Consulting: What Makes a Good Consultant, from the Hiring One and Being One perspectives

  • Webcast Aired Tuesday, 07 Jul 2020 3:30PM EDT (07 Jul 2020 19:30 UTC)
  • Speaker: Ted Demopoulos

Infosec Consulting is rapidly growing, with multiple sources reporting annual growth rates of over 10% and an over ten billion dollar market. You may soon find yourself in a position of hiring consultants, working with consultants, or becoming a consultant yourself even if not the case today.

What makes a good consultant? What are differences between hiring an independent consultant, consulting services from a small consulting organization, or from a large consultancy? Why do some consulting projects succeed but others fail?

This webcast answers these questions, the topics listed below, and more.

  • - 5 reasons companies hire consultants
  • - Consultants versus contractors, what is the difference?
  • - The number one risk of hiring consultants and how to minimize it
  • - Handling possible conflict of interest issues
  • - How to vet consultants and conversely how to appear and be a qualified and very capable consultant