A lens on luxury

15 mei 2018
Inschrijven voor
05 maart 2018
Type event
Business Course
Milaan en Amsterdam
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Strategy& would like to invite you to our business course “A lens on luxury” in Milan. Together with other talented students, you will embark on an unique adventure and rethink the strategy of an iconic luxury brand. This business course will provide you an excellent opportunity to gain an inside perspective on what it means to work at Strategy&.


Tuesday 15 May
Ready for takeoff! Today we start our adventure in Milan with the introduction of the case and we will teach you our Hypothesis Driven Approach so you start approaching problems like a real consultant. We close off the day in typical Italian restaurant, one of our favorites here in Milan. After dinner you will get the chance to explore the city in style! 

Wednesday 16 May
It's number crunching day! A seasoned consultant knows his or her way around extensive models. We will give you a glimpse of our work and you'll have a chance to show your own skills in this arena. You will also do field research today. After all, you need to really understand the client and its consumers, right? We will finish the day with fine Italian cuisine.

Thursday 17 May
You've formulated the hypotheses, crunched the numbers, performed field research and now you and your team are ready to formulate and analyse possible interventions. The job of a consultant becomes more clear every day you today. This is the perfect moment to fly back to Amsterdam to meet and greet our colleagues during dinner and drinks. 

Friday 18 May
After a long evening, it is time to put your recommendations to paper. We'll teach you how to do that, but also how to deliver the presentation as you will present to our client panel later in the afternoon. After all teams have presented the panel will determine the winner. We celebrate with drinks at the executive meeting floor and by then, you really know what the life of a consultant looks like. 

Experience the capital of luxury goods: Milan

On the first day, Tuesday May 15th, we will set off for the capital of luxury goods: Milan. During our stay in Milan you will build the future strategy of an iconic luxury brand and will have the opportunity to perform store visits and to interact with the client! This gives you the excellent opportunity to familiarize yourself with the way of working in strategy consulting. Needless to say, there will be plenty of time to get to know our consultants while enjoying the beautiful city of Milan!

On Thursday afternoon we will head back to Amsterdam and have a dinner and club night with our entire Amsterdam office, giving you an insight in the company culture. On Friday you will finalize the case and present the results to a group of industry experts.

Throughout the business course you will be coached by our experienced consultants in your case work as well as in your personal development. You will become familiar with our approach and working style, and learn about the day-to-day responsibilities and challenges of our consultants along the way.

We are looking for talented Master-students in the final stage of their studies from all academic backgrounds and universities. A firm grasp of the Dutch language is required.

Selected participants for the business course will not only have a marvellous strategy consulting experience, but also get the opportunity for a fast-track process during the formal hiring process for an Associate position at Strategy&.

Selection process

You can apply directly here by uploading your cover letter, resume, and a list of your high school and university grades. The application deadline is Monday March 5th 2018 at 23:59 hrs.

We will inform you on March 9th 2018 as to whether you are selected for the interview round. We will send instructions to all interviewees on how to best prepare for the two case interviews.

The case interviews will take place on one of the following days:

  • 28, 29, 30 March 2018
  • 4, 5, 6 April 2018
  • 11, 12, 13 April 2018

Participants who are successful in securing a position on the business course will be informed personally before April 17th 2018.

What does A lens on luxury offer you?

  • Insights into the work of a strategy consultant
  • Teamwork with our Strategy& consultants and other students in the context of the cases and presentation of the results
  • The chance to qualify for a fast-track recruitment process for Associate or Intern
  • A personal mentor for feedback and all your questions about the entry and development opportunities at Strategy&
  • Exchange with other highly qualified students from all-over the Netherlands
  • Retail knowledge and its application to strategic issues
  • And last but not least: experience Milan!

Event informatie

Bedrijf: Strategy&

Datum: 15 mei 2018

Inschrijven voor: 05 maart 2018

Type event: Business Course

Doelgroep: Topstudenten

Locatie: Milaan en Amsterdam