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The Business of Consulting

5/24/2011
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2011
From 4:00 until 5:30 PM EDT
Where: IMC USA Academy Webinar
Contact: Sarah Rodda


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The Business of Consulting
By Karen Lawson
This course contributes to the requirements for CMC certification with the
Core Competency focus area of Practice Management, Early Level
$79 for IMC USA Members, $149 for non-Members
 
Every year talented consultants leave the business and seek other employment opportunities for one simple reason: they did not operate their businesses as businesses. In this session, you will learn the fundamentals of establishing and operating a successful consultancy practice. You will receive practical tips for managing both money and resources.
 
You can expect to learn how to:
  • Create and maintain a business mindset
  • Identify the key competencies for managing your consulting business
  • Develop a plan for operating your business

Dr. Karen Lawson is an international consultant, speaker, and author. As founder and president of Lawson Consulting Group, Inc., she has built a successful consulting firm specializing in organization and management development as well as executive coaching. She has extensive consulting and seminar experience in the areas of team development, communication, leadership, and quality service across a wide range of industries using her experience and knowledge of human interaction to help leaders at all levels make a difference in their organizations.
 
Karen is the author of 12 books and she has also written chapters for 15 different professional collections in addition to numerous articles in professional journals. She has created several assessment instruments and developed new, cutting-edge learning tools and delivery methods, including a 12-session professional development audio series for managers; web-based training programs; and teletraining courses.
 

Karen is currently an adjunct professor at Arcadia University in their International MBA program and has served on the adjunct faculty for many Universities at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She also teaches at The School of Management Development for the American Bankers Association.  She has presented at several professional conferences in the United States, Asia, and Europe.

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