Archive | July 2015

Business of Consulting

Business of consulting

  • Consultant: will borrow your watch to tell the time and walk away with the watch! uncharitable description?
  • Opportunity in sunny and rainy times: exploit latent opportunities, problem solving, avert an impending decline, uncover emerging threats and latent opportunities
  • Bring to surface latent opportunity through external and internal data analysis, bold interpretation to unlock hidden value
  • Results  in terms of tangible value unleashed;  strategic intervention leading to a positive domino effect
  • Client commitment to implement recommendations holistically determines impact, laws of integration and indivisibility come into play
  • Typical assignments: Diagnostic, strategy, impact evaluation, analysis and appraisal, organisation structuring, market research, business plans, process reengineering, performance evaluation & improvement, information systems,corporate and strategic planning, financial planning, investment feasibility and advisory services, bid evaluation and negotiations, socioeconomic surveys, other tailor made assistances
  • Clients could be
    • Government Departments
    • Regulatory / Infrastructure service agencies
    • International / bilateral funding agencies (DFI, IFI, MFA, BFA, IDAs,..)
    • NGOs
    • Industry associations
    • Overseas / domestic investors
  • Exciting profession: travel, exploring and experimenting, networking, learning, earning….

 

Demise of University Education

Are we scripting the Demise of University Education

Falling educational standards, creeping questionable academic and professional integrity, increasingly frustrated student aspirants, declining connect between education and employability and increasing cost of formal education; availability of free online content, demonstrated  competency expectation of clients /employers and entrepreneurial awakening of youngsters seem to be driving the shift from certification oriented expensive university education to self learning, experimenting, risk taking and entrepreneurship

Prime Consulting Group offers online tutoring on management  to enable learning as you go, that is relevant, value for money, appropriate and non interventionist