This covers all the consulting basics. Why do clients hire consultants? What are the top 10 superpowers that consultants have? How do you get a consulting job? How do you break-down problems? Why do consultants love data? How do consultants get smart quickly? How can you persade others with your thinking, analysis, presentations, and words?
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- What do management consultants do? What are some of the tools and skills that I can apply to my work? Why is problem solving a super-power?
- What are consulting firms looking for ? What do consulting projects look like? How should I network with firms? What is the key to case interviews?
- How to break down problems? How to use hypotheses? How to request data? How to clean data? How to use a DMAIC process improvement framework?
- How to get smart quickly on a new topic? What is industry analysis? How to benchmark companies? How to make great excel models?
This is the #4 course in the specialization on management consulting. Management consultants are quick learners. When you first join a generalist consulting firm, you are expected to learn core consulting skills and will likely be staffed on projects across industry and functions.
This is the #5 course in the specialization on management consulting. In the previous 4 courses, we’ve learned how consultants break down problems with tools and logical thinking. Now, it’s time to bring all the parts together into consulting-quality presentations and deliverables.
This is the #3 course in the specialization on management consulting. Management consultants excel at solving difficult and complex business problems. How do they do this? Shouldn’t clients know more about their situation than external consultants?
This is the #2 course in the specialization on management consulting. In this course, we will learn how consulting firms work and how they make money. This can help you network with recruiters and prepare for the case interviews.