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Business Development / Consultancy: Consultancy Training

Muir Slicer Associates and Consultancy and Development International, are Approved Centres, able to offer a range of consultancy training courses and mentoring under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and its sister institute, the Institute of Consulting (IC).

The CMI qualifications available have been developed in cooperation with the IC. They are designed for Professional Consultants and those aspiring to become a Professional Consultant and who want to develop key skills such as planning and managing consultancy intervention, the client relationship, communication and problem solving tools and techniques.

  • +The Essential Consultancy Skills Course (ECS)
    This is an intensive 3 day course which covers the main, foundation, areas of consultancy. It is a CMI Recognised course.

    Three assessments are carried out during the course and successful delegates receive an Attendance Certificate from Muir Slicer and Consultancy and Development International as well as certification of successful attendance from the CMI.

    No post course project work is required.

    Who should attend?

    • Those who wish to become consultants.
    • Existing consultants who wish to become professionally qualified
    • Those who employ or plan to engage consultants, to gain an intelligent customer capability.

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    During or after the ECS course delegates often decide that they wish to pursue further study and gain accreditation in relation to consultancy, and can choose the level they wish to gain. Depending on this choice delegates may have to complete further post course project work if they wish to proceed to a higher, accredited, level of qualification.

    The options are:

    CMI Level 5 Award in Professional Consulting (QCF).
    CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting (QCF)



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  • +CMI Level 5 Award in Professional Consulting (QCF)

    Following on from the Essential Consultancy Skills Course (ECS) outlined separately, this gives students the opportunity to gain a good understanding of consulting essentials, through completing one module, usually Introduction to Consulting Essentials. This module focuses on the nature of consulting, personal development and effective communication.

    No further attendance is required. Supported course work and study are carried out by students in their own time with full remote support, following completion of the ECS Course.

    Who should complete this course?

    • Those who wish to become consultants.
    • Existing consultants who wish to become professionally qualified
    • Those who employ or plan to engage consultants, to gain an intelligent customer capability.

    Contact us for further details on costs and for any further information you may require.



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  • +CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting (QCF)
    Following on from the Essential Consultancy Skills Course (ECS) outlined separately, this is a more extensive qualification than the Award in Professional Consulting and gives a broader knowledge of the role of a professional consultant while focusing on specific subjects appropriate to that role.

    Two modules require to be completed. Usually these are Introduction to Consulting Essentials, which focuses on the nature of consulting, personal development and effective communication and Planning and Managing Consultancy Interventions.

    No further attendance is required. Supported course work and study are carried out by students in their own time with full remote support, following completion of the ECS Course.

    Other modules are also available but our experience shows that most students pursue those outlined above.

    Who should complete this course?

    • Those who wish to become consultants.
    • Existing consultants who wish to become professionally qualified
    • Those who employ or plan to engage consultants, to gain an intelligent customer capability.

    Contact us for further details on costs and for any further information you may require.



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  • +Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
    The CMC is an internationally recognised qualification established by the International Council of Management Consultancy Institutes (ICMCI) and awarded by the IC in the UK.

    It is a competency based award denoting the highest level of consultancy qualification and requires at least 4 years consultancy experience plus relevant references.



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  • +Mentoring
    CDI is authorised to provide help and guidance for those wishing to apply for CMC. The consultancy training and CMI qualifications above provide an excellent foundation for delegates wishing to become CMCs.

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