Online Delivery: August 19, 21, 26, & 28, 2020

Approach Problems Like a Consultant

MAKE SENSE OF ANY CHALLENGE

How to Approach Problems Like a Management Consultant will give you the tools to bring order and clarity to even the messiest of problems. You’ll learn the processes and principles often used by management consultants who work on problems of all shapes and sizes and gain a framework for approaching problems in a way that leads to effective solutions.
  • Course Length

    Online: August 19, 21, 26, & 28, 2020 from 9am-12pm each day
  • Typical Class Size

    For professionals who often face complex business challenges
  • Course Investment*

    Includes 20% Career Booster discount

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How to Approach Problems Like a Management Consultant will be delivered in an interactive online format on August 19, 21, 26, & 28, 2020 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

How It Works

How to Approach Problems Like a Management Consultant is designed for professionals who are often tasked with complex business challenges. In this course, you’ll learn the value of a structured problem-solving approach, develop your own action plan, and execute that plan to find a solution. This course applies to the Strategy and Change Management certificate programs.
  • Define and Break Down the Problem

    Understand the need for a structured approach to problem-solving, and recognize the principles that enable effective work. Get clarity on the real problem to be solved, identify the issues to be addressed, and structure them into a hierarchy that enables focused work.
  • Plan the work

    Identify the tasks required to work through the issues, and identify sources of information and input. Prepare a clear statement of work, and organize tasks into manageable workstreams.
  • Work the Plan

    Engage external players and condition project team members for high-impact problem-solving. Facilitate insightful conclusions from the work and creative thinking about potential solutions.
  • Build the Case

    Build and test a case for action based on strong logic and evidence.
  • Make the Case and Start the Change

    Communicate the case for action in a persuasive manner to generate buy-in and action.

Course Takeaways

  • Define

    Learn how to bring fresh eyes to tough situations and clearly define your problem.
  • Frame

    Get a formula that can help you make sense and bring order to even the most intractable problems.
  • Solve

    Explore how to break down your problems and execute your plan for the solution.

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Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents:
Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Group/Multiple
Custom Clients
Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

We also offer flexible payment options through Emory Alliance Credit Union:
Emory Alliance Credit Union has created an unsecured line of credit for Emory Executive Education participants to assist with the cost of courses:
o Minimum amount: $1,000; Maximum amount: $15,000
o 12 months interest only—the balance on the 13th month will be amortized over 36 months
o Interest rate is Prime + 4%*
o A monthly billing notice will be mailed to you.
o Credit Union membership is required. Visit emoryacu.com and click to get started.
For more information, call 404.329.6415 Option 3, or visit emoryacu.com to find a branch near you.

Want to know more?

Please speak with Learning Advisor, Lauren Flamer, to learn more about this course and discover what Emory Executive Education can do for you.