Certified management consultant

The Certified Management Consultant™ (CMC®) mark is the profession’s only international certification mark, recognized in over 50 countries. It represents a commitment to the highest standards of consulting standards in technical competency and ethics, and global standards in consulting competencies, professional behavior, client and project management and adherence to the ethical canons of the profession.

Why become CMC?

👍 Professional Mark of Distinction
Certified applicants may make use of the CMC certification mark to demonstrate their competence, professionalism and enhance their professional image in marketing their services to clients. Clients are assured of professionalism, objectivity, quality, ethical in the conduct of their work, adherence to professional standards and commitment to continuous professional improvement as it is constantly being monitored and reviewed by the IMCT.
🙎‍♂️ Pathway to International Recognition
The CMC certification will enable progress on the pathway to be recognized internationally through the Institute’s “Certified Management Consultant” (CMC) certification scheme that is accredited by the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) and has reciprocal recognition and is useful in the USA, UK, and 48 other member countries worldwide.
📊 Enhancing Marketing Efforts
Various potential clients can access to the Register of CMCs. Potential Clients can also make use of the Register of CMCs to source for potential Management Consultants that thus create more business opportunities for CMCs
Academic :   Bachelor Degree or relevant professional certification
Experience :   Deep knowledge and experience in at least 1 business function or specialization;
At least 3 years’ or experience in the management consulting industry.
Consulting hours :  Accumulated a minimum of 1,000 management consulting hours in the immediate last 3 years comprising advisory work and activities such as data gathering, analysis and report writing that are part of the consulting process.
Consulting Projects :  Submit written summaries of 3 or more recent consulting projects.


Code of Conduct
The Institute of Management Consultants of Thailand (IMC Thailand) and Certified Management Consultants® (CMCs) pledge in writing to abide by the Institute’s Code Ethics. Their adherence to the Code signifies voluntary assumption of self-discipline. As the professional institute and certifying body for management consultants in Thailand, IMC Thailand requires adherence to this Code of Ethics as a condition of membership and certification. The purpose of this Code is to help IMC Thailand members maintain their professionalism and adhere to high ethical standards in the conduct of providing services to clients and in their dealings with their colleagues and the public. The individual judgment of Members and CMCs is required to apply these principles. Members and CMCs are liable to disciplinary action under the IMC Thailand Rules of Procedure for Enforcement of this Code if their conduct is found by the IMC Thailand Ethics Committee to be in violation of the Code or to bring discredit to the profession or to IMC Thailand.
Commitment to Clients
1. To serve clients with integrity, competence, independence, objectivity, and professionalism.
2. To mutually establish with client’s realistic expectations of the benefits and results of our services.
3. To only accept assignments for which possess the requisite experience and competence to perform and will only assign staff or engage colleagues with the knowledge and expertise needed to serve our clients effectively.
4. Before accepting any engagement, it shall be ensured that the work with clients to establish a mutual understanding of the objectives, scope, work plan, and fee arrangements are met.
5. To treat appropriately all confidential client information that is not public knowledge, take reasonable steps to prevent it from access by unauthorized people, and will not take advantage of proprietary or privileged information, either for use by ourselves, the client’s firm, or another client, without the client’s permission.
6. To avoid conflicts of interest or the appearance of such and will immediately disclose to the client circumstances or interests that it may influence the judgment or objectivity.
7. To offer to withdraw from a consulting assignment when the objectivity or integrity may be impaired.
8. To refrain from inviting an employee of an active or inactive client to consider alternative employment without prior discussion with the client.
Commitment to the Public and the Profession
9. If within the scope of engagement, the consultant will report to appropriate authorities within or external to the client organization any occurrences of malfeasance, dangerous behavior, or illegal activities.
10. To respect the rights of consulting colleagues and consulting firms and will not use their proprietary information or methodologies without permission.
11. To represent the profession with integrity and professionalism in relations with the clients, colleagues, and the general public.
12. To not advertise services in a deceptive manner nor misrepresent or denigrate individual consulting practitioners, consulting firms, or the consulting profession.
13. If the consultant perceives a violation of the Code, he/she will report it to the IMC Thailand and will promote adherence to the Code by other member consultants working on behalf.
14. Not to use the certification in such a manner as to bring IMCT into disrepute, and not to make any statement regarding the certification which IMCT considers misleading or unauthorized.
15. to discontinue the use of all claims to certification that contain any reference to IMCT or certification upon suspension or withdrawal of certification, and to return any certificates issued by IMCT.
Commitment to Fiscal Integrity
16. To agree in advance with a client on the basis for fees and expenses and will charge fees that are reasonable and commensurate with the services delivered and the responsibility accepted.
17. To not accept commissions, remuneration, or other benefits from a third party in connection with the recommendations to a client without that client’s prior knowledge and consent, and disclose in advance any financial interests in goods or services that form part of such recommendations.