Business Consulting Graduate Programme

Launch your career in Business Consulting working with acclaimed multinational clients, with award-winning training, hands-on experience and support programmes


Why choose Business Consulting at FDM?

At FDM, we will give you the opportunity, skills and support to launch your successful career through our acclaimed Business Graduate Programme. Following our renowned training programme, you will have the knowledge and confidence to work as an FDM Business Consultant with our industry-leading clients.

Every year, we launch the careers of thousands of graduates across the globe who go on to work with our clients on exciting tech projects. This could be influencing multi-million pound ventures or helping to develop cutting-edge technologies and applications.

As an FDM Business Consultant, you’ll work as a fully integrated member of our clients’ teams, allowing you to have a positive impact and make a real difference. So, why not get started?

What you’ll do on the Business Graduate Programme

Our extensive training programme will equip you with the skills and confidence you need for a real step up in your career, covering both technical and commercial modules, as well as professional skills.

After completing the FDM Business Graduate Programme foundational training, you will be offered two distinct routes. You can follow the Risk, Regulation and Compliance pathway or the Business Consultant pathway, where you will train to enter a role as either a Project Support Officer or a Business Analyst.

Once trained, you will be placed on-site with one of our clients and get started on the exciting projects they have in store for you.

Read more about pursuing a job as Business Analyst and Project Support Officer.

Programme career paths

Check out the roles below to find out more about each specialism. If you’re not sure which career path will suit you best, we can help you decide.
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Business Intelligence

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Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence consultants are customer-focused and solutions orientated. They help businesses make smarter data-driven strategic decisions through use of advanced data gathering and interpretation capabilities.

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Business Analysis and Project Management

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Business Analysis and Project Management

The FDM Business Analysis and Project Management training programme is designed to give you a head start and equip you with the skills you need to succeed in your new role. You will learn from industry experts and gain expertise across a broad range of business-critical areas, as well as financial industry awareness.

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Risk, Regulation and Compliance

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Risk, Regulation and Compliance

Risk, Regulation and Compliance Analysts (RRC) are forecasters and navigators. Working mainly in the financial sector, they use their commercial knowledge and experience to identify potential risks, safeguard assets against threat and analyse an organisation’s capacity for success within the industry. As an FDM RRC Analyst, you will play a strategic role predicting trends and future changes to ensure a business remains viable, profitable and safe.

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What our consultants say

Heidi Wong

Heidi Wong

Business Analyst / PMO

I work independently on multiple local and overseas projects, covering the US and APAC regions. I’ve learnt so much about each market and different local regulations! Finding solutions is a repeated and on-going process and it’s really satisfying as you can witness your own growth in capability.

James McCarthy

James McCarthy

Data Analyst

I can see how data is manipulated and transformed to create valuable insight for end-users, as well as apply my own logic to create stories. We are also migrating many of our assets to cloud platforms which involves a lot of development and testing. 

Chermaine Sin

Chermaine Sin

Project Assistant

FDM provided the training for me to gain relevant technical knowledge, including SQL, Excel, data warehouse and Power BI. I am now working as a project assistant. I mainly monitor multiple projects for the solution delivery team, which involves various projects, from new e-exam platforms to updating the departmental website.

Do you qualify for the FDM Business Graduate Programme?

We focus on hiring adaptable, passionate and ambitious individuals; it is your drive that matters, not the details of your degree. That’s why we welcome candidates from all degree subjects and universities and no prior experience is needed.

If you are excited about starting your career in business, particularly within a tech environment, apply now. You will need to be:

  • Educated to a degree level (bachelor or higher) – No STEM required
  • An excellent communicator
  • Eligible to work in Singapore
  • Able to commit to the full 2.5-year graduate careers programme

Application Process

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Apply Online

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Apply Online

Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.

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Telephone Interview

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Telephone Interview

A member of the FDM recruitment team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity for you to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview

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Video Interview

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Video Interview

During the video interview, you will be asked some questions so that we can get to know you better. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for more information.

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Online Tests

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Online Tests

Here you will undertake numerical, verbal reasoning and IT aptitude tests to assess your skill sets so we can make sure you are aligned to a role that matches your strengths.

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Assessment Centre

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Assessment Centre

This is your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the programme. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience.

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Support and Development

Our goal is to ensure happy and successful placements, which is why we have several support programmes in place to do just that. From learning and development to engagement and networking to wellbeing programmes, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Wellbeing
Programme

Wellbeing
Programme
The online wellbeing portal includes access to a variety of useful resources including access to professional guidance and advice. We also have a number of Wellbeing Ambassadors throughout the FDM community.

Consultant
Experience Partners

Consultant
Experience Partners
Dedicated Consultant Experience Partners provide additional support and career guidance for our consultants while they are on client site.

Mentoring
Programme

Mentoring
Programme
The mentoring programme matches people based on their career aspirations with those who have demonstrable experience and expertise.

Online Learning and
Development Program

Online Learning and
Development Program
Our consultants have access to a range of virtual training sessions, webinars and discussions as well as e-learning platforms including LinkedIn Learning and Intuition Know-How.

FDM
Networks

FDM
Networks
FDM Staff Networks are employee led resource groups to support and raise awareness around specific shared characteristics.

Employee
Recognition Awards

Employee
Recognition Awards
We continuously recognise and celebrate our people’s achievements through company awards such as ‘Consultant of the Month’ and ‘Consultant of the Year’.

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)
Yammer provides all FDM employees with a virtual platform to connect and socialise with each other.

Consultant
Experience Events

Consultant
Experience Events
We host a variety of virtual events each month to connect with our people and ensure everyone feels a part of the FDM community.

Employee
Engagement Surveys

Employee
Engagement Surveys
Our partner, Inpulse, help us create employee surveys which enable us to gain a better understanding of our people’s views and help us take positive action to accommodate their needs.

CEO
Communications

CEO
Communications
Our CEO, Rod Flavell, keeps us
up-to-date regularly through LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Check out #RodsRoundUp videos to find out more.

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