Practical Project Management for Management Consultants

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Course Description

What is the aim of this course?

Managing Consulting Projects is extremely difficult. You work in a hostile environment, long hours on difficult things. On top of that, the bill for your services for the customer is pretty high so he will want to squeeze out of you as much as possible. At the same time, his people may dislike you as you are an outsider that in their point of view pretends to know better. Therefore, many Project Managers fail on deadlines or cannot deliver value for the customer. Luckily there is a way to do a consulting project on time, get your customer and his people happy with the result as well as get well paid for your work. This course will help you drastically improve your knowledge and skills in managing a consulting project. It is designed for project managers, especially those working in consulting. After finishing the course you will know:

  1. How to prepare for the project to make your customer and your team happy as well to finish the project much earlier than your competitors

  2. How to create value for your customer

  3. How to deliver the project within the budget and way ahead of deadlines

  4. How to execute the project without having to work 7 days a week 15 hours a day

  5. How to overdeliver and get buy-in from your customer

  6. How to build a strong foundation for future projects

  7. What tools to use

  8. How to be efficient as a team

This course is based on my 15 years of experience as a consultant in top consulting firms and as a Board Member responsible for strategy, performance improvement, and turn-arounds in the biggest firms from Retail, FMCG, SMG, B2B, and services sectors that I worked for. I have carried or supervised over 90 different performance improvement projects in different industries that generated in total 2 billion of additional EBITDA. On the basis of what you will find in this course, I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Partners in PE and VC funds, Investment Directors and Business Analysts in PE and VC, Operational Directors, COO, CRO, CEO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 84 000 students including people working in EY, McKinsey, Walmart, Booz Allen Hamilton, Adidas, Naspers, Alvarez & Marsal, PwC, Dell, Walgreens, Orange, and many others.

I teach through case studies, so you will have a lot of lectures showing examples of analyses, tools that we use. To every lecture, you will find attached (in additional resources) the Excels as well as additional presentations, materials shown in the lectures so as a part of this course you will also get a library of ready-made analyses that can, with certain modification, be applied by you or your team in your work.

Why have I decided to create this course?

As I said, I not only managed and delivered consulting projects, but I was also on the receiving end. What always surprises me is that despite all the knowledge there is on managing projects, consultants time and again fail miserably and deliver something the customer doesn’t want or need, usually after the deadlines. At the same time, I could not help noticing that I on the other hand were done with my work way ahead of time. Therefore, I decided to describe my approach so it can be used by others that face the same challenges. Thanks to this course you will become a priceless member of your company and you will outperform other project managers. It will help you land a job not only with consulting firms but also private equities and businesses that need somebody to supervise projects (i.e. Project Management Officer).

To sum it up, I believe that if you want to be a top project manager you should implement my approach towards consulting projects. That is why, I highly recommend this course not only to project managers or consultants that have to manage projects but also managers and directors working in the business.


In what way will you benefit from this course?

The course is a practical, step-by-step guide loaded with tones of tips, tricks, hints that will significantly improve the speed with which you conduct the project. There is little theory – mainly examples, a lot of tips from my own experience as well as other notable examples worth mentioning. Our intention is that thanks to the course you will know:

  1. How to train your team and turn it into an effective machine

  2. How to prepare the project in order to deliver value to the customer within the budget and deadlines

  3. How to execute the project to make your customer and your team happy

  4. How to finish the project and at the same time build the foundations for new cooperation

You can also ask me any question either through the discussion mode or by messaging me directly.

How the course is organized?

The course is divided currently into 6 sections. Currently, you will find the following sections:

  • Introduction. We begin with a little intro to the course as well as some general info on projects.

  • Teaching Phase. In the second section, I will explain the importance of teaching and how to implement it in your team or company. If you want to do fast, efficiently good projects you have to have the right kind of people. You can say that preparation for the consulting project starts with proper teaching. In this section, I will discuss how through teaching get good business analysts.

  • Preparation Phase. Most consulting projects are done in a bad manner. A lot of things that should be done ahead of time are done during the project and this slows you down drastically and causes later on a lot of problems. If you prepare properly you can shorten the execution time, create more value and earn more. In this section, I will show you how to prepare and what kind of tools to use.

  • Execution Phase - Technical Tips. In section 4 I will show you some technical tips you should follow to make sure that you deliver value to the customers within the deadlines

  • Execution Phase – Tips regarding the relationships with the customer. In this section, we continue with tips on how to execute the project. This time around it will be more devoted to soft tips: how to treat people on the project to get great results.

  • Wrapping up the project. The way you finish the project is of utmost importance. In this section, I will show you how to finish the project to maximize the happiness of the customer with the results of the projects as well as to create opportunities for new projects.

You will be able also to download many additional resources

  1. Excels with analyses shown in the course

  2. Presentation of slides show in the course

  3. Additional tools show in the course

  4. Links to additional presentations and movies

  5. Links to books worth reading

At the end of my course, students will be able to…

  • Manage Consulting Project with your eyes closed

  • Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget

  • Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects

  • Create finished products that can be reused on other projects

  • Prepare yourself efficiently for the project

  • Create a dream team

  • Become real efficient manager, working on a totally different level

Who this course is for:

  • Project Managers
  • Management Consultants
  • Business Analysts
  • Other managers that have to supervise projects
  • Controllers

