Strategy Consulting Bootcamp 1 | External Analysis

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External Analysis Course aims to help you better understand and apply various methods. These frameworks are ones that top management consultants use when developing  business strategies for corporate clients.

To develop the right strategy for a company, a consultant needs to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the external environment and internal company situation.

Now, the External Analysis Course will focus on the external factors. Additionally, we will cover the most well known frameworks that help you to structure your analysis, These include the PESTEL framework, Porter’s Five Forces Model, or the Industry Life Cycle Model, for instance.

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Welcome to our first introductory course as part of Consultport Academy: our Strategy Consulting Bootcamp.

This course aims to help you better understand and apply the tools and methods that top management consultants use to develop business strategies for their clients.

Before developing the right strategy for any business, typically, a management consultant would initially look into the external environment of an industry and secondly into the internal aspects of a given company itself in order to gain a full understanding of the business context.

In this course, we will cover some of the most well known frameworks that you can use to structure your analysis on the external environment, such as the PESTEL framework, Porter’s Five Forces, or the Industry Life Cycle Model.

The course is practical and interactive. 

For each of the different frameworks, we will apply real-life examples, so that you can see their application in practice, you will have the opportunity to test your gained knowledge via quizzes, and we provide additional materials, like practicable PowerPoint templates, that you can use for your own analysis or projects.

So, you may be wondering… is this course right for ME? Well, the answer is yes if you are:

  • an Aspiring consultants looking to grow you consultancy method tool kit in order to become a strong strategy consultant
  • or you are already working as a consultant, and would like to refresh or amplify their portfolio of frameworks and analysis models that you can use in future client projects.
  • or you are a manager who would like to apply strategy methods to your own business and projects or you simply would like to develop a better understand how strategy consultants work 
  • or finally, if you simply interested in strategy and would like deepen your knowledge

Now that you know this course is for you, you probably want to know what you will get out of this course? Well:

  • You will gain an overview of the most relevant external analysis to be done before developing a business strategy, which you will then be able to implement into client projects.
  • You will be able to structure your analysis by applying some of the most renowned frameworks used by the top strategy consultants
  • And you will have full access to download templates which we have created so that you can easily conduct these analyses yourself for client projects

Sounds exciting?

So, let’s dive into it!

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