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Consultant's Boot Camp

Course ID VCBC
Format Virtual

Understand the skills and talents required to be a successful consultant. This course, taught by a seasoned consultant, helps you accelerate your learning curve. You’ll learn five key issues every consultant must understand, and share insights online with course attendees.


There are realities to consulting that aren’t always apparent—until you’re in the middle of them. You’ll get an overview of the benefits and challenges of consulting to accelerate your success and help you avoid pitfalls and problems. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask questions and hear from a seasoned quality consultant.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0.2
  • Length: 2 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 0.2
  • Provider: WebEx Training
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the required skills and aptitudes for being an effective consultant.
  • Understand the benefits of pursuing a consulting career.
  • Understand what a consultant must do in five key areas: marketing and sales, consulting service deployment, fiscal planning and management (including federal and state compliance), use of desktop technologies, and time management.
  • Gain insights and ideas from dialogue with other online course attendees.
  • Get useful references to books, websites, and other resources.

Who Should Attend:

This course is ideal for both prospective external consultants as well as new external consultants.
Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Skills and aptitudes
    1. Review success attributes
    2. Self-assessment tool
  3. Benefits
    1. Review
    2. Dialog on pro’s and con’s
  4. Five key areas
    1. Marketing and sales
    2. Consulting service development
    3. Fiscal planning and management
    4. Desktop technologies
    5. Time management
  5. Wrap up
Details

Materials


Attendees will receive a PDF copy of the course content upon logging into the live session.
System Requirements
Here is what you need to participate in an ASQ web-based, self-paced, or instructor-led virtual WebEx course.

Registration Email

After course registration, you will receive an email with access instructions. If you do not, please check your email junk, spam, or clutter folders. If the email is not there, please contact ASQ. For virtual WebEx courses, you will receive another email 24 hours prior to the start of class containing additional access information.

Technical Requirements

  • Computer – PC or Macintosh
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • For instructor-led virtual WebEx courses, a speakerphone or telephone headset in a designated room or space with no distractions (preferred)

NOTE: Refer to product description for any additional system requirements.

WebEx – Virtual Course: Advance Preparation and Student Information

Join a Test Session

We strongly suggest that you join a WebEx test session in advance of your scheduled virtual training, using your preferred web browser. This can help prevent problems launching content the day your training begins.

If you do not have administrative privileges on the SAME computer you will be using the day of your training (i.e., your workstation within your organization) you may need the assistance of your local IT/IS help desk staff for the platform to engage correctly.

To join a test session (meeting), click here and enter your name and email address to join. If successful, you will see a screen that says "Congratulations! Your system is now set up properly ..."

Deactivate Pop-up Blockers

You should deactivate any pop-up blockers, spam filters, and company firewalls that could prevent the WebEx client platform or web-based course from working properly. Third-party toolbars such as Bing, Yahoo, and Google should also be disabled due to their own pop-up blocking capabilities.

Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.
Instructors
Timothy King CMQ/OE, CQA, CQI

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Virtual

An Internet-based, instructor led course utilizing web and teleconferencing technologies to allow students to interact without traveling.  Virtual courses offer interaction with instructor and students via phone and Internet capabilities. Students have access to interaction both with the instructor and other students in an Internet-based learning environment (white board, Q&A tools, application sharing, and breakout rooms).  Virtual courses are classroom-like experiences offered using the latest Internet tools.

02/15/2018 - 02/15/2018 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM CST VIR0084 Timothy King CMQ/OE, CQA, CQI English List: $219 Member: $169
08/07/2018 - 08/07/2018 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM CST VIR0085 Timothy King CMQ/OE, CQA, CQI English List: $219 Member: $169

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ASQ’s customized on-site training programs are the cost-effective way for you to train employees on your schedule. Training on-site minimizes the cost-per-student, reduces travel expenses, and ensures that the content is specific to your exact needs.

5 Benefits of On-Site Training

  1. Expertise to your location: Saves time and travel expenses
  2. Convenient scheduling: Train groups of five or more
  3. Customizable courses: Training tailored to your groups’ needs
  4. Immediate results: Employees complete courses ready to apply what they’ve learned
  5. Value-add support: Instructors available to answer questions after session