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Building a Consulting Business

By: Allied Educational Resources Ltd.

Lagos State, Nigeria

12 - 13 Feb, 2015  2 day

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This course will show you how to build a business as a consultant.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the term “consultants” and explain their role in today’s business world
  • Identify consulting opportunities
  • Create a business strategy that includes a business plan, budget, marketing plan, fee structure, and resources
  • Use social media and networking skills to grow your consulting business
  • Protect your work with contracts
  • Identify ways to stay on top of trends and changes

 Course Outline

 1. Course Overview

 2. How Online Businesses Can Benefit You

 3. What it’s all about

 4. Business Building Blocks

  • Building Blocks
  • Pre-Assignment Review

 5. Crunching the Numbers

  •  Developing Financial Budgets and Projections
  • Setting up a Fee Structure

6. Planning Your Business

  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Checklist for Setting up Your Business
  • Gathering Resources

7. Test Driving

  • Making Connections
  • What Do You Think?

8. Creating a Sales and Marketing Strategy

  •  The Marketing Cycle
  •  Leveraging Social Media
  •  Getting Noticed

 9. Getting the Work Done

  •  Identifying Sources of Work
  •  Developing Contracts and Statements of Work
  •  The Tough Stuff
  •  Staying Current

 10. Personal Action Plan

45, Lagos Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos, Nigeria Feb 12 - 13 Feb, 2015


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