Date and time: 18 May @ 14:00 UTC
Duration: 60 minutes

The Conversations Series with leaders powered by the #FutureLeadersForum returns on 18 May with an inspiring guest: ICMCI’s own Dwight Mihalicz who will share insights into the consulting business drawing on his extensive professional experience and the in-depth research that went into the making of his new book Consulting through Uncertainty: A Global Perspective.

•    Back to square one: is Management Consulting a profession?
•    What does the consulting profession of the future look like?
•   Are management consultants future ready??

To find out, join the conversation which will be led by Jana Buchanan, MBA, CAPM, a consultant in Deloitte’s Core Business Operations practice and a member of the ICMCI Future Leaders Forum.

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About the Guest Speaker 

Dwight Mihalicz is well known in the global consulting community as he is currently on the ICMCI Board, where he also served as Chair for three years. He recently published the book Consulting through Uncertainty: A Global Perspective.

He helps organisations drive top performance. He focuses on manger effectiveness ensuring that all managers, from the CEO to the front line, are focused on their key strategic priorities and have the accountability and authority required for success.

Dwight Mihalicz has founded and is President of Effective Managers, a management consulting firm based in Canada and providing services globally. He works with owners and CEOs identify root cause issues that hinder top performance and uses research-based methods to help them improve.

Dwight Mihalicz is a Certified Management Consultant and has an MBA from the University of Ottawa, where he also served as the Director of the Dean’s Advisory Board at the Telfer School of Management. He is an accredited ISO 20700 Instructor, and trains consultants on this management consulting services standard. Dwight Mihalicz has been recognized as a Fellow of the Business Excellence Institute. He has also been elected a Fellow of Institute of Management Consultants of Ontario, Canada, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to his profession, his clients and to the community.

About the Faciliator

Jana Buchanan, MBA, CAPM, is a consultant in Deloitte’s Core Business Operations practice as a member of the Operations Transformation team. She has worked with clients in education, healthcare, justice, and various other labor groups. Prior to joining Deloitte, Jana served as a key member of the legal support team for an Atlantic region labor and employment firm. 

As a Certified Associate in Project Management, Jana has a broad understanding of project management and change management tools and methodologies. She is currently in pursuit of both the CMC and PMP designations.  

Based in Nova Scotia, she serves on the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) - Atlantic Institute Board, Regional Representative for CMC-Canada National Growth Committee, and Canadian representative member of the ICMCI Future Leaders Forum. She is an active member of Project Management Institute Nova Scotia Chapter and the Institute of Public Administration.

About the ICMCI Future Leaders Forum

The ICMCI Future Leaders Forum brings together young consultants from all over the world in a structured effort to boost the conversation about the future of management consulting. It offers a platform to exchange views about the profession and to coalesce knowledge to the benefit of clients and consultants while growing a strong international network and developing leadership skills in the global arena.


Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 14:00 to 15:00