Further Services and Consulting for
Professional Service Firms & Expert Organizations

Drawing on his more than fifteen years of experience consulting with professional service firms & expert organizations - law firms, investment banks, accountants, tax advisors, private banks, management consultants, designers, engineering firms, and others - and the latest scientific research, Dr. Hirt advises these unique and creative organizations on a wide range of issues important to the success of professional service firms large and small.

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Basics of the Management of Professional Service Firms

Potential business and organizational models 

Specialization on industries and/or specialized topics? 

Optimizing profitability

Solving the "underlegation problem" 

Meaningfulness of a growth strategy

Client Acquisition & Development

Marketing & Business Development

Acquisition of new Clients

Acquisition of large Clients/Contracts & Tenders ("Winning the Big Ones")

Further development of existing Clients

Dealing with purchasing & legal departments, "process optimization" and price pressure of Clients

Employee Recruiting & Development

Recruiting & Employer Branding

Talent management & motivating for continuous high performance

Employee leadership and management, especially intelligent staffing of projects/mandates

Performance management and reward systems

Management Topics

The role and tasks of Managing Partners

The roles and responsibilities of Practice Group Leaders

How to develop a strategy that does not remain on paper, but is implemented & how to develop the organizational culture so that it contributes to it

Partner Topics

Possible Partner compensation models and the art of Partner compensation in practice 

Dealing with Partner performance issues

Partner promotion decisions

Partner retreats and partnership decisions

Dealing with conflicts and divisions in the partnership

Special Issues

The „One-Firm-Firm“

Promoting internal cooperation 

Industry and specialist practice groups 

Knowledge management

Multi-site firms