first batch of management consultants will be formally
certified in the country by the end of October 1998,
enabling them to practice in other countries.
to Hiru Bijlani, President, the Institute of Management
Consultants of India (IMCI), the apex body of management
consultant professionals, consultants from India would
be able to practice in countries like Europe, South
East Asia, USA, Japan and Australia which demand certification.
government and industry would do well to circulate
information about their needs with regard to consulting
services to the members of IMCI. This would enable
them to broad-base their choice of consultants and
assure them of acceptable service standards,"
said IMCI has developed a rigorous system for certifying
consultants which is a self imposed measure aimed
at ensuring that clients get a service in line with
said the 8th National Convention of IMCI will be held
in Pune on October 27 and 28.