Level 5 Award Professional Consulting

Distance Learning management qualification awarded by the Institute of Consulting and Chartered Management Institute

Duration: 3 months | Fee: £456 | Enrolment: flexible any time enrolment

 

This Professional Consulting Award is designed for internal and external consultants keen to develop their skills and take their first steps on the to road to achieving Certified Consultant status. It is part of a suite of management qualifications offered at this level which include Award, Certificate, and Diploma.

The consulting qualifications are also suitable if you are newly appointed or are thinking of a change of career or simply wish to develop an insight into the skills and knowledge needed in the field of consulting. These qualifications are not designed for full-time students or new entrants to the workforce, previous work experience is required.

This award is based on Unit 5029 Introduction to consulting essentials from the Level 5 Professional Consulting range of units. If you would like to choose a different unit please contact us and we will help you with this.

Content includes:

  • Understanding the nature of consulting
  • Understanding the Consulting cycle and how to use it
  • Developing effective communication strategies with clients
  • How to develop your own consulting skills to meet the requirements the Institute of Consulting competency framework

Potential delegates include:

  • Internal or external consultants
  • Managers
  • Functional specialists
  • Project managers
  • Managers seeking a career change
  • Individuals wishing to boost their CV and demonstrate their ability to add real value

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Support

SUPPORT

Your Level 5 Award in Professional Consulting course will last for three months although you can complete sooner if you wish.

During this time you will be allocated a tutor who will be your personal guide, mentor and coach. They will be an expert in their field and distance learning. You can be confident that their support and help will give you every opportunity to be successful.you can contact them as often as you need.

Your personal tutor will also assess the work you have to submit for your qualification. They will provide you with full written feedback.

You will also have 24/7 access to our on-line portal where you will be able to access all your study resources. On the portal you will find your course text for each unit which can be read on-line or downloaded and printed.

Our portal also contains additional research resources to help you maximise your study time and assignment guides to help you with assignments.

You will also benefit from student membership of the Institute of Consulting.

Once you have enrolled you will be emailed your joining instructions which will enable to to immediately access our learning portal and all of your learning materials. we will then allocate a tutor to you and register you with the Institute.

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

The Level 5 Award in Professional Consulting  consists of one unit of learning.

In order to achieve this consulting qualification you must successfully complete a written work-based assignment of around 2,000-2,500 words for each unit studied.

The standard of work is graduate.

Unit Choices

UNIT CHOICES

To achieve the Level 5 Award in Professional Consulting qualification you must study one unit of study.

This award is based on Unit 5029 Introduction to consulting essentials from the Level 5 Professional Consulting range of units. Content includes:

  • Understanding the nature of consulting
  • Understanding the Consulting cycle and how to use it
  • Developing effective communication strategies with clients
  • How to develop your own consulting skills to meet the requirements the Institute of Consulting competency framework

If you would like to choose a different unit please contact us before enrolling and we will help you with this.

5030 Planning and managing consultancy interventions  Credit Value 8
Content includes: identifying correct consultancy approach, identification of risks and challenges, deploying project management skills, and undertaking data analysis

5031 The roles and responsibilities of a consultant Credit Value 6
Content includes: understanding the role of a consultant, career opportunities within consulting, in-depth personal consulting skills review and action plan

5032 The client relationship Credit Value 8
Content includes: techniques for creating effective client relationships, effective use of negotiation and influencing skills

5033  Communication for consultants Credit Value 7
Content includes: enhancing interpersonal skills, client communications, presentations, report writing, and developing effective proposals

5034  Problem-solving, tools and techniques for consultants  Credit Value 9
Content includes: : understanding tools of analysis used for effective problem diagnosis, situation analysis, problem solving and decision making and how to use them in a structured way

ENROL AND PAY

What’s included: Fees are fully inclusive and cover:

  •  24/7 access to our on-line portal
  • all study materials
  • additional research resources to help you maximise your study time
  • assignment guides to help you with assignments
  • unlimited, pro-active support from your own experienced personal tutor for the course duration
  • registration with the CMI for the qualification
  • student membership of the CMI
  • VAT

Enrolment There are two options:

  • pay in full – for which a small discount in already included in the price
  • Pay by instalments options – only available to individuals paying their own fees

If your employer is paying for your fees and requires an invoice first please download an enrolment form, complete and return it to us. To enrol and pay on-line please use the payment links below.

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