Using Case Studies in Training Programs

Gina Abudi

Training programs benefit employees when those employees are able to apply what they are learning in real-life situations. 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. The post Using Case Studies in Training Programs appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Using Strong Emotional Intelligence to Manage Conflicts: A Case Study

Gina Abudi

The post Using Strong Emotional Intelligence to Manage Conflicts: A Case Study appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership conflict management critical skills customer management customer service emotional intelligence employee training TrainingMany organizations focus on strengthening emotional intelligence (EI) of their management staff.

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?” Explain your “train of thought” / structure of the solution.

One Client’s Story: A Case Study – Part III

Gina Abudi

Results from Socializing Efforts Read Part I and Part II of the case study. The post One Client’s Story: A Case Study – Part III appeared first on Gina Abudi. Human Resource Leadership learning and development socializing the value of training Training value of professional development

One Client’s Story: A Case Study – Part II

Gina Abudi

The post One Client’s Story: A Case Study – Part II appeared first on Gina Abudi. Human Resource Leadership learning and development socializing the value of training Training value of professional development Socializing the Value of Learning and Development Read Part I for the first part of our story. James knew he had to build relationships to gain the trust of senior leadership.

One Client’s Story: A Case Study – Part I

Gina Abudi

The post One Client’s Story: A Case Study – Part I appeared first on Gina Abudi. Human Resource Leadership learning and development socializing the value of training Training value of professional development Challenges Ahead. Background James just started in his new role as head of learning and development at a large multinational firm. He had learned quite a bit about the company during the interviews and through research.

Case Study: Is Holacracy for Us?

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. Rogier knew Derek’s position—but he had gone to an executive training course on holacracy in Las Vegas and had come back so fired up that he was now pushing for self-managed teams at headquarters and complete decentralization at the country level.

Case Study: Are Our Customer Liaisons Helping or Hurting?

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. Dr. Patel explained how the PCE assigned to one of his more complicated cases—a patient who had bypass surgery and needed a pacemaker—had caused the patient’s family to lose trust in him. ” It was true that the PCEs they’d hired didn’t have medical training.

Exploring Emotional Intelligence: Helping Managers Succeed – Part 2

Gina Abudi

A Client Case Study – Part 2 of 3 – The 360 Assessment Results. Read Part 1 of the case study. Leadership 360 assessments client case study emotional intelligence management training people skills successful leadersFindings from the 360 Assessment. 498 of 500 surveys were received. While a 100% return would have been outstanding; we were certainly excited about the return we did get given this was the first [.].

Exploring Emotional Intelligence: Helping Managers Succeed – Part 3

Gina Abudi

A Client Case Study – Part 3 of 3 – Creating the Strategic Plan for L&D. Read Part 1 and Part 2 of the case study. Leadership 360 assessments client case study Coaching emotional intelligence learning plans learning strategy management trainingThe Plan for Learning and Coaching of Managers. We used the data from the 360 assessments, information gathered from interviews with the managers assessed, data provided early on by [.].

Exploring Emotional Intelligence: Helping Managers Succeed

Gina Abudi

A Client Case Study – Part 1 of 3 – The 360 Assessment. Leadership 360 assessments client case study emotional intelligence management training people skills successful leadersOne 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. ACG was [.].

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.

Case Study: Should You Adjust Your Business Model for a Major Customer?

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. And he’d seen and heard about similar cases of misuse elsewhere. “There’s another one!”

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. They were much less experienced than Hari had been, but after intensive training, they’d been able to fill the void that he’d left. Ram Kapur and his brother Shayam were covered head to toe in brightly colored paints.

Case Study: When You Have to Choose Between Core and New Customers

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. Showing up in person afforded you better chances, and it was what enthusiasts typically opted for—even registering in events they probably wouldn’t compete in, just in case they couldn’t get a bib for the race they wanted—claiming the online madness was for mere amateurs.

Launching the Consulting Case Interview Bootcamp – Online

Management Consulted

Today, we’re pleased to announce the arrival of our Consulting Case Interview Bootcamp – Online , a revolutionary new tool for people who want to break into consulting. You can read books or listen to others interview – you can go to company presentations – or you can just dream about breaking into consulting, but nothing offers the same level of multidimensional, incisive, hands-on and interactive teaching as the Consulting Case Interview Bootcamp.