Expected Outcomes

  1. Manage Consulting Project with your eyes closed Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on totally different level Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements Basic or intermediate Excel Basic or intermediate Power Point Basic knowledge of business Description What is the aim of this course? Managing Consulting Projects is extremely difficult. You work in a hostile environment, long hours on difficult things. On top of that, the bill for your services for the customer is pretty high so he will want to squeeze out of you as much as possible. At the same time, his people may dislike you as you are an outsider that in their point of view pretends to know better. Therefore, many Project Managers fail on deadlines or cannot deliver value for the customer. Luckily there is a way to do a consulting project on time, get your customer and his people happy with the result as well as get well paid for your work. This course will help you drastically improve your knowledge and skills in managing a consulting project. It is designed for project managers, especially those working in consulting. After finishing the course you will know: How to prepare for the project to make your customer and your team happy as well to finish the project much earlier than your competitors How to create value for your customer How to deliver the project within the budget and way ahead of deadlines How to execute the project without having to work 7 days a week 15 hours a day How to overdeliver and get buy-in from your customer How to build a strong foundation for future projects What tools to use How to be efficient as a team This course is based on my 15 years of experience as a consultant in top consulting firms and as a Board Member responsible for strategy, performance improvement, and turn-arounds in the biggest firms from Retail, FMCG, SMG, B2B, and services sectors that I worked for. I have carried or supervised over 90 different performance improvement projects in different industries that generated in total 2 billion of additional EBITDA. On the basis of what you will find in this course, I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Partners in PE and VC funds, Investment Directors and Business Analysts in PE and VC, Operational Directors, COO, CRO, CEO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 84 000 students including people working in EY, McKinsey, Walmart, Booz Allen Hamilton, Adidas, Naspers, Alvarez & Marsal, PwC, Dell, Walgreens, Orange, and many others. I teach through case studies, so you will have a lot of lectures showing examples of analyses, tools that we use. To every lecture, you will find attached (in additional resources) the Excels as well as additional presentations, materials shown in the lectures so as a part of this course you will also get a library of ready-made analyses that can, with certain modification, be applied by you or your team in your work. Why have I decided to create this course? As I said, I not only managed and delivered consulting projects, but I was also on the receiving end. What always surprises me is that despite all the knowledge there is on managing projects, consultants time and again fail miserably and deliver something the customer doesn’t want or need, usually after the deadlines. At the same time, I could not help noticing that I on the other hand were done with my work way ahead of time. Therefore, I decided to describe my approach so it can be used by others that face the same challenges. Thanks to this course you will become a priceless member of your company and you will outperform other project managers. It will help you land a job not only with consulting firms but also private equities and businesses that need somebody to supervise projects (i.e. Project Management Officer). To sum it up, I believe that if you want to be a top project manager you should implement my approach towards consulting projects. That is why, I highly recommend this course not only to project managers or consultants that have to manage projects but also managers and directors working in the business. In what way will you benefit from this course? The course is a practical, step-by-step guide loaded with tones of tips, tricks, hints that will significantly improve the speed with which you conduct the project. There is little theory – mainly examples, a lot of tips from my own experience as well as other notable examples worth mentioning. Our intention is that thanks to the course you will know: How to train your team and turn it into an effective machine How to prepare the project in order to deliver value to the customer within the budget and deadlines How to execute the project to make your customer and your team happy How to finish the project and at the same time build the foundations for new cooperation You can also ask me any question either through the discussion mode or by messaging me directly. How the course is organized? The course is divided currently into 6 sections. Currently, you will find the following sections: Introduction. We begin with a little intro to the course as well as some general info on projects. Teaching Phase. In the second section, I will explain the importance of teaching and how to implement it in your team or company. If you want to do fast, efficiently good projects you have to have the right kind of people. You can say that preparation for the consulting project starts with proper teaching. In this section, I will discuss how through teaching get good business analysts. Preparation Phase. Most consulting projects are done in a bad manner. A lot of things that should be done ahead of time are done during the project and this slows you down drastically and causes later on a lot of problems. If you prepare properly you can shorten the execution time, create more value and earn more. In this section, I will show you how to prepare and what kind of tools to use. Execution Phase - Technical Tips. In section 4 I will show you some technical tips you should follow to make sure that you deliver value to the customers within the deadlines Execution Phase – Tips regarding the relationships with the customer . In this section, we continue with tips on how to execute the project. This time around it will be more devoted to soft tips: how to treat people on the project to get great results. Wrapping up the project . The way you finish the project is of utmost importance. In this section, I will show you how to finish the project to maximize the happiness of the customer with the results of the projects as well as to create opportunities for new projects. You will be able also to download many additional resources Excels with analyses shown in the course Presentation of slides show in the course Additional tools show in the course Links to additional presentations and movies Links to books worth reading At the end of my course, students will be able to… Manage Consulting Project with your eyes closed Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on a totally different level Who this course is for: Project Managers Management Consultants Business Analysts Other managers that have to supervise projects Controllers Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 66 lectures • 3h 11m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 12min Introduction Preview 02:23 About me Preview 01:47 What does it mean to manage well the project? Preview 02:20 How to deal with Blurry image 02:04 How to reach additional resources 01:05 How to find information and ask questions 02:50 Teaching Phase 11 lectures • 39min Introduction to Teaching phase Preview 01:47 Values Preview 05:12 Profile of an ideal team member Preview 02:55 Structure for cooperation 01:46 Standardize everything 04:28 Create templates 05:08 Example of standards and templates for Excel analysis Preview 