Inside Consulting: The Professional Manager in Today's Law Firm
The success of law firms in today’s highly competitive legal market depends largely on the non-lawyer managers who operate the business and support functions.
Technical expertise is not enough.
Technical expertise in areas such as finance, marketing, human resources management, and technology are absolute musts. But more and more the law firm manager is also being called upon to serve as an internal consultant to partners and professional staff – bridging the gap between the legal profession and the business of practicing law.
Inside Consulting helps law firm managers become more effective internal consultants. It begins with a one-day focused business meeting to explore practical strategies, skills, and techniques that managers can use to advise, educate, and lead the owners of their firms to better decisions with better financial results. Inside Consulting focuses on how each person can tailor principles and methods to the professional culture of each firm and to one’s own talents
putting the skills to work
Most management development programs stop at the end of the day or the weekend. Inside Consulting, however, centers around individual coaching and group facilitation to help the firm's managers emerge as a high-performance team. Using Walker Clark's "real life" case study methodology, individual and group leadership goals, and performance measurements, Inside Consulting continues for three to six months after the initial meeting to help each participant drive the firm's business success forward.
Who should participate?
Inside Consulting is designed for professional managers in technical and administrative areas in law firms, such as:
The program delivers the best results in groups of four to ten people.
To discuss how this Core Business Skills program can give you and your colleagues the tools that you need to move to new levels of performance, contact us by e-mail or by telephone at +1.941.322.7077.