Reinventing Your Consulting Practice To Meet Changing Markets
Our market is changing and many clients are stumped. Client organizations face a range of new challenges driven by economic ‘softness’, political gridlock, a phase of "contraction” rather than "expansion, and much more. They’re not sure how we can help them. Yesterday’s strategies and consulting services may not fit today’s client needs. So it’s essential that we bridge that gap.Join this energetic "buzz session”, specifically designed to open a larger conversation where you define the issues we deal with and contribute ideas and solutions on the spot. Consider:· How do we recognize change in a client market?· How do you determine what changes to make?· How do you handle change enablers and barriers?· How do you motivate yourself to take the leap?· How do you know that you are on the right track? Using our popular "Buzz Session” format, the group discussion will be facilitated so that the focus is on your questions and perspectives, and we tap our group’s knowledge and expertise. You’ll leave with greater clarity on the challenges facing you and your clients, practical ideas for tailoring your practice, and a stronger professional network.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Ken Keefer CCP, CDMP, CSSGB, PMP
Keefer Consulting, Inc.
Ken has devoted thirty years to consulting in many industries, focusing on pharmaceutical companies since 1997. He has executed projects across the pharmaceutical product lifecycle, from discovery to clinical development and marketing. He helps clients manage information more effectively by improving strategy, quality, governance, and architecture. Prior to starting Keefer Consulting in 1989, Ken served as a manager and consultant for a major global accounting and IT consultancy. He earned his MBA from Temple University in Management and Organization, Information Systems, and Accounting. Ken is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants and is past program chair for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Data Management Association. He is recognized as a Certified Computing Professional and Certified Data Management Professional by the Institute for Computer Consulting Professionals, a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt by Villanova University, and as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute.