This course is to provide a practical and current review of the management consulting process and practice. It has been designed to provide learners with specific consulting skills and strategies that will allow them to develop either an external or internal consulting career.
The course also provides a useful overview for those learners who may need to hire management consultants themselves. The context of this course is pragmatic and tactical. It will provide the learner with hands-on experience in the application of analytical critical thinking and problem solving submitting proposals, gathering information, and writing client reports on an individual and team basis.
Critical areas covered:
• Introduction to Management Consulting
• The 5 phases of the consulting process
• Functional analysis – Introduction of the External and Internal Size up process
• Developing a consulting practice in various fields – internal and external
• Pricing and Time Management
• Developing the business plan -Basics
Michele Vincenti Ph.D., MBA, M.A. (HOS), CIM, FCSI, STI, CMC, C.I.M., F.CIM, CMgr (UK), F.CMI (UK)
Dr. Vincenti has over 25 years of experience in the financial sector, both as a consultant and as an executive in financial institutions. Prior to founding Alvana Inc., Dr. Vincenti owned and operated a large insurance agency in Italy and also managed the Wealth Management Division of a Canadian Credit Union.
Dr. Vincenti is also faculty member for Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC (Canada), Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU), Vancouver, BC (Canada), and University Canada West, Vancouver, BC (Canada).
Dr. Vincenti’s experience lies in strategic business planning with a focus on international development.
He has completed a PhD in Human Organizational Systems at Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California and an MBA in Executive Management at Royal Roads University, Canada.
He holds the following designations: Certified Investment Manager (CIM), Fellow of Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI), Certified Management Consultant (CMC®), Trusts Specialist (STI), Certified in Management (C.I.M.) Chartered Manager (C.Mgr)(Canada and UK), Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Management (F.CIM), Fellow Chartered Management Institute (F. CMI)(UK).