Works with clients on strategy, planning and problem solving, helps clients, develop business skills and knowledge. These topics range from designing a business model or marketing plan, to determining which marketing techniques to use and how to use them. You’ll often help clients learn how to plan and implement projects. A small business consultant gives advice, teaches skills, and brainstorms with the client to produce practical results and enhance strategic thinking. Specializing in educational institutions: oversee a variety of professional assignments to improve the quality of services in licensed child day care homes and centers, and to ensure that the safety of children is maintained through compliance with state laws and regulations.