A China consultant is a professional who provides expert advice in a particular area such as security(electronic or physical), management, accountancy, law(tax law in particular), human resources, marketing(and public relations), finance, engineering, or any of many other specialized fields in China
In the business domain, the most commonly found consultants are: strategy consultants, human resources consultants, Internet consultants, process consultants, public relations consultants, performance consultants, information technology consultants and marketing consultants.
There is no such thing as a single qualification to be a consultant other than those laid down in relation to medical personnel who have attained this level.
Internationally the accreditation of Management Consultants is overseen by the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) which has around 50 member institutes covering the globe The award of Certified Management Consultant (CMC) status is currently the only internationally recognized accreditation that is not specific to the technical content of the consultant’s practice. For instance, this could be held equally by a Human Resources (HR) expert or a Chemical Engineer operating as management consultants in their field(s) of expertise.
Management consulting is the practice of helping organizations to improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing problems and development of plans of improvement. According to recent ranking of China’s management consulting, foreign consulting companies such as Mckinsey, Accenture, Roland Berger are the top 3. ACNielsen from Dutch, Ipsos from France are following as the 4th and 5th ones. The Chinese consulting company Alliance PKU Management Consultants Ltd. is 10th on the list. According to this ranking, Chinese consulting is not the most developed in the world, but some small companies are developing quickly.
Daxue Consulting is a new kind of consulting firm, especially efficient in terms of data collection and cost.
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