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This course applies the tools available to University of Phoenix graduate students and the competencies of successful individuals who exercise influence within an organization but have no direct authority to make changes or implement programs. Students learn their own perceptions and values to communicate more effectively with others. Other topics include Master of Management program goals, argument construction, decision making, collaboration, and academic research.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    The Field of Consulting

    • Differentiate between an individual consultant and a consultant firm.
    • Differentiate between an internal and external consultant.
    • Analyze the evolution of the consulting industry.
    • Explain the purpose, roles, and responsibilities of the consultant.

    Initial Consultant Practices

    • Compare interviewing practices with potential clients.
    • Examine opportunities for improving and innovating the client’s business.
    • Explain the concept of creating a proposal, contract, and statement of work.

    The Client and Consultant Relationship

    • Analyze the different types of client and consultant relationships.
    • Develop strategies for effective client and consultant relationships.
    • Evaluate ethics, responsibility, and professionalism.

    Careers in Consulting

    • Hypothesize the future of consulting.
    • Evaluate consulting opportunities.
    • Analyze marketing skills and opportunities.
    • Justify strengths and weaknesses of consultant careers.

    Client Feedback and Resistance

    • Develop communication strategies for all of the various types of client feedback.
    • Appraise all forms of client resistance.
    • Develop strategies for handling client resistance.

    Managing the Consultant Project

    • Assess methods used for gathering data.
    • Compare methods of diagnosing issues for improvement.
    • Design components of an implementation plan.
    • Evaluate the end of contract work.
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