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Vickie Lemire

Vickie Lemire

Relationship Manager
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The Profession of Management Consulting Program (PMCP) is a one-year development program for Telfer School of Management students interested in consulting.

Through a competitive selection process, 15 Telfer Bachelor of Commerce students are chosen to participate in weekly extracurricular sessions, including workshops and case simulations facilitated by consulting professionals.

What is 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.
Source: National Profession Classification



The PMCP gives you

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A unique exposure to multiple specializations and work cultures, which in turn enables you to make informed career decisions. The chance to build a stellar professional network within the industry, a formidable competitive edge. An opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to thrive in consulting roles, thereby boosting employment prospects.

Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate and a digital badge validating your accomplishment.




The PMCP is a one-year program and includes an optional consulting project the following year.


Starting the first week of school in September and ending the last week of March, sessions take place in person every Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. except during exam periods and holidays*.
*Except for the trip to Toronto, typically held from Wednesday through Friday during Fall Reading Week.


Sessions take place in person at Desmarais or at employer locations. Some sessions might take place virtually.


Optional 2nd year and beyond

Program Structure by Year of Program:

•    Introduction to the consulting process
•    15+ employer-led sessions, including workshops, presentations, case simulations, office visits, and feedback
•    Trip to Toronto (during Fall Reading Week)
•    The PMCP Profession of Management Consulting Panel and networking event
•    Peer-to-peer mentorship by the previous cohort
•    Inclusion in the PMCP members’ profiles shared with partnering organizations

•    Optional consulting project with mentorship from a professional consultant
•    Leadership roles assisting with the development and success of future cohorts
•    Access to a growing network of 85+ PMCP alumni

Optional PMCP Consulting Project

Once they have successfully completed the program, participants have the option to take on the PMCP Consulting Project. Students partner with a local business or organization, helping them to enhance their operations and achieve their objectives, therefore contributing significantly to the local community.


  • Go through the full consulting process phases (Entry, Diagnosis, Action Planning, Implementation and Termination)
  • Build client-consultant relationship skills
  • Receive mentorship from a professional consultant (CMC/FCMC)
  • Obtain academic credits (3)
  • Gain valuable project experience to add to your resumé



The selection process is competitive. To be considered for the interview process, candidates must meet the minimum requirements below and pass the essay portion.

To be eligible*, the candidate must:

  • be enrolled full-time in the Telfer Bachelor of Commerce, graduating no earlier then December 2024 
  • have a CGPA of 6.0 or higher after the Winter 2023 term
  • be fluent in English (French will be considered an asset)
  • be available in person on Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • be willing and ready to dedicate an average of 5 hours per week to various activities, including the scheduled program sessions, teamwork, individual meetings with the program coordinator and the mentors, emailing, discussions with mentors and professionals, etc.**
  • be prepared to travel to Toronto once during the Fall term (typically over Reading Week)
  • agree to act as an ambassador of the Telfer School of Management
  • have completed ADM 2381(2781) Business Communication Skills course before September 2023

*Not sure if you are eligible? Contact the program coordinator.
**Except during exam periods and holidays. The trip to Toronto is typically held from Wednesday through Friday during Fall Reading Week.



Information Sessions

Not sure if the PMCP is for you? Attend one of our information sessions held in March. To register, log in to Career Launch. Dates and times for info sessions are updated as of mid February.


If you are eligible and wish to participate in the PMCP starting in the September 2023, the application period for the next cohort will be open on Career Launch throughout the month of March 2023.

Your application must include:

1. Your resumé (CV) and cover letter in one, single PDF document
2. Two 250-word essays


For next cohort starting in September 2023

Candidates must apply through Career Launch by April 5, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.

Interview and Selection Process

Selected candidates will be invited to a 20-minute interview in April 2023; final selection will be announced by June 1, 2023.

Should you have any questions, please contact Vickie Lemire, Relationship Manager and PMCP coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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