IT Professional Consultancy Course

Topics Can Include

  • Being a Value-Adding Business Partner
  • The Mindset of a Consultant
  • Moving from Order Taker to Trusted Advisor 
  • Aligning with and Supporting Business Goals
  • Securing a Seat at the Table
  • Problem Solving & Innovation
  • Clarifying the Need and Defining Success
  • A Path to Any Solution
  • Being Innovative, it's More than Being Creative
  • Developing as an Internal Consultant
  • Human Behaviors for Consultants
  • Soft Skills for Consultants
  • Speaking in Terms that Customers Understand
  • Planning and Conducting Crucial Conversations
  • Saying No Appropriately 
  • Preparing for Reactions- Theirs and Yours
  • Taking Responsibility for your Development
  • How to Research and Educate Yourself
  • Building Lasting Relationships   


Internal information technology professionals need the same skills as external consultants and more. Being a trusted advisor to  business partners will yield a seat at the table for delivering innovative and sustainable solutions that align with business directions.         

'Trusted Advisor​' is earned, not granted.

Course Development & Delivery
We would meet with you to tailor a course that addresses the competencies needed for your IT professionals and to the level of depth desired. The course can be conducted from a presentation level to a very exercise-intensive practitioner workshop. The course is primarily delivered virtually, but  onsite options are available. It can be standalone or part of a comprehensive multi-day 
IT Leadership Development Program.  

Course Licensing:  Selective courses are available for licensing with Train-the-Trainer services.