LB5131 - Business Consulting
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Business, Law & Governance
Please note that this subject is offered through JCU Online.
Business consultants work with clients on a range of organisational aspects, including
strategy, planning, and problem-solving. This subject is designed to provide MBA students
with immediately usable tools for addressing any consulting situation. The subject
will step students through the phases that a consultancy project needs to go through
to maximise its success (contracting, data collection, data analysis, recommendations
and implementation). Simultaneously, students will learn how to approach and manage
business consulting projects to meet clients' needs, through integration of business
consulting concepts in an applied industry project. The subject will also cover a
few of the most critical high level functional frameworks used by top consulting firms
with respect to team work. The subject is geared toward any students considering a
career in consulting (or who wish to appreciate the benefits of engaging a consultant).
- describe and integrate the techniques required for successful business consulting;
- apply business consulting techniques to the design, research and management of a business
- critically evaluate methods to maximise team performance in business consulting.
||Admission to Master of Business Administration Global and completion of 24 credit
points of postgraduate subjects
Study Period 85
|Census Date 12-Sep-2019
||Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
||Assoc. Professor Riccardo Welters.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 65 hours - Online resources including readings, screencasts, embedded quizzes.
- assessment and self-directed study
|Method of Delivery:
||Online - JCU
||short answer test (20%); applied case study - part 1 (40%); applied case study - part 2 (40%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest