MGMT 460 Strategic Consulting

A strategic management consultant provides strategic guidance, tactical advice, and implementation support to senior managers in industry and government. Students in this course will learn to make value propositions that reflect their clients goals and maximize their clients competitive potential. Topics include industry analysis, consulting skills development, consultant-client relationships, stages of consulting (contracting, data collection and diagnosis, feedback and the decision to act, developing client commitment, implementation, results, and accountability), ethics in consulting, and differences between internal and external consulting. Students will learn to understand resistance and manage meetings; they will study project management and the management of consulting firms.

co-rec: MGMT 401, senior standing.