GLOBAL CONSULTING PROGRAM FOR PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

The Global Consulting Program brings an applied international dimension to Professional studies.

- PROGRAM OBJECTIVE -

The consulting program for students of professional studies aims to enable the application of the studied fields in the global business environment with a strong emphasis on understanding intercultural differences.
It is intended for students - professionals who seek to expand their international perspective and build new skills to increase their attractiveness in the labor market, regardless of their current position and experience.

Through teamwork, students practice much-needed interdisciplinary and cross-industry collaboration and thus expand their knowledge beyond the program curriculum.

- DURATION -

The length of the project for students of professional studies is usually adapted to the specific program, however, the ideal time frame of the project is approx. 1-2 months.

Thus, students have the optimal time to immerse themselves in the project, understand the assignment, prepare detailed analyses, and make recommendations for the client company.

- STUDENTS' TEAM SIZE -

The ideal group size to elaborate an international consulting project is from 10-20 students, who further form smaller flexible work teams, to meet the expected project objectives.

- PROJECT DELIVERY -

With regard to the format of professional studies, the entire project cooperation with GIOBA and the client company takes place remotely and includes teaching activities and project interactions that are held online.

- HOW DO STUDENTS OF
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES BENEFIT? -

  • They build career-oriented knowledge and gain broader know-how across different industries

  • They apply the studied concepts and strategies in the international environment and practice solving problems in complex business situations

  • Through working with business professionals from other cultures, they significantly develop an understanding of cultural differences and how they affect business issues

  • Develop professional skills such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration, leadership, and strategic decision making

  • Extend their career experience and increase their earning potential

 
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According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2020, companies estimate that,

by 2024, around 40% of workers will require reskilling of up to six months, and 94% of business leaders report that they expect employees to pick up new skills on the job

– a sharp uptick from 65% in 2018.