1122 – Professional occupations in business management consulting | Canada NOC |

1122 – Professional occupations in business 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.


Index of titles

Example titles

  • Business consultant
  • Business management analyst
  • Business management consultant
  • Business methods analyst
  • Certified management consultant
  • Client group supervisor
  • Conference facilitator
  • Corporate development planning adviser
  • Corporate planner
  • Direct mail specialist
  • Export trade consultant
  • File manager
  • Filing systems analyst
  • Forms management analysts supervisor
  • Health information management consultant
  • Industrial and commercial methods analyst
  • Industrial standards quality auditor
  • ISO consultant
  • Management analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Methods and cost analyst
  • Methods and procedures analyst
  • Occupational analyst – services to management firms
  • Operations management senior consultant
  • Organization and methods officer
  • Organization and methods researcher
  • Organizational analysis consultant
  • Organizational analyst
  • Point of sale system manager
  • Price management analyst
  • Records filing systems analysts supervisor
  • Records management specialist
  • Records management systems analyst
  • Records manager – business services
  • Regulatory affairs analyst
  • Regulatory affairs associate
  • Regulatory affairs officer
  • Regulatory affairs specialist
  • Regulatory compliance officer
  • Regulatory compliance specialist
  • Standards co-ordinator
  • Standards specialist
  • Supply chain process analyst
  • Team training specialist
  • Time study analyst – services to management firms
  • Transition management consultant
  • Work reorganization consultant
  • Work study analyst
  • Work study analysts supervisor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Analyze and provide advice on the managerial methods and organization of a public or private sector establishment
  • Conduct research to determine 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
  • Provide guidance and support to businesses on regulatory policies and procedures; ensure internal compliance with regulatory requirements; and prepare submissions and filings with regulatory bodies
  • Plan the reorganization of the operations of an establishment
  • May supervise contracted researchers or clerical staff.

Employment requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce or a related discipline is usually required.
  • A graduate degree in business administration may be required.
  • Some establishments may require management consultants to be certified by a provincial management consulting association.
  • Certification as a quality auditor may be required for some occupations in this unit group.
  • Occupations in health information management consulting may require certification by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).

Additional information

  • Progression to senior and managerial positions is possible with experience.


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