Fundamentals of consulting

A deep immersion into the world of consulting. This experiential programme provides first time consultants and new
entrants with everything they need to know about consulting when they start – mindset, effective consulting qualities,
consulting toolkit and is the essential guide for a successful career in consulting.

Learning outcomes

  • Develop clear and relevant objectives, topics for investigation and outputs for an assignment
  • Plan and organise efficient data collection
  • Draw logical conclusions from the data and develop practical recommendations for action and next steps
  • Work effectively as a team
  • Communicate more clearly

This programme is the result of extensive research with leading consultancy firms and management teams. It enables participants to hone their ability to respond to business problems or opportunities by increasing the power and effectiveness of their thinking and improving their capabilities.

Learning modules

  • Working in consulting teams
  • Understanding the client
  • Understanding the issue
  • Testing the hunches
  • Making sense of the data
  • Communicating clearly

Participant level: First-time Consultant, New Entrant

Duration: 3 days*

*Please note the duration of the programmes are given as a typical guideline, however all programmes are tailored to meet clients’ specific objectives.

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