What is Management Consulting?

What is Management Consulting? is an Umbrex e-book guide to understanding the roles of consulting, types of consultants, and the consulting process. The book includes: Introduction to Management Consulting The History and Evolution of Management Consulting The Role of a Management Consultant Why Do Clients Hire Management Consultants? The Consulting Process Types of Management Consulting […]

Create Your Own Internship Playbook


In a competitive job market, standing out from the crowd is essential. One way to do this is by creating your own custom internship. This playbook outlines a new approach to internships. The traditional approach is that students apply to existing, posted opportunities and wait to be chosen. This new approach is a proactive one […]

Consulting Skills Self-Assessment

Umbrex has developed this assessment tool for rating your consulting skills across more than 50 areas. Request the Umbrex Consulting Skills Self-Assessment Toolkit Assessments include: Analytics Data analytics Economics Estimation and mental arithmetic Finance and accounting Spreadsheet skills Statistics Client Development Discovery calls Generate project opportunities Outbound outreach Proposal process Communications Design skills Foreign language […]

Guide to Serving on a Company’s Board of Directors

Independent management consultants with executive experience and backgrounds from top-tier consulting firms such as McKinsey, Bain, and BCG often look to board of director seats as an extension to their career. Corporate boards of directors fall into two categories: Public board of directors: boards of publicly-held corporations in which the directors are in charge of […]

Business Coaches for Independent Consultants

A professional business coach can often help an independent consultant take their practice to the next level. There are many coaches who may have some consultants as clients, but the coaches listed here are those who focus exclusively on serving independent consultants and boutique consulting firms. Coaches: Click any name to go directly to that […]