As companies invest in large-scale transformation initiatives, strategy teams face increasing demand for internal consulting services from within the business. Strategy leaders operating with inherently lean teams are having to make trade-offs between allocating resources to strategic projects that are critical to organizational success and providing internal consulting support.

To sustain high-quality consulting support, strategy leaders must be wary of four common pitfalls:

  • Ineffective project prioritization
  • Poor project scoping
  • Scope creep
  • Low resource availability

This research explores the major challenges strategy leaders face while managing internal consulting projects and offers specific actions to avoid common pitfalls and deliver effective, high-value project management.