Become a Certified Management Consultant (CMC®)

Certification From IMC USA Sets The Industry Benchmark

Certified Management Consultant

Are you a management consultant? Do you wish to:

  • Serve your clients better?
  • Grow your business?
  • Improve your skills?
  • Practice within a solid ethical framework?

The Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA) offers management consultants in the United States the opportunity to become a Certified Management Consultant (CMC®) – an internationally recognized credential as the gold standard in business consulting certifications. The CMC® serves as a differentiator for consultants and provides their practice and their clients additional value within a framework of Business Insight & Aptitude, Practice Capabilities, Consultative Behavior, plus Ethics & Professional Conduct.

Show Your Level of Knowledge

Certification as a Management Consultant from IMC USA (CMC®) demonstrates to potential clients a high level of expertise and knowledge. This certification goes beyond general knowledge and highlights:

  • Development of consulting competence and business acumen
  • A commitment to staying abreast of current advancements in the industry
  • Guidelines for sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Operating within a sound and ethical framework when advising clients

The certification also helps business consultants and consulting firm owners/principles run their business more efficiently and have stronger relationships with their clients. Certified Management Consultants® are supported by a Code of Conduct that ensures you keep market value and attractiveness into the future. CMC® membership and certification provides an approval of professionalism and creates a better starting point to operate as a management consultant.

Hone in on Helping Your Clients

Consultants who have obtained one of the top certifications have shared that the process delivers a better understanding of how clients are discovered, approached, engaged and set on a path toward success. The CMC® also provides a community of like-minded consultants who share best practices and support as your business continues to grow.

When you achieve your certification, your current and future clients will know your level of dedication to your profession, and trust the abilities and experience you bring to the table.

A prospect hired me because, in his view, the CMC® proved I was worth hiring which led to a multi-month, lucrative client.

Lisa Apolinski

CMC, Three Dog Write

Understand What it Takes to be a CMC®

Achieving a management consultant certification is a worthwhile goal. To become certified, IMC USA has several requirements for eligibility and steps to ensure those who gain the CMC® certification have thoroughly presented their ability to work at a higher level among the current pool of consultants.

While this process can feel daunting, IMC provides education, tools and community to help raise the bar for each individual consultant and help the industry to elevate in ability, knowledge, and ethics. The bottom line is this: certification through IMC sets the standard and provides the support for consultants to move to the next level in their career.

Start the Certification Process

Ready to apply to begin the CMC® process today? Start your application process now at this link.

Need More Information?

Click the button below to contact IMC USA to explore the certification process and learn how the CMC® can work for you.

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