About CMC-Canada

The Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada) fosters excellence and integrity in the management consulting profession as a whole. CMC-Canada administers, and its provincial Institutes confer, the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation in Canada. The Association and its 2,600+ members advocate for the CMC designation and are dedicated to advancing the profession and delivering the benefits of those efforts to the client community.


CMC-Canada is a founding member of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI), now CMC-Global

Our Mission

To advance the practice and profile of management consulting in Canada through education and certification of consultants, promotion of ethical standards and professional competency, and advocacy for the profession in public and government settings.

Our Story

2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada). 

In 1963, after many years of committee work by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Quebec, and meetings between senior representatives of the largest accounting firms and major consulting practices, it was agreed that there was much to gain by working together to build and standardize the emerging profession of management consulting.  

From those initial meetings in Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto, the movement to professionalize management consulting began... download 'Stopwatch to Strategy' - the first 25 years of CMC-Canada...>>