Managing the Professional Services Firm

Credits: 1.5


This course is intended for MBA and Masters of Accounting (MAcc) students interested in pursuing a career in consulting. By the end of this course, students should be able to intelligently discuss the management of professional consultants, be they business, IT or accounting professionals. Additionally, the student will gain an understanding for the highly fluid and evolving environment in which consultants operate, and how consultants add value to their clients. Finally, students become aware of key issues in managing the professional services firm, including scoping out client engagements, organizing and directing professional staff, handling clients and developing practical recommendations.

Prerequisite(s): None