Tuesday, May 19, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
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SCORE Boston 

So, You Want to Become a Consultant

Many experienced managers and professionals have an expertise that businesses often seek from consultants. That expertise can be the basis for a solid solo consulting practice, or the foundation for a consulting firm. But if you’re interested in consulting as a career, you need more than a field of expertise — you need clients.

business_shaking_hands.jpg This workshop will help you understand how to differentiate yourself, how to market and sell, how to create long-term client relationships, and what to charge. We’ll also cover the nuts and bolts of a consulting business — proposals, websites, setting up an LLC, what type of insurance you need, and how to structure both project-specific partnerships with other consultants and structure small consulting firms.

Presenter: Michael Sandman, ManagingPartner, Fuld & Company -- competitive intelligence consulting firm;, Chairman, SMI Systems, Inc. - startup manufacturer of closed loop controlsystems;, COO Bainbridge, sailcloth manufacturer & distributor;, Eli Sandman Co., family owned manufacturer of materials for composites