Consulting in Practice

July 10, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
July 11, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course provides students with key knowledge that will help them understand the nature of consulting. Course material features lessons in the different types of consulting and key takeaways to help students assess the viability of a consulting career.

PREREQUISITE
Post-graduate work experience is highly meaningful but not necessary.

LEARNING OUTCOMES / COURSE OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, students will have been introduced to the following topics:


COURSE COST
$750

INSTRUCTOR
Eric Marin | Bio (PDF)
Phone Number: (713) 705-7442

COURSE STRUCTURE & MATERIALS
This course is team-based. Each Team will be composed of 3-5 students. Each Team is responsible for providing its own materials for all assignments, such as pens, paper, and computers. Instructor will provide business case documents and report-out formats. There are no textbooks for this course.

COURSE SCHEDULE

DAYTOPICKEY TAKEAWAYSIN CLASS ASSIGNMENT

1

Overview of Consulting
What is this course about?

What are the key takeaways?
What types of consulting exist?
Who are the principal consulting firms?
Who are the buyers?
How is consulting priced?
How to sell consulting services?
How is consulting delivered?
What’s the makeup of a consulting team?

Team Assignments

Strategy & Process Consulting

What is strategy consulting?
What is process consulting?
How do I listen for and identify client issues?
How do I analyze and solve issues?
How do I present solutions?

Each Team will break out and be presented with a business case for a set of Strategy and Process issues faced by a client. Teams will study the issues and present results in a pre-arranged report-out format.

2

Technology & Change Consulting

What is technology consulting?
What is change consulting?
How do I listen for and identify client issues?
How do I analyze and solve issues?
How do I present solutions?

Each Team will break out and be presented with a business case for a set of Technology and Change issues faced by a client. Teams will study the issues and present results in a pre-arranged report-out format.

Where do I go from here?

What do I consult in?
Work solo or with a firm?
How do I hire on with a firm?
How do I go it alone?

Class Discussion & Class Certificate

 


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