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11 02, 2020


February 11th, 2020|

IMCA NOTICE - SEANAD ELECTIONS As the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers is a nominating body of right to Seanad Eireann under the provisions of the Seanad Electoral Act 1954 under the auspice of the Industrial and Commercial panel. We would request that any interested parties please note that any communications on this subject [...]

28 01, 2020


January 28th, 2020|

IMCA NEWS  On occassion, the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers awards a medal in recognition of outstanding achievement that has led to demonstrable enterprise and innovation with lasting impact in a particular sector. The award has now been presented for over 25 years with a distinguished list of recipients  The IMCA is delighted to [...]

9 01, 2020

Call for Expressions of Interest for International Committee Membership

January 9th, 2020|

Dear Member This is our annual call for volunteers for participation with our International colleagues at ICMI . Please consider giving your time to help us advance the profession of management consulting globally. We have a few vacancies that require committed individuals to help us implement our strategy. If any of these roles are of [...]

9 12, 2019

IMCA NEWS: Professional Standards Committee

December 9th, 2019|

Dear Institute Colleagues, It is our role to properly represent our profession, and assure our standards are up to date and up to the expectations of our clients. Our International  Professional Standards Committee (PSC) are working on updating the standards while assuring they properly address our clients needs. Please find follow an open-ended survey which can be introduced for face-to-face meetings with clients to obtain their feedback and insights. We would appreciate if you could assist us gather this information for them by asking theses questions with one or more of your  clients. As a result we will have an excellent picture of client expectations globally and you will receive the results of the study as a thank you for your support and involvement. Important note: They have set a deadline of 31 January 2020 for responses to come back to them at and With many thanks, Institute of Management Consultants & Advisors ( Ireland )   […]

4 12, 2019

IMCA NEWS: Trocaire looking for Consultants

December 4th, 2019|

Trócaire is looking for suitably qualified consulting firms to submit proposals to carry out End of Project Evaluation for the Project “Enhancing Participatory Governance and Accountability”. It is expected that this project Evaluation (EPE) aims to assess the relevance of planned intervention and the progress made in achieving project objective since the Baseline conducted in [...]

26 11, 2019

IMCA NEWS: CMC International Update

November 26th, 2019|

IMCA Colleagues, Please find to follow the Annual Update to communicate and highlight the main subjects addressed during the 2019 International Conference which took place in Nassau last month. 1. Outcomes of the annual meeting of delegates: This year, other than the usual presenting of materials and general discussions, the meeting included many focus groups [...]

11 11, 2019

NEWS: Press Release

November 11th, 2019|

IMCA PRESS RELEASE The Board of the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors (IMCA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Downes as their new CEO. For Immediate Release: The Institute today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr Patrick Downes as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr Downes who replaces Denis McCarthy, [...]

11 11, 2019

The Excitement is growing – Talking Consultants

November 11th, 2019|

2019 YCG Talking Consultants_

14 10, 2019

NEWS: Time limited offer from SFA

October 14th, 2019|

Breakfast Briefing: Manage your Business in Challenging Times  Date: 16 October 2019 Time: 8:00am-9:30am Location: Bank of Ireland Workbench, Ballycoolin, Blanchardstown Address: Block 1, Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 15, D15 AKK1 We have an exciting day coming up in Blanchardstown on 16 October with keynote speaker Brett Bruen, former Director of Global Engagement at the Obama White House and [...]

9 10, 2019


October 9th, 2019|