Career Insights — Management Consulting Industry

Career Insights — Management Consulting Industry

Date/Time : 05/23/2015 / 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location : Jones Graduate School of Business

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IIT Alumni of Greater Houston will be continuing our Career Insights series with our next event focusing on the Management Consulting Industry.

Management consulting firms partner with organizations to solve some of their more complex challenges.  If you are looking to understand what management consulting firms do, what it takes to join a management consulting firm, and what skills are required to be successful in this industry, then join us for this upcoming event.

The panel discussion will begin with an introduction by K. Ramesh, Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs, Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.

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Date:  Saturday, May 23, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location:  Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business, Tiered Classroom 312

Dress Attire: Business Casual

We have a limited number of seats available for this event to ensure an opportunity for you to spend time with the panel and get all of your questions answered.  The seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Panel will include:

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Hari Govindahari

Hari Govindahari is a Principal with the Boston Consulting Group and focuses on the Oil & Gas sector.  His specialties are upstream transformations, refining operations, and operating model development.  He has been with BCG for 7 years.  Prior to that, he worked at Chevron and GE. He obtained a Bachelors in Material Science Engineering from IIT Madras and a Masters in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

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Nikhil Ati

Nikhil is an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Co. in Houston, where he splits his time working with Upstream Oil & Gas companies on Capital Productivity issues, and with Private Equity investors in the services space. Nikhil also co-leads firm’s efforts in offshore drilling space globally. Prior to joining McKinsey Nikhil spent 5 years with Transocean where he was a rig manager in charge of assets in India and Singapore and an year with Vantage Drilling in Gabon.  He graduated with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering from IIT Bombay and obtained his MBA with a concentration in Finance and Strategy from INSEAD, France.

Harsh Kumar is a Principal (Director) with Strategy& (part of PwC network). He has over 10 years of experience in developing, designing and implementing strategies across various industries and geographies. These solutions are designed to attain sustainable cost advantage and develop differentiated capabilities. His clients are in industries such as Oil and Gas, Mining, Utilities, Automotive, Health and Industrials in North America, South America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia.
He received MS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University and MBA from McCombs Business School in University of Texas at Austin.

Directions to the Rice University, Jones School of Business:

Below are the directions and parking information to the campus located at 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005.

From US 59S: Take the Greenbriar/Shepherd exit and make a left on Greenbriar.  At Rice Boulevard, make a left.  You will start seeing entrance numbers and you want to take a right at Entrance #20.  At the second stop sign, make a right.  You will pass the school (McNair Hall, building #53 on campus map attached).  Look to the left for the central parking garage which is an underground parking garage to our building.

From US 59N: Take the Greenbriar/Shepherd exit and make a right on Greenbriar.  At Rice Boulevard, make a left.  You will start seeing entrance numbers and you want to take a right at Entrance #20.  At the second stop sign, make a right.  You will pass the school (McNair Hall, building #53 on campus map attached).  Look to the left for the central parking garage which is an underground parking garage to our building.

 

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