Learn the Core Skills of Management Consulting
Learn the tools and techniques used by the best management consultants from the leading firms.
Learn the tools and techniques used by all the leading consulting firms. If you want to learn how to be a great consultant and build a solid foundation of skills, these are the skills you just need to know. The Business Consulting Basics Mega Bundle toolkit contains 10 tools and over 150 pages of detailed how-to instructions, templates and tips from the experts to get you to maximum productivity quickly.
Tool #1: Workshop Facilitation
Learn how to run workshops of 10 to over 100 participants like a professional facilitator. Master the techniques used by the leading management consultants who know how to orchestrate large business audiences to solve complex problems and design new ways of working. You'll get detailed how-to instructions and tips on everything from managing difficult audience members through to the practical instructions for preparing and running a successful workshop
Tool #2: Hypothesis-based Analysis
A vast majority of high pressure top-tier consulting projects used hypothesis-based analysis. Also known as inductive reasoning, hypothesis-based analysis is a key to making consulting engagements move in a fast and focused manner. Once you learn how to perform hypothesis-based analysis, your productivity will increase substantially and you'll be capable of getting to the root of critical business problems without any wasted time or effort.
Tool #3: The Five Whys Method
The Five Whys method is a disciplined and structured method for conducting root-cause analysis. It is extremely effective in workshop environments and one on one settings. As a competent practitioner of the Five Whys method you'll know how to uncover business improvement opportunities quickly and reliably.
Tool #4: Affinity Diagrams
Affinity Diagramming is a flexible method for taking disparate ideas and information sets and bringing structure and organization. Affinity Diagrams are highly effective in group environments for gathering a wide range of ideas and inputs and looking for common themes and patterns. Affinity Diagrams are useful for brainstorming, requirements gathering and root cause analysis. Become a master of Affinity Diagramming.
Tool #5: The RACI Process
The RACI process is a powerful tool that aids in ensuring appropriate allocation of work across team members in a consulting engagement. It is also a useful business analysis tool that allows a deeper understanding of how work is distributed in operational environments. Get the instructions and templates to do RACI right.
Tool #6: Data Collection Planning
All good consulting projects start with a clear data collection plan. Data collection planning is an essential part of high quality business analysis - ensuring that the right data is gathered in the right ways in order to build up a deep understanding of current operational performance. Knowing through data how the business operates is a foundation step necessary before improvement can take place. Get the templates, expert tips and instructions on how to do data collection planning effectively.
Tool #7: Brown Paper Process Mapping
Brown paper process mapping is one of the most powerful (and possibly underrated) management consulting skills. It involves facilitation, stakeholder management and disciplined process analysis skills. Master this technique and you will be able to drive incredible business value in an accelerated time frame. Get detailed instructions, expert tips, templates and you'll be a master of brown paper process mapping in no time.
Tool #8: PEST Analysis
PEST analysis is a proven, reliable method for understanding and analyzing market dynamics, industry trends and the macro-environment. This allows formulation of strategies and initiatives to drive business growth and secure market share against the competition. You'll learn how to do PEST Analysis with detailed instructions, templates and tips from the experts.
Tool #9: Porter's Five Forces Analysis
Porter's Five Forces works hand-in-hand with PEST Analysis and is a very effective, reliable management consulting method for analyzing market dynamics. You'll get step-by-step instructions for how to use Porter's Five Forces Analysis, templates and expert tips to avoid common mistakes and maximize the value you deliver.
Tool #10: Business Improvement Benefits Cases
Writing a robust business case for any business improvement initiative is a critical management consulting skill. In this guide you'll learn how to create a benefits case, how to test it and how to extrapolate the results as you scale your business improvement program. You'll get detailed instructions for writing a benefits case, a fully worked example and a proven template for writing your next benefits case.
These tools will make you a better management consultant or your money back!
The team at Expert Toolkit are so confident that the Business Consulting Basics Mega Bundle with its 10 tools, detailed instructions, tips, examples and templates will make you a better consultant that we offer a complete money-back guarantee should you not be 100% satisfied. Buy it today, start using the tools in your business and with your clients and if you’re not completely satisfied, simply let us know and we’ll issue you a prompt refund.
Get the Business Consulting Basics Mega Bundle - only $29.99 for the Digital edition or $39.99 for the Print edition.