Professional occupations in business management consulting (NOC 1122)

High opportunity occupation

About this job

Professional occupations in business management consulting:

  • 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
  • are employed by management consulting firms and throughout the public and private sectors or are self-employed
Common job titles
  • analyst, price management / supply chain
  • certified management consultant
  • consultant, work reorganization
  • industrial standards quality auditor
  • ISO consultant
  • manager, file / records / point of sale


Management consultants:

  • analyze and provide advice on the managerial methods and organization of a public or private sector establishment
  • conduct research to determine the 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 and communications
  • conduct quality audits and develop quality management and quality assurance standards for ISO (International Organization for Standardization) registration
  • plan the reorganization of the operations of an establishment
  • supervise contracted researchers or clerical staff

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a conventional controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to senior and managerial positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources