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Alex Dickey

Alex Dickey brings almost 30 years of experience managing and growing consulting organizations and defining, developing, and implementing innovative solutions for the world’s leading financial institutions to UNC Kenan-Flagler.

He teaches consulting skills and frameworks and is a faculty advisor to the STAR program. 

Stevie McNeal

Stevie McNeal is a Professor of the Practice for Consulting Skills Framework and Healthcare Consulting at Kenan-Flagler. She also serves as a STAR Program Faculty Advisor.

Prior to Kenan-Flagler, Stevie was with McKinsey & Company for 7 years, focused on Market Strategy, Organizational Effectiveness. 

Linda Vo 

Linda Vo specializes in careers in consulting and strategy after having spent eight years in the consulting industry. As a Career & Leadership Coach, her strengths are in helping students craft and tell their stories as well as in preparing students for case interviews.  

Linda works closely with her team, the Consulting Club and consulting faculty to develop workshops and curriculum to better the problem solving skills of students.

STAR Program

As part of Student Teams Achieving Results (STAR), you’ll serve as part of a team of consultants to leading corporations and nonprofit organizations. You’ll be tasked with developing comprehensive recommendations and actionable strategies. All teams are guided by a faculty advisor with significant business consulting/corporate experience and an executive from the client organization. We complete more than 20 high-impact, action-oriented consulting engagements each year.

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Consulting Concentration

UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Consulting Concentration aims to help prepare you for a successful career in consulting, with a focus on rapid career advancement during the critical first four years with a consulting firm. We offer courses and workshops designed to sharpen your team problem-solving skills, and consulting students participate in a variety of experiential learning opportunities such as our STAR consulting program and national case competitions.

                                             Curriculum Snapshot

Consulting Concentration Requirements

Courses Include (pick 2 cool sounding ones): 

  • Consulting Skills & Frameworks

  • Advanced Consulting Skills & Frameworks

  • STAR (see below for further information)

  • Managing the Professional Service Firm 

Students must also take 2 electives from the following list of courses:

  • Value Chain Innovation

  • Data Analytics: Tools & Opportunities

  • Strategic Sourcing

  • Technology Strategy

  • Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation

  • Marketing Analytics: Big Data & Marketing

  • Pricing

  • Corporate Strategy

  • Sales 

  • Global Business Strategy