Management Consultant

Job Description

Management Consultants are trained to provide strategic advice to improve the financial and operational health of their clients' organisations. They may also help organisations to develop specialist skills that they may be lacking.

Careers Ladder


To become a Management Consultant you will need a combination of education and experience.

Complete a Bachelor degree in commerce, business, business administration or a related field.

Gain work experience. Work experience is a plus in almost every profession but is crucial in the field of management consulting where clients are employing you for your expertise.

Consider gaining certification. The Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) is the professional body representing management consultants in Australia and is the awarding body of the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation, the mark of competency for the management consulting profession.


  • Analytical
  • Autonomy
  • Communicator
  • Confident
  • Interpersonal
  • Focussed
  • Self-Motivator
  • Thorough

Key Skills

  • Business
  • Interpreting Data
  • Research
  • Consulting Services
  • Finance

Future Prospects

Career progression in this field can lead to other roles such as: