WHAT IS A MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT?

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What do I need to study to become a Management Consultant?

Dūcere

Delivered by Ducere Global Business School in partnership with the Torrens University Australia, 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 Torrens University Australia, 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.

Dūcere

Delivered by Ducere Global Business School in partnership with the Torrens University Australia, 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!

Australian Institute of Business

Build stand-out skills in strategic leadership and management with this internationally recognised online Master of Business Administration course from the Australian Institute of Business.

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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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