How to Earn the CMC

Anyone can claim to be a consultant, but only an individual with the highest level of competency can meet the standards required to become a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). 

To find out how to earn the CMC designation, click on the Stream below that applies to you, and/or click here for a Streams Overview:

Entry Stream

Less than 8 years of management consulting experience.

Experienced Stream

8+ years of management consulting experience.

Executive Stream

10 or 15 years of executive experience.

MBA & Continuing Education Stream

For graduates of specific programs.

*Please note that you must become a member first before pursuing the designation


Required Courses

Learn more about the required courses below:

Ethical Behaviour

Essentials of Management Consulting

Project Management

Interpersonal Skills

Personal Skills


*Appeals regarding certification decisions should be made in writing to or via mail to:


Attn: Certification

Suite 701, 372 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5H 2W9