On the Road to Gender Equality: CMC Women in Consulting

Gender equality in the workplace is a topic that sits at the forefront of my mind and affects every decision and interaction I make in my professional day-to-day life.

Do Ethics Still Matter in Management Consulting?

As professionals, we need to weight not only the good we can do for a client, but also the impact it will have on our society.

How to Learn from Losing

If you are not in the winner’s circle, perhaps it is time to learn from your past and make the changes for a better future.

Content Marketing in the Age of Pandemics, Part 3: Virtual Meetings, Conferences, Events

The global pandemic fundamentally altered the way many of us work, learn, and communicate with each other.

The Making of CATALYST 2020 Management Consulting Conference: Lessons Learned

Thanks to all our members, speakers, guests, non-members and new members who participated in the Catalyst 2020 Management Consulting Conference.

Your CMC-Canada Membership: Top Reasons to Renew

Each year, we strive to maximize the value of your membership dollar and bring you new opportunities to get involved with the association, network with your peers, and build your profile.  

Content Marketing in the Age of Pandemics, Part 2: Influencers

Strategies, including leveraging influencers, perform best when considered as part of an integrated communication plan that is essential for achieving business goals.

Content Marketing in the Age of Pandemics

These three marketing methods are gaining traction in support of a business strategy to attract an audience to your mission.

What the WE Charity Affair can Teach Us About Ethics

Ethics are again front and centre in Canadian news with the WE charity scandal unfolds.

What I’ve Learned about Online Training

The isolation and distancing measures being imposed due to the Corona Virus pandemic have been a game-changer.

Business Continuity Planning: A Guide for Smaller Organizations

This high-level guide intends to shed some light on the business continuity planning process you can apply at your small or medium-sized organization. 

Franchising and Entrepreneurship after COVID-19

The repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis in the SME sector further highlight the crucial role of small and medium-sized enterprises in creating and preserving jobs.

7 Steps to De-Risk a Consultant’s Personal and Professional Life

In today’s world, the lines between work and home for consultants are becoming blurred as the new realities of how, when, and where we work change rapidly. This has caused many to re-evaluate their priorities and ensure that their personal and professional lives are in balance and positioned well for the future. 

CMC-Alberta Announces 2020 Awards, new CMCs

The Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Alberta (ICMCA or CMC-Alberta) announced at its Saturday May 30th AGM in recognition of 1 Lifetime Achievement Award, 2 Fellow of Certified Management Consultants distinctions, plus 7 new Certified management Consultant designations.

Creating a New Habit: A Step-By-Step Guide

Starting new, positive habits, and sticking with them, is arguably more important than ever while many Canadians are socially distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guiding Principles for the Independent Consultant

As we move well into the 21st century,  employment for life is no longer a reality. For many people, becoming an independent. consultant seems like an attractive alternative that provides hope and challenges. In writing Genetics of Independent Consulting, I realized that there were several guiding principles for success that, while not unique to the Independent Consultant, are subtly different than that of an employee. 

Congratulations to all of our new CMCs!

We’re pleased to present all of those CMCs who’ve been awarded the designation over the past year!

Business without Borders: How Globalization Impacts Businesses

Working with an International Business Consultant can be is an effective approach to acquiring new worldwide business contacts, exchanging currencies and understanding international market behaviour in order to help business growth overseas.

6 Tips on Starting Your Own Business and Raising Capital

Starting your own successful business is a straightforward process and is more intuitive than you might think. Here are 6 quick tips on how you could turn your business idea into a reality.

Getting your Change Management Program Off to a Good Start

As management consultants we are pretty good at helping others make beneficial changes happen, yet most of us have struggled with issues of change management. Why?