When your responsibilities include deployment of review recommendations and you have to implement changes associated with that review, you need to provide a set of conditions for entry, or prerequisites. This video provides hints, tips, and a template for creating those prerequisite requirements.
- I've heard it said that those that can't do, teach.…And those that can't teach, become consultants.…I don't believe that's true…because good consultants get to implement their solutions.…And implementation is where you demonstrate…you can consult, teach, and do.…So let's talk about the conditions or perquisites…you'll want to put in place with your client…prior to implementing your solutions.…First and foremost, confirm your client understands…what you'll be implementing.…
While you may have diligently worked…with your sponsor and other stakeholders,…implementing your solution…means that a broader set of stakeholders…need to understand what's about to happen.…Ensure your expanded stakeholders are identified,…and aware of the upcoming implementation,…aware of the risk and benefits to expect,…and have identified which members of their staff…need to be involved in the implementation,…and use of your solution.…Next, make sure your client's staff are trained.…
Nothing stops an implementation faster…than staff members not knowing how to use your new solution.…
- Identify the critical requirements needed to become a successful consultant.
- Review the roles a consultant can fulfill to increase their success when dealing with clients.
- Recognize approaches for assessing your success level with a client before you've received a formal evaluation.
- Explore how to switch between consulting roles without confusing or aggravating your client.
- Review the change management conditions that must be in place to successfully deploy your consulting solutions.
- Identify the actions that maximize your chances for future work with a client.