2 Consultants, clients, and stakeholders
3 Approaches to consultancy
4 Stages of consultancy
5 Deciding on a consultancy
6 Planning a consultancy
7 Finding consultants
8 Assessing consultants
9 Costing a consultancy - and other financial matters
10 Contracts and other legal matters
11 Managing a consultancy: from preparation to feedback
12 Ethical concerns
13 Being a consultant
14 Checklists for managers
1 Sample contract clauses
2 Example of a letter of agreement
3 Cancellation fees
4 Consultancy contract or staff contract?
5 Sample contents of a call for tenders
6 Fee-calculation tables
John Rowley is a consultant in international development with many years of experience training practitioners in participatory methods.
Frances Rubin has worked for national and international NGOs, bilateral and multilateral agencies, and commercial companies in the UK, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.