Management Consulting Project Essentials Pro
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Management Consulting Project Essentials Pro

Develop a corporate strategy for a multi-million business to revive sales and streamline operations
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 22 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand management consulting project
  • Get yourself prepared for management consulting project
  • Master the client engagement process
  • Solve business problems like McKinsey and BCG consultants do
  • Write a winning consulting proposal
  • Understand project management guru tools and techniques
  • Become desirable to employers
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Prepare you to move on to intermediate level management consulting training
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Requirements
  • Basic working knowledge
  • Motivation to improve your own business and do great work that makes a difference
Description

Put yourself in a position to earn a six-figure salary while you maximize the efficiency of any business. 

Do something great with your life.

Great job imagining! Now let’s make it happen.

Project Management Success gives you insights to help a corporation get back on its feet, grow, achieve, and exceed its goals. 

Making you indispensable.

The course explores real-world business opportunities and challenges from a management consulting project perspective, to develop a full-length corporate strategy for a multi-million business to revive sales, streamline operations, and cut costs. 

You will receive step-by-step guides, in-depth case studies, templates, tool kits, and methodologies.

Topics include:

    • Project management fundamentals
    • Understanding client engagement
    • Developing corporate strategy for a multi-million company
    • Reversing declining profitability
    • Interpersonal skills in the work space
    • Qualities that make a great leader
    • Training your brain to think analytically
    • Writing winning project proposal

My name is Simon Richardson and I am the person behind Management Consulting Project Essentials course. I have years of experience on high-level management positions in huge corporations, where I worked with top-notched consultants as their client. Later on, I became a consultant myself.

I discovered that consulting is not only about tools, templates and mythologies that are used exclusively in the top consulting firms. It’s also about powerful mindsets, leadership and interpersonal skills which you can apply every day to accelerate your influence. A good consultant can really make a difference in the way corporations are managed. That’s why if you feel that’s your calling, then you owe it to yourself and to businesses everywhere to make it happen!

Let’s create your success story together! Click bellow and sign up for the course that will change your life and give you the tools to make the world a better place.

Act Now!

[Yes! Make Me A Successful Business Consultant!]

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who's eager to learn management consulting
  • Anyone who's going to succeed in consulting project
  • Anyone who wants to improve career
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 64 Lectures Collapse All 64 Lectures 06:22:40
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:58

Hi, I'm Simon Richardson. Thanks for watching my course.

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Feel free to contact me via hi@sapbrief.com if any questions.

Preview 00:56

This course was designed to provide management consulting and project management skills you can apply immediately, no matter which video you jump to in the course.

Preview 01:02
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Preparing for Management Consulting Project
9 Lectures 17:37

Let us start by explaining what management is consulting. In essence it is understanding how a business works.

Preview 01:51

Many firms turn to management consultants to give them an edge in their marketplace. Consultants tend to have the knowledge and expertise to give insights to management about the ways they can improve a business and achieve its goals.

Preview 01:51

Now we understand broadly the fundamentals, let us look closer at what’s a management consulting project.

Preview 01:01

In this lecture, we’re gonna introduce our client - H. Huntsman & Sons in this study.

Preview 01:23

To understand how we get to those outcomes, I will now take you through the six main project phases.

Preview 06:12

Now that I've taken you through the six key stages to a project, I will introduce you to two optional project phases.

Understanding optional project phases
01:46

Let us now turn to how management consulting works in general.

How management consulting project works?
03:33

Quiz
1 question


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Phase 1 - Defining Problem
10 Lectures 25:15

As you will have gathered, defining the problem is a lot harder than it sounds. Therefore let’s spend some time looking at problem definition in this section.

Understanding problem statement
02:32

Let us now turn to our client Huntsman to see how we define the key questions.

Case - Defining function objectives
02:13

Like the interview with the CEO to reconfirm their function objectives, management consultant should be familiar with one common feature of a consulting project - interview. There are my tips for how to make sure they go well.

Practicing focus interviews
04:32

The Project Charter is the agreement between management consulting firm and its client. It is used to obtain commitment from all the affected groups and individuals within a specific project.

Case - Creating Project charter
03:45

Both key stakeholders of Huntsman and management consulting project team agrees with the problem statement and project chapter, we will use 3C and 1P framework to perform preliminary study.

Case - Preliminary study
05:27

After several alignment meetings with the client, the project proposal is created. The project proposal aims to successfully manage the client's expectations by having a clear representation of the consultant and what they are offering the client.

Writing project proposal
02:04

Whilst this sounds straight forward, the substance is of course important. The approach to the proposal also must be suitably sophisticated. Let me now take you through the tips for writing a winning proposal.

Tips for writing a winning proposal
03:29

After problem definition and preliminary analysis, we’ve successfully understood the customer background and clarified the function objective of this study. So what’re we going to do is to write a proposal in a professional legal language, and normally, it should be done by corporate legal department.

