The Consultative Partnering™ Series

Consulting Skills Training

The consulting tools and skills needed to build influential partnerships

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Consulting Skills Training that Works

“The Consulting Skills Training Workshop was crucial in helping our HR business partners work more strategically with their internal clients and stakeholders.

The skills and techniques greatly improved their ability to gain understand the situation, credibility, sell recommendations, and apply a strategic consulting process to get better results.”
SVP Human Resources | Fortune 1000 Technology Company

The Consultative Partnering™ Series consists of three consulting skills workshops incorporating the latest research and real client experiences.

The foundation of each consulting skills course uses proven models and techniques that have been successful for more than 20 years.  To ensure relevance, each consulting workshop is designed for specific populations within the organization to address variations in skill needs, challenges, and activities at different positional levels.

  • The Essentials of Consultative Partnering™
    This 2-day foundational workshop is targeted toward individual contributors and technical professionals looking to gain fundamental consulting skills to get results.

    It provides participants with the Consultative Partnering™ tools and interpersonal skills necessary to achieve exceptional results in critical projects and client relationships.

    Participants apply effective communication tools and a proven consulting process that helps them work more effectively as business partners with their internal and external client teams. Join the 22,000+ professionals who have benefited from this premier consulting skills training program.

    Get detailed Essentials of Consultative Partnering™ description

  • Advanced Consultative Partnering™
    Advanced Consultative Partnering is for senior professionals and managers.

    This 2-3 day workshop presents a more advanced view of Consultative Partnering™ skills while focusing participants on leading critical projects, managing challenging interactions, and effectively communicating value propositions.

    Participants focus on improving their ability to influence at C-level, deliver value-based recommendations, and model consulting behavior to further build and reinforce Consultative Partnering™ skills among their staff and peers.

    Get detailed Advanced Consultative Partnering™ description

  • Consultative Partnering for Leaders™
    This 2-3 day facilitated working session is for leaders responsible for driving change — whether they are building a more consultative organization, instilling greater customer focus, building high-performing teams, or driving performance improvement.

    It provides a condensed version of the Consultative Partnering™ skills training to encourage a “top down” modeling of the consulting behavior essential for organizations in transformation.

    More importantly, it guides the leadership team in developing the vision for change, assessing and developing readiness, identifying and addressing obstacles to change, solidifying their communication approach, and identifying the primary activities that will ensure organizational development takes place and strategic goals are met.

    Our senior consultants work with leaders to design customized leadership training and an agenda that meets their strategic and developmental goals.

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Target Audience
The Essentials of Consultative Partnering series is targeted at professionals across all industries that interact with internal and/or external clients such as Professional Services Consultants, Engineering, IT, Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Learning & Development, and Operations.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about consulting skills training program customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

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However, through the leadership team interview and strategy retreat processes that LSA utilized, they provided a fresh, innovative, and practical perspective that created tremendous strategic value and focus for our executive leadership team.

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Managing Director

LSA helped us with leadership development by designing a solution to match our unique needs and culture.

It was a huge success. I would highly recommend LSA to help take leaders and managers to the next level.

Karen King, SPHR
Manager, Human Resources

Alliance Data

We consider LSA Global the top outsourced learning and development partner.

We work closely with LSA to customize leadership and management development programs to meet our growing business needs.

I would highly recommend LSA to any company wanting to deliver high quality and practical learning solutions for their leaders and managers.

Terri Wright-Scheer
Vice President Human Resources

LSA’s approach has certainly brought value to Knight Ridder Digital. They were laser focused on our goal and determined to meet all of our Leadership development program needs. Their flexibility and commitment were keys in making our program successful.

Dipik Rai
Director of Marketing

After a difficult search to find a partner that could address a very specific leadership development need, we chose LSA Global. They were responsive to our needs and created a solution that we continue to see results from. It is nice to know we have access to their expertise with a simple phone call.

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Director of Business Operations

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As always, they design and deliver outstanding leadership development results and high quality management training programs that totally align with our unique business and talent strategies!

Elizabeth Siebert
Director, Organizational Excellence & Development

Intuit

LSA’s approach and ability to bring the right leadership and management expertise and approach to eBay has been a great asset.

They really focus on helping us succeed in any way they can and definitely lifted up our leadership and management development capabilities.

Mike Normant
Learning & Development

ebay

The customized leadership program was very practical and achieved our goals. LSA adapted very well to our group and the situation and helped us build trust and awareness of successful leadership styles. We look forward to the next steps.

Erik Okholm
Director of Software Development

We turned to LSA to help us custom design and deliver a management development solution to help drive performance. They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing a leadership approach that fits our culture, and delivering a first class solution with the support systems necessary to make a real difference.

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Sally Buchannan
VP Human Resources

As a high growth agency with cutting edge talent, we hired LSA Global to help clarify our strategy and work with our executive leadership team to help implement strategic changes in a way that made sense for our unique culture.

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David Bentley
General Manager

AKQA

LSA worked with our Executive Leadership Team to help create strategic clarity and alignment as we look to increase our growth rate and unlock innovation.  They masterfully handled very complex, challenging, and high stakes leaders, decisions, and cultural nuances to help us identify what matters most and move toward one unified direction.

Their practical, straightforward, and client-centric approach was refreshing.  I highly recommend them to any executive team looking to get aligned to create even higher performance.

Patrick Resk
Chief Financial Officer, Partner

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Thank you to LSA Global for their partnership and support in helping us to design and roll-out highly needed and valuable leadership and management development programs that fit our unique situation.

I personally have partnered with LSA Global at four of my previous companies. It continues to be a delight.

We look forward to partnering with them for a long time to develop our managers and leaders.

Suzanne Kinner
VP Human Resources

Blackhawk Network

The customized leadership styles and coaching program was the best training that I have ever attended. The facilitators were phenomenal. They have a wealth of experience and knowledge coupled with compassionate and caring styles. I’d highly recommend this leadership training program to any manager, director, or executive looking for a life changing leadership program.

Shoaleh Ghaffari
Director, HR

Cutera

LSA helped us design and deliver blended leadership solutions for our key leaders to help drive our growth plans in a way that aligned with our unique culture and values.

LSA understood our business, had deep expertise in the content areas, customized the leadership development programs to fit our specific needs, and delivered great results in alignment with our strategic priorities, culture, and performance management systems.

I highly recommend them to anyone looking to take their leaders and the performance of their teams to the next level.

Beth A. Taylor
Vice President of Human Resources

Thoratec

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