Scope creep is a term used to describe the tendency for a project’s requirements to increase throughout the duration of the project. This can be mitigated and prevented in physician consulting jobs.
One of the toughest parts of getting started in consulting work is determining you fees. This article covers different fee structures and how to choose one. Don’t undervalue your expertise!
Consulting case interviews are frequently used by management consulting firms as part of their hiring process. Here is how you can use your clinical skills as a doctor to help you excel at case interviews.
Consulting is a great nonclinical career option for physicians. Here are many reasons why a physician can be a successful consultant.
For most physicians, transitioning to management consulting is a big endeavor. A consulting position with a well-regarded firm (for example, McKinsey, BCG, or Bain) is not something you can just submit a quick application for and expect a job offer a few weeks later. If you’re serious about a career in consulting and want to make the most of your efforts, be intentional in your pursuit. Here are five steps to take to set yourself up for success.
A B2B business involves you, as your own small company, making a transaction with another business instead of with an individual consumer. One of the best parts of starting a service-based business is that the barriers to entry are very low. Physicians have a great breadth and depth of knowledge that is an excellent foundation for services tangentially related to healthcare, but without the red tape and regulation of opening a medical practice.
We’ve spent the past 20 weeks blogging about nonclinical job opportunities for physicians. Getting started down this road can be overwhelming. Many doctors feel they aren’t equipped for nonclinical roles. Here are three pieces of advice to help you navigate the nonclinical physician jobs space and set yourself up for success.
There are plentiful opportunities in management consulting for physicians. It’s notoriously difficult to be hired as a management consultant at one of the “big 3” consulting firms – McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. There are several programs to consider that are run by these firms, which are designed to give potential applicants a taste of what a career in consulting is like, but also to assist with recruitment and identifying applicants who merit an interview.
Business savvy physicians who have a general interest in influencing medicine from a more global scale may be interested in working in business consulting or practice management positions. There are a number of global firms working to improve healthcare that seek to hire physicians to serve as consultants to their clients.