Consulting is a major global industry and understanding how consulting works is important both for students who might be interested in a consulting career and also for students who may need to purchase consulting and work with consultants in their career. In addition the consultative approach to problem-solving is a powerful set of skills and methods that can be used by any professional in their work.
This Module provides an in-depth review of consulting and the consultative approach. It uses a mix of lectures, seminars and practical exercises to enable students to understand consulting methods and approaches, hear real-world examples of consulting case studies and have the opportunity to practice consulting methods.
This module aims to introduce a range of skills required to successfully engage in management consultancy and to provide opportunities to apply particular skills.
This is a challenging module requiring students to have good analytical and communication skills as the lecture(s) and assignment will require working in groups, analysis, presentation and report writing.