Post Some Good (and Readable!) Case Studies

The Clever Consultant

When done right, case studies are valuable marketing tools. We see quite a few case studies that don’t do any of these things. Peoples’ eyes glaze over and suddenly, instead of helping you drive new leads, your case study is taking up space at best, and exhibiting to potential buyers your poor writing skills at worst. Be strategic about which clients you’re going to exhibit as case studies.

5 Core Case Study Principles Every Interviewee MUST Know

Management Consulted

The case study question is a fundamental portion of any consulting interview. When it comes to evaluating case studies, none of your other skills really matter. The bad news is that case study questions require a very particular way of thinking.

Two Case Studies in Winning Consulting Business. Connect the Dots.

David A Fields

Two case studies reported to me by consultants in the past couple of weeks: Rich, in South Carolina, nabbed a $64,000 project from a state agency. To win the project, he submitted a proposal that was easily accepted because he was the only consultant bidding.

Using Case Studies in Training Programs

Gina Abudi

This is where case studies come in. Case studies, based on real-life situations within the organization and related to the employee’s responsibilities, enables for practicing new concepts learned in the classroom environment. Here is how Abudi Consulting [.]. The post Using Case Studies in Training Programs appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training case studies leadership programs learning and development Professional Development workshops

Essential Consultant Website Pages Part 4: Case Studies That Win

Tsavo Neal

Unless your case studies show your potential clients that you’re capable of solving their problem, they are nothing but wasted space on your website. Your website’s copy certainly helps — but case studies provide an extra layer of credibility.

5 Best Practices for Attracting Ideal Consulting Clients

Consulting Success

One of the main reasons for this has been due to the work we’ve done around Client Selection — attracting ideal consulting clients. . Most consultants know they should only work with ideal clients, but few actually put this into practice. . Better case studies.

How to rock a prepared case study for a consulting interview

Killer Consultant

The original question was: “How should I prepare and what should I notice when I get a case study sent to my email to be presented in and for a management consulting interview?” The case uses fictional data anyways.

Engage Employees in Change: A Mini Case Study

Gina Abudi

One of Abudi Consulting Group’s client’s wanted to engage their employees in change. This mini case study shares that story. The post Engage Employees in Change: A Mini Case Study appeared first on Gina Abudi. For this brief story, I’ll use the exhibit below. The client is a retail organization that had changed leadership at the top. The new CEO and other newly-hired top executives had experience engaging employees [.].

Case Study: Can You Fix a Toxic Culture Without Firing People?

Harvard Business

Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. I gave you the name of the consultants we worked with, right?” Illustration by James Yang.

Strategy, Simplified

Management Consulted

The post Strategy, Simplified appeared first on Management Consulted. case studiesWhat sets great business leaders apart from merely good ones? What will cause us, as we navigate the daunting gap between good and great, to succeed or fail? Honestly, I don’t know. Books have been written on the topic, and … Continued.

Consulting Case Anatomy – A Simple Breakdown

Management Consulted

As a prospective consultant, one of the things that can seem the most mysterious in the case study prep process is wondering what the interviewer is going to ask you next. Many of you have heard about interviewer-led and interviewee-led case interviews and are wondering how to approach each one appropriately. Below, we are going to go into the 8 different elements of case anatomy below. If you nail the beginning , you’re well on your way to case success.

5 Steps To Securing a Consulting Internship

Tom Spencer

Few internship schemes are as competitive as those offered by top management consulting firms – for many good reasons. And even if you find out that consulting is not for you, the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired will be highly appreciated by any employer around the world.

Case Study: How Do You Compete with a Goliath?

Harvard Business

Soledad Orellana, the market research consultant who’d arranged the session, concurred. ” Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers.

Case Study: Follow Dubious Orders or Speak Up?

Harvard Business

Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Her first job out of college had been with a management consultancy, and she had been staffed right away on a project with a cybersecurity firm. She’d saved some money during her three years of consulting before business school, but not enough to pay San Francisco rent.

Intro to Consulting Case Frameworks

Management Consulted

As you’ve likely already figured out, the case interview is a very unusual creature. Though the process was created as a means of testing your on-the-job potential as a consultant, they’re more like the microwave version of a crock pot recipe. In the consulting case interview, your time is even more precious: you have only 4 minutes to develop and present a plan (2 to structure your case and 2 to present). Overview of consulting case frameworks.

