2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

MANA 70783 Practice and Profession of Consulting

Prerequisites: MANA 60330 or MANA 60350 or student must have ACL-MBA or ACCP-MBA or ACCE-MBA degree plan. This course examines key issues and challenges in the business and process of consultation, as well as in consultation as a career field. The goals are to help students understand the business side of consulting by exploring the structure and scope of the consulting industry and to begin developing the core skills necessary to be successful in the practice of consulting. Students will be exposed to academic and professional theory associated with successful consulting skills and practice, and they will have the opportunity to interact with practicing consultants who reflect different backgrounds and perspectives-e.g., working for a large consulting company, working as an internal consultant, starting/running a boutique consulting practice/business.