04:22 Power Point - how it should be used by business analyst 05:47 Create modules 01:27 Create universal structure of folders 02:07 How to teach your team members 04:01 Preparation Phase 22 lectures • 51min Introduction to preparation phase Preview 03:07 Create Issue tree Preview 00:45 What is issue tree Preview 01:44 Issue tree – Examples Introduction 00:53 Example of issue trees in Logistics 01:42 Example of issue trees in Retail Preview 03:46 Issue tree example for a FMCG firm 04:41 Create Presentation Template 01:24 Phases of creating a management consulting presentation 02:30 Presentation for reading vs audience 01:58 Occasions for which you will create presentations in Management Consulting 03:44 Structure of the presentation 02:49 Create the messages 01:37 Sketching of the presentation 01:34 Creating the template 02:02 Conduct the market research - Introduction 00:33 Send data request with formats 03:38 Data request - example 03:37 Define the team and roles 02:27 Typical structure of a project 02:49 Schedule meetings 02:04 List of contacts 01:22 Execution Phase - Technical Tips 15 lectures • 1hr Introduction to Execution Phase Preview 02:58 Why manager should not work? Preview 02:04 How to manage your team? 04:59 Tools that your team will need 04:54 How to create a to-do list 09:38 Deadlines 02:23 Critical Chain Preview 03:16 Interim Meetings 04:08 Create Excels that are ready for external user 03:51 Example of properly done Excel 03:22 Production process of the presentation 05:35 Kanban for managing a project 02:37 How to get a buy-in? 03:33 Meetings with the customer 03:24 How to overdeliver 03:19 Execution Phase - Tips regarding the relationships with the customer 8 lectures • 20min Introduction to the soft tips Preview 01:58 Befriend everybody 02:01 Give credit and don't steal ideas 01:13 Downplay your estimation 03:45 Show in good light employees of your customer and your team 01:53 Concentrate on the problem not on the people 02:19 Admit when you don't know something 02:48 Other tips 03:59 Wrapping up the project 3 lectures • 8min Introduction to wrapping up the project Preview 02:14 Train the customer to use your deliverables 03:33 Transfer deliverables 02:27 Conclusions 1 lecture • 1min Bonus Lecture: up to 90% discounts for all my courses 01:14 Instructor Asen Gyczew Expert in performance improvement, turnaround and startups 4.4 Instructor Rating 17,723 Reviews 101,541 Students 53 Courses Expert in performance improvement, scaling businesses, and turning-around companies with significant experience both in management as well as in supervision of medium size companies (EUR 20 – 500 million) and startups. I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Investment Directors, CEO, Partners in PE and VC funds, Sales and Marketing Directors, Operational Directors, COO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Supply Chain Directors, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 100 000 students including people working in McKinsey, EY, Walmart, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain, PwC, Deloitte, Accenture, Dell, Adidas, Naspers, Walgreens, Orange, Citigroup, Cisco, IBM, and many others. 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  2. Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on totally different level Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements Basic or intermediate Excel Basic or intermediate Power Point Basic knowledge of business Description What is the aim of this course? Managing Consulting Projects is extremely difficult. You work in a hostile environment, long hours on difficult things. On top of that, the bill for your services for the customer is pretty high so he will want to squeeze out of you as much as possible. At the same time, his people may dislike you as you are an outsider that in their point of view pretends to know better. Therefore, many Project Managers fail on deadlines or cannot deliver value for the customer. Luckily there is a way to do a consulting project on time, get your customer and his people happy with the result as well as get well paid for your work. This course will help you drastically improve your knowledge and skills in managing a consulting project. It is designed for project managers, especially those working in consulting. After finishing the course you will know: How to prepare for the project to make your customer and your team happy as well to finish the project much earlier than your competitors How to create value for your customer How to deliver the project within the budget and way ahead of deadlines How to execute the project without having to work 7 days a week 15 hours a day How to overdeliver and get buy-in from your customer How to build a strong foundation for future projects What tools to use How to be efficient as a team This course is based on my 15 years of experience as a consultant in top consulting firms and as a Board Member responsible for strategy, performance improvement, and turn-arounds in the biggest firms from Retail, FMCG, SMG, B2B, and services sectors that I worked for. I have carried or supervised over 90 different performance improvement projects in different industries that generated in total 2 billion of additional EBITDA. On the basis of what you will find in this course, I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Partners in PE and VC funds, Investment Directors and Business Analysts in PE and VC, Operational Directors, COO, CRO, CEO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 84 000 students including people working in EY, McKinsey, Walmart, Booz Allen Hamilton, Adidas, Naspers, Alvarez & Marsal, PwC, Dell, Walgreens, Orange, and many others. I teach through case studies, so you will have a lot of lectures showing examples of analyses, tools that we use. To every lecture, you will find attached (in additional resources) the Excels as well as additional presentations, materials shown in the lectures so as a part of this course you will also get a library of ready-made analyses that can, with certain modification, be applied by you or your team in your work. Why have I decided to create this course? As I said, I not only managed and delivered consulting projects, but I was also on the receiving end. What always surprises me is that despite all the knowledge there is on managing projects, consultants time and again fail miserably and deliver something the customer doesn’t want or need, usually after the deadlines. At the same time, I could not help noticing that I on the other hand were done with my work way ahead of time. Therefore, I decided to describe my approach so it can be used by others that face the same challenges. Thanks to this course you will become a priceless member of your company and you will outperform other project managers. It will help you land a job not only with consulting firms but also private equities and businesses that need somebody to supervise projects (i.e. Project Management Officer). To sum it up, I believe that if you want to be a top project manager you should implement my approach towards consulting projects. That is why, I highly recommend this course not only to project managers or consultants that have to manage projects but also managers and directors working in the business. In what way will you benefit from this course? The course is a practical, step-by-step guide loaded with tones of tips, tricks, hints that will significantly improve the speed with which you conduct the project. There is little theory – mainly examples, a lot of tips from my own experience as well as other notable examples worth mentioning. Our intention is that thanks to the course you will know: How to train your team and turn it into an effective machine How to prepare the project in order to deliver value to the customer within the budget and deadlines How to execute the project to make your customer and your team happy How to finish the project and at the same time build the foundations for new cooperation You can also ask me any question either through the discussion mode or by messaging me directly. How the course is organized? The course is divided currently into 6 sections. Currently, you will find the following sections: Introduction. We begin with a little intro to the course as well as some general info on projects. Teaching Phase. In the second section, I will explain the importance of teaching and how to implement it in your team or company. If you want to do fast, efficiently good projects you have to have the right kind of people. You can say that preparation for the consulting project starts with proper teaching. In this section, I will discuss how through teaching get good business analysts. Preparation Phase. Most consulting projects are done in a bad manner. A lot of things that should be done ahead of time are done during the project and this slows you down drastically and causes later on a lot of problems. If you prepare properly you can shorten the execution time, create more value and earn more. In this section, I will show you how to prepare and what kind of tools to use. Execution Phase - Technical Tips. In section 4 I will show you some technical tips you should follow to make sure that you deliver value to the customers within the deadlines Execution Phase – Tips regarding the relationships with the customer . In this section, we continue with tips on how to execute the project. This time around it will be more devoted to soft tips: how to treat people on the project to get great results. Wrapping up the project . The way you finish the project is of utmost importance. In this section, I will show you how to finish the project to maximize the happiness of the customer with the results of the projects as well as to create opportunities for new projects. You will be able also to download many additional resources Excels with analyses shown in the course Presentation of slides show in the course Additional tools show in the course Links to additional presentations and movies Links to books worth reading At the end of my course, students will be able to… Manage Consulting Project with your eyes closed Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on a totally different level Who this course is for: Project Managers Management Consultants Business Analysts Other managers that have to supervise projects Controllers Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 66 lectures • 3h 11m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 12min Introduction Preview 02:23 About me Preview 01:47 What does it mean to manage well the project? Preview 02:20 How to deal with Blurry image 02:04 How to reach additional resources 01:05 How to find information and ask questions 02:50 Teaching Phase 11 lectures • 39min Introduction to Teaching phase Preview 01:47 Values Preview 05:12 Profile of an ideal team member Preview 02:55 Structure for cooperation 01:46 Standardize everything 04:28 Create templates 05:08 Example of standards and templates for Excel analysis Preview 04:22 Power Point - how it should be used by business analyst 05:47 Create modules 01:27 Create universal structure of folders 02:07 How to teach your team members 04:01 Preparation Phase 22 lectures • 51min Introduction to preparation phase Preview 03:07 Create Issue tree Preview 00:45 What is issue tree Preview 01:44 Issue tree – Examples Introduction 00:53 Example of issue trees in Logistics 01:42 Example of issue trees in Retail Preview 03:46 Issue tree example for a FMCG firm 04:41 Create Presentation Template 01:24 Phases of creating a management consulting presentation 02:30 Presentation for reading vs audience 01:58 Occasions for which you will create presentations in Management Consulting 03:44 Structure of the presentation 02:49 Create the messages 01:37 Sketching of the presentation 01:34 Creating the template 02:02 Conduct the market research - Introduction 00:33 Send data request with formats 03:38 Data request - example 03:37 Define the team and roles 02:27 Typical structure of a project 02:49 Schedule meetings 02:04 List of contacts 01:22 Execution Phase - Technical Tips 15 lectures • 1hr Introduction to Execution Phase Preview 02:58 Why manager should not work? Preview 02:04 How to manage your team? 04:59 Tools that your team will need 04:54 How to create a to-do list 09:38 Deadlines 02:23 Critical Chain Preview 03:16 Interim Meetings 04:08 Create Excels that are ready for external user 03:51 Example of properly done Excel 03:22 Production process of the presentation 05:35 Kanban for managing a project 02:37 How to get a buy-in? 03:33 Meetings with the customer 03:24 How to overdeliver 03:19 Execution Phase - Tips regarding the relationships with the customer 8 lectures • 20min Introduction to the soft tips Preview 01:58 Befriend everybody 02:01 Give credit and don't steal ideas 01:13 Downplay your estimation 03:45 Show in good light employees of your customer and your team 01:53 Concentrate on the problem not on the people 02:19 Admit when you don't know something 02:48 Other tips 03:59 Wrapping up the project 3 lectures • 8min Introduction to wrapping up the project Preview 02:14 Train the customer to use your deliverables 03:33 Transfer deliverables 02:27 Conclusions 1 lecture • 1min Bonus Lecture: up to 90% discounts for all my courses 01:14 Instructor Asen Gyczew Expert in performance improvement, turnaround and startups 4.4 Instructor Rating 17,723 Reviews 101,541 Students 53 Courses Expert in performance improvement, scaling businesses, and turning-around companies with significant experience both in management as well as in supervision of medium size companies (EUR 20 – 500 million) and startups. I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Investment Directors, CEO, Partners in PE and VC funds, Sales and Marketing Directors, Operational Directors, COO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Supply Chain Directors, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 100 000 students including people working in McKinsey, EY, Walmart, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain, PwC, Deloitte, Accenture, Dell, Adidas, Naspers, Walgreens, Orange, Citigroup, Cisco, IBM, and many others. Functional experience: performance improvement, strategy development, startups, intrapreneurship, post-merger integration and cost reduction, due diligence, turn-arounds, PMO; Industry experience: SMCG (domestic appliances, furniture, ceramic tiles), FMCG (cosmetics, juice, meat), retail (electronics, convenience shops, pharmaceuticals, DIY, vending, fashion, toys), B2B (aluminum system, plywood, alcohol, reagents, loading systems), services (MRO, consulting, outsourcing), foodtech, marketplaces Countries : Poland, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? 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  3. Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on totally different level Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements Basic or intermediate Excel Basic or intermediate Power Point Basic knowledge of business Description What is the aim of this course? Managing Consulting Projects is extremely difficult. You work in a hostile environment, long hours on difficult things. On top of that, the bill for your services for the customer is pretty high so he will want to squeeze out of you as much as possible. At the same time, his people may dislike you as you are an outsider that in their point of view pretends to know better. Therefore, many Project Managers fail on deadlines or cannot deliver value for the customer. Luckily there is a way to do a consulting project on time, get your customer and his people happy with the result as well as get well paid for your work. This course will help you drastically improve your knowledge and skills in managing a consulting project. It is designed for project managers, especially those working in consulting. After finishing the course you will know: How to prepare for the project to make your customer and your team happy as well to finish the project much earlier than your competitors How to create value for your customer How to deliver the project within the budget and way ahead of deadlines How to execute the project without having to work 7 days a week 15 hours a day How to overdeliver and get buy-in from your customer How to build a strong foundation for future projects What tools to use How to be efficient as a team This course is based on my 15 years of experience as a consultant in top consulting firms and as a Board Member responsible for strategy, performance improvement, and turn-arounds in the biggest firms from Retail, FMCG, SMG, B2B, and services sectors that I worked for. I have carried or supervised over 90 different performance improvement projects in different industries that generated in total 2 billion of additional EBITDA. On the basis of what you will find in this course, I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Partners in PE and VC funds, Investment Directors and Business Analysts in PE and VC, Operational Directors, COO, CRO, CEO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 84 000 students including people working in EY, McKinsey, Walmart, Booz Allen Hamilton, Adidas, Naspers, Alvarez & Marsal, PwC, Dell, Walgreens, Orange, and many others. I teach through case studies, so you will have a lot of lectures showing examples of analyses, tools that we use. To every lecture, you will find attached (in additional resources) the Excels as well as additional presentations, materials shown in the lectures so as a part of this course you will also get a library of ready-made analyses that can, with certain modification, be applied by you or your team in your work. Why have I decided to create this course? As I said, I not only managed and delivered consulting projects, but I was also on the receiving end. What always surprises me is that despite all the knowledge there is on managing projects, consultants time and again fail miserably and deliver something the customer doesn’t want or need, usually after the deadlines. At the same time, I could not help noticing that I on the other hand were done with my work way ahead of time. Therefore, I decided to describe my approach so it can be used by others that face the same challenges. Thanks to this course you will become a priceless member of your company and you will outperform other project managers. It will help you land a job not only with consulting firms but also private equities and businesses that need somebody to supervise projects (i.e. Project Management Officer). To sum it up, I believe that if you want to be a top project manager you should implement my approach towards consulting projects. That is why, I highly recommend this course not only to project managers or consultants that have to manage projects but also managers and directors working in the business. In what way will you benefit from this course? The course is a practical, step-by-step guide loaded with tones of tips, tricks, hints that will significantly improve the speed with which you conduct the project. There is little theory – mainly examples, a lot of tips from my own experience as well as other notable examples worth mentioning. Our intention is that thanks to the course you will know: How to train your team and turn it into an effective machine How to prepare the project in order to deliver value to the customer within the budget and deadlines How to execute the project to make your customer and your team happy How to finish the project and at the same time build the foundations for new cooperation You can also ask me any question either through the discussion mode or by messaging me directly. How the course is organized? The course is divided currently into 6 sections. Currently, you will find the following sections: Introduction. We begin with a little intro to the course as well as some general info on projects. Teaching Phase. In the second section, I will explain the importance of teaching and how to implement it in your team or company. If you want to do fast, efficiently good projects you have to have the right kind of people. You can say that preparation for the consulting project starts with proper teaching. In this section, I will discuss how through teaching get good business analysts. Preparation Phase. Most consulting projects are done in a bad manner. A lot of things that should be done ahead of time are done during the project and this slows you down drastically and causes later on a lot of problems. If you prepare properly you can shorten the execution time, create more value and earn more. In this section, I will show you how to prepare and what kind of tools to use. Execution Phase - Technical Tips. In section 4 I will show you some technical tips you should follow to make sure that you deliver value to the customers within the deadlines Execution Phase – Tips regarding the relationships with the customer . In this section, we continue with tips on how to execute the project. This time around it will be more devoted to soft tips: how to treat people on the project to get great results. Wrapping up the project . The way you finish the project is of utmost importance. In this section, I will show you how to finish the project to maximize the happiness of the customer with the results of the projects as well as to create opportunities for new projects. You will be able also to download many additional resources Excels with analyses shown in the course Presentation of slides show in the course Additional tools show in the course Links to additional presentations and movies Links to books worth reading At the end of my course, students will be able to… Manage Consulting Project with your eyes closed Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on a totally different level Who this course is for: Project Managers Management Consultants Business Analysts Other managers that have to supervise projects Controllers Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 66 lectures • 3h 11m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 12min Introduction Preview 02:23 About me Preview 01:47 What does it mean to manage well the project? Preview 02:20 How to deal with Blurry image 02:04 How to reach additional resources 01:05 How to find information and ask questions 02:50 Teaching Phase 11 lectures • 39min Introduction to Teaching phase Preview 01:47 Values Preview 05:12 Profile of an ideal team member Preview 02:55 Structure for cooperation 01:46 Standardize everything 04:28 Create templates 05:08 Example of standards and templates for Excel analysis Preview 04:22 Power Point - how it should be used by business analyst 05:47 Create modules 01:27 Create universal structure of folders 02:07 How to teach your team members 04:01 Preparation Phase 22 lectures • 51min Introduction to preparation phase Preview 03:07 Create Issue tree Preview 00:45 What is issue tree Preview 01:44 Issue tree – Examples Introduction 00:53 Example of issue trees in Logistics 01:42 Example of issue trees in Retail Preview 03:46 Issue tree example for a FMCG firm 04:41 Create Presentation Template 01:24 Phases of creating a management consulting presentation 02:30 Presentation for reading vs audience 01:58 Occasions for which you will create presentations in Management Consulting 03:44 Structure of the presentation 02:49 Create the messages 01:37 Sketching of the presentation 01:34 Creating the template 02:02 Conduct the market research - Introduction 00:33 Send data request with formats 03:38 Data request - example 03:37 Define the team and