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CMC-Global Board Update

ICMCI Annual Meeting and the new Governance in Toronto: With our new bylaws, this year's annual meeting will have a slightly different structure than previously.

CMC Toolkit

This month we look at some thoughts regarding leadership in Management Consulting – leading up to the ICMCI International Management Consulting Conference in Toronto in October. Thanks to Jac van Beek, CEO CMC-Canada.
Consulting 4.0 Are You Ready?
Part 1 – Consulting 0.0 – 1.0
Part 2 – Consulting 2.0 – 3.2
Part 3 – Consulting 4.0


Are you a Leader or a Manager? The answer really matters.

© ICMCI & Dwight Mihalicz, MBA, CMC

I have a pet peeve, and it's how people today talk about leadership as if it was some magical substance that occurs spontaneously only at the top of an organization and nowhere else. For example, if there is an issue at the frontline, there is a tendency for employees to blame "leadership". Similarly, there is a tendency for middle management to tell employees that they...

Leadership Deployment (vs. Leadership Development)

© ICMCI & Doug Macnamara, CMC
"Eighty percent of success lies in showing up!"
- Woody Allen
"A mediocre plan well implemented will outperform the most brilliant plan accompanied by mediocre implementation."
- Macnamara

So Much Education, So Little Competence Why is it, that at a time when we have the most educated leaders and population in history, we still have so much trouble effectively leading change, motivating teams, supporting innovation, thinking and acting strategically, and calling forth the ingenuity required to solve our pressing challenges – even at the most senior levels?
Why is it, so many managers can take program after program, attend numerous seminars or conferences


Caught in the Action!

Asia-Pacific Hub 2016


EuroHub - Aug2016

Toronto 2016

Update on the CMC-Global (ICMCI) International Conference and Annual Meeting of Delegates
October 18-21
Website Link


IMC Share Zone

This month we have many updates from around the globe to share:
1. Asia-Pacific Hub Summary

2. EuroHub Summary

3. IMC Cyprus Conference

4. IMC Ireland Annual Dinner

5. IMC Bulgaria Conference

6. IMC Nigeria Roundtable

7. IMC Finland Int'l Consulting Day

8. IMC New Zealand Newsletter

ICMCI C'tee Updates

Task Force for Strategic Funding of CMC-Global
At our Congress (now called Annual Meeting of Delegates) in Noordwijk last year, a one-time increase was approved for our 2105-16 budget to finance our global operations. This was an important decision, as we are now moving from strategy development stage to strategy execution.




September 7-9, 2016  

The Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants 2016 Annual Conference

Saint Lucia, The Caribbean – Venue TBD

October 18-20, 2016  

ICMCI Annual Meeting and International Conference

October 21, 2016  

CMC Canada Conference

Toronto, Canada – Eaton Chelsea Hotel

October 21-23, 2016  

IMC USA Conference

Washington, D.C.

October 20, 2016  

IMC Jordan Conference
The Future of Management Consulting in Jordan and the Arab World – The Vision and Challenges

Sheraton Nabil Hotel, Amman-Jordan

Feature YOUR Knowledge/Experience in a CMC Today Article!

Calling all CMC's and leading-edge consulting practicioners! 

Will you take up the challenge?


2016 CMC Today Publishing Schedule & Themes
Publishing Month Theme
Jan/Feb Internal Processes, Productivity, Innovation, Business Process Re-engineering
Mar/Apr Governance/Boards
May/Jun Government Relations, Community & Public Relations
Jul/Aug Leadership (and Management)
Sep/Oct Information Technology & Org Effectiveness Software
Nov/Dec Human Resources & Training

Please submit articles, photos, business exchange requests, etc., addressing the theme of each issue, by the 10th day of the first of the two Publishing Months to:

Click here to get a copy of the CMC Today Article Criteria. Failure to submit your article according to these criteria may cause your article to be rejected.

Quick Quiz

Leadership in Consulting – Based upon the Theme for this October's International Management Consulting Conference "Management Consulting 4.0" concepts and the blogs of Jac van Beek; here are some questions for you to ponder.

Q 1 – What is the basis of your personal management consulting value proposition?

A. Reputation of the firm, partner or senior consultant you work for.
B. Technical, academic, or specialty knowledge expertise.
C. Hands-on experience & success in one or more organizations and proven competency across multiple years, initiatives and /or organizations.
D. Personal research & application of best practices.
E. Particular methodology, process or model that gets applied/adapted to each client's unique circumstances.

Video Blog
  This month we feature a number of videos from various Institutes of Management Consulting around the world:
- Interview w/ Sorin Caian, Chair of CMC-Global
(English dialogue starts at 1:15 mark of the video)
- Calvert Marham – IMC Ireland Guest Speaker
- Why join IMCA - Ireland?

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