Consulting Skills

This course is also available in-house
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Qualification available with course CMI Level 7 Certificate in Professional Consulting


This course provides a practical toolkit for both internal and external consultants helping you to operate successfully as a consultant.

Becoming a top consultant is as much about adopting a new behavioural attitude, as it is knowledge and technique. It is about being non-judgemental, listening to problems and offering possible solutions.

Most consultants actually work in-house in large organisations. Internal consultancy can deliver huge savings and improvements and can save organisations millions of pounds in external consulting fees.

Become qualified

You can quickly gain the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Professional Consulting and work towards the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Professional Consulting.

Organisations that have sent participants include:
Barclays, Brighton and Hove City Council, British Gas, BSkyB, Canon, FIFA, Macmillan Cancer Support, Ministry Of Defence, Novartis, Royal Bank of Scotland, Shell, The Money Advice Service, Unilever, NHS.


  • Operating as a consultant
  • Stages in the consulting process
  • Problem solving
  • Research and data collection
  • Project management principles
  • Developing and justifying proposals
  • Presenting findings and recommendations
  • Implementing change successfully
  • Networking
  • Influencing skills
  • Identifying needs – organisation analysis
  • Supporting strategic planning
  • Managing large change programmes
  • Designing effective workshops
  • The mechanics of 7 approaches to
  • organisation development
  • Marketing consultancy services


  • Comprehensive manual/toolkit
  • Process model for professional consultancy
  • 4 proven methodologies to increase productivity
  • 15 practical problem solving techniques
  • Easy techniques for effective client handling
  • The credibility building action plan
  • 3 organisational analysis tools
  • 7 organisational development techniques
  • 11 strategy facilitation tools
  • Work towards a CMI Level 7 Certificate in Professional Consulting
  • Progress and undertake the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Professional Consulting
Upcoming Course Dates
Start Date End Date Book
25/9/2017 29/9/2017 Enquire Now
27/11/2017 1/12/2017 Enquire Now