Listed below find a brief set of the most common questions that a prospective management consultant can honestly as themselves before committing to a career in management consulting.

Do you want to?

- Gain broad exposure in different areas of business

- Work in several different industries before making a decision to focus on just one

- Acquire basic business skills to meet your future goals, such as entering industry or entrepreneurship

- Take on significant amounts of responsibility in dynamic environments

- Develop a strong and diverse network

If you answered yes to all of the above then definitely go ahead. You will most likely be a successful management consultant.

Does this describe you?

- You are looking for a “glamorous” job but aren’t ready to work hard

- You have difficulty assuming responsibility and setting a direction for yourself

- You do not have strong analytical skills

- You want to work 40 hour weeks

- You do not like to travel!!

If this is you then management consulting is most probably not a good career choice for you.

Additional information on management consulting as a career is available in the book Consulting: A Job Or A Lifestyle – ISBN: 1598000640.


Dr. Uchil is an entrepreneur, business-owner and author embodying almost three decades of management and consulting experience. Prior to founding The Uchil Group and Uchil, LLC, Dr. Uchil spent over eighteen years in a variety of senior management roles at several large consulting organizations. In addition to his PhD in Business Administration Dr. Uchil also holds an MBA in Consulting Operations Management, a BSEE in Electrical Engineering and a Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunicati...

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