Case - Creating proposal
01:13

Project timeline
1 page

Management consulting proposal samples
1 page

Quiz
1 question
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Phase 2 - Structuring Problem
7 Lectures 17:42

Complex, ‘messy’ questions need to be broken down into manageable subsets of issues. Problem structuring is a simple technique to do this. It is used by lawyers and management consultants. In fact it is used in all forms of project management. And whilst it can be complex it is perfectly understandable.

Structuring problem
00:59

In this video, we're going to explain how to structure a problem.

How to structure a problem?
02:10

Let me now share my tips for successful problem structuring in this video

As with most simple processes, the quality of the input impacts upon the quality of the output. Shortcuts can be tempting, but a consultant needs to be honest about what the impact they will have on the output. Put simply: ‘Garbage in = garbage out’. This is can be said for every step of the process.

Tips for successful problem structuring
02:16

MECE is a principle frequently used by management consulting firms to describe a way of organizing information. In this lecture, we'll dive into MECE principle.

Mutually exclusive and collective exhaustive
04:06

After we understand the essential tips and rules of structuring problem, we can go ahead to structure our study by using the most popular profitability framework.

Preview 04:39

The “80/20 rule” is a commonly used term in consulting to prioritize the work stream. If you are already familiar with the term then we can skip this part.

Preview 03:32

Case - Completed problem structure
2 pages

Quiz
1 question
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Phase 3 - Developing Hypothesis
5 Lectures 07:36

Once a consultant has completed structuring and prioritizing the problem, hypotheses would be developed for the prioritized branches at this stage. Note it is only for the prioritized branches.

Introduction to hypothesis
00:54

When consultants begin a new project they cannot know what the best solution is. However, experienced consultants use their experience and intuition to make an educated guess about what the best answer will be.

How to develop hypotheses?
02:36

In this video, I'll now take you on to develop hypothesizes based on the prioritized branches.

Case - Developing hypothesis
01:21

An Issue Tree is very similar to a Logic Tree; however an Issue Tree is a series of questions directly related to the hypothesis.

Exploring issue tree
02:45

Case - Issue tree
1 page

Quiz
1 question
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Phase 4 - Building workplan
3 Lectures 03:16

Workplan is a document which consulting firms use to organize a project. A workplan should outline how the management consulting firm plans to complete a quality project within a specific timeframe and a set budget.

Researching workplan
01:20

Now that we have completed phase 3 and we have our hypothesis, it is time to scope baseline.

How to create a workplan?
01:56

Case - Workplan
4 pages

Quiz
1 question
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Phase 5 - Conducting Analysis
7 Lectures 24:38

In this lecture, we’re going to talk about the deals with how to gather data and facts

Gathering data and facts
00:54

Let’s now turn to the first hypothesis, - Due to increasing demand, cutting the price of bespoke suit by 25% will positively impact annual income.

Hypothesis 1 - Price cuts
03:58

Now let’s turn to the second hypothesis.

Due to rapid growth rate of demand for high-end measure-to-made and ready-to-wear clothing, entering China market will increase customer coverage, resulting in achieving long term vision.

Preview 08:19

Now let’s turn to the third hypothesis of our study.

Due to rich industrial knowledge and influence, Entering online magazine business in US will expand product line, positively effecting branding and income statement.

Hypothesis 3 - Business growth
08:01

Now we’ll analyze the last hypothesis

Due to supplier consolidation, purchased costs, management costs will be declined, leading to increased stakeholder satisfaction and cost efficient procurement.

Hypothesis 4 - Supplier consolidation
03:26

Case - Completed issue tree
1 page

Case - Completed initiative sheet
1 page

Quiz
1 question
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Phase 6 - Synthesizing and Presenting Findings
8 Lectures 11:52

After weeks of analysis, we’ll finally present our findings to the senior executives. To write a quality management consulting storyboard, we need to synthesizing our findings first.

Understanding Synthesizing
02:17

In this lecture, I'll show you some examples of synthesis.

Example of Synthesis
00:40

Here’s a brief structure which shows the opposite of synthesis.

The Opposite of Synthesis
00:37

Case - Synthesis
4 pages

After synthesis, now it’s time to write our consulting report.

Writing the consulting report
02:09

And there you have your report. Now on to the presentation keynotes.

Presenting findings
06:09

Quiz
1 question

Recap project process
2 pages

Management consulting report samples
1 page
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Homework
1 Lecture 01:00

By now, we’ve successfully delivered the full-length study. To wrap this course and get you moving, I'm gonna give you a little homework. Actually, it’s a small but interesting project.

Creating your study
01:00
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 02:51

I hope you enjoyed this course and that you're leaving with an understanding of management consulting project and how you can support the growth of these consulting skills and mindsets within your company.

Next steps
01:04

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