The Consultant’s Handbook: Summary Review

This is a summary review of The Consultant’s Handbook containing key details about the book.

What is The Consultant’s Handbook About?

The Consultant’s Handbook covers the fundamental skills and attitudes required by successful consultants from novice to practitioner level, irrespective of their specialist area. It untangles the key variables present in any consulting service and introduces practical ways to improve their effectiveness based upon the author's experience of helping consulting organisations to develop and excel in the marketplace. The book explores consulting ‘from the ground up' steering away from theory and focusing instead on practical application, providing a solid platform upon which to build further domain-specific competence.

Who is the author of The Consultant’s Handbook?

Samir Parikh is a principal business consultant, practice manager, and consultancy CEO with over 20 years of industry experience. In 2000, Samir founded SPConsulting, a global management consulting firm specializing in organizational strategy and change management.

How long is The Consultant’s Handbook?

  • Print length: 208 pages

What genre is The Consultant’s Handbook?

Business, Nonfiction

What are the chapters in The Consultant’s Handbook?

Chapter 1: What Is Consulting?
Chapter 2: Preparing to Consult
Chapter 3: Establishing Credibility
Chapter 4: Managing Client Meetings
Chapter 5: Case Study 1 Exploring a New Consulting Opportunity
Chapter 6: Case Study 2: Presenting a Solution Approach
Chapter 7: Case Study 3: Scoping a Study
Chapter 8: Proposing a Consulting Service
Chapter 9: Delivering a Consulting Service
Chapter 10: Client Interactions and Related Obstacles
Chapter 11: The Skill of Advising

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