Launching the Consulting Case Interview Bootcamp – Online

Management Consulted

In our free time, we dream up new ways to effectively equip prospective consultants so they ace the process and get their dream job. What started off as an informal blog about management consulting with just a few readers became interview prep sessions, resume edits, videos on YouTube and Vimeo, books and the presentations we give at colleges around the world. The case interview is the great equalizer. Last year, 55% of our Black Belts got jobs at top consulting firms.

A Mini Case Study: Leading a Project as a New Project Manager – Part I

Gina Abudi

Best Practices for a New Project Manager to Establish Themselves and Build Relationships Quickly Background: Sydney was a newly hired project manager at a consulting firm. The post A Mini Case Study: Leading a Project as a New Project Manager – Part I appeared first on Gina Abudi. She has previous experience working on project teams, but had never led a project on her own. She has only been with the firm for two weeks and has [.].

Framing Change Behind the Scenes

Gina Abudi

A Client Case Study. This case study is the story of one of Abudi Consulting Group’s (ACG) clients, a national IT professional services firm. ACG has been working with this client for over three years; providing consulting services that have included facilitating annual strategic planning sessions with executives and bi-annual 360 assessments. This particular case [.].

Case Study: How Much Should a New CEO Shake Things Up?

Harvard Business

Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Sena Aslan, the CEO of FDM Turkey, wished the drive from the Ankara airport to the bank’s largest branch were a bit longer.

Case Study: Can This Japanese Snack Food Company Break into the U.S. Market?

Harvard Business

Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Now he wasn’t so sure that would be the case. Then I could make a case to my boss.” ” “Yes, let me consult with the team. HBR Staff/Arata Photography/Getty Images. “Cheetos! Please Cheetos!”

Case Study: Should a Hotel Giant Eliminate Some Brands and Refocus?

Harvard Business

The facilitator, Caroline Dvorjak , was a marketing professor and a seasoned consultant. Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. They had a personal stake in the decision, of course—they wanted to keep their jobs—but they’d also made good business cases against pruning, arguing that it would cut off consequential income streams.

Advanced Case Tactics: Interviewer- vs. Interviewee-Led Case Interviews

Management Consulted

Last month, we reviewed the nuances of case interview anatomy , emphasizing how interviewer- and interviewee-led interviews have similar case anatomy. If you’re new to the world of management consulting, or if you haven’t been around it for very long, you’ve probably noticed you have a lot to learn. Fit interviews, case interviews, frameworks, and 80/20: there are a whole heap of words that don’t mean a lot to a lot of people outside of our world. case studies

Case Study: Should You Rehire Someone Who Left for a Competitor?

Harvard Business

Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Ram was the founder and CEO of Green Horizon Consulting, a sustainable design firm, and Hari had been one of the young company’s most valued employees—until two years ago, when he’d decamped to a rival firm. Ram Kapur and his brother Shayam were covered head to toe in brightly colored paints.

Launch of The Consulting Bible – your secret weapon in today’s economy

Management Consulted

Do you stumble when asked why you want to do consulting? Through Management Consulted, I’ve written article upon article about the consulting industry. The Consulting Bible blows all of that content out of the water. 50 case studies.

Exploring Emotional Intelligence: Helping Managers Succeed

Gina Abudi

A Client Case Study – Part 1 of 3 – The 360 Assessment. One of Abudi Consulting Group’s (ACG) clients, a pharmaceutical organization, has been working with ACG for the last year on a project to focus efforts on increasing the emotional intelligence of a key group of mid-level managers in their organization. Leadership 360 assessments client case study emotional intelligence management training people skills successful leaders

Consultant Ninja: I just get so scared, scared of being a nobody.

Consultant Ninja

Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. His case study example is flat out wrong, but I dont need to pick on him about it. Posted by Consultant Ninja. Labels: Bitterness , Consulting. I think theres space for increased levels of internet fighting among consultants, and for that reason I salute you Mr. Ninja.

