Management Consulting (WORK6111)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit explores the role, influence and activities of management consultants in Australia and overseas. It examines management consultants as developers and disseminators of knowledge and practice and their role as change agents. The main management themes covered in the subject include: the consulting industry in Australia and overseas; consultant roles and the consultant-client relationship; consultants and organisational change; knowledge intensive firms and the management of expertise; the diffusion of management knowledge and fashion in a global economy; consulting as an occupation and career; managing a consultancy.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Commerce
- Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
- Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
- Graduate Diploma in Commerce
- Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
- Graduate Diploma in Public Administration
- Master of Commerce
- Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
- Master of International Business
- Master of Public Administration
Further unit of study information
1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week
seminar introduction (10%), seminar paper (30%), seminar participation (inc in-class exercise) (20%), and exam (40%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Knowledge is assumed in the areas of basic business strategy and organisational change. It is recommended that students enrolling in this Unit will have completed either or both of the following or similar Units: WORK6026 Organisational Change and Development, WORK6002 Foundations of Strategic Management.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.