Intro to Consulting Case Frameworks

Management Consulted

As you’ve likely already figured out, the case interview is a very unusual creature. Interestingly, however, we were trained at MBB that doing a project for more time gets you NOWHERE. 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. Where to advance your use of consulting case frameworks.

Virtual Training Best Practices – Common Collaboration Tools

Gina Abudi

There are a variety of collaboration tools common to virtual training environments that enable you to effectively engage participants and enable for them to collaborate and share with each other. These include: TOOL USE FOR… Whiteboard Brainstorming solutions to case studies/problems Summarizing what participants have learned using annotation tools Having participants debrief on their individual [.].

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Welcome to new readers plus a few questions answered

Management Consulted

The training – both on the job and formal – was continuous and applicable far beyond management consulting. In future weeks, I plan to release case studies, interview guides, and the like. I offer hands-on coaching sessions to help people break into management consulting and top business jobs – from re-writing your resume to simulated interviews/case studies to thorough Q&A.

Increase the Chances of the Training “Sticking” Back on the Job

Gina Abudi

Use a variety of methods to increase the chances of training in workshops sticking once the participants return to their jobs. For example, Utilize case studies, discussion topics and problem solving scenarios that are similar to what the participant’s encounters in their role. The post Increase the Chances of the Training “Sticking” Back on the Job appeared first on Gina Abudi.

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

Management Consulted

Hi readers: I hate to pause the blog train, but for the next few days I will be traveling and enjoying the last moments of 2008. Sample case studies that are as challenging (if not more so) as the toughest ones you’ll encounter at any McKinsey/Bain/BCG interview. I offer hands-on coaching sessions to help people break into management consulting and top business jobs – from re-writing your resume to simulated interviews/case studies to thorough Q&A.

Why Won’t My Employees Take Advantage of our Company Training Programs

Gina Abudi

A Mini Case Study I was talking to a human resources partner at one of my clients aabout a month ago. She was trying to figure out how to convince employees that they should be investing in their own development by participatingn in the training opportunities the company makes available. This includes face-to-face training sessions, [.]. The post Why Won’t My Employees Take Advantage of our Company Training Programs appeared first on Gina Abudi.

To Better Train Workers, Figure Out Where They Struggle

Harvard Business

When it comes to training and workforce development, lots of them. In a 2014 survey , 55% of executives said a major constraint to investing in training was that they did not know how to measure success. It has trained and placed 11,000 graduates into entry-level jobs in four sectors: health care, tech, retail/sales, and skilled trades. The metrics we track include: productivity, cost savings in recruitment and training, quality, retention, and speed to promotion.

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Keeping Employees Engaged When They are Not High Potentials – Part II

Gina Abudi

A Mini Case Study Read Part I of this mini case study. How will Sally keep those employees who are not high potentials engaged when they cannot attend any training programs? Human Resource engaging employees Leadership Training Sally might use any of the following options to keep non-high potential employees engaged and continuing to learn/develop their skills when they cannot attend [.].

Reflect on Your Learning

Gina Abudi

When you attend a conference, a training program or read an article, white paper or case study, are you reflecting on the learning? Consider the following best practices the next time you attend a conference, a training program [.]. Professional Development applying training developing skills Learning Often times we invest significantly in our professional development, but what do we do with that learning?

Keeping Employees Engaged When They are Not High Potentials – Part I

Gina Abudi

A Mini Case Study Consider this situation: Sally is a senior human resource specialist in her organization. She is interested in identifying, assessing and developing a leadership training program for high potentials in the organization. Human Resource engaging employees Leadership Training The executives are engaged and want Sally to move forward with the initiative as they are in the middle of [.].

3 Ways To Prepare The Future Workforce With Evolutionary Skills

Cheryl Cran

How can employers provide the necessary training and prepare the future workforce with evolutionary skills needed to be future ready? Support all training whether in person, on line or virtual with coaching to ensure that the ‘training sticks’ – coaching is THE tool to integrate what each individual learns. Look for E Learning programs that have coach support that includes case studies and on the job application.

