How to Make It Big as a Consultant

 How to Make It Big as a Consultant

Author: William A. Cohen, Ph.D.
Pub Date: June 2009
Print Edition: $18.95
Print ISBN: 9780814410325
Page Count: 352
Format: Paper or Softback
Edition: Fourth Edition
e-Book ISBN: 9780814410332

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Overview

The classic guide to success in the demanding world of consulting, now completely revised and updated.

Getting started in consulting can be a tricky prospect. How much should you charge? What type of language should exist in the contract? How can you find clients? Written by a veteran consultant with hundreds of consulting engagements to his credit, How to Make it Big as a Consultant is filled with detailed advice on every aspect of starting up and maintaining a highly lucrative consulting career. The book helps readers:

 get a handle on the legal, tax, and insurance issues involved in setting up and running the business

• understand what clients really need

• create the structure for an assignment (proposals, pricing, contracts, scheduling)

• market the business

• solve clients’ problems using the Harvard Case Study Method

Completely updated and revised throughout, the fourth edition features new chapters on developing strategies for clients, leading consulting teams, and more. This trusted guidebook will help any aspiring reader become the kind of outstanding consultant that clients will turn to again and again.

About the Author

William A. Cohen, Ph.D. (Pasadena, CA) is President of the Institute of Leader Arts and an international speaker on management and leadership. As Director of the Small Business Institute for California State University Los Angeles, he built the program into one of the country’s largest, supervising consulting for more than 700 small businesses. He is the author of many books including The New Art of the Leader and A Class with Drucker (978-08144-0919-0).

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