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Review the main steps in the process of managing the sourcing of Consulting projects, from defining the needs, formalizing all the elements in the RFP, assessing the written proposals, getting closer to selecting the best provider, managing, and terminating contracts?Download
Explore how companies that are managing a significant number of Consulting projects can professionalize the management of their Consulting Spend and capture quick gains by implementing a simple set of actions.Download
Identify the key areas where you need to focus your efforts to maximize the Value you will get from the project. Many organizations focus on the negotiation stage when aligning the objectives, scoping and sourcing the right consultants is what creates more Value.Download
Consulting Procurement Organizations should aim to reach a high level of maturity, where the team is using best-in-class practices and brings significant efficiency gains for the Procurement group and company as a whole. But before an organization can draw its path to excellence, it must first evaluate where it stands today on the Maturity Grid. Understanding the starting point of your Consulting Procurement Journey is probably as important as defining where you want to go.Download
Understand how companies can generate more value through Consulting by aligning their Consulting Spend with their StrategyDownload
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Decision-Making In Consulting – Who Are the Right People to Be in The Room?Deciding who should be in the room when making big decisions is one of the most important aspects of any decision-making process. Obviously, those directly affected by the decision should be involved, but there are other key players whose voices need to be heard as well.
Define Your Consulting Procurement Strategy – 5 Points to ConsiderDeveloping a strong procurement strategy can have long term benefits for an organization’s bottom-line but crafting a procurement strategy for the consulting category can be quite a challenge. It requires an understanding of both the wider procurement strategy, along with the specifics of the consulting market.
How to Successfully Manage a Consulting Project in 6 Essential StepsManaging a consulting project might seem like a mountain of work, but it gets a lot easier when you break the entire job down into six manageable and easy-to-follow steps. And following these steps will ensure that you are well on your way to successfully managing your consulting project.
Demand Management for Consulting and Why You Need ItDemand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
How to set-up an Internal Consulting Group?Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you'll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
How to Check the References for Consulting Services the Right WayWhen you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Consultancy Procurement 101: A Beginner’s GuideThis beginner’s guide will help you understand everything you need to know about consultancy procurement. It will give you an overview of the key steps involved in the procurement process and will help you get started on your sourcing journey.
12 Essential elements to include in your consulting agreementWhen you launch a project, you can always hope that the consultant will understand your needs. Or you can write down the reasons why you start a project and what results you expect. Writing an RFP is not easy
Management Consultants Salary – Best of 2022The average management consultants salary is $85,000 per year. However, salaries can vary widely depending on experience, location, and industry. However, the job can be demanding, with long hours and frequent travel.
Whether you plan to buy a single project or already utilize consulting regularly, these guides will transform your approach.
Have you ever found yourself browsing a consultant website and wondering: “what do they concretely do? What problems do they solve? And what are they actually good at?”
The good news if we can refer to it this way is that you are not alone. For companies that are helping others to define their value proposition, sharpen their strategy and optimize their marketing budgets, many consulting firms are quite slow to embrace the internet and even more social media.
So to facilitate your future browsing we have tried in this chapter to give you an overview of the key dimensions that characterize the DNA of a consulting firm.Download
Beyond the traditional model like GLG, Third Bridge, Alphasight, or Guidepointe, new business models have emerged in the expertise-on-demand such as Machine-driven Expert Networks such as NewtonX, techspert or proSapient.
In this Guide, we present a list of these networks including the website link and the industries served
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