roles 02:27 Typical structure of a project 02:49 Schedule meetings 02:04 List of contacts 01:22 Execution Phase - Technical Tips 15 lectures • 1hr Introduction to Execution Phase Preview 02:58 Why manager should not work? Preview 02:04 How to manage your team? 04:59 Tools that your team will need 04:54 How to create a to-do list 09:38 Deadlines 02:23 Critical Chain Preview 03:16 Interim Meetings 04:08 Create Excels that are ready for external user 03:51 Example of properly done Excel 03:22 Production process of the presentation 05:35 Kanban for managing a project 02:37 How to get a buy-in? 03:33 Meetings with the customer 03:24 How to overdeliver 03:19 Execution Phase - Tips regarding the relationships with the customer 8 lectures • 20min Introduction to the soft tips Preview 01:58 Befriend everybody 02:01 Give credit and don't steal ideas 01:13 Downplay your estimation 03:45 Show in good light employees of your customer and your team 01:53 Concentrate on the problem not on the people 02:19 Admit when you don't know something 02:48 Other tips 03:59 Wrapping up the project 3 lectures • 8min Introduction to wrapping up the project Preview 02:14 Train the customer to use your deliverables 03:33 Transfer deliverables 02:27 Conclusions 1 lecture • 1min Bonus Lecture: up to 90% discounts for all my courses 01:14 Instructor Asen Gyczew Expert in performance improvement, turnaround and startups 4.4 Instructor Rating 17,723 Reviews 101,541 Students 53 Courses Expert in performance improvement, scaling businesses, and turning-around companies with significant experience both in management as well as in supervision of medium size companies (EUR 20 – 500 million) and startups. I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Investment Directors, CEO, Partners in PE and VC funds, Sales and Marketing Directors, Operational Directors, COO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Supply Chain Directors, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 100 000 students including people working in McKinsey, EY, Walmart, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain, PwC, Deloitte, Accenture, Dell, Adidas, Naspers, Walgreens, Orange, Citigroup, Cisco, IBM, and many others. 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  4. Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on totally different level Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements Basic or intermediate Excel Basic or intermediate Power Point Basic knowledge of business Description What is the aim of this course? Managing Consulting Projects is extremely difficult. You work in a hostile environment, long hours on difficult things. On top of that, the bill for your services for the customer is pretty high so he will want to squeeze out of you as much as possible. At the same time, his people may dislike you as you are an outsider that in their point of view pretends to know better. Therefore, many Project Managers fail on deadlines or cannot deliver value for the customer. Luckily there is a way to do a consulting project on time, get your customer and his people happy with the result as well as get well paid for your work. This course will help you drastically improve your knowledge and skills in managing a consulting project. It is designed for project managers, especially those working in consulting. After finishing the course you will know: How to prepare for the project to make your customer and your team happy as well to finish the project much earlier than your competitors How to create value for your customer How to deliver the project within the budget and way ahead of deadlines How to execute the project without having to work 7 days a week 15 hours a day How to overdeliver and get buy-in from your customer How to build a strong foundation for future projects What tools to use How to be efficient as a team This course is based on my 15 years of experience as a consultant in top consulting firms and as a Board Member responsible for strategy, performance improvement, and turn-arounds in the biggest firms from Retail, FMCG, SMG, B2B, and services sectors that I worked for. I have carried or supervised over 90 different performance improvement projects in different industries that generated in total 2 billion of additional EBITDA. On the basis of what you will find in this course, I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Partners in PE and VC funds, Investment Directors and Business Analysts in PE and VC, Operational Directors, COO, CRO, CEO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 84 000 students including people working in EY, McKinsey, Walmart, Booz Allen Hamilton, Adidas, Naspers, Alvarez & Marsal, PwC, Dell, Walgreens, Orange, and many others. I teach through case studies, so you will have a lot of lectures showing examples of analyses, tools that we use. To every lecture, you will find attached (in additional resources) the Excels as well as additional presentations, materials shown in the lectures so as a part of this course you will also get a library of ready-made analyses that can, with certain modification, be applied by you or your team in your work. Why have I decided to create this course? As I said, I not only managed and delivered consulting projects, but I was also on the receiving end. What always surprises me is that despite all the knowledge there is on managing projects, consultants time and again fail miserably and deliver something the customer doesn’t want or need, usually after the deadlines. At the same time, I could not help noticing that I on the other hand were done with my work way ahead of time. Therefore, I decided to describe my approach so it can be used by others that face the same challenges. Thanks to this course you will become a priceless member of your company and you will outperform other project managers. It will help you land a job not only with consulting firms but also private equities and businesses that need somebody to supervise projects (i.e. Project Management Officer). To sum it up, I believe that if you want to be a top project manager you should implement my approach towards consulting projects. That is why, I highly recommend this course not only to project managers or consultants that have to manage projects but also managers and directors working in the business. In what way will you benefit from this course? The course is a practical, step-by-step guide loaded with tones of tips, tricks, hints that will significantly improve the speed with which you conduct the project. There is little theory – mainly examples, a lot of tips from my own experience as well as other notable examples worth mentioning. Our intention is that thanks to the course you will know: How to train your team and turn it into an effective machine How to prepare the project in order to deliver value to the customer within the budget and deadlines How to execute the project to make your customer and your team happy How to finish the project and at the same time build the foundations for new cooperation You can also ask me any question either through the discussion mode or by messaging me directly. How the course is organized? The course is divided currently into 6 sections. Currently, you will find the following sections: Introduction. We begin with a little intro to the course as well as some general info on projects. Teaching Phase. In the second section, I will explain the importance of teaching and how to implement it in your team or company. If you want to do fast, efficiently good projects you have to have the right kind of people. You can say that preparation for the consulting project starts with proper teaching. In this section, I will discuss how through teaching get good business analysts. Preparation Phase. Most consulting projects are done in a bad manner. A lot of things that should be done ahead of