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Business Technology Entry Route

What is the Business Technology Accelerate Programme Pathway?

The Business Technology pathway of the Accelerate programme is designed for talented graduates passionate about technology and who are seeking a career where they can combine technology and creative design to help clients solve complex business challenges.

Business Technology is the largest and fastest growing practice at Capgemini Invent. We are a trusted technology consulting & transformation business partner to our clients’ Chief Digital Information Officers (CDIOs) and the global Capgemini Group. We combine emotional intelligence, human-centric design and technology expertise to digitally transform our clients’ web and workplace experiences. We are successful in achieving this through our end-to-end portfolio of digital transformation service offers – Strategy, Design, Delivery, Architecture, Security and Change Management.

The Focus of Your Role

As an Associate Consultant you will embark on a stimulating and exciting journey where you will develop key skills that influence how our clients evolve the way they work, perform and achieve their goals. You’ll have the opportunity to work on large scale transformation programmes. You will ensure the smooth delivery of end-to-end projects by working flexibly, demonstrating intellectual capability and delivering innovative solutions for clients. The day-to-day tasks can vary from engagement with senior stakeholders, designing digital services, defining transformation strategies and managing positive client relationships.

What you will need

We are interested to hear from you if you have experience working in the industries we operate in and are keen to start a career in an environment where you can drive change.

  • Ideally, you will have some or all of the following: Natural curiosity about how technology can solve business and world problems
  • A passion and natural talent for emerging technology
  • Familiarity with current technology and/or security concepts/trends
  • Desirable but not mandatory; basic programming or prototyping skills
  • An understanding that users are at the heart of great digital products

At Capgemini Invent, although academics form part of our overall hiring decision, we do not select candidates purely on academic performance. We will assess your suitability for a role using several tools including video interviewing and assessment centres (all currently being held virtually).

Whilst in the Business Technology Academy, you can explore the different areas of work within Business Technology (known as “tribes”) and the various accreditations and training they offer. There are six tribes which are shown in the diagram below.

After graduating from ‘The Institute’, you will join the Business Technology Academy. The team structure of the Business Technology Academy is as follows:


Your first 3 months of the Accelerate Programme will be spent within The Institute, where you will learn core consulting skills and gain a broad understanding of everything we do at Capgemini Invent within a feed-back rich environment, you will then move into the Academy Period of the Accelerate Programme. You will then join The BT Academy, which is a great training ground for those wanting to get exposure to a range of technology-based consulting roles or those who want to specialise in certain fields such as User-Centred Design, Agile transformation, or Digital Security .

A heavy emphasis is placed on your development and being able to learn a variety of skills in a multitude of environments. During the programme you will benefit from wider learning opportunities and can choose from a suite of accreditations including:

  • User Centred Design (Google UX, NN/g, Interaction Design Foundations)
  • Cloud (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure)
  • Digital Workplace (Microsoft Power Platform, Change Management and Service Adoption)
  • Digital Security Fundamentals (CompTIA)
  • Technology Business Management
  • Digital and Business Architecture
  • Agile @ Scale (Scrum Master, Product Owner)
  • Business and soft skills (user empathy, design thinking, emotional intelligence)

What you can expect

Working alongside a world-class team with a wealth of consulting and industry experience, you will begin to create relationships across the organisation and acquire a foundation of consulting skills, tools and methodologies to help you accelerate your career. You will be part of a project team, building trust-based relationships at the heart of a client’s organisation, helping them change the way they work and transforming their business to achieve their goals. You’ll get early responsibility and build your skills through interesting and challenging work.

Why Capgemini Invent?

As a team, we value:

Engagement: We believe in providing a stimulating working environment where our consultants are empowered to share their values and are engaged in purposeful work.

Inclusiveness: We are building a diverse and inclusive environment that embraces and values different points of view. We run regular meet-ups, alumni events, and away days twice a year – all as chances to connect with the team, have fun and learn something new.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

Within the Business Technology Academy there are a variety of roles that you may take on, that include but are not limited to:

As a Business Analyst, you work as part of a multidisciplinary team, having responsibility for understanding user needs, working closely with our stakeholders, translating requirements into user stories and defining acceptance criteria.

As a Scrum Master, you guide teams and organisations on how to use Agile/Scrum practices. You facilitate reviews, retrospectives, daily stand ups and planning meetings, working closely with the scrum team and stakeholders, dealing with blockers and impediments.

As a Change Consultant you will work closely with stakeholders to understand the vision for change and identify the impacts of the change on the business, communicating these impacts to wider stakeholders.

As an interaction designer you will produce innovative designs, iterate prototypes and bring ideas to life. You will work closely with user researchers and content designers to test ideas and build understandable content into your designs.

As a user researcher you will be the voice of the user. Identifying, understanding and empathising with their needs to help shape the design of services. You will work directly with users to test designs and content so that their needs and goals are met.

As a content designer, you use data and evidence to design and structure content. 
Producing clear and accessible content for a wide and diverse range of users to meet their needs.