The Consultative Partnering™ Series

The consulting tools and skills needed to build influential partnerships

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“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.

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  • Advanced Consultative Partnering™
    Advanced Consultative Partnering is for senior professionals and managers.  This 2.5-3 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.

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  • Consultative Partnering for Leaders™
    This 2.5-3 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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VP Human Resources

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