WHAT IS A MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT?

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Dūcere

Delivered by Ducere Global Business School in partnership with the University of Canberra, the Bachelor of Applied Business (Management) combines the fundamentals of management and business leadership with the practical enterprise skills of the 21st century.  If you're ready to stand out from the crowd and to distinguish yourself as a workplace innovator, then this is the degree for you.

Bachelor of Applied Business (Management)

Delivered by Ducere Global Business School in partnership with the University of Canberra, the Bachelor of Applied Business (Management) combines the fundamentals of management and business leadership with the practical enterprise skills of the 21st century.  If you're ready to stand out from the crowd and to distinguish yourself as a workplace innovator, then this is the degree for you.
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Dūcere

Delivered by Ducere Global Business School in partnership with the University of Canberra, the Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing) connects marketing creativity with the innovation skills of the 21st century. If you want to harness your creative skills towards professional success, then this is the degree for you!

Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing)

Delivered by Ducere Global Business School in partnership with the University of Canberra, the Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing) connects marketing creativity with the innovation skills of the 21st century. If you want to harness your creative skills towards professional success, then this is the degree for you!
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UniSA Online

This online Bachelor of Business (Management) degree equips students with the skills to lead and manage people, teams and organisations in the global business environment.

Swinburne Online

Taught and designed by leading business professionals, the Bachelor of Business With a Major in Business Administration delivers a practical and comprehensive course in business management.

Swinburne Online

In this online Bachelor of Business With a Major in Management course you will learn and develop the skills to lead teams in a business environment.

Swinburne Online

In this online Bachelor of Business With a Major in Marketing course you will develop the complete set of marketing skills, from analysing consumer trends through to developing your own strategies to build a consumer base.

AIM Business School

Formalise your management skills and further your career with this online Graduate Certificate in Management course.

AIM Business School

Gain up-to-date industry knowledge and the skills to be an effective leader with this online Graduate Diploma in Management.

Swinburne Online

For anyone with ambition for business leadership or ownership, Swinburne Online's Master of Business Administration will give you the experience and skills to achieve your dream.

Dūcere

Develop invaluable business leadership skills and benefit from unparalleled industry engagement with this online Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) course from University of Canberra.

Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

Develop invaluable business leadership skills and benefit from unparalleled industry engagement with this online Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) course from University of Canberra.
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Charles Sturt University

This online Master of Business Administration (MBA) course will equip you with the theory and training necessary to excel in business management and leadership.

AIM Business School

Demonstrate your career ambition and gain a thorough understanding of the current business management landscape with this online Master of Business Administration (MBA+).

Master of Business Administration (MBA+)

Demonstrate your career ambition and gain a thorough understanding of the current business management landscape with this online Master of Business Administration (MBA+).
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What is a Management Consultant?

A Management Consultant is engaged in order to help a business or organisation improve performance and grow by identifying and solving organisational problems, as well as advising on the implementation of new and better ways of operating, or ‘best practices’.

Operating primarily through the analysis of existing organisational structure and operation, Management Consultants offer external, objective advice on the development of plans for improving productivity and increasing efficiency.
They use their business skills and expertise to help organisations to solve issues, create value, maximise growth and develop any specialised skills that may be lacking.

What do Management Consultants do?

  • Collecting and analysing data in order to understand the business or organisation.
  • Interviewing employees, managers and other stakeholders.
  • Identifying problems and areas of inefficiency.
  • Forming hypotheses and solutions based on analysis and industry ‘best practices’.
  • Preparing and presenting findings, proposals and recommendations to clients.
  • Implementing recommendations, facilitating workshops, managing projects and programmes
  • Liaising with clients regarding progress and performance of implemented solutions

Career snapshot for Management Consultant

  • The average age of working Management Consultants is 42.
  • 56.60% of Management Consultants are male.
  • 80.60% of Management Consultants work full-time and on average they work around 40.1 hours per week.
  • With A Bachelor Degree or higher, Management Consultants get paid $1,500 per week Before Tax.
  • Unemployment levels are average.
  • In 2015 records showed 66,100 employed Management Consultants.
  • The projected growth of the profession is estimated to be very strong with employment numbers around 79,900 by 2020.
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