Consulting Scenario Paper and Presentation GEN/480 Version 3

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Consulting Scenario Paper and Presentation
Your Learning Team must create a consulting firm. To do this, incorporate the team members’ skills and talents. You will also demonstrate professional competence, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, information retrieval and utilization, and collaboration skills learned, enhanced, and practiced during your programs of study. This assignment is cumulative. You and your team create and submit a component of the assignment each week. In the final week, you deliver a 15- to 20-minute presentation, pitching your consulting company to a business. Convince the class to hire you as a consulting firm. You also submit a 2,800- to 3,500-word paper. Use specific content from at least five undergraduate courses in preparing your weekly assignments, and your final paper and presentation. Your team must submit a reference list with at least 10 resources used in your project analysis and development. Week Two: Skills Assessment Paper and Matrix .1 Conduct an in-depth analysis of team member skills and strengths based on education and experience. Create a matrix of team skills. Analyze your matrix for potentially needed skills that are missing, and discuss strategies for obtaining the skills. Discuss the types of consulting firms that might use team members’ skills. Prepare a 350- to 700-word paper that includes the following: A summary of the skills A list of three types of possible consulting firms that will use all team members’ skills and an explanation of why the skills are appropriate A statement of any identified needed skills and plans to obtain them A copy of your matrix Week Three: Analysis of Business Specialties .1 Identify the type of consulting firm your Learning Team will create. Based on your skill matrix, discuss the pros and cons of the types of consulting firms you identified in Week Two. Discuss the types of problems or issues your company will address in its consulting capacity. This might include a specialty. Discuss the types of services your firm will offer. Analyze the need for these firms. This may require some research. Select the consulting firm you will create. This may be from your Week Two list, or it may be a new idea based on your review of your skill matrix or needs assessment. Write a 350- to 700-word paper that includes the following: The name of your firm A description of the firm you will create A description of the types of problems and issues your firm will address

to 700-word paper that includes the following: The name of your consulting firm A list and description of the identified roles of each member of the consulting firm A list of the duties and responsibilities assigned to each member A statement explaining why each member is best suited to his or her established role and his or her duties and responsibilities: This must include a description of how each member’s education—especially his or her program of study—and experience prepared him or her for the roles and duties. Discuss why each member’s skills are suited for the prescribed roles. Week Five: Consultant Scenario Paper and Presentation . All team members must participate. Write a 350.1 Finalize a 2. .1 Identify the roles of each member of the firm.800 to 3. Establish responsibilities of each member of the firm. Prepare a 15.500-word paper that includes the following: A summary of the type of consulting firm and the services you will offer A description of the roles of each team member A detailed analysis of how the content or concepts from at least five undergraduate core courses facilitated the analysis. 2 Conduct an in-depth discussion to determine the duties and responsibilities associated with each role identified by the group. Discuss how the established roles will interact to win consulting contracts. and preparation of your weekly assignments and your final presentation: Identify the courses and the specific content or concepts from each course. pitching your consulting company to a business. Using the skill matrix created in Week Two and the description of your consulting firm created in Week Three. Make reference to specific courses that assisted in the preparation. Use any appropriate visual aids.to 20-minute presentation. determine the roles of the firm’s members. A reference list with at least 10 resources used in the analysis and development of your weekly assignments and your final presentation Prepare the consulting presentation. Divide the responsibilities and duties based on the team member’s skills. development. Convince the class that your firm should be hired.Consulting Scenario Paper and Presentation GEN/480 Version 3 A description of the services your firm will offer A statement explaining why this firm is well suited to the team members’ skills Week Four: Role Identification .