According to the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, Canada’s 10 billion dollar management consulting industry is trending upwards:
New research projects 5.5 per cent annual growth rate in Canadian consulting market through 2010…
Demand for services in the private and public sectors is outpacing global market growth rates, and the consulting expertise resident in Canada is well positioned to serve clients in other parts of North America with a talented, bilingual and cost-competitive professional workforce.
“Unlike other countries, Canada’s consulting marketplace is more fragmented and stratified,” says Heather Osler, President and CEO of CMC-Canada. “We’re experiencing a rise of the mid-size management consultancies, and Canada is seeing a dramatic surge with the leading Business Advisory Firms (BAS) firms competing directly with the well-known strategy consulting firms. The robust market is further supported by the entrepreneurial activity of niche and boutique management consulting firms.”