Consulting

Welcome to Fordham University Gabelli School of Business’ Consulting Community! Here you’ll find resources such as blogs, events, and resources specific to Consulting to help you embrace your career and academic journey and explore Fordham’s career resources in one central space.

Consulting is the practice of helping organizations to enhance their performance, primarily by:  Increasing revenue, Reducing costs, Improving processes

Consultants work closely with their clients and provide recommendations based on structured and data-driven analyses.

They are hired to answer strategy-level questions that require extensive investigation both on market and client’s capabilities in a cross-functional manner.

The scope of work normally ends at providing actionable solutions or recommendations for their clients to follow.

 

As future leaders, let’s be mindful of the Human Energy Crisis

“We’re faced with a Human Energy Crisis.

As with climate change, warning signs abound. Just as we’ve seen melting ice caps, rising sea levels, and wildly swinging temperatures, on the human level we’ve seen languishingdepleted surge capacity and a 

By Fernanda Carvalho
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The Best Managers Are Leaders — and Vice Versa

From the Harvard Business Review, read about the importance of striking the right balance between leadership and management rather than treating them as two different skill sets.

By Basundhara Parasar
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How to Improve your Time Management Skills

Homework, exams, networking, friends, and recruiting are all part of the graduate school experience. Unfortunately, time is limited and if not properly managed, may leave many feeling like they are doing everything and nothing at the same time.

If you …

By Fernanda Carvalho
Fernanda Carvalho
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What the Case Study Method Really Teaches

B-School case studies elicit a range of emotions from students – curiosity, excitement, and even fear!  Here is a good resource by Nitin Nohria, former dean of Harvard Business School on how to make the best of case studies and …

By Basundhara Parasar
Basundhara Parasar
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What Is IT Consulting?

IT consulting is more than advising a company about which computers they should buy. It includes everything related to the information technology side of the business. From implementing new software to creating a plan to recover a crashed hard drive, …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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