Practising Management Consultant (PMC)

Enterprise Singapore (ESG) -recognised Certification for Management Consultants

Certification Process

EducationMinimum diploma
Consulting Experience
  • At least 1,000 management consulting hours (for external projects) in the past 3 years
  • 5 years of experience in management function and/or consultancy for degree holders, or 7 years of experience in management function and/or consultancy for those with professional recognised qualification, or 10 years of experience in management function and/or consultancy for diploma holders
Consultancy ProjectsWritten summaries of 3 or more recent external projects outlining the client’s business situation, the specific proposed solution, including diagnosis of the issues, identification of options, and definition and justification of the proposed course of action. These will be during the oral presentation. Applicant must also provide client’s contact information for verification of projects undertaken.
Client and other
3rd Party References
Provide 3 clients or 3rd party references for the 3 recent external projects undertaken. This could be in the form of testimonial or independent 3rd party evaluation/feedback forms.
CompetencyAttend PMC training and pass written assessment within one year. Exemption will be considered based on experience and qualification. The Review Panel will make an assessment and recommend the appropriate training.
EthicsA qualifying written assessment and oral presentation on the PMC-CB’s Code of Ethics and ethical aspects of management consulting.
RecommendationBy the Review Panel and endorsed by the Practising Management Consultant Certification Board (PMC-CB).
Validity3 years from date of certification.
Certification Fees
Application and Processing FeeS$500
Interview Assessment FeeS$500
  • Fees need to be paid in advance for each stage of certification.
Fees Per Module
Training FeeS$500
Written assessment FeeS$200
  • Fees need to be paid in advance for each stage of certification.
Upgrade Fee from PMC to SPMC
Upgrade Application FeeS$500
PMC Certification FeeS$2,100
  • Fees need to be paid in advance for each stage of certification.
  • PMCs who are not successfully conferred to SPMC and wish to re-apply will need to pay Upgrade Application Fee for each attempt.



- The first payment is $1,000 for the processing and interview fee. 
- The second payment of $1,400 is for two compulsory training modules (and written assessments). 
- The final payment is $2,300 for the certificate processing.

Payments may be made via bank transfer or cheque.

For bank transfer, please use the information below and send us a screenshot of your successful payment notice:

Beneficiary: Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Council Limited
Bank: United Overseas Bank Limited
Account No.: 450-304-500-6
Bank Code: 7375
Branch Code: 001
Swift Code: UOVBSGSG


Please mail the cheque to:

Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Council Limited
2985 Jalan Bukit Merah, SMF Building, #01-01E, Singapore 159457
Attention: Certification Team

Please indicate your name and contact number at the back of the cheque (outside of the information box).  All applications will be processed only upon receipt of payments.


Click here for the list of frequently asked questions.




All applications made online should contain the following attachments for processing:

  • A softcopy of your resume/CV.
  • A softcopy of your photo identification document e.g. NRIC, FIN Card, Passport.
  • Copies of your educational and professional qualification certificates.
  • Copies of client testimonials or project materials e.g. proposals, reports listed in the “Assignment Details and References” section in the application form.

Please note that you will be required to produce the original copies of the above supporting documents for verification. 


Application Process and Interview
  1. Upon receipt of the above documents, SBACC will process your application and contact you for an interview session with the PMC-CB Review Panel. During the interview, you will be required to present 3 consulting projects that you have undertaken.
  2. The Review Panel will assess your abilities based on the evaluation criteria, your work and consulting experience and the consulting projects’ presentation. These would determine your eligibility for the appropriate certification levels.
  3. The interview results will be communicated to you via email at least 7 working days from the date of your interview date.

To fulfill the certification scheme requirements, all applicants are required to attend and pass the following PMC training modules:

Compulsory modulesModule 1b: Ethics and the Law
Module 9: Application of Government Incentives

Elective modules

Additional module(s) may be assigned to the applicant, after assessment by the PMC-CB Review Panel.

Module 1a: Introduction to Management Consultancy
Module 2: Project Management
Module 3 : Proposal Writing and Project Scoping
Module 4 : Data Gathering and Collation
Module 5: Analysis and Recommendations
Module 6 : Report Writing
Module 7 : Project Implementation and Completion
Module 8: Client-Consultant Relationship

Please click here to find out more about the training module.

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For any deferment requests, the candidate is required to write in to SBACC at least 3 working days before commencement of training and written assessment. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of fees paid. 

Deferment is only allowed for a maximum of 3 times.  Beyond that, the fees paid will be forfeited. A new registration is required for the next intake commencement. 


All written assessment will be conducted at the SBACC office or within SMF Building (where SBACC is located) and the duration for each written assessment (comprising of multi-choice, short and long questions) will be 90 minutes. You will need to attain at least 70% score to pass the written assessment.

Candidate must complete their required training and pass written assessment within 1 year from the date of their application. For more information on the training dates for the PMC Modules and Written Assessment, please click here.


Interested applicants are to read through and be familiarised with the pre-requisites for each level of certification before submitting the application. For enquiries, please fill-up the enquiry form that can be found in the CONTACT US tab or call tel: 6826 0955.

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