How To Hire the Right Designer For Your Consulting Website (Checklist)

Tsavo Neal

You’re hiring a mind that’s been trained to solve problems in a way you can’t. Do they showcase their work through case studies and explain their process behind their design decisions?

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Is Your Business a “Service” or a “Brand”?

The More Clients Blog

Instead, the new product is compared to what came before – in this case the “wired telephone.”. Once upon a time (in most cases, hundreds of years ago), these services were new and were touted as something truly different. It wasn’t therapy and it wasn’t training.

CPD online courses – Canada, US & International

Consultant Journal

In some organizations, the Human Resources department may offer programming or there may be dedicated training departments in some firms. In other cases, it’s up to the individual to pursue their CPD. Case studies. Individual study or reading. Looking for individual study options for you?

What’s the best way to go from my first client to getting more?

Kai Davis

Those are two of the referral systems described in the video training program “Referral Systems” available here for $77: [link] ). at companies that use content in some capacity (articles, case studies, emails, etc.). A reader writes in with this excellent question: What’s the best way to go from my first client (ghost-written content) to getting more? An excellent question. Let’s think through how we’d get more clients.

64 Proven Ways Consultants Can Generate Leads Online (Consulting Lead Generation)

Tsavo Neal

According to Hinge Research’s High Growth Study, the most effective marketing methods for consulting firms are… (Click on the links to be taken to the section of the article with the specific lead-generating tactics for each). Case studies. Case Studies.

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Positioning Yourself As The Expert — How To Develop A Consulting Voice That Clients Will Listen To with Ron Carucci: Podcast #21

Consulting Success

I studied arts and it was my initial formal training. Got formal training in that and spent a lot of my career inside organizations early on. With the kind of training and experience and knowledge, I could have never gotten on my own or anywhere else or in an academic program.

25 Essential Questions to Ask Your Marketing Agency

Joellyn Sargent

Can you provide project examples and case studies that demonstrate measurable results. What ongoing training do you provide for your staff? How can you get the most value from your marketing partners? Gartner, Inc. recently reported new research showing that 50% of CMO’s digital marketing is outsourced. Digital Marketing Spending Survey, 2013) This represents a significant investment in outside resources.

Book Review: Michael Porter On Competition

Management Consulted

Though the case studies mentioned in the book are old and (I believe) outdated, the topics they cover are timeless and can easily be woven into present day situations. This Porter’s Five Forces concept is used (even if it’s not named) in top strategy firms and ultimately even in cases, so if you take nothing else away, pay attention to this. What I found interesting is that these seven surprises for CEOs are paramount to their growth and training.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

Those divisions are IT Services, Global Business Services, Outsourcing Services, Training, and Additional Services – because it’s super clear to have an amorphous Additional Services bucket, right? IBM invests over $1B per year in education and training for their employees.

Doubling a $400,000 Revenue Model With Business Trainer Blair Enns: Podcast #22

Consulting Success

Self-described “recovering consultant” Blair Enns is the CEO of Win Without Pitching, a sales training organization for creative professionals in the design, advertising, and public relations fields. It’s a sales training organization to creative professionals.

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An Insider’s Look at The Case Interview Scoring System

Management Consulted

In the research you’ve been doing into the wild world of management consulting, you should have noticed how important the case interview is on your road to a job offer. Beyond our experience at the firms themselves, which we’ve incorporated into our MC-specific scoring guide, we do have 550+ case studies in our Case Bank from firms and consulting clubs across the country – and we’ve used these scoring charts on all of them. The Consulting Case Bank.

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The Consulting Bible – Dominate Your McKinsey, Bain and BCG Fit and Consulting Case Interviews

Management Consulted

Master fit questions, conquer case studies, and become the smartest interviewer in the room. The Consulting Bible is the self-study version of our 10-hour prep package – we tell you every secret we know about getting jobs at the world’s best consulting firms.

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The Pyramid Principle Book Review

Management Consulted

She went on to train Bob Waterman and Tom Waters, co-authors of the best seller book – In Search of Excellence. Since this book came out, McKinsey has made it standard training material. If you look at case studies, advertisements, literature etc, you will find that this is already a commonly-used practice. Today, we take a quick dive in to what is known as the “Minto Principle.” ” Ever heard of it?