DMC Program

This program will be offered through Internet. All those who want to undergo this course must have an e-mail address. This is a course of maximum 16 months.
Certification by IMCI is invaluable as it is the mark of excellence among management consulting professionals. The CMC designation implies international recognition and certification to world-wide standards.
The IMCI is an apex body of the management-consulting professionals in India, recognised by the Consultancy Development Centre (CDC), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The DMC is not registered or recognised by any government organisation and it is an autonomous program of the IMCI.
Any graduate from a recognised University who is interested in learning the processes of the profession of Management Consultancy are eligible to register for this course. There is no specific requirement of age, experience, gender or profession. As the medium of instruction will be in English, reasonable proficiency in the subject will be essential.
The course will be offered as described below:
  • All those who are desirous of joining the course will have to register with the IMCI office in the prescribed format. There is no specific application form. Upon the receipt of the application with brief bio-data, along with the fees of Rs.25,000.00/- payable to IMCI in advance by demand draft, a candidate will be registered for the course. The candidate will have to give his/her postal address as well as e-mail address where the learning material can be sent.
  • The participant will be informed about his registration. A Textbook for the course - "Management Consulting" by Milan Kubr, published by International Labor Organization will be sent by post/courier. The candidate will have to acknowledge the receipt of this Textbook, which will form the major learning material.
  • The course is being offered in ten modules. The modules are as follows:
    • The profession of Management Consultancy –Scope and Opportunities
    • The Management Consultancy Profession in India
    • Consultancy opportunities in General Management areas
    • Consultancy opportunities in Marketing areas
    • Consultancy opportunities in Finance areas
    • Consultancy opportunities in HRD areas
    • Consultancy opportunities in IT areas
    • Consultancy in Small Scale Sector
    • consultants to Government, Public Sector, Cooperatives and Non-Profit areas
    • Starting Consultancy Business, Marketing, Financing and continuous learning
  • Through email, following documents will be sent to each participant:
  • One monogram on each of the above modules.
  • One case study for each module.
  • One question paper on each module.
  • The participants will have to go through the monograms and read the cases. They shall also read the relevant chapter from the textbook. Through e-mail, they will have to send the analysis of the case with their recommendations and solve the question paper.
  • A panel of examiners will evaluate the case analysis and the answer paper.
  • Grades will be given for the case analysis and answer paper.  "A" will mean excellent, "B" will mean good, "C" will mean average and "D" will mean poor.
  • The second module of monogram, case study and the question paper will be sent to the participant only after receiving the case analysis and the answer paper for the earlier module.
  • There is no hard and fast rule as to how much time should be taken up by the participant to complete one module. However, it is desired that the participant should complete each module within minimum one week to maximum four weeks. As such, the DMC can be completed in a period ranging from minimum ten weeks to maximum one year. After 16 months, if the DMC is not completed, the registration will cease automatically.
  • If the candidate requires any further personal guidance, it will be possible to arrange a meeting with members of the IMCI from the local chapter closest to the candidate.
  • There will be no final examination. The participant must secure an average grade of "B"  or (3.0 G.P.A) from the ten modules to qualify for the Diploma.  The Diploma Certificate will be awarded on the GPA (Grade Point Average) basis for 10 modules.
  • All successful participants will be issued the Diploma by the Institute of Management Consultants of India (IMCI).
  • No refund will be given after the registration on any account.
  • The participants will normally communicate with the Institute only through E-mail. The Executive Council of the IMCI will be the final authority in case of any disputes, and its decisions will be binding on the participants.
    • Any dispute arising out of the DMC program will be under the jurisdiction of Mumbai Courts only.

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