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Consulting series workshops

The workshops cover the three facets of consulting:

The Performance Improvement Process

  • Facilitating fact finding to get the right data
  • Engaging the right people
  • Designing viable solutions to complex problems
  • Evaluating the impact and results of the work

The Consulting Process

  • Dealing with resistance and objections
  • Building your political base
  • Managing power struggles
  • Using language that influences decisions and actions

The Competitive Positioning Process

  • Building your personal brand
  • Standardizing your processes
  • Setting up distribution channels
  • Creating proposals that get business

Workshop Descriptions

Overview of Consulting – a virtual briefing that introduces you to the three facets of performance improvement consulting (1 hour, free). 

Fundamentals of Performance Improvement Consulting – delves into the practice and processes of performance improvement consulting (12 hours).  

Advanced Facilitation- focuses on communication, interpersonal, and consultative skills required to engage and guide client behavior (6 hours).

The Politics of Consulting – is about the necessity of engaging in constructive politics to shape clients’ perceptions and guide decisions; explains six techniques for increasing your personal influence (6 hours).   

The Business Side of Consulting- guides you through the decisions and issues related to branding, distribution and marketing channels, legal structures, insurance, and contracting (12 hours).

Formative Evaluation –covers techniques for selecing and using methods designed to assess learner progress, reinforce learnng, and help learners process complex concepts and decision rules (9 hours)

Design: All workshops are offered online, live, and in-house.  The workshops draw on the latest research and proven practices.  Attendees get a digital copy of the workbook containing the slide deck, job-aids, guidelines, and references.  The online sessions are offered through WebEx.  Attendees wanting to attend in person or schedule an in-house program should contact to learn more about the location, accommodations, and fees.  

Schedule: All workshops start at 9am Pacific time unless otherwise agreed on.  The online sessions are chunked into 3 to 4-hour segments.  For example, ½ day programs run from 9am to 12:30 Pacific time.  One-day programs are scheduled for two consecutive half-days.

Is the Series for You?

This series is for internal and external consultants who want to positively impact profits and mission-driven initiatives.

The overall goal of the series is for you to learn to diagnose complex problems, develop and implement sustainable solutions, demonstrate measurable contributions, work with resistance, manage organizational politics, build personal brand, and be competitive in the marketplace. 


Discounted prices for members of ISPI or the Center for International Credentials:

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        • An Overview of Consulting, 1 hour, virtual (free)
        • Fundamentals of Performance Improvement Consulting, 12 hours, $795 (non-members $995)
        • Advanced facilitation skills, 6 hours, $595 (non-members $795)
        • The Business Side of Consulting; 6 hours, $595 (non-members $795)
        • The Politics of Consulting, 6 hours, $595 (non-members $795)

Click here to register for an upcoming Workshop.

Interested in an on-site workshop? Email to make arrangements. 

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