Events

Business Course 2024: Reviving the Marker Wadden

Location: Amsterdam and Marker Wadden Date: October 23-25, 2024

Overview

Join our Business Course: Reviving the Marker Wadden from the evening of Wednesday, October 23rd to Friday, October 25th in Amsterdam and at the Marker Wadden.

The Business Course will introduce you to strategy consulting, our company, and how we advise our clients to achieve long-term impact. Throughout the three-day course, you will experience all aspects of life as a strategy consultant, working on a challenging case with a diverse team and receiving workshops and training from our industry experts. You will have your own Oliver Wyman coach to guide you through the experience and provide you with feedback to improve your development.

This is your chance to develop your skills, receive feedback, and take a significant step towards the start of your consulting career.

The case:
Apply your strategic thinking to a sustainability project, working on a Oliver Wyman case focused on expanding the natural area in the Marker Meer. After visiting the site, you will assess the economic value of nature, develop a unique business case, and collaborate with real clients to create a natural haven for several species of fish, birds, as well as for human recreation.

Criteria:
Master’s and final year Bachelor’s students, studying in the Netherlands. 

Deadline:
To apply for the Business Course, please fill out this form by September 19th, 2024. 

Program

Day 1 - October 23

  • 17:00: Arrival and welcome at OW
  • 17:35: Company presentations
  • 19:00: Dinner
  • 21:30: Hotel check-in


Day 2 - October 24

  • 08:00: Bus travel to the Marker Wadden
  • 12:00: Tour of the Marker Wadden
  • 12:30: Introduction to the case and case solving
  • 19:15: Dinner and drinks in Amsterdam


Day 3 – October 25

  • 09:00 – 14:30: Workshops and case solving
  • 14:30 – 16:30: Presentations and case results
  • 16:30: Happy hour drinks

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Why join?

  • Step into the life of strategy consultant: Gain insights into the world of strategy consulting and its impact on businesses.

  • Prepare for a consulting career: Get practical tips to kick-start your consulting career.

  • Experience our dynamic office culture: Visit our modern Amsterdam office and interact with our colleagues.

  • Learn from experienced consultants: Gain new perspectives on navigating a successful consulting career.

  • Develop relevant skills: Personal branding and case-solving skills are essential for strategy consultants.

  • Collaborate with like-minded individuals: Get to know other students interested in pursuing a career in strategy consulting.

Contact us

Get in touch with our local recruiting team for any questions you might have about our events or open opportunities.

About Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in more than 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 7,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. 
 
Our Amsterdam office, established in 2013, has expanded to a size of +90 consultant and staff, and is currently still growing. We are known for our high-quality work and attractive career opportunities. In this international space, with its exciting start-up vibe, we’re all contributing in our own way to the company’s development and growth. Our Amsterdam office recruits for internships and entry-level positions throughout the year.