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- Subject notes
Learning and Teaching Methods
12 (half day) lectures are delivered covering all examinable topics.
Each lecture focusses on a major topic of consultancy practice and is supported by case studies from real world consulting situations.
A guest speaker is provided every 2nd lecture from a current professional IS/IT consulting business or a CIO from a major commercial organisation that regularly hires IS/IT consultants.
Indicative Key Learning Resources
Each lecture, a number of prescribed readings are advised to the students.
In addition, recommended texts are as follows:
Weinberg, G: Secrets of Consulting, 1986
Block, P: Flawless Consulting, Second Edition, Pfeiffer, 2000.
Maister, D, Green, C & Galford, R: The Trusted Advisor, Free Press, 2000.
Maister, D: Managing the Professional Service Firm, Free Press, 1993.
A number of major consulting firms provide guest speakers focussing on real world consulting practices, issues and required personal attributes. These speakers also have an opportunity to promote their organisations to students for potential recruitment opportunities.
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- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 5 September 2021