Business Consultant

Job Description

A business consultant works with helping clients on various aspects of planning, strategy, and problem-solving. Business Consultants reform and improve their operations and support their business by providing various business solutions. They often work for larger consulting companies, but can sometimes be found working internally in an organisation or on their own as freelancers. They work in all sorts of industries and are generally involved work in areas such as marketing, human resources, management, finance and accounting.

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Formal qualifications are not needed to become a business consultant. Extensive experience and knowledge in Business Operations & Managements is expected.

Credentials can be helpful to showcase your expertise to new clients.


  • A Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

These courses help to gain knowledge of the industry in which you’d like to specialise as a Business Consultant.


  • Analytical
  • Communicator
  • Dependable
  • Efficient
  • Innovative
  • Perceptive
  • Persuasive
  • Problem Solver
  • Responsible
  • Team Player
  • Thorough

Key Skills

  • Business Objectives
  • Examining & Analysing
  • Sales
  • Consulting Services
  • Finance
  • Results Orientation

Future Prospects

Career progression in this field can lead to other roles such as: