Maximizing the Value of Consulting is an indispensable, practical guide for managing, measuring, and delivering the resultsthat make internal and external consulting a lasting value toclients and the company. Sponsored by the ROI Institute and theAssociation of Internal Management Consultants, this book providesa roadmap to relevance for consultants operating in theincreasingly fast-paced, changing, dynamic environment. Readerswill learn how to use resources properly and manage the investmentefficiently, while truly connecting to the business, securingappropriate levels of commitment, and providing adequate levels ofsupport. Detailed coverage includes guidance toward calculating thevalue of consulting in terms that executives understand, includingbusiness impact and ROI, and using the appropriate tools to showhow things are working throughout the process.
Whether organizations are using internal or externalconsultants, or both, consultants can provide better value to thecompany. Consultants are needed to provide advice, support, andinsight into the processes undertaken to improve the business, andintegrate the input of different functional units into a morestreamlined strategy. This book is designed to help consultantsprovide the utmost value to clients by maximizing organization, efficiency, and ultimately, ROI.
- Manage for value with better organization and cost control
- Set objectives at multiple levels to deliver usefulresults
- Measure implementation, impact, ROI, and intangibles
- Use final results to drive appropriate actions, creatinglasting value
The skyrocketing need for internal and external consultants willcontinue, in almost every functional area ranging from HR andtechnology, to auditing and risk management. Maximizing theValue of Consulting provides a manual for relevant, value-driven consulting, with world-renowned expert insight.