OVERVIEW OF A CAREER IN CONSULTING & STRATEGY


WORKING IN CONSULTING & STRATEGY

Working as a Management Consultant

Management Consultants, sometimes called management analysts or simply consultants suggest ways to improve an organization's efficiency. They advise leaders / the board of businesses how to make their organisation more profitable, typically by cutting costs whilst simultaneously increasing turnover.

The work of a management consultant will vary from organization to organization, but in general any business who hires their services expects them to analyze various aspects of the organization such as finances, operations, processes, management and structure.

Some projects require a team of consultants specializing in one area, while other projects, consultants, work independently with managers and clients within the organization.

Consultants tend to specialize in a particular industry, such as healthcare or telecommunications. In government, management analysts usually specialize within an agency type, and that means eliminating duplication and unnecessary jobs.

Organizations that need the help of management consultants typically seek suggestions from consultants to help them develop strategies that enable them to remain competitive in the current and future marketplace.  Usually, although not always, management consultants...