11201 – Professional occupations in business management consulting



11201 – Professional occupations in business management consulting
Professionals in business management consulting occupations provide services to management such as analyzing the structure, operations, managerial methods or functions of an organization in order to propose, plan and implement improvements. They are employed by management consulting firms and throughout the public and private sectors or are self-employed.


Index of titles
Business analyst project manager
Business consultant
Business management analyst
Business management consultant
Business methods analyst
Certified management consultant
Client group supervisor
Conference facilitator
Corporate development planning adviser
Corporate planner
Direct mail specialist
Export trade consultant
File manager
Filing systems analyst
Forms management analysts supervisor
Health information management consultant
Industrial and commercial methods analyst
Industrial standards quality auditor
ISO consultant
Management analyst
Management consultant
Methods and cost analyst
Methods and procedures analyst
Occupational analyst - services to management firms
Operations management senior consultant
Organization and methods officer
Organization and methods researcher
Organizational analysis consultant
Organizational analyst
Point of sale system manager
Price management analyst
Records filing systems analysts supervisor
Records management specialist
Records management systems analyst
Records manager - business services
Regulatory affairs analyst
Regulatory affairs associate
Regulatory affairs officer
Regulatory affairs specialist
Regulatory compliance officer
Regulatory compliance specialist
Security management specialist
Standards coordinator
Standards specialist
Supply chain process analyst
Supply chain project manager
Team training specialist
Time study analyst - services to management firms
Transition management consultant
Work reorganization consultant
Work study analyst
Work study analysts supervisor


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Analyze and provide advice on the managerial methods and organization of a public or private sector establishment
Conduct research to determine efficiency and effectiveness of managerial policies and programs
Conduct assessments and propose improvements to methods, systems and procedures in areas such as operations, human resources, records management, security management and communications
Conduct quality audits and develop quality management and quality assurance standards for ISO (International Organization for Standardization) registration
Provide guidance and support to businesses on regulatory policies and procedures; ensure internal compliance with regulatory requirements; and prepare submissions and filings with regulatory bodies
Plan the reorganization of the operations of an establishment
May supervise contracted researchers or clerical staff.


Employment requirements
A bachelor's degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce or a related discipline is usually required.
A graduate degree in business administration may be required.
Some establishments may require management consultants to be certified by a provincial management consulting association.
Certification as a quality auditor may be required for some occupations in this unit group.
Occupations in health information management consulting may require certification by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).


Additional information
Progression to senior and managerial positions is possible with experience.


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