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Know what you want to do after you graduate
from college?
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Like to travel?
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Have been to another country?
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Would like the opportunity to fly to work each
week?
Knew there were jobs where you could to fly
to work each week?
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Know anyone who is a “Consultant”?
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Understand what a ‘Consultant’ actually does?
Global Consulting
Michael J. Vasicek
May, 2014
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Northwood University graduate
◦ MBA: Business Management
◦ BBA: Business Management
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Global Consultant
◦ Accenture
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Traveled to 32 countries
◦ Global Entry, Sky Priority, 68 Passport Stamps, 6 Visas
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Giving professional advice
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A firm or person with expert
knowledge/resources to execute a role or
division of business
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Consulting is across all fields of business
◦ Software, Six Sigma, Accounting, Cooking, Interior
Decorating, etc.
Just to name a few…
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Accenture
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McKinsey & Company
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IBM
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Deloitte
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Tata Consulting Services
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KPMG
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Back Office Associates
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Bain & Company
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Judge Group
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PwC
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Ernst & Young
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The Boston Consulting Group
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Working with an international client
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Providing professional advice at an
international level
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Traveling to foreign sites to provide on-site
support and management
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Relocating under a Work Visa or Work Permit
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Becoming a expatriate
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Complete a degree in your field of interest
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Get as much work experience as you can
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Become a SME (subject matter expert)
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Network and identify key individuals
◦ People who work at Fortune 500 firms
◦ People who work for major consulting firms
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Build relationships
◦ Ask for entry level positions
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Worked full-time during my college tenure
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Heavily involved in the community
◦ Community Business Committees
◦ Non-Profit Board of Directors
◦ Volunteered often
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Attended business conferences, Chamber of
Commerce events, etc.
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Recruited by an Accenture Manager
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Campus Speakers/Events
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DECA or similar organizations
◦ Attend conferences/workshops
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Community Committees
◦ MDBA – Midland Downtown Business Association
◦ MyPros – Midland Young Professionals
◦ Bay City Players Marketing Committee
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Board of Directors
◦ Bay City Players
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Quickly became an SME in my area of work
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Asked for additional work
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Drafted proposals for work efficiency changes
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Offered assistance where issues arose
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Asked for travel opportunities
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Management Consulting
◦ Project Management
 Served on 9 Projects
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Global Testing SME/Data Project Manager
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International work experience:
◦ Brasil, China, India, The Netherlands and Belgium
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Certifications
◦ SAP Bootcamp
◦ ISTQB – Global Testing Certification
Michael J. Vasicek 王思科
[email protected]
+1 989 859 4341
www.linkedin.com/in/michaelvasicek
Become Global, Not Just Local.
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