre-departure seminar on Monday 20 and Tuesday 22 November in Melbourne.

Monday 1 May Applications open
Tuesday 9 May Information Session: 12.00 - 1.00pm Level 1 Lecture Theatre, The Spot
Wednesday 17 May Applications close
Thursday 18 MayApplicants shortlisted
Monday 22 May - Friday 26 May Group interviews take place; final selection
Wednesday 31 May Earliest date for applicants to know the outcome of the selection process


Students will make their own travel arrangements and should ensure that they are in Santiago by the afternoon of Thursday 23 November to check into the hotel.

Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 November Compulsory 2-day pre-departure seminar (Melbourne)
If you are unable to attend this, you are ineligible to apply and enrol in this project
Thursday 23 November (TBC) Check in to hotel (afternoon)
Welcome dinner (evening)
Friday 24 November (TBC)In country prep seminar
Saturday 25 & Sunday 27 November Sightseeing tour & free time
Monday 27 November - Friday 1 December Consulting project
Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 December Sightseeing tour & free time
Monday 3 - Friday 8 December Consulting project
Friday 8 December Consulting project concludes - teams present to clients
Saturday 9 December Check out of hotel

Grants, Scholarships and Funding

The following funding options are available to eligible students.

Melbourne Global Scholars Award

$1,000 Melbourne Global Scholars Award from Melbourne Scholarships. The grant is awarded to eligible students on the basis of academic merit. There is no need to apply until you have been selected into the subject.

OS-HELP loans

OS-HELP loans are available to students enrolled in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) in a degree course who want to undertake part of their study overseas.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is a valuable resource for students - they can assist with budgeting, advice on different sources of funding, and loan funds to students with zero interest and flexible repayment options to support this program.

Putting theory into Practice

Global Management Consulting: Ellie Avis

Who is this for?

Undergraduate students


If you have any further questions about this program please contact us.

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