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Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19

Course Overview

This multi-faceted course will cover the various aspects required when designing and delivering consultancy and training courses in contemporary organisations. The importance of international, cultural and ethical dimensions will be embedded in the context of research, planning and delivery. The course will provide students the opportunity to deconstruct the nature of consultancy and offer key insights into different types of client interventions, and effective engagement as well as off-the-shelf and bespoke training.


Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Third Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No

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What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • MSc International Business Management

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Course Description

This course develops the various key skills required to successfully engage in management consultancy and training delivery.  The course will deconstruct the very nature of consultancy and training to key components in order to analyse the appropriate skills required for successful application of those components.  The different levels and types of consultancy will be introduced as well as details on the consultancy phenomenon, the industry, management consultancy firms and examples of different consultancy projects, the major events and trends in the history of consultancy, the growth of the profession and the range of skills required to successfully engage in management consultancy.  Students will also understand the needs of the client in order to design a better consultancy approach.

Contact Teaching Time

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

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