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Top Reads to Break into Consulting and Succeed

January 12, 2018

By Daniel Nguyen   Unlike careers in medicine, law or priesthood, one doesn’t require seven, eight or ten years of education to break into consulting. However, it might often seem that way. Statistically, more and more top business school grads are gravitating towards a career in Management Consulting, so competition has never been tougher. Here… read more →




When to Start a Consulting Project

January 5, 2018

By Adrian Travis, President   When I meet with executives, the notion of ‘the right timing’ frequently comes up as a question as part of the scoping and structuring process.  While there’s never a convenient time to undergo an intensive consulting project that is going to challenge staff and drive business results, there are some… read more →




Establishing Credibility When Client Tenure is Greater than your Age

December 22, 2017

By Brant Morwald As someone who transitioned into Management Consulting following my undergraduate degree, it is not uncommon for me to find myself in a meeting full of executives who have sat in that same board room since before I was born. In this situation, it becomes a challenge to establish the credibility necessary to… read more →




Local problems, global perspective

December 15, 2017

By Scott Loveland With the holiday season around the corner, I’ve begun preparing for my annual tradition of sending out Festivus cards to update my loved ones on my year to date. While this task is often considered a wonderful time, certain aspects can become incredibly time consuming. As a consultant, free time is cherished,… read more →




Tender

December 8, 2017

By Jennifer Kim In a tender process, a company would seek out multiple bids to fulfill requirements for a specific initiative. This practice is very prominent in healthcare, and heavily affects budgeting and supply chain management in multiple industries. Naturally, the most common difficulty as a supplier of tender process is the uncertainty of demand… read more →




Inventory Management: Safety Stock vs. Cycle Stock

December 1, 2017

By Alexandra Palmer Inventory management is complex, involving multiple parties, SKUs, suppliers and producers, and can sometimes be driven by factors beyond the control of the purchasing or planning departments. Deciding how much inventory to carry is by no means a simple task; however, it is critical to free up cash and mitigate possible customer… read more →




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