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Understand the role of a consultant and explore the key issues affecting organisational performance.

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  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    4 hours
  • Accreditation

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Understand the concept of consultancy and use of appropriate strategic analysis

This course is focused on the introduction to consultancy, the evaluation of the strategic position of the organisation and the use of strategic analysis tools and techniques in evaluating an organisation’s internal and external environment.

At Coventry University, principles supporting strategic analysis of internal and external environments are upheld in the different faculties and schools while evaluating aspects such as courses and benchmarking them with similar courses in other universities.

What topics will you cover?

Week 1 – Introduction to consultancy and strategic leadership

Week 2 – Evaluation and use of tools and techniques for effective consultancy

Who is this accredited by?

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Chartered Management Institute (CMI):

This short course has been developed in partnership with and is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to identify client needs and be able to develop appropriate strategies for consultancy interventions.
  • Appraise the importance of expert tools and techniques to a consultant.

Who is the course for?

This course is specifically designed for postgraduate students and professionals involved in management or wishing to get involved in consultancy services and appropriately use strategic analysis tools for the evaluation of organisations’ internal and external environment in order to enhance organisational performance.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Linda Martin is an associate professor at the Postgraduate Strategy Unit. She is a social worker, has a particular interest in emotional intelligence and teaches leadership and management.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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