This course serves as a foundation course for those of you intending to enter into the management consulting field on a full- or part-time basis. During this course you should expect to research and develop a business plan for a consulting practice in a field of your own choosing. Topics include:
professional management consulting in Canada
the management consulting process
organization and management of a consulting practice
personal career development and management
Learn to synthesize ideas and strategies and recognize opportunities and strengths within firms.
Work through a management case study as part of a team and develop a brief business plan for their own consulting business.
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from the course prior to the course start date. A refund—less an administrative fee—will be issued if you withdraw within six calendar days after the official course start date for online and part-time courses. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card. A request to withdraw from a course must be submitted in writing to the Business and Management Programs office.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).