Management Consultancy Tools and Techniques (POSTPONED)

Open House Wales

Start Date: 08 Jul 2020

Start Time: 12:15 PM

End Time: 4:00 PM

Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes

Capacity: 14

Venue: CMI, 3rd floor, 77 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6SR › View map

The session will cover a range of techniques which are useful for understanding core aspects of companies and organisations, essential to developing appropriate approaches to the challenges they face.

INTRODUCTION - Identifying the real problem

  • Fact-finding
  • Interviewing
  • Questionnaires


  • Brainstorming
  • Ansoff
  • Boston Box
  • Bowman’s Clock
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Porter
    • Three Strategies
    • Value Chain
    • Five Forces
  • Process mapping
  • SWOT
  • Risk management and Risk Matrices

The workshop will include practical case study syndicate work - a case study which will be used in the session will be sent to delegates to study beforehand.

In addition, delegates are invited to bring their own example for the group to explore.

By the end of the afternoon, delegates will have a deeper understanding of some management consultancy tools, and should be able to apply the principles discussed.


Barry Tuckwood

Barry Tuckwood

Barry's career began with engineering degrees and progressed through management in the UK and Saudi Arabia. Following his MBA he joined Ernst and Young Management Consultants, subsequently going independent, while also working with Durham University Business School on their distance learning and now e-learning MBA courses.
His professional roles have been with the public sector on national programmes, utilities, and pharmaceuticals, the Royal Mail, charities and some smaller companies. The main themes have involved data management, process review, project management, security, strategy and change management. Alongside these consultancy roles, Barry supports the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) through their Information Systems Panel. He is a former Chair of the Richmond Group of independent management consultants, was a Trustee on the Internal Management Board of the Association of MBAs for three years, and of a secondary school PTA. For many years he was the chief examiner for the Information Systems Examining Board’s Consultancy Practice examinations.
He will draw on roles in engineering, oil, pharmaceuticals, the public and the private sector. His preference is for interaction drawing on the experience of participants to ensure that there are good takeaways for everyone.

Additional Information

1:00pm Preceded by lunch from 12:15 


  • Catering provided

Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to CMI Events at or by telephone on 01536 207485.

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