Short blogging break plus preview of what’s coming up at Management Consulted

Management Consulted

Here’s what’s coming up: -A series of posts on “breaking into consulting” from non-business/economics backgrounds (eg, engineering, liberal arts, etc). Sample case studies that are as challenging (if not more so) as the toughest ones you’ll encounter at any McKinsey/Bain/BCG interview. Subscribe to my RSS feed here to learn more about management consulting jobs.

The Perfect Story to Win Consulting Projects

David A Fields

Fortunately, that trait makes selling consulting projects more enjoyable and easier. I use a simple template to craft the persuasive story that I tell consulting prospects. Alas, most consultants present a dry, dreary, logical narrative that doesn’t […].

How Google Finds Your Consulting Business Website

The Clever Consultant

You’ve finished building your consulting business’s website! Consultants have a lot of angst writing about themselves, their services and designing their website in general. Hopefully, you created a blog, added some case studies and scotch-taped together your lead capture forms.

One of the Best Ways to Market Yourself as a New Consultant

Steve Shu Consulting

One of the best ways to market yourself as a consultant is by having someone refer you to a client prospect. I first helped the consultant and then the client to understand how operational analyses were done and provided them with some tools they could use (e.g.,

Website or No Website? Answers and Help for Independent Consultants

Successful Independent Consulting

As a self-employed consultant do you really need a website? I’m asked this a lot, particularly if a consultant gets most business from referrals or they contract through agencies or boutique firms. Indeed, I know dozens of independent consultants making six-figure incomes without one.

Welcome to new readers plus a few questions answered

Management Consulted

Thanks to Marquis first and foremost, who is both a fellow Stanford grad and fellow ex-McKinsey consultant. He regularly blogs about management consulting and MBA issues and has sensible, smart advice for just about everything career-related. For my new readers, here are some recommended and popular articles for you to browse: Management Consulting and the Consulting Industry 101. Day in the Life of a Management Consultant (client version).

How to Write a White Paper That Wins Consulting Projects, with Gordon Graham: Podcast #4

Consulting Success

Set yourself apart in the consulting business by highlighting your specialty through customer stories and white papers. Gordon is a white paper writer and consultant who has has worked with Google, Oracle, Intuit, and many other Fortune 500 companies.

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Zeroing In On Your Target With Consulting Buyer Personas

The Clever Consultant

If you read our intro post to content marketing and, learned the questions prospects ask during the buying process, you could just stop here and start brainstorming ideas for blog posts, case studies and other […].

Free Editorial Calendar for Your Consulting Business

The Clever Consultant

If you’re like most smart people, you’ve got a million ideas for articles, guides, case studies and blog posts in your head. Unfortunately, your brain isn’t the best filing system. Marketers, bloggers and business owners who create great content actually plan for it.

Free Editorial Calendar for Your Consulting Blog

The Clever Consultant

If you’re like most smart people, you’ve got a million ideas for articles, guides, case studies and blog posts in your head. Unfortunately, your brain isn’t the best filing system. Marketers, bloggers and business owners who create great content actually plan for it.

Infosys Consulting Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

INFOSYS CONSULTING. Birthed in 2004 as a spin-off of Indian tech outsourcing behemoth Infosys Technologies, Infosys Consulting is quickly climbing the charts as an industry leader in IT Operations and Strategy consulting. INFOSYS CONSULTING KEY STATS.

Consulting Website Design 008: Addition By Subtraction [VIDEO]

Tsavo Neal

The websites featured in this episode are Propeller Consulting’s “What We Do” page , and Winton Gibbon’s “What I Do” page. Welcome to Consulting Website Design 008: Addition By Subtraction. Consulting Website Design

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consulting niche celebrity

Kai Davis

You want to become a Consulting Niche Celebrity. Why Become A “Consulting Niche Celebrity”? When you’re a Consulting Niche Celebrity you’ve built up an amazing amount of proof that shows that you, your business, and your services are trusted, respected, and valued by clients in your target market to solve problems. When you’re working on becoming a Consulting Niche Celebrity, you’re investing in marketing that takes you from: ‘Who is this company I keep hearing about?’.

Consulting Website Design 018: The Assessment [VIDEO]

Tsavo Neal

In this episode, you’ll learn about using an assessment as your lead-magnet with help from Propeller’s consulting website. In this episode, I’m going to be looking at a really strong consulting website called Propeller consulting, and how they use an assessment to generate leads.

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