Consultancy Skills Development Course

Preamble

Organizations are increasingly facing challenges of sourcing and utilizing the services of external consultants to undertake assignments. This requires the utilization of systematic methods and techniques in consultancy

Target Group

Managers from the public, private and NGO sector involved in procuring and delivering consultancy services. This includes managers involved in the development of Terms of Reference (TOR), preparation and of technical and financial consultancy proposals and monitoring and evaluating consultancy assignments.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the seminar, the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the consultancy process
  • Discuss the roles of a consultant
  • Apply appropriate skills in managing client-consultant relationships
  • Prepare & Interpret terms of reference for consultancy assignments
  • Develop technical and financial consultancy proposals
  • Monitor and evaluate consultancy assignments
  • Discuss the legal and ethical issues in the management of consultancy assignments

Content Areas

  • Introduction to Consultancy
  • The Consultancy process
  • Preparation for Consultancy Assignments
  • Skills for Effective Implementation of Consultancy Assignments

Benefits of attending

Participants will enhance their skills in bargaining for consultancies, engage in professional consultancies and be better fund raisers.