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Frequently Asked Questions

- Business Consulting

Some of our most frequent questions and answers.

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Consulting FAQ's

How much does it cost to hire a business consultant?

The costs associated with hiring a consulting company in Pittsburgh will depend on the project, what their involvement is in the process, and what resources are needed to complete the task at hand. The cost of hiring a consultant will vary based on expertise, length of the project, and so on...

How long does a business consulting project last?

How long your business consulting project lasts will vary depending on several factors:

  • Your business needs and challenges

  • Your Budget

  • Size of your business and team

  • What you need from the consulting company

In short, business consulting projects can vary from a few weeks to a few years, for large enterprise business transformations.

How do you determine the scope of the consulting project?

Your business consulting company will help you determine the scope of the project, depending on their expertise and what they can bring to the table. The scope of your consulting project will also depend on goals, challenges and size of your organization. This will often be determined during the consultation process.

What sort of problems can you hire a Pittsburgh business consulting firm to help you solve?

Business consulting services from True North are flexible by design, and flexible. Our years of experience match to your organizational strategy and business processes. We're versed in helping you solve business strategy and management consulting, operations and IT management consulting, as well as marketing consulting.

How is a business consulting project organized and started?

Mostly everything can be tailored to your business needs and goals; the typical consulting project begins the following way:

  • Free consultation to discover business goals and challenges

  • If we require more sensitive on in-depth information, we will sign an NDA

  • Proposal development outlining the scope of work, pricing, timeline, and recommendations

  • System integrations for effective collaborations

  • Communications plan and milestone reporting

  • Final knowledge transfer so results are sustainable

After the project has completed an official closeout, we will periodically check in to make sure everything is still working as it should, and you can sustain results over the longterm, after the consulting project is over.

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