CMC-AB Virtual Happy Hour

The Alberta Virtual Happy Hour is held the first Thursday of every month.  We encourage CMCs, associate members, and those interested in the profession across Alberta and Canada to join us for a discussion on different topics relevant to the management consulting profession.   Typically, we start with a conversation starter where 1-2 learned colleagues share their knowledge on a particular subject and afterwards break out into discussion groups.  

This an opportunity to get together with colleagues, enjoy a beverage (virtually), and share ideas on how we can move forward together through these challenging times.   CMCs can claim 2 CPD credits towards your annual CPD compliance.   

This event is put on as a collaboration by CIs across the country. Members from Atlantic to BC, and everywhere in between, are encouraged to join and meet fellow consultants part of the national CMC community. 

Every 1st Thursday of the month -- next session: Thursday, Oct 1, 2020
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Mountain Time 
Location: ONLINE
Cost: Free 

Thirsty THird Thursday - Networking events (Online)

"Thirsty Third Thursdays" is an opportunity to get together with colleagues, meet new and interesting people, and share ideas with other professionals ... all in a very laidback environment.

This event is put on as a collaboration by CIs across the country. Members from Atlantic to BC, and everywhere in between, are encouraged to join and meet fellow consultants part of the national CMC community.

Every 3rd Thursday of the month -- next session: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 4:00pm Eastern Time -7:00pm Pacific Time - join us at your convenience! 
Location: ONLINE
Cost: Free 

CMC Book Club Express

It’s official, CMC has a book club. A book club specially designed for people who want all the benefits of a book club without reading the book.

CMC Book Club Express

CMC Book Club Express is a fun and easy way to explore new books on leadership and management, get to know other CMC members, laugh and meet one of your  professional development requirements.


Each month a book summary is selected from the Youexec.Com collection of book summaries. is an executive resource portal used by over 900,000 executives worldwide. Membership to the portal is one of the benefits of your CMC membership.

To participate in the CMC Book Club Express you simply read the selected book summary, register to attend, and log in to the Zoom meeting room. Don’t think you even have time to read a book summary – no worries there is a 20- minute audio summary to download. To access your YouExec account, check out your member benefits page. 


The book this month is Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works.  Bring your lunch, your coffee or your cocktail depending on your time zone. 

Are you playing the game or are you playing to win? Chances are your competitors are doing the latter. Develop a winning strategy for your company, business unit, or new product launch with former Procter & Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley and co-author, Roger L. Martin’s recipe for success. Lafley and Martin lay out the simple steps of strategy in the form of five questions, the most important of which are “Where to play?” and “How to win?”

Date: Thursday September 24, 2020
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Pacific Time 
Location: ONLINE
Cost: Free w/ CMC-Canada membership


cmc bc Awards Night

Join in an evening celebrating the professionals joining the ranks of Certified Management Consultants (CMC) along with new and long standing members and their achievements. 

Leigh Harris, National Board Chair for CMC-Canada, will present on the trends and disruptive forces affecting the professional services industry today and how the Certified Management Consulting designation is evolving in response. 

Dr. Nancy MacKay, Ph.D. founder and CEO of MacKay CEO Forums will provide a leadership session focused on achieving time mastery. The results we are able to achieve are directly tied to making the most out of every day. 

What a great compliment to an evening celebrating achievement and inspiring all of us to do more.

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Location: ONLINE
Cost: Free