OnTrack Consultancy

Consulting is the provision of expert skills or advice in exchange for monetary reward.  This course deals with the most common type of consulting – that of gathering information in order to make an informed recommendation or a finding to your client.

Sample Biz Guru Training Course

4D Project Methodology

A simple method that includes all the vital project management processes.

Super project methodology:

  • Decide

  • Design

  • Develop

  • Deploy

The aims of this course is to give staff moving into internal or external consultancy, exposure to key consulting skills such as:

  • Information Gathering
  • Report Writing
  • Proposal Preparation
  • Business Analysis
  • Undertaking Studies

Candidates will be given grounding in the key consulting skills well as the opportunity to explore problems and possible solutions from an experienced business manager.

It is anticipated that this course will particularly appeal to managers who wish to move into consulting either as members of large companies or as independent consultants.

Managers who will be required to make formal proposals or prepare Feasibility Studies in a structured way will also find this course particularly useful.

Computer staff working in the end-user environment will find this a useful introduction to business analysis.

About The Course

Consultants – what makes a good consultant and what key skills do they need? This CD based course aims to provide you with the fundamental skills required to make the leap from provider to informer. At the end of this course, you will have the vital skills and confidence to make informative proposals and recommendations. Learn how to gather business information, understand what your client really wants and transfer this into an informed proposal.

The course includes complex questions and workshops to test your lessons learnt. The final workshop can be marked by Biz Guru to provide certification and is inclusive in the price. This is CD based training is aimed at new project managers, those who wish to improve their skills with formal training and senior managers who wish to gain an understanding of what project managers do. Discover why project managers make it look so easy but it isn’t.

There are a number of exercises, workshops and scenarios within the course. They are designed to test and improve your knowledge. One of the workshops can be marked by Biz Guru to provide certification.

Summary of Course

Introduction

  • The role of the Consultant

Studies

  • Feasibility Studies
  • The Business Case
  • User Requirement Specification
  • Proposals

Gathering Information

  • Effective meetings
  • Questionnaires
  • Walkthroughs
  • Workshops
  • Prototypes

User Requirements

  • What are they?
  • Requirement Gathering
  • The Business Requirement

Reports and Proposals

  • Report Writing
  • Proposal writing & presentation

Summary of the Course

  • What is Consulting?
  • Why are consultants hired?
  • What are the qualities of a good consultant?.
  • What does the client want?

The Business Requirement

  • We need to consider:
  • From Problem to Proposal

User Requirements

  • Report Writing
  • Building the report – pegs and strings.
  • Report Structure:

Feasibility Study User Requirement Specification

Workshops, exercises and scenarios

20 pages of course notes

72 pages of slides

$175

Bid Management

On Track Bid Management Bid Management THE skill that takes your company from Wish To Win! Learn how to improve your chances of winning that that proposal whilst minimizing your risk and maximizing your profit.

OnTrack to Writing Winning Proposals Do you wish to bid or tender for business and not sure how to go about it? Do you keep bidding and never seem to be considered? Does your company wish to tender for extra work in order to expand? This training course will enable you to not only prepare yourselves but also present your capabilities and strengths in the best possible manner.

OnTrack Perfect PQQs The business world is highly competitive and one area where this is very easily seen is the awarding of contracts on the basis of tenders. As a result, there are many measures in place to weed out companies that do not make the grade. One of these measures is called a Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). Companies and Government agencies that use the tendering process to award contracts use PQQs to find out whether the companies that are desirous of doing their work are actually capable of doing it. This training course explains how to write a Perfect PQQ.

OnTrack Bid Toolkit Bidding for new projects can be very expensive both in time and resources. It is a plain fact that as you answer multiple RFPs you will note that many of the questions are similar. They all seem to ask about your company, your products and this or that strategy. This training course explains, with examples, how to build up your Bid Library – the documents that appear in 90% of all RFPs.

On Track Funding For Profit Are you searching for funding and not sure how to go about it? Do you keep applying for funding and never seem to be considered? Does your institution depend upon funding for expansion and enrichment? This training course will enable you to prepare yourselves and present your capabilities and strengths in the best possible manner.

Project Management

OnTrack Project ManagementIn charge of your first project, want to know what project management is all about or just want your projects to run more smoothly?

OnTrack Consultancy Consulting is the provision of expert skills or advice in exchange for monetary reward. This course deals with gathering information in order to make an informed recommendation or a finding to your client.

OnTrack Business Analysis Business analysts are the lifeblood of a project or consultancy assignment. They ensure that the business and the technical staff are able to understand each other's requirements and constraints. Want to become skilled at this?

Career

On Track to a Great Interview Getting a new job is hard work and the interview seems to be the most stressful. This training course will take you through how to prepare for an interview and what to expect from different types of interviews.