A collection of jargons and terminologies commonly used by consultants.

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There are currently 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter E.
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization

Elevator pitch
The results and key conclusions in roughly a paragraph. Derived from the idea of being able to convince someone of something important within the span of a shared ride in an elevator.

Elevator test
a test of one’s ability to explain concepts in a short-period of time (typically 60 seconds or less). the elevator test represents a hypothetical situation where you are sharing the elevator with a vip and need to give them a quick summary/presentation during the ride

A consulting project. (Also called a Case or a Study.)

Experienced hire
A consultant hired from another company, typically with a higher starting position and salary than 1st year consultants. see also parallel hire