Official Description

6.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Using a practical approach, this course covers the fundamental knowledge, methodologies, tools, techniques and standards for the professional management consultant, the five stages of the consulting process, as well as working as part of a consulting team. This course is valuable to anyone who wants to deliver superior service to their clients, or is considering pursuing the CMC designation. This is the keystone course for the Professional Development Certificate in Management Consulting.


Supplementary Information

30 hours of classroom instruction plus approx. 30 hours of course readings and assignments.

Topics Covered

Led by an expert practitioner, this keystone course covers the vital tools, processes, and best practices of management consultants. It’s everything you need to launch a rewarding career with unlimited opportunities.

Featured topics include:

  • Responsibilities of the management consulting profession
  • What makes an effective management consultant
  • How to apply the consulting process and tools
  • Trends in management consulting
  • The range and scope of management consulting practices
  • Developing and maintaining client relations
  • Producing written and oral report

Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to enable you to:

  • Evaluate and improve organizational performance using processes adopted by the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada)
  • Resolve problems and provide recommendations
  • Adhere to the standards required for professional management consultants
  • Work as part of a consulting team


This course is recognized by the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada). It fulfills the education requirements for the Certified Management Consultant designation.

This course is recognized by l'Ordre des Administrateurs Agrées (AdmA) and can be added to the member’s portfolio in the Portail Adm.A. Adm.A. members benefit from a reduced rate.


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