Consultancy

Consulting is the provision of expert skills or advice in exchange for monetary reward.

Consultancy

On Track 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.

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:

The Business Requirement

  • We need to consider:
  • From Problem to Proposal

Feasibility Study User Requirement Specification

Workshops, exercises and scenarios

20 pages of course notes

72 pages of slides

$175