CMC-Canada Podcast

Episode 7: The State of the Management Consulting Industry in Canada

In this episode, James Grieve, CMC and Ashka Wirk, CMC talk with Nik Nanos, CMC about CMC-Canada's latest study of the management consulting industry in Canada.

This study was undertaken by Nanos Research on behalf of the association - and is our 7th in a series, which began in 2005.

It provides an in-depth perspective on the management consulting industry, including trends, practices, challenges, opportunities, and outlook.

Nanos is a leading corporate business strategist, conducting market and public opinion research and providing counsel to diverse organizations, including Fortune 500 companies and non-profit groups. A Certified Management Consultant (CMC), data scientist, speaker, commentator and author on economic, social, consumer and business trends, he is a sought-after resource for insight on the latest forces reshaping the world.  

Key Takeaways:

Here are some of the key takeaways from Episode 7:

  • The outlook for the consulting industry in the years ahead, including projected growth
  • Key opportunity areas for management consultants, including in IT, Cybersecurity, Change Management, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and more
  • A suggested roadmap for addressing the diversity challenges in the consulting profession
  • The trend of the disappearing mid-sized firm and its impact on the future of the industry

  • The importance of networking and collaboration amongst management consulting leaders and firms

  • Nanos’ journey to becoming a Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

  • Where to access / purchase the CMC-Canada Industry Report

Hosts: James Grieve, CMCAshka Wirk, BSc, MBA, CMC, ACC

Guest: Nik Nanos, CMC

Additional Resources: 

CMC-Canada Industry Report