A career in HR consulting, therefore, typically begins with the completion of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, business management, finance, human resources, or a related field. Because of the competitive nature of this business, however, it is common for HR consultants to advance their education through the completion of a master’s degree in a field related to human resources.
/ Credit: Business Consultant Image via Shutterstock Business consultants provide management consulting to help organizations improve performance and efficiency. These professionals analyze businesses and create solutions while also helping companies meet their goals.
Consultancy firms offer services across all areas of business – from HR and marketing, to IT and finance. The broad span of consulting work makes it an attractive career, offering a variety of projects, challenges and opportunities for personal development.
Operations management consulting projects create more effective client operations by advising on and supporting with the implementation of changes to the organisation, functional business processes, management systems, culture and other elements part of the value chain.
Business strategy consulting is done at very high level in the organisation, typically the Board and the CEO. These are the ones making the choices. Below, the organisation focuses on implementing the decisions (sometimes assisted by other consultants). Business strategy consulting is about facts and common sense much more than vision or dreams.