What's Happening at IMC? - 2021 June Edition

The year is flying by and it is June already! Here is the latest rundown of What’s Happening at IMC this month and into the second half of 2021 ….

On the home front ….

Launch of the new Find a Consultant Directory and Member 2 Member Directories!


The new look Find A Consultant Directory is here! If you are a Professional Member – AIMC, MIMC or FIMC – please take the time to update your entry in the Directory to ensure you can be found.

The Directory is now LIVE to the public providing an excellent resource for all purchasers of management consulting services to source quality management consultants from our membership!  IMC will now be promoting the Directory heavily to a wide range of purchasers of management consulting services so please login and go to My Account and Directories Display and update your listing.

Some great webinars in June ….

We celebrated International Consultants Day with FREE online Women in Consulting panel on 3 June 2021 of four highly experienced female members sharing their career journeys. If you missed the event, look out for the recording on our Resources page.


Webinar Cyber Security for Small Businesses and Management Consultants on 10 June hosted by the Queensland Chapter will focus on how to protect ourselves and what to do if our data is infiltrated. With the recent massive spike in online communication and information this topic is more important than ever. And local members can attend the event in person to network with your peers.  Register here.

Client relationships are fundamental to management consulting and our final webinar for June will focus on the intricacies of Managing Client Relationships and how to develop open and transparent relationships in the midst of changing expectations. Click here to register



ISO 20700 Self-Declaration Checklist training – don’t get left behind! Register now!
 
ISO 20700 Self-Declaration Checklist training is now in full swing! The next course is scheduled for 15 June 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.
Click here to go to our Events page and register for the training. Or click here to learn more about ISO 20700.

 


Coming in July ….

Membership Renewals are just around the corner … continue the journey and join us for another exciting year ahead!

Membership renewals are due by 30 June and very soon we will be sending out information to all members inviting you to renew. So now is a good time to check your membership details and email address are correct and particularly that your credit card is current!
 
IMC has great things planned for the upcoming membership year and we truly hope you will continue with us on the journey!

… and beyond …

•    IMC will soon be launching the inaugural Excellence in Consulting Awards to showcase the Australian management consulting industry’s best practices … watch this space


This is great recognition of the profession of management consulting in Australia and we look forward to working closely with ACoP to further the standing of professions in Australia. We will keep you updated on important developments in this space for our profession. 

IMC is also actively involved with Standards Australia being represented on 5 different committees which ensures that the perspective of management consulting is highlighted across many key Standards. More information to come on our involvement in this space. Asia Pacific and International news …

 


 

The ICMCI Asia Pacific Virtual Hub Meeting – Singapore 2021 was a great event focussed on harnessing technology as the future on consulting. The 5 outstanding presenters delivered a stimulating free 4 hour event to over 60 attendees from many locations and covered topics such as AI, Cyber Security, Blockchain and Digital Assets. Board Director, Michael McLean, has provided a great summary available here for those who missed the event.

 


 
 Your IMC Board, State Chapters and Executive Officer are a dedicated team aiming to provide the best support by way of professional development and member benefits to our members, as well as the latest news about the management consulting profession in Australia and internationally to members and subscribers.

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: eo@imc.org.au