Consulting Start-Up and Management: A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers
Looking to start up your own research and evaluation consultancy? For almost 20 years, Gail V. Barrington has run popular workshops to help professional researchers determine if they have what it takes to succeed as consultants. This book makes that helpful guidance, and more, available to a wider audience. Barrington shows readers how to: get started, set fees, find work, manage time and money; set up an ownership structure and business systems; manage contracts; and work with sub-contractors and staff. With Barrington at their side to provide advice and encouragement, independent practitioners have the roadmap to success!
This book is a must-read for all consultants who are considering going out on their own or those who want to fine-tune their current business practice. It is also a key resource for students enrolled in program evaluation, applied research, and management courses and in professional certification programs.
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