Consulting Specialist Certificate Programme (CSCP)

The Consulting Specialist Certificate Programme (CSCP) is critical practical skills training in consulting for individuals and organizations. This is not about Procurement. This is not about Project Management Techniques...  

Consultancy training is about the science, art, and path to the effective resolution of client problems.

The CSCP is a 3-tier course awarding certificates in consulting to successful participants in each tier.  Each tier of the CSCP course will equip you with relevant tools and competencies essential to the practice of consulting.  Our courses are developed and taught by world-class consulting practitioners and will help develop you into a GIC-certified consultant with mastery in:

TIER 1: CERTIFICATE IN CONSULTING SCIENCE (4 Weeks, 12 Class Hours)

Fresh graduates from tertiary- level institutions, new entrants into the consultancy profession, project officers, supervisors, management trainees etc.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Highlights consultancy concepts and principles: Consultancy Role, Consultancy Cycle, Fundamentals of Business Methodologies and Thinking Models in Consultancy, Client Relationship, etc.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
To help trainees understand the various components of the consulting process and how they relate to each other; to learn how to predict the next step and prepare to address them; to be able to assess the relevance of the various processes to their participation in the face of the competition, and to assist them in analyzing issues and thinking through the complex problems arising within the consultancy terrain.

MODULES:

  • The Consulting Role
  • The Consulting Cycle
  • Client Relationship
  • Business Methodologies and Thinking Models in consultancy (I)

TIER 2: CERTIFICATE IN CONSULTING APPLICATIONS (4 Weeks, 12 Class Hours)

Practicing Consultants that wish to brush up, Managers and Senior - Level Supervisors that are currently working at middle to senior management level and Tier 1 Certificate Holders.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Delves into consultancy best practices and focuses on applied skills for winning & executing consultancy projects. Examines the risks and dangers involved in consulting and how to navigate them in winning ways.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Tier 2 will help trainees to appreciate the various players within the consultancy field including clients, competitors and associates, and how they play alongside each other; trainees will learn how to balance the players as well as their own demands to their advantage, while enriching the playing field as a whole. They will practice how to engage and address client needs through proposals and reports and will understand how to capitalize on their strengths, while staying on top and ahead of the pack.

MODULES:

  • The Risks and Dangers of Consulting: Navigating Consulting War Zones
  • Business Methodologies and Thinking models in Consultancy (II)
  • Clients and Competitors in Consulting
  • Quality Assurance Toolkits in Consulting
  • The Consulting Process (Case Studies)
  • Developing Consultancy Report and Making Presentations

TIER 3: CERTIFICATE IN CONSULTING PRACTICE (4 Weeks, 12 Class Hours)

Consultants, senior Executives in Public and Private Organization; Coordinators of Donor funded projects; and holders of Tier 1 and 2 Certificates.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Spotlights the more technical aspects of consultancy practice in Ghana and abroad; along with the strategies to deal with consultants. You will learn how to start, manage, and sustain your own firm.

COURSE OBECTIVES:
To teach the deeper practitioner-level skills that are deployed in winning, managing, and retaining clients in Ghana and elsewhere.

MODULES:

  • Scoping and Tooling the Consultancy Proposals
  • Costing and Pricing (The Financial Proposals)
  • Self-Evaluation & Follow-up
  • Strategies to Start, Manage & Sustain your own Consultancy Firm
  • Consultancy Professional Conduct
  • Value-adding Propositions
     SGPP

The Stellar Graduate Professional Programme (SGPP) offers students specialist skills training modeled on the work of a world-class consultant. Operating with an open and disciplined mind, a consultant's role is to think through a set of circumstances, develop appropriate strategies and plans, and recommend or take actions to address or fix those circumstances.

 

 

A team of practicing professionals provides top-notch instruction to students on:

  • The Skills for performing optimally in corporate and competitive situations: Assessing context, scope and other critical elements to be considered in determining the appropriate strategies for action;
  • Techniques for conceptualizing, designing and construction business frameworks for improved performance;
  • Cross-functional and cross-organizational thinking paradigms;
  • Methods for achieving value differentiation between both give and non-apparent options;
  • Self-design of methodologies for assessing, analyzing and addressing business questions;
  • Techniques for identifying, obtaining and applying right-fit data and information;
  • Best Practices in reporting;
  • The skills of operating withing both low-risk and competitive team-sets; and
  • The rules for staying ahead and in-line.

 

Registration forms can be picked up at the Ghana Institue of Consulting.

 

 

 

 

     SGPP - Registration

TBA

     CSCP - Registration

The next CSCP training starts on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 9 am at the premises of Ghana Institute of Consulting, Labone Junction By-Pass.

For more information and/or how to enroll, please call us on 0302 767609 or email us at info@gictraining.com.