Sheffield Haworth: Consulting Skills for 2030

In 2018, the Centre for Management Consulting Excellence (CMCE) conducted a survey, partnered by Sheffield Haworth. The report, "Consulting Skills for 2030," reports on the skills that management consultants will need to sell and deliver assignments in 2030.

According to the report, the skill that came out on top in the rankings was a risk management skill: Cyber Security. Respondents predict that cyber security has the potential to be a roadblock on their journey to a digital future. Here are the ranked skills from the report:

  1. Cyber Security
  2. AI (Artificial or Augmented Intelligence)
  3. Self-employment

While coming out lower in the impact rankings, the other prompted themes – Big Data, Globalisation, Internet of Things and Robotics all generated incisive comments.

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