Becoming a Consultant - the Next Generation

Date:
Wednesday 8 February 2017

Time:
6.00pm - 9.00pm

Venue:
BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA | Maps

Cost:
BCS Members £10 (+VAT @ 20%), Non BCS Members £15 (+VAT @ 20%), CMI & IC Members £10 (+VAT @ 20%)

Synopsis:

How do new entrants to the digital economy gain experience in Consultancy? The University of Kent's School of Computing have an innovative solution through their Kent IT Consultancy (KITC) business unit, a student staffed IT consultancy which delivers services to local small and medium enterprises. Each year KITC has a number of Student Consultant roles which are awarded based on a candidate's suitability for the role. This supports their mission: "To solve business problems with technology and to make our student consultants more employable".

Come and hear staff from KITC explain how this service works, and engage with current Student Consultants who will be presenting recent projects.

Agenda

  • 18:00 Registration, light refreshments
  • 18:30 Welcome and Introduction
  • 18:40 How KITC works
  • 18:50 Three presentations from Student Consultants on their recent consultancy assignments 
  • 19:50-20:00 Q&A and close

Followed by networking with refreshments until 21:00.