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Understand the nature of consultancy and gain tips on reflection.

  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Understand the soft and hard skills required to be a consultant

In this short course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the nature of consultancy and the hard and soft skills required to carry out a consultancy-based project.

The second week of this course will look at the importance of reflection, give tips on how to write reflectively and provide examples of reflective writing.

What topics will you cover?

  • The nature of consultancy
  • Different types of consultancy
  • Skills required for a consultancy-based project
  • Reflective writing

What will you achieve?

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

  • Explore the literature around a research project
  • Reflect on future personal development

Who is the course for?

This course is the dissertation module for students of the MBA General, MBA Cyber Security, MBA Sustainable Tourism, MBA Artificial Intelligence and MBA Marketing.

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?

A lecturer on the MBA Programme, with a background in NHS Management including large scale consultancy projects. I engage external organisations in partnering MBA students on real consultancy projects

I am a lecturer at Coventry University. I teach on the MBA programmes within the Business School. My research interests are employability and research methodology.

Dr Hilary Mc Laughlin-Stonham Associate Lecture for Masters Level Courses. Hilary has taught at Universities both in the UK and abroad and is currently research active. PhD, Ma, Ma, AFHEA.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry