Why join IMC New Zealand?

IMC Membership offers a range of services and annual benefits. 
Access to research materials Fellowship and Networking
Financial Advice Find a Consultant listing
Conferences and Forums Global Recognition
Subscriptions Public Liability Insurance
Professional Development Newsletters
Professional Indemnity Insurance Training Opportunities
Creating business opportunities Raising the profile of CMCs

Current benefits include:

Market Recognition  
Private and public sector clients recognize members as responsible and reliable sources of advice, providing services of the highest quality to solve a broad range of governance, management, operational and technical matters.

Peer Recognition  
The status of CMC denotes a mature professional and may be further augmented by fellowship.

Access to resources
Access to www.BPIR.com benchmarking database of best practices.
Access to a huge range of full text business and academic journal articles online at www.BPIR.com


Activities of the Institute facilitate networking with fellow professionals.  Members may meet to exchange ideas and look towards co-operative opportunities.

Client Referral Services  

The Institute is the source of referral to members for assignments from organizations and businesses looking to engage consulting services.  Clients looking for a consultant can use the IMC New Zealand management consultant search service, the IMC NZ website Consultant Search, the IMC New Zealand consulting brief advertising service that delivers pre-qualified responses or the IMC New Zealand management consultant tender management service.

Lead generation from Consultant search facility

Members who are CMCs can maintain a listing on this site and receive enquiries about consulting services.  Clients can search for Certified Management Consultants with skills and experience to match their needs. 

Access to professional resources

CMCs gain free access to an international best practice database and a access to a comprehensive range of full text articles in online business and academic journals 
Newsletters These discuss relevant issues for members, provide information and are a regular update forum on matters of professional interest.

International Reciprocity
Members are entitled to transfer their qualification to any other country of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) and to practice as a CMC in that country.  CMC is an international qualification recognized by countries where New Zealanders often choose to work such as  Australia, the UK and Canada and by key New Zealand trading partners such as the USA, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand as well as many members of the European Union. The CMC certification is recognised in over 50 countries

Training and professional development

The Institute offers professional development opportunities through its regular branch meetings.  The Institute is currently working with professional development organisations to promote the training, education and qualification of persons practising or intending to practise the profession of management consulting in New Zealand. 


The Institute and its members ascribe to an ethical and professional code that enhances the profession and provides members with a unique selling proposition.

 Assurance to clients

The Institute provides assurance of experience, qualifications and competency of Certified Management Consultants. Membership includes mandatory continuing professional development, providing assurance that skills are up to date. IMC New Zealand has a formal complaints procedure providing a means for clients to lodge a complaint for investigation by the Institute. Only clients of IMC New Zealand members have this level of assurance.

 Purchasing benefits

The Institute has arrangements with suppliers who provide preferential pricing on various products and services. Check out our 'Benefits' Page for details.

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