5 December 2008 – Scunthorpe-based, David Scott, an HR manager for Corus plc, has been recognised for his alliance-building and analytical skills in the 2008 'Individual Achievement Awards' presented by the Institute of Business Consulting. The award is one of seven announced annually by the Institute to recognise the contribution of business consultants and advisers to organisations.
According to the judges, David was singled out for recognition because of his 'positive interventionist approach to helping others' and ability to solve complex problems. His strengths also included an ability to identify the key issues beyond the obvious problems colleagues' faced and an appreciation for the way these related to the business. The judges made their award based on David's submission for his recently completed course, which led to a Certificate in Management Consultancy Essentials.
David's award was presented, last night, at the Institute of Business Consulting's gala dinner, held at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London. On accepting the award, David said: “I am delighted to win this award and appreciate being recognised for my commitment. I've really witnessed the benefits that effective business consulting can have when working internally with my organisation.”
David received his award jointly with Rachel Greenham, a local government manager from Milton Keynes. On announcing the winners, Lynda Purser, director of the Institute of Business Consulting, commented:
“The Institute of Business Consulting is delighted to recognise excellence in consultancy, especially when it relates to development of the skills which consultants should aspire to. Rachel and David won this year's award for by demonstrating the impact of good business consultancy on the performance and productivity of organisations and for showing a determination to develop skills to deliver results.”
For more information on the Institute of Business Consulting Awards, visit www.ibconsulting.org.uk/awards.