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Consulting Skills for Sustainability Professionals
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
San Francisco, CA
Designed especially for MBA/MPA students and alumni, this Intensive Course will help build a foundation for successfully navigating Presidio’s Experiential Learning Projects and client engagements beyond graduation. You will learn to apply consulting frameworks and skills in an interactive, hands-on setting through case applications. By the end of the course, you will also be able to identify 10 common client interaction mistakes and learn how to avoid them.
● Client contracting
● Client alignment/realignment
● Scope management
● Client requests
● Status meetings
● Project planning
● After-action reviews
● Recommendations and project closure
In sum, this Intensive Course will give you a toolkit you can transfer to multiple organizational settings to support professional success and client satisfaction.
Instructors: Cynthia Scott, Ph.D. M.P.H. and Steven M. Crane, Ph.D
Steven M. Crane MBA, PhD is a consultant and educator. He has been teaching Finance in graduate schools for the past 15 years and has been at Presidio Graduate School since January 2008 teaching the Managerial Finance course. He also has over two decades of designing and implementing sustainable change strategies for social enterprises by aligning financial management, relationship development, and organizational behavior. His passion is to identify strategies that strengthen the financial position and sustainability of enterprises and deliver positive social impacts.
Cynthia Scott Ph.D. MPH is the founding partner of Changework Global spending 20 years leading organizational re-design and cultural transformation projects in the financial, healthcare, high technology, and government sectors. She is currently Core Faculty in the MBA/MPA programs at Presidio Graduate School. Before Presidio, she was VP of Consulting at Saatchi & Saatchi S, setting strategies and implementing employee engagement programs. Cynthia’s current work focuses on creating strategy and leadership alignment that promotes personal and organizational sustainability.
Class will be held at:
SFSU Downtown Campus
835 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information, contact Ryan Cabinte, Faculty Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-561-6555.
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Presidio Graduate School
Presidio Graduate School educates and inspires a new generation of skilled, visionary and enterprising leaders to transform business and public policy and create a more just, prosperous and sustainable world. Through innovative professional degree, executive certificate and research programs, Presidio activates students and professionals across a range of disciplines, industries and sectors to bridge the gap between commerce and the common good. To learn more, visit www.presidioedu.org.