BM7112: The Consultancy Intervention

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BM7112: The Consultancy Intervention

Module Title The Consultancy Intervention
Module Code BM7112
Module Tutor David Dawson
School Business School
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 7
Brief Description

The Consultancy Intervention supports students in applying their knowledge through a team based consultancy project in a business or other appropriate organisation.  It expects each team to work through the consulting process with their organisation including submitting proposals, performing analysis, delivery, and evaluation. The module supports students in the process through a series of workshops that develop key consultancy skills as they are needed.  The module also allows students to demonstrate their ability to impact on business innovation and performance through the provision of consultancy solutions. 

Indicative Syllabus
  • The nature and context of consulting
  • The skills of the consultant
  • Understanding the client and their needs
  • Working with clients to develop solutions
  • Managing consultancy projects
  • Evaluating project innovation and impact
Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of consultancy processes
  2. Integrate relevant business knowledge when developing consultancy solutions 
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a team in a consultancy environment
  4. Engage with clients in a professional manner
  5. Design as part of a team, appropriate solutions to business problems
  6. Evaluate consultancy projects
  7. Reflect and plan for improvement in their consultancy skills
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 30
Independent Learning Hours: 120
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 20% Coursework: Group work, standard, written: 900 words
002: 40% Coursework: Group work, other: 1800 words equivalent, 1 hour including 20 minute presentation
003: 40% Coursework: Individual, portfolio: 1800 words
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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