So You Want to be a Consultant?

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Curious about consulting? How to get started? Joins us as a veteran consulting engineer shares the secrets of starting, building, and maintaining a small part-time or full-time consulting firm. We’ll address four key questions:  How do you get leads? How do you set fees? How do you decide what to consult about? And last but not least — How do I get started? This talk has been shared at several technical conferences.

Earn 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) / .1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for completing the webinar.



Daryl Gerke, P.E.

Daryl Gerke (PE) is the surviving partner of Kimmel Gerke Associates, an engineering firm that specializes in EMI/EMC design, troubleshooting and training. For forty years (ten part-time/thirty full-time), Daryl and the late Bill Kimmel (PE) made their living as consulting engineers. Now semi-retired, Daryl shares his knowledge and experience through his blog (, presentations, and a soon-to-be-released e-book. His avowed goal is to help interested engineering colleagues enjoy the consulting life as he has. Daryl has a BSEE from the University of Nebraska, and is NARTE Certified EMC Engineer and a Registered Professional Engineer (PE). He and his wife, Mary, reside in Mesa, Arizona.

Publication Year: 2018

So You Want to be a Consultant?
  • Course Provider: IEEE USA
  • Course Number: IEEEUSAW0013
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: None