Whether you are looking to start a business as a consultant or you own any other type of business, this course is a must.
One thing EVERY business experiences is problems and challenges.
Companies often look to business consultants for help assessing and evaluating your business strategy, processes, operations management, supply chain logistics, exposure to risk and more. Though, for most companies, there is a time and place to hire outside consultants, you can often troubleshoot and solve many of the challenges in business yourself.
The purpose of this course is to give you the tools necessary to be a consultant for your own business or, if you choose, to become a business consultant to help other businesses.
No matter how efficient and effective you are at running your company, there are four excellent reasons for business consulting:
Save Time and Money
You may be relying on trial and error to move forward. This can be a costly way to learn, especially with expensive mistakes. You may also be spending hours on research before making business decisions. This can be very time-consuming and can delay decision-making. In this course we will give you the tools to help you strategically plan, make decisions and grow your business.
Plan for the Future
In the day-to-day operations of your business, are you losing sight of long-term goals? Step back and create strategies for expansion and growth years from now, ensuring you are focused on the future.
Prepare to Take Advantage of Opportunities
Do you have the strategies and processes in place to notice new opportunities? If your product or service suddenly takes off, do you have a plan in place to deliver them to a much larger number of customers without losing reputation or cutting corners? Create processes so you stay alert to opportunities. Develop strategies you can initiate immediately to maximize opportunities and sudden growth as it occurs.
Take an Objective View
As business owners, we are often blinded to objective views of our own business. You need an honest evaluation of operations. This objective view can help you with future planning and can help you find the mistakes or issues that may be holding you back from true success.
For more details on course modules, see below.
With over 27 years experience as a business owner, business consultant as well as business leadership and development expert, David has over 29,000 hours of coaching and development experience. David is a certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach, Mentor and JMT Founding Partner. As well he has worked with some of the top leaders in the world from Tony Robbins to Zig Ziglar.
Having come from extreme poverty, surviving death twice and fought against all odds, David has learned that success in life is about persistence, growth and serving others. David’s core philosophy is “You can have everything in life you want if you just help enough other people get what they want.”
David’s fierce determination and no sugar-coating attitude has led his clients to break through barriers and achieve new levels of success. He has worked with over 400 start-ups and small businesses at the ground level as well as large corporations and Fortune 100 companies. His client list spans companies such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, United States Marine Corps, New York Life, Southwest Airlines and more. In 2007, David won the Golden Eagle Leadership Award.
David has created over 60 coaching and development programs, books and systems and is continually learning, creating and growing to provide his clients the best possible methods of personal and professional growth.
StartCoaching vs. Consulting: A Strategic Approach (41:32)
StartBuilding Rapport to Connect (36:12)
StartData Collection Plan (9:39)
StartSWOT Analysis (28:31)
StartPain Point Analysis (18:13)
StartFive Whys Analysis (13:59)
StartProcess Flow Analysis (17:55)
StartCustomer Experience Design (21:26)
StartBusiness Diagnostic Findings (9:34)
StartSolution Ideation & Ranking (31:04)
StartFuture State Process Change (2:11)
StartStrategy Pyramid (13:58)
StartSolution Assessment Method (26:37)
StartBusiness Transformation Recommendation (4:52)
StartInitiative Project Charter (18:37)