Take a deep dive into M&A with our Strategy Workshop on March 12-14. Feel the deal.
Discover the full extent of mergers and acquisitions—from the initial idea to closing the deal. Based on a real BCG project, you will gain insights into a live transaction and be given the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have acquired so far in a broader corporate finance context.
Together with BCG consultants from Corporate Finance & Strategy, Private Equity and Transaction Center, as well as 60 students from top European universities, you will analyze the strategic rationale of the deal, assess the target company, quantify the potential synergies, and structure the execution of the transaction.
Join us in a French château for the 11th edition of our flagship workshop! Enhance your problem-solving and presentation skills, receive invaluable tips from our experienced consultants, and have all your questions answered. Network with our consultants and your peers, and exchange thoughts on career opportunities, both in the business world in general and at BCG in particular.
Along the way, you will learn the methodologies and approach of the world’s leading strategy consultancy and discover how you can shape a company’s future—and your own!
We are looking for outstanding university students (undergraduate, graduate, or PhD) majoring in finance, economics, business, or similarly quantitative subjects with an affinity for either corporate finance, strategy or private equity, and the following qualities:
Your application will be reviewed by our Recruiting Team in your country of study. Submit your application online using one of the participating countries’ links below. Once you are logged into our application portal, please select the office located in your country of study (e.g., London for the United Kingdom) as the first option on the first page.
Please apply through one link only and note the respective application requirements of our participating countries. Multiple applications will not be accepted.
Application are now closed, for more information please contact Ekaterina Kabachnikova.
A lot will happen during our workshop - feel free to check the details below. But apart from the case work, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet our BCG consultants, mingle with like-minded peers and have all your questions answered.
Applicants must be university students (undergraduate, master's, or PhD) from all fields of engineering with an affinity for strategy. You should have outstanding academic performance, along with evidence of excellence in non-academic and extracurricular activities. We are looking for students who have diverse experience and who have spent a significant period of time abroad. Furthermore, we value quick powers of comprehension, a sharp analytical mind, curiosity, and inventiveness—and you should be as good with numbers as you are with people
Your application will be reviewed by our recruiting team in your country of study. Submit your application online using one of the participating countries' links below. Once you are logged into our application portal, please select the office located in your country of study (e.g., London for the United Kingdom) as the first option on the first page.
Please apply through one link only and note the respective application requirements and deadlines of our participating countries. Multiple applications will not be accepted.
Your application should include a cover letter with a short introduction of yourself and your motivation for applying to our workshop. Depending on the country/office you are applying for, other documents may be required, such as copies of your most important diplomas (high school degree, undergraduate degree, graduate degree, PhD) or letters of reference from former employers. Please refer to the "Apply" section of the website for specific requirements by participating country.
The workshop will take place on March 12-14, 2020 near Paris.
The application deadline will differ by country. Please refer to the "Apply" section of the website.
No. As we always receive significantly more applications for these special events than we have slots for participants, a rejection applies to this workshop only. If you are interested in joining BCG, please send a separate application to our recruiting teams here.
We will cover all approved event-related travel and accommodation expenses. There is no participation fee.