2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

MANA 70780 Management Consulting

1.5 credit hours. Prerequisite: MANA 60350; or MANA 60330 and 60340; or student must have ACCL-MBA or ACCP-MBA or ACCE-MBA degree plan. This course will examine critical issues associated with effective management consultation. Topics will include clarifying the role and types of management consultation, developing a sound understanding of the consultation processes, and identifying key capabilities associated with effective consultation. In addition, this course will explore consulting from the perspective of external consultants (both boutique and large consulting firms) and internal consultants (e.g., who tend to work for large corporations). Finally, we will address key business issues for independent consultants and the factors needed to create, grow and sustain a successful consulting business.