Types of consulting projects

Management consultants have learnt to sell all sort of weird projects to their clients. Some of them were born out of the need of the customer. Others were developed internally by the consulting firms. Consulting projects differ drastically and I will try to shed some light on the main types of projects you can come …

How to conduct consulting projects in consumer good businesses

Consumer goods are tough. You have so many customers that you cannot threaten them or negotiate with them. You have to think about segments, trends and act indirectly with a lot of marketing and indirect sales. That’s why consulting projects devoted to consumer goods are so much fun. You can do there plenty of interesting …

Top Management Consulting Techniques, Tools and Frameworks

Management Consultants are not born smart and almighty. They dress to look that way but most of their “magic powers” come from application of simple techniques, frameworks and tools. Do you want to master those “magic” tricks and be as smart as them? If the answer is YES, then let’s spend the next 20 minutes …

Essential Lean Manufacturing Techniques every Badass Consultant should know

Lean Manufacturing techniques are extremely powerful not only for production but for all areas in the firm.  It is also not only limited to production based businesses. Over the last 10 years I have seen the very same principles being applied to startups (lean startups, lean analytics, scaling lean), services (optimizing costs and service level), …

How to crush it with Excel – practical guide for Management Consultants

In Consulting you will have one friend that always will be there for you, who will be helping you in ways you can’t imagine. You will spend more time with him than with your family and friends. If you treat him nicely and spend time with him he will help you with your career, private …