BUKD-J541 Consulting Process and Management
- 12 weeks
- 3.00 credits
(formerly BUKD-X500: Consulting Process and Management)
*Prerequisite for fall 2019 admits and later: Core 1. Typically this course is offered in the Winter.
This intensive course develops the skills necessary for successful consulting engagements. It is useful for both individuals plan to work in an internal or external consulting role or who may expect to manage consultant engagements from the client side. We will practice consulting approaches to unstructured problems, the use of frameworks, and capacity building to understand and address client issues. You will learn how to sequentially structure a consulting project through problem identification, scope definition, project buy-in, hypothesis testing, presentation, and managing the client/consultant relationship. We will connect the technical skill set you have developed in other courses with various types of consulting. The course is also designed to help you explore hiring practices and how to approach various consulting industry segments.