Business Case Studies by Industry

- Consultancy

Below is a list of Business Case Studies business case studies from companies within the Consultancy sector of industry. Choose a case study from the lists alongside each company.

Business Case Studies consultancy case studies

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    Association of Investment Trust Companies (AITC)

    • Organisations and shareholders

      As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: explain how share issues help companies to fund their activities, explore the relationship between companies and their shareholders, explain the advantages of being a shareholder. Edition 10

    • The role of Investment Trusts in the capital market

      This case study concentrates on longer-term funds. Through Investment Trusts, well-managed businesses have access to secure finance. Whilst those investing, whether individuals or groups, can have confidence in the management of their funds. Edition 8

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    • Supporting business through standards

      This case study shows how BSI British Standards (BSI), the UK's National Standards Body, supports businesses at every step of the research, development and manufacturing processes. Edition 13

    • Creating world class quality standards

      This case study shows the importance of quality standards and how BSI supports organisations in achieving them. Edition 12

    • Quality through standards

      This case study helps students understand the importance of quality and how standards help organisations delivery quality. Edition 11

    • Implementing quality systems

      As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: understand the benefits to customers when businesses operate and produce to defined standards, explain the gains to producers and suppliers from being known to operate to defined standards, appreciate BSI’s role in creating standards for products, (including materials, hardware, software and services), processes and systems. Edition 10

    • Standardization and quality management

      As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: understand why it is important to establish standards, explain the meaning of standard, standardization, quality and quality management, outline the role of standardization in ensuring the safety of users of products and services. Edition 9

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    Chartered Management Institute

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    Insolvency Service

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    • Roles and responsibilities within an organisational structure

      This case study shows how these different roles can be organised within the structure of KBR to enable it to achieve its mission, which is 'to safely deliver any project, any time, in any environment for the benefit of our customers, shareholders, employees and the communities we serve'. Edition 14

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    • Trading places

      This case study is intended to provide an understanding of the accounting process and how accounting information meets the needs and requirements of many different groups of people. Edition 4

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    Land Securities Group

    • Using strategy and planning to measure, monitor and report performance

      This case study describes the role of business planning in providing clear direction for an organisation and the importance of Key Performance Indicators as measures of success. Edition 12

    • Planning and the business cycle

      This case study helps students understand the business cycle and how companies manage risk and investment by understanding the external environment. Edition 11

    • Combining factors of production to achieve growth objectives

      As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: identify the four Factors of Production and their importance, understand the nature of enterprise, and its central role in producing goods and services efficiently. Edition 10

    • Regeneration: meeting needs in a changing environment

      As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: identify different activities undertaken by commercial property companies such as Land Securities, understand the meaning and benefits of urban regeneration, appreciate the importance of external influences on a firm’s activities. Edition 9

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    Mott MacDonald

    • Creating strategic direction

      This case study focuses on how Mott MacDonald stands out in its competitive environment by using the skills and knowledge of its people to achieve its business purpose. Edition 13

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    • The importance of accounting standards

      This case study explains the role of professional consultancy services in helping companies meet rigorous accounting standards. Edition 4

    • Private Finance Initiatives

      This case study explores the role of PWC's Financial Advisory Services with a focus on private finance initiatives. Edition 4

About the consultancy industry

A consultancy is an organisation offering expert advice within a particular field. A consultant is a professional who provides expert advice on a particular subject. There are many consultancies in the UK offering a range of expert advice in areas such as management, accountancy and communications. Consultants usually work on site with a client to observe and give advice in their area of expertise, consultants are usually employed by a consultancy but some are self-employed.

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is a chartered professional body. Its purpose is the promotion of management and leadership excellence. CMI is also an awarding body, providing a qualifications framework which sets benchmarks for performance within businesses.