Management Consulting: Delivering an Effective Project by Louise WickhamManagement Consulting: Delivering an Effective Project by Louise Wickham

Management Consulting: Delivering an Effective Project

byLouise Wickham, Jeremy Wilcock

Paperback | May 4, 2012

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Management consulting remains a popular career choice but undertaking a consulting project for the first time can seem a daunting prospect for any student or new professional.

This book, now in its fourth edition, aims specifically to guide you through the process of management consultancy, while also providing tips and techniques for the more seasoned practitioner. The authors and contributors, who all have been consultants, deliver this from their accumulated knowledge and insights.

Anybody studying management consulting or undertaking a consulting project will benefit from the ideas contained inside this book.

Louise Wickhamis the Director of Wickham Consulting Services Ltd and a practising consultant specialising in strategy and marketing. She has over 25 years business experience, both within companies and as a consultant, working for a wide range of consumer-facing businesses and was co-author of the 3rd edition ofManagement Consulting. ...
Title:Management Consulting: Delivering an Effective ProjectFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.5 × 7.4 × 0.9 inPublished:May 4, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0273768743

ISBN - 13:9780273768746


Table of Contents


Part One Management consulting in context and how it adds value
1: The nature of management consulting and how it adds value~
2: Consulting: the wider context and consulting process
3: The skills of the consultant and the project proposal
4: Consulting across borders and cultures
Robinson Mason case study: Part 1

Part Two: Project evaluation and analysis
5: Defining the destination, developing a strategy and understanding change
6: Evaluating client capabilities and business opportunities
7: Working with clients and teams: the 'soft skills'
Robinson Mason case study: Part 2

Part Three: Undertaking the project
8: Working with the client
9: Creative approaches for developing solutions
10: Analysing decision-making in the client business and the decision context
11: Consulting project planning and time management
Robinson Mason case study: Part 3

Part Four: Delivering the product to the client
12: Communication skills and presenting your ideas
13: Learning from success
14: Consulting as a career

Appendix: Example of a consulting report