Kies de Nederlandse taal
Course module: 323070-M-3
Consulting Skills
Course info
Course module323070-M-3
Credits (ECTS)3
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Economics and Management; TiSEM: Economics; Economics;
Is part of
M International Management
dr. L.M.A. Mulotte
Other course modules lecturer
dr. M. Schütz
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
Course mode
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 25/08/2020 up to and including 20/08/2021
After completing this course, students will be able to

  • describe and critically analyze the methods used in consulting corporate top managers.
  • apply knowledge, methods, and skills at the highest professional level in an international context.
  • create value in consulting projects, on both the consultant¿s and the client¿s side of a project.


Please note that this International Management course is only open to IM students. It is not possible to use this course as an elective for other programs.

Required Prerequisites

Only students that are registered as MSc International Management student are admitted to this course.
This course is designed to apply the full range of management and business knowledge to giving professional advice to top-managers operating in an international context. It is a fundamental course for those who work as consultant, prepare for such a career, or for those who will engage with consultants on the client side and want to maximize the results of consulting projects.
The red line and plot though of this course is to experience and practice every stage of a consulting project: the lead, the pitch, the client engagement, providing deliverables, final presentation, and project closing.

Type of instructions

In the first and last session, all students will be in one group. All other sessions will be split into smaller tutorials for better interaction. The format of this course is mixed, including lectures, case work, presentations, and discussion.

Type of exams

There is no final exam for this course. Your final grade will be calculated based on the following items: Team project pitch (30%), Team project (30%), Individual participation (30%), and submitted CV (10%).

Compulsory Reading
  1. A selection of papers and cases will be provided.
Contact person
dr. L.M.A. Mulotte
Timetable information
Consulting Skills
Required materials
Recommended materials
Final grade

Kies de Nederlandse taal