time are done during the project and this slows you down drastically and causes later on a lot of problems. If you prepare properly you can shorten the execution time, create more value and earn more. In this section, I will show you how to prepare and what kind of tools to use. Execution Phase - Technical Tips. In section 4 I will show you some technical tips you should follow to make sure that you deliver value to the customers within the deadlines Execution Phase – Tips regarding the relationships with the customer . In this section, we continue with tips on how to execute the project. This time around it will be more devoted to soft tips: how to treat people on the project to get great results. Wrapping up the project . The way you finish the project is of utmost importance. In this section, I will show you how to finish the project to maximize the happiness of the customer with the results of the projects as well as to create opportunities for new projects. You will be able also to download many additional resources Excels with analyses shown in the course Presentation of slides show in the course Additional tools show in the course Links to additional presentations and movies Links to books worth reading At the end of my course, students will be able to… Manage Consulting Project with your eyes closed Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on a totally different level Who this course is for: Project Managers Management Consultants Business Analysts Other managers that have to supervise projects Controllers Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 66 lectures • 3h 11m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 12min Introduction Preview 02:23 About me Preview 01:47 What does it mean to manage well the project? Preview 02:20 How to deal with Blurry image 02:04 How to reach additional resources 01:05 How to find information and ask questions 02:50 Teaching Phase 11 lectures • 39min Introduction to Teaching phase Preview 01:47 Values Preview 05:12 Profile of an ideal team member Preview 02:55 Structure for cooperation 01:46 Standardize everything 04:28 Create templates 05:08 Example of standards and templates for Excel analysis Preview 04:22 Power Point - how it should be used by business analyst 05:47 Create modules 01:27 Create universal structure of folders 02:07 How to teach your team members 04:01 Preparation Phase 22 lectures • 51min Introduction to preparation phase Preview 03:07 Create Issue tree Preview 00:45 What is issue tree Preview 01:44 Issue tree – Examples Introduction 00:53 Example of issue trees in Logistics 01:42 Example of issue trees in Retail Preview 03:46 Issue tree example for a FMCG firm 04:41 Create Presentation Template 01:24 Phases of creating a management consulting presentation 02:30 Presentation for reading vs audience 01:58 Occasions for which you will create presentations in Management Consulting 03:44 Structure of the presentation 02:49 Create the messages 01:37 Sketching of the presentation 01:34 Creating the template 02:02 Conduct the market research - Introduction 00:33 Send data request with formats 03:38 Data request - example 03:37 Define the team and roles 02:27 Typical structure of a project 02:49 Schedule meetings 02:04 List of contacts 01:22 Execution Phase - Technical Tips 15 lectures • 1hr Introduction to Execution Phase Preview 02:58 Why manager should not work? Preview 02:04 How to manage your team? 04:59 Tools that your team will need 04:54 How to create a to-do list 09:38 Deadlines 02:23 Critical Chain Preview 03:16 Interim Meetings 04:08 Create Excels that are ready for external user 03:51 Example of properly done Excel 03:22 Production process of the presentation 05:35 Kanban for managing a project 02:37 How to get a buy-in? 03:33 Meetings with the customer 03:24 How to overdeliver 03:19 Execution Phase - Tips regarding the relationships with the customer 8 lectures • 20min Introduction to the soft tips Preview 01:58 Befriend everybody 02:01 Give credit and don't steal ideas 01:13 Downplay your estimation 03:45 Show in good light employees of your customer and your team 01:53 Concentrate on the problem not on the people 02:19 Admit when you don't know something 02:48 Other tips 03:59 Wrapping up the project 3 lectures • 8min Introduction to wrapping up the project Preview 02:14 Train the customer to use your deliverables 03:33 Transfer deliverables 02:27 Conclusions 1 lecture • 1min Bonus Lecture: up to 90% discounts for all my courses 01:14 Instructor Asen Gyczew Expert in performance improvement, turnaround and startups 4.4 Instructor Rating 17,723 Reviews 101,541 Students 53 Courses Expert in performance improvement, scaling businesses, and turning-around companies with significant experience both in management as well as in supervision of medium size companies (EUR 20 – 500 million) and startups. I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Investment Directors, CEO, Partners in PE and VC funds, Sales and Marketing Directors, Operational Directors, COO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Supply Chain Directors, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 100 000 students including people working in McKinsey, EY, Walmart, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain, PwC, Deloitte, Accenture, Dell, Adidas, Naspers, Walgreens, Orange, Citigroup, Cisco, IBM, and many others. Functional experience: performance improvement, strategy development, startups, intrapreneurship, post-merger integration and cost reduction, due diligence, turn-arounds, PMO; Industry experience: SMCG (domestic appliances, furniture, ceramic tiles), FMCG (cosmetics, juice, meat), retail (electronics, convenience shops, pharmaceuticals, DIY, vending, fashion, toys), B2B (aluminum system, plywood, alcohol, reagents, loading systems), services (MRO, consulting, outsourcing), foodtech, marketplaces Countries : Poland, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? 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  5. Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on totally different level Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements Basic or intermediate Excel Basic or intermediate Power Point Basic knowledge of business Description What is the aim of this course? Managing Consulting Projects is extremely difficult. You work in a hostile environment, long hours on difficult things. On top of that, the bill for your services for the customer is pretty high so he will want to squeeze out of you as much as possible. At the same time, his people may dislike you as you are an outsider that in their point of view pretends to know better. Therefore, many Project Managers fail on deadlines or cannot deliver value for the customer. Luckily there is a way to do a consulting project on time, get your customer and his people happy with the result as well as get well paid for your work. This course will help you drastically improve your knowledge and skills in managing a consulting project. It is designed for project managers, especially those working in consulting. After finishing the course you will know: How to prepare for the project to make your customer and your team happy as well to finish the project much earlier than your competitors How to create value for your customer How to deliver the project within the budget and way ahead of deadlines How to execute the project without having to work 7 days a week 15 hours a day How to overdeliver and get buy-in from your customer How to build a strong foundation for future projects What tools to use How to be efficient as a team This course is based on my 15 years of experience as a consultant in top consulting firms and as a Board Member responsible for strategy, performance improvement, and turn-arounds in the biggest firms from Retail, FMCG, SMG, B2B, and services sectors that I worked for. I