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Most management analysts have at least a bachelor’s degree. The Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation may improve job prospects.Education
A bachelor’s degree is the typical entry-level requirement for management analysts. However, some employers prefer to hire candidates who have a master’s degree in business administration (MBA).
Few colleges and universities offer formal programs in management consulting. However, many fields of study provide a suitable education because of the range of areas that management analysts address. Common fields of study include business, management, economics, political science and government, accounting, finance, marketing, psychology, computer and information science, and English.
Analysts also routinely attend conferences to stay up to date on current developments in their field.Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations
The Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA) offers the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation to those who meet minimum levels of education and experience, submit client reviews, and pass an interview and exam covering the IMC USA’s code of ethics. Management consultants with a CMC designation must be recertified every 3 years. Management analysts are not required to get certification, but it may give jobseekers a competitive advantage.Work Experience in a Related Occupation
Many analysts enter the occupation with several years of work experience. Organizations that specialize in certain fields typically try to hire candidates who have experience in those areas. Typical work backgrounds include experience in management, human resources, and information technology.Advancement
As consultants gain experience, they often take on more responsibility. At the senior level, consultants may supervise teams working on more complex projects and become more involved in seeking out new business. Those with exceptional skills may eventually become partners in their consulting organization and focus on attracting new clients and bringing in revenue. Senior consultants who leave their consulting company often move to senior management positions at nonconsulting organizations.Important Qualities
Analytical skills. Management analysts must be able to interpret a wide range of information and use their findings to make proposals.
Communication skills. Management analysts must be able to communicate clearly and precisely in both writing and speaking. Successful analysts also need good listening skills to understand the organization’s problems and propose appropriate solutions.
Interpersonal skills. Management analysts must work with managers and other employees of the organizations where they provide consulting services. They should work as a team toward achieving the organization’s goals.
Problem-solving skills. Management analysts must be able to think creatively to solve clients’ problems. Although some aspects of different clients’ problems may be similar, each situation is likely to present unique challenges for the analyst to solve.
Time-management skills. Management analysts often work under tight deadlines and must use their time efficiently to complete projects on time.
|Job Title||Company||Location||Start Date||Salary|
|Senior Principal-Business Consulting||Infosys Limited||El Segundo, CA||Apr 16, 2016||$193,611|
|Senior Business Consultant||Simcorp USA Inc.||New York, NY||Sep 17, 2016||$160,251|
|Senior Business Consultant||Simcorp USA||New York, NY||Sep 01, 2015||$160,000|
|Senior Principal-Business Consulting||Infosys Limited||Hershey, PA||Jan 06, 2016||$155,392|
|Senior Principal-Business Consulting||Infosys Limited||King of Prussia, PA||May 27, 2016||$155,392|
|Senior Principal-Business Consulting||Infosys Limited||Fort Worth, TX||Aug 13, 2016||$155,392|
|Senior Business Value Consultant||Servicenow, Inc.||San Francisco, CA||Nov 17, 2016||$152,880 -
|Senior Business Consultant||Sungard Eprocess Intelligence LLC||Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ||Sep 29, 2015||$151,203|
|Senior Business Consultant||Sungard Eprocess Intelligence LLC||Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ||Sep 29, 2015||$150,692|
|Senior Business Consultant||Efront Financial Solutions Inc.||San Francisco, CA||Sep 21, 2016||$150,000|
|Senior Business Consultant||Retail Consult, LLC||Boston, MA||Jan 24, 2016||$150,000|
|Senior Consultant-Business Consulting||Infosys Limited||Fort Worth, TX||May 27, 2016||$143,832|
|Senior Consultant-Business Consulting||Infosys Limited||Point, PA||Jan 06, 2016||$115,861|
|Senior Consultant-Business Consulting||Infosys Limited||Lansdale, PA||May 27, 2016||$115,861|
|SR. Business Intelligence Consultant||Denovo Services LLC||Addison, TX||Sep 09, 2016||$115,794|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting||Sapient Corporation||Houston, TX||Aug 10, 2016||$115,005|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting TRM||Sapient Corporation||Boston, MA||Jan 12, 2015||$115,000|
|SR. Cognos Business Intelligence Consultant||LPA Software Solutions LLC||Rochester, NY||Apr 24, 2016||$115,000|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting TRM||Sapient Corporation||Boston, MA||Sep 02, 2015||$115,000|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting TRM||Sapient Corporation||Boston, MA||Apr 20, 2015||$115,000|
|Senior Business Consultant||Temenos USA, Inc.||Lake Mary, FL||May 27, 2015||$105,202|
|Senior Business Consultant||Robert Bosch LLC||Mount Prospect, IL||Jun 24, 2016||$105,102|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting||Sapient Corporation||Newport Beach, CA||Apr 21, 2016||$105,000|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting||Sapient Corporation||Newport Beach, CA||Aug 06, 2016||$105,000|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting||Sapient Corporation||New York, NY||Jul 01, 2016||$105,000|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting||Sapient Corporation||New York, NY||Jan 10, 2015||$105,000|
|Senior Associate Business Consulting||Sapient Corporation||Boston, MA||Aug 04, 2016||$105,000|
|Senior Associate, Business Consulting||Sapient Corporation||Boston, MA||Jul 14, 2015||$104,790|
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