What does a consultant really do?

Consultants work with client companies to solve specific business challenges.

Consulting projects are often done in teams and can focus on a variety of areas, including strategy and technology implementations.

Management consultants are employees of McKinsey, Deloitte, and other consulting firms.

A company may have the expertise to create a solution,by having internal Consultants.

A company may have the expertise to create a solution, but could be lacking the man-power to finish the work within a required timeframe.

A company may also hire consultants to bring in a 3rd party opinion. This can be useful when making important decisions for the firm's strategy.

Once you have a client onboard, it's time to create clarity. Consultants define outcomes of the task.

To deliver the required services, the firm will internally recruit a team of consultants with experience aligned with the project.

Once the team is assembled, the Consulting manager will be responsible for leading the project plan.