What's Happening at IMC? - 2021 August Edition

As we head into August, we trust that you are navigating the speed bumps through the various lockdowns and that business is continuing to go well. Here are the key things happening at IMC this month and beyond to keep you up to date … 

On the home front ….

National IMC Symposium ‘Collaborating for Success’ is on Friday 15 October – registrations are now open!

We have planned another great virtual event focusing on 'collaboration' as a tool and way of working that has come to the fore in the last 12-18 months.

Check out the program and let’s learn from what has worked well and learn about other ways of collaborating that we may not have thought of! We have some great speakers already lined up, and more in the pipeline. Get in early and Register Now to get your Early Bird discount!

Have you claimed your listing in the new Find a Consultant Directory and Member 2 Member Directories?
 
Still haven’t claimed or updated your listing in the Find A Consultant Directory? Here’s a quick reminder on where to go to access and update your profile while you grab a coffee, view here.

The listing is free to IMC Professional Members as a key member benefit. IMC markets the Directory heavily to purchasers of management consulting services so it pays to ensure your listing is up to date!


Professional development coming in August ….

10 August | ISO 20700 Self-Declaration Checklist training

The next course is scheduled for 10 August and is open to all practising management consultants. Have you registered to secure your place? Attendance at the training allows you to electronically ‘stamp’ your project documentation as conforming to the Standard.
Join Mike McLean FIMC CMC, McLean Management Pty Ltd, who has a wealth of consulting and standards experience as he takes you through ISO 20700 and the Checklist. Click here to go to our Events page and register for the training. Or click here to learn more about ISO 20700.


12 August | Developing Channels to Build Your Client Pipeline

The Queensland Chapter have a great panel of 4 highly experienced consultants who will share their tried and tested methods as to how they build and maintain an ongoing pipeline of clients for their practices.

There are many suggested methods out there, but hearing from those who have put them into practice is always the most beneficial. Click here to register now. The recording will be available to all who register. 

19 August | Solving and Preventing Complex Client Problems – what to keep, change, or create?

Organisations have systems to manage their business, but these don’t always operate as they should. How can consultants better help their clients to analyse and solve problems and prevent recurrence?

Mike McLean FIMC CMC, Director of McLean Management Pty Ltd and National Board Director, has a wealth of experience working in this space and will explain his key questions for problem diagnosis, analysis and problem solving methodologies. Mike is an entertaining presenter with a wealth of experience to draw on! Register here.


24 August | Management Consultancy Toolbox

This program provides a pathway for building your competence across the CMC Competency Framework via five (5) practical modules complemented with tools and templates and supported by mentoring between sessions. Click here to download an enrollment form.

 

25 August | Start Up Series … for aspiring management consultants

This five (5) module program will take you through all of the basics of becoming a management consultant. Learn about the essentials for establishing your own practice and building a client base, or the pros and cons of self-employment versus joining an established consulting firm.
A complimentary copy of “Management Consulting – Tools and Technologies’ and 1 hour of coaching during the program is included. Click here for more information

Have you forgotten something? Membership renewals are now due …

There is still time to renew your IMC membership subscription – log into your account and click on Renew Now to easily renew! Professional members also have the option for your subscription to be paid via monthly instalments – simply select this option at the checkout.
  Why not store your credit card details safely in the system for easy renewal next year and event registration during the year!
Asia Pacific and International news …

IMC & IMC NZ ..

Did you miss the Trans Tasman catch up with our IMC NZ colleagues? Don’t worry, we have another one planned for mid November – lots of stimulating debate and sharing of ideas, over a relaxing drink at the end of a busy week! What better way to end the week.
A Zoom event notification with the next date will be coming to your inbox soon!

 

Latest CMC news ….

We will soon be providing information to all our CMCs about the ICMCI’s ‘light touch’ re-certification process for those who were awarded their certification more than three years ago. IMC will update all our CMCs on this development soon along with information about what will be required to maintain your certification. 



Our Industry Partners

IMC wishes to acknowledge the ongoing support of our valued industry Partners, Deltek and Marsh.  Please consider contacting them with regards to software or insurance solutions that are tailored to IMC members’ and clients’ needs.

 

Please reach out if there is anything that IMC can do to further support you to support your clients or you have a contribution of interest to our membership and subscribers and please follow us on the LinkedIn company page and Group page.
 

Kind regards

Christine Cox
FIMC CMC B Ed Dip Consultancy
Executive Officer
M: 0417 613 299
E: [email protected]