particularly capable fast-track juniors to support their colleagues
in other areas of the organisation in all the stages of implementing
is not a big organisation, deliberately. Big organisations have
the dilemma of balancing the needs of its clients (self sufficiency,
unbiased advice) with the needs of its staff (job security, salary),
and in difficult times, these do not always sit well together.
Tesseract would rather not have the temptation of this dilemma
to contend with.
So how then does Tesseract cope with supporting
a very large client organisation with its deployment of systematic
Part of our solution can be found in this
website, in the resources library, and in our open-handed approach
to those who might otherwise be considered our competitors. But
a more effective solution has been the development of specially
selected client staff to be trained as internal consultants.
This maintains responsibility for organisation development squarely
with the client, builds up a core resource of expertise and excellence,
and provides excellent personal development for their staff.
Our consultancy training course provides
six to twelve people with sixteen days of intense training, and
a number of off-line projects spread over twelve weeks. Attendees
to the course have been accepted into the Institute of Management
Consultants on the basis of the course content.
The course content (which is highly participative)
is split into five residential blocks (each block includes a
number of evening sessions which are integral to the training
and development of the group):
score for this course across all blocks & criteria was 4.7
out of 5.
(2 days): Introductions; overview of systematic mgt; context
of systematic mgt. in this organisation; role of consultancy;
overview of training and individual projects; survey tools and
skills; presentation tools & skills; preparation for next
sessions & projects
management (5 days): providing the skills, tools and knowledge
necessary to lead a 'client' through the implementation of: purpose;
philosophy; people; process; predict; and perfect
through structured interventions (4-5 days): designing, presenting
and facilitating interventions; using exercises; handling conflict;
session planning (Extensive practice and feedback)
skills (3 days): competence and development models; coaching;
group dynamics; observation; unstructured interventions and influencing;
problem solving (Extensive practice and feedback)
preparation (2 days): clinic on experiences to date; 'client'
management; royal routes to success; variations; further resources
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Managing by Design
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The best systematic
resources now available.
(tools and methodologies)
Transforming performance through QFD
on systematic management