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Business Consultant

Create strategies for business improvement.

What's it like to be a Business Consultant?

Business Consultants are responsible for identifying areas of a business model that could be improved, and strategising how that improvement could be executed. They often work for larger consulting companies, but can sometimes be found working internally in an organisation or on their own as freelancers.

Business Consultant

Tasks and duties

  • Meeting with new clients to understand their business objectives.
  • Examining and analysing their business model.
  • Working with broader team to design a new business model.
  • Successfully pitching solutions to the client.
  • Following up on questions, feedback and criticisms.
  • Supporting the implementation phase.
  • Remaining a key point of contact for clients.
  • Conducting ongoing business reviews periodically.

What can I earn as a Business Consultant?

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How to become a Business Consultant


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While you don’t need formal qualifications to become a Business Consultant, they can be helpful to credentialise your expertise to new clients.

  1. A Bachelor of Business may be an advantage when looking to become a Business Consultant.
  2. Alternatively, you could also consider closely related degrees, such as a Bachelor of Business (Management) or a Bachelor of Information Technology, to gain knowledge of the industry in which you’d like to specialise as a Business Consultant.
  3. Consider completing a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Entry requirements vary from college to college, but generally you’ll need to have completed an undergraduate degree and have significant work experience.

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Master of Business Administration

This master degree will give you the crucial skills and knowledge needed to be a business leader.
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Bachelor of Business

This degree will help to build a foundation in business studies. There may also be the option to specialise in one or more fields of business.
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Bachelor of Information Technology

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Latest Business Consultant reviews

Latest reviews from 43 Business Consultants surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
Business consulting can be quite challenging, but is also very rewarding!
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
I'm self-employed
Specialisation
Business management strategies
The good things
As a business consultant you get satisfaction in seeing how business improve in efficiency, productivity and safety awareness. Business owners become more confident that they are complying with legisl...
The challenges
The biggest challenge is having the staff of businesses wanting to work with you in developing procedures. They do not always see the benefits for themselves, they even become scared that by sharing t...
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Aug 2019
Procurement and Supply Chain nowadays provide more challenges and opportunities.
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Accounting
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Supply chain
The good things
“Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain consultant is a challenging and busy job unless you’re passionate in making outstanding achievements. The good things Provide chances to solve new problems an...
The challenges
Keep self study on different new Rules and Regulations, changing Business situation. Prepare the convincing evidences to support the Business proposal and decisions which are quite different from the ...
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