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9 12, 2014

Handover of office 14

December 9th, 2014|

Gerard Daly the outgoing President of IMCA hands over the chain of office to the incoming President Jim Fitzsimons at the social event held  at Clyde Court Hotel, Ballsbridge on Tuesday 9th December 2014.  The handover took place at the December Board meeting held at the same venue that afternoon.

11 11, 2014

Careers in Consulting

November 11th, 2014|

The IMCA Careers in Consulting event each year provides students with an overview of how to get into the field of consulting and how to build a career as a consultant.  We again had a good turnout this year on Nov 11th at Smurfit School of Business, despite the poor weather conditions, and a lively discussion ensued [...]

8 04, 2014

Networking Skills Workshop

April 8th, 2014|

Below are some of the attendees from the highly successful Networking Skills Workshop facilitated by Derek Howard of PwC for the IMCA Consultants Network on April 8th. This is based on training which Derek carries out for senior PwC personnel in their practices in Ireland and other European countries and addressed topics as below: Why [...]

28 08, 2013

Consultant Resource Kit

August 28th, 2013|

Presentation of a report on 'Membership Benefits, Engagement and Development at IMCA' by Andrew Cronin Finn a student in the 2012 / 13 MSc in Management Consultancy Programme at UCD's Smurfit Business School at IMCA's office in Ballsbridge on August 28th.  The report is based on a project completed as part of Andrew's MSc programme. [...]

25 10, 2012

IMCA Development Plan

October 25th, 2012|

The IMCA Development Plan represents the work of a Planning Subgroup of the Board set up in February 2012 to draft a medium term plan for the Institute. In developing the plan, the Subgroup took account of numerous planning documents and reports compiled by Board members and Working Groups.   A vision for the Institute together [...]

21 02, 2012

Online learning services

February 21st, 2012|

Online learning services available to IMCA members will be of significant benefit  in CPD and operating support terms.  Two of these are specific to IMCA: Harvard ManageMentor accessing the online learning services of Harvard Business School is now available at favourable rates to IMCA members. Global CMC www.globalcmc.com is a key interface to international ICMCI links with a [...]

15 02, 2012

CMC promotion to Department of Public Expenditure & Reform.

February 15th, 2012|

Submissions made to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in November 2011 from a meeting with Robert Watt, Secretary General of the Department were followed up in a meeting held with John Burke of the Department's Procurement Policy Unit on February 15th 2012 by Tony O'Brien and Tom Moriarty on behalf of IMCA. A [...]

9 11, 2011

Launch of CEN consultancy standard

November 9th, 2011|

The new CEN European Standard on Management Consultancy Services, EN 16114 is being launched in Brussels on 9 November 2011. The development of this standard arose from the EU's Services Directive which  seeks to make a common market in services in the same way as it has in manufactured goods.  A key instrument in this has [...]

4 11, 2011

Success in CMC procedures assessment

November 4th, 2011|

The report on the triennial assessment of IMCA's membership procedures by ICMCI last September states that we are fully compliant with the ICMCI CMC standards and that IMCA is "in a number of respects a leader in professional best practice within ICMCI". In our third assessment since 2004 we are seen to have steadily learnt and improved [...]