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What To Expect When You’re Not Expecting: “What’s A 180 Degrees Consulting UGM?”
What the heck is a 180 Degrees Consulting UGM? What does it do? Well, find your answers here... 😉
“What is 180 Degrees Consulting, sih?”
My friends asked similar questions when I told them that we are recruiting new members. It is such a fundamental question that it left me wondering: is this going to be my next topic to write?
As my friend was asking this, I contemplated quite long to form an answer before I held a finger and said to them: “Wait. I’m going to write an article about this.” because this is the golden time to answer the question while also letting you know that we are having an open recruitment! 🎉 🎉 (All of yous who is an UGM student need to apply ASAP to make this article worthwhile 😝)
Therefore, this article is made to let people know what 180 Degrees Consulting UGM stands for and how it works. The idea of the organization is to provide high-quality consulting services to social impact organizations so they can improve and expand their services. As our president, Schalke Anindya, stated: “This year, our organization adopts the values of “CloSER: Collaborative, Socially-driven, Excellent, and Responsible.” In this 2022/23 term, we aspire 180DC UGM to be a platform that fosters the 180DC UGM community as industry-ready consultants and supports clients in delivering long-lasting social impacts.”
To understand better, 180 Degrees Consulting is an international consultancy organization that operates in 40+ countries, with over 150 branches. We are a local Indonesia branch for 180 Degrees Consulting, the world’s largest consultancy for non-profits and social enterprises. As of now, we are the first Indonesia branch out of the three branches of 180 Degrees Consulting in Indonesia.
At the forefront of desirable change, 180 Degrees Consulting UGM has helped various entities in overcoming the challenges they face at extremely affordable rates. We aim to further broaden its reach through various programs accessible to the public. Therefore, we offer pro-bono consulting services by a qualified and trained student.
Not only that you would be able to have immediate contribution and exposure on consultancy projects of SMEs and enterprises, we also help you to nurture your interest and skills in Business through the involvement of our organizational role: Functional Analysts and Project Leader/Analysts.
Let’s talk about Project Leader and Analysts.
Ever dream of pursuing a career in Boston Consulting Group… or Mckinsey? You’re in the perfect place. Stay with me.
Before heading head first into the identity of Project Leader/Analysts, it is indispensable to be reminded of the fundamentals of consulting. Consulting itself (consultancy.eu) is defined as the practice of providing a third party with expertise on a matter in exchange for a fee. Harvard Business Review deduce the purposes of Consulting as below:
Consultants, individuals who assist the management to establish the problem-solution fit, are responsible in achieving the aforementioned steps. Most of the time, the traditional steps of purposes are the main practice within the industry as it is the most requested service by clients. However, many consultants aspire to achieve the additional goals. This practice is what Project Leaders and Project Analysts are going to perform with our very own clients.
Interested in learning more about Project Leader and Analysts? Visit this link: bit.ly/180DC-PAPLRecruitmentBooklet-Cycle2
As of now, we are currently seeking for a dynamic team of students who care about making a difference to apply their skills in our organization and real client projects. It is of our utmost importance to give passionate individuals from UGM to have professional experience in consultancy and business industry. Thus, we will be recruiting new members acting as Project Analysts and Project Leaders, giving passionate individuals a concrete chance in handling real-life projects, solving complex challenges by our clients, and recommending our clients with solutions for the betterment of society.
Applications for Project Analyst and Project Leader are currently open until January, 12th 2023. Interested in joining?
Visit this link to register: bit.ly/180DC-PAPLRecruitmentFormCycle2