have carried or supervised over 90 different performance improvement projects in different industries that generated in total 2 billion of additional EBITDA. On the basis of what you will find in this course, I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Partners in PE and VC funds, Investment Directors and Business Analysts in PE and VC, Operational Directors, COO, CRO, CEO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 84 000 students including people working in EY, McKinsey, Walmart, Booz Allen Hamilton, Adidas, Naspers, Alvarez & Marsal, PwC, Dell, Walgreens, Orange, and many others. I teach through case studies, so you will have a lot of lectures showing examples of analyses, tools that we use. To every lecture, you will find attached (in additional resources) the Excels as well as additional presentations, materials shown in the lectures so as a part of this course you will also get a library of ready-made analyses that can, with certain modification, be applied by you or your team in your work. Why have I decided to create this course? As I said, I not only managed and delivered consulting projects, but I was also on the receiving end. What always surprises me is that despite all the knowledge there is on managing projects, consultants time and again fail miserably and deliver something the customer doesn’t want or need, usually after the deadlines. At the same time, I could not help noticing that I on the other hand were done with my work way ahead of time. Therefore, I decided to describe my approach so it can be used by others that face the same challenges. Thanks to this course you will become a priceless member of your company and you will outperform other project managers. It will help you land a job not only with consulting firms but also private equities and businesses that need somebody to supervise projects (i.e. Project Management Officer). To sum it up, I believe that if you want to be a top project manager you should implement my approach towards consulting projects. That is why, I highly recommend this course not only to project managers or consultants that have to manage projects but also managers and directors working in the business. In what way will you benefit from this course? The course is a practical, step-by-step guide loaded with tones of tips, tricks, hints that will significantly improve the speed with which you conduct the project. There is little theory – mainly examples, a lot of tips from my own experience as well as other notable examples worth mentioning. Our intention is that thanks to the course you will know: How to train your team and turn it into an effective machine How to prepare the project in order to deliver value to the customer within the budget and deadlines How to execute the project to make your customer and your team happy How to finish the project and at the same time build the foundations for new cooperation You can also ask me any question either through the discussion mode or by messaging me directly. How the course is organized? The course is divided currently into 6 sections. Currently, you will find the following sections: Introduction. We begin with a little intro to the course as well as some general info on projects. Teaching Phase. In the second section, I will explain the importance of teaching and how to implement it in your team or company. If you want to do fast, efficiently good projects you have to have the right kind of people. You can say that preparation for the consulting project starts with proper teaching. In this section, I will discuss how through teaching get good business analysts. Preparation Phase. Most consulting projects are done in a bad manner. A lot of things that should be done ahead of time are done during the project and this slows you down drastically and causes later on a lot of problems. If you prepare properly you can shorten the execution time, create more value and earn more. In this section, I will show you how to prepare and what kind of tools to use. Execution Phase - Technical Tips. In section 4 I will show you some technical tips you should follow to make sure that you deliver value to the customers within the deadlines Execution Phase – Tips regarding the relationships with the customer . In this section, we continue with tips on how to execute the project. This time around it will be more devoted to soft tips: how to treat people on the project to get great results. Wrapping up the project . The way you finish the project is of utmost importance. In this section, I will show you how to finish the project to maximize the happiness of the customer with the results of the projects as well as to create opportunities for new projects. You will be able also to download many additional resources Excels with analyses shown in the course Presentation of slides show in the course Additional tools show in the course Links to additional presentations and movies Links to books worth reading At the end of my course, students will be able to… Manage Consulting Project with your eyes closed Finish the project ahead of time and below the agreed budget Create value for the customer that will help you sell new projects Create finished products that can be reused on other projects Prepare yourself efficiently for the project Create a dream team Become real efficient manager, working on a totally different level Who this course is for: Project Managers Management Consultants Business Analysts Other managers that have to supervise projects Controllers Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 66 lectures • 3h 11m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 12min Introduction Preview 02:23 About me Preview 01:47 What does it mean to manage well the project? Preview 02:20 How to deal with Blurry image 02:04 How to reach additional resources 01:05 How to find information and ask questions 02:50 Teaching Phase 11 lectures • 39min Introduction to Teaching phase Preview 01:47 Values Preview 05:12 Profile of an ideal team member Preview 02:55 Structure for cooperation 01:46 Standardize everything 04:28 Create templates 05:08 Example of standards and templates for Excel analysis Preview 04:22 Power Point - how it should be used by business analyst 05:47 Create modules 01:27 Create universal structure of folders 02:07 How to teach your team members 04:01 Preparation Phase 22 lectures • 51min Introduction to preparation phase Preview 03:07 Create Issue tree Preview 00:45 What is issue tree Preview 01:44 Issue tree – Examples Introduction 00:53 Example of issue trees in Logistics 01:42 Example of issue trees in Retail Preview 03:46 Issue tree example for a FMCG firm 04:41 Create Presentation Template 01:24 Phases of creating a management consulting presentation 02:30 Presentation for reading vs audience 01:58 Occasions for which you will create presentations in Management Consulting 03:44 Structure of the presentation 02:49 Create the messages 01:37 Sketching of the presentation 01:34 Creating the template 02:02 Conduct the market research - Introduction 00:33 Send data request with formats 03:38 Data request - example 03:37 Define the team and roles 02:27 Typical structure of a project 02:49 Schedule meetings 02:04 List of contacts 01:22 Execution Phase - Technical Tips 15 lectures • 1hr Introduction to Execution Phase Preview 02:58 Why manager should not work? Preview 02:04 How to manage your team? 04:59 Tools that your team will need 04:54 How to create a to-do list 09:38 Deadlines 02:23 Critical Chain Preview 03:16 Interim Meetings 04:08 Create Excels that are ready for external user 03:51 Example of properly done Excel 03:22 Production process of the presentation 05:35 Kanban for managing a project 02:37 How to get a buy-in? 03:33 Meetings with the customer 03:24 How to overdeliver 03:19 Execution Phase - Tips regarding the relationships with the customer