Senior Practising Management Consultant (SPMC)

SPRING-recognised Certification for Management Consultants

Certification Process

Criteria
 
EducationMinimum degree
Consulting Experience
  • 3,000 or more management consulting hours in the past years
  • 8 years or more in business management consultancy
  • Lead consultant in all management consulting projects
Consultancy Projects

Detailed written summaries of 3 or more recent 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 reviewed during the oral presentation. Applicant must also provide clients’s contact information for verification of projects undertaken.

Engagement Size Of
Cited Project(s)
Size of at least one engagement must minimally be above S$1 million (in terms of project value) while it must be above S$500,000 (in terms of project value) for every other projects.
Client and Other 3rd Party ReferencesProvide 5 clients or 3rd party references for the 5 recent projects undertaken. For SPMC certification, applicants are to submit 5 clients testimonials outlining the nature, period, and impact of the project and the role of the management consultant.
CompetencyApplicant has to undergo the Review Panel to be assessed, and to present his/her portfolio. Exemption will be considered based on experience and qualification. The Review Panel will make an assessment and recommend the relevant 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.
Fees
Certification Fees
Application and Processing FeeS$500
Interview Assessment FeeS$500

Certification Fee

(With Professional Liability insurance coverage)

S$2,300
  • 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.

Eligible for PIC Grant, click here to find out more.

 

 

Click here for the list of frequently asked questions.

SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS

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 project materials e.g. proposals, reports listed in the “Assignment Details and References” section in the application form.
  • 5 client testimonials for projects taken in the past 3 years.

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

Upon submission of application online, please issue a cheque payment of S$1000 payable to SINGAPORE PMC CERTIFICATION PTE LTD. Please mail the cheque to:

Singapore PMC Certification Pte Ltd
2895 Jalan Bukit Merah, SMF Building, 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. 

Application Process and Interview
  1. Upon receipt of the above documents, SPMCC 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 via email at least 7 working days from the date of your interview date.
TRAINING modules

To fulfill the certification scheme requirement, 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.

For general enquiries, please contact certification@pmccertification.sg

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

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. 

WRITTEN ASSESSMENT

All written assessment will be conducted at SPMCC Examinations Office 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.

Applicants must complete their required trainings 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.

Application

Interested applicants are to read through and be familiarised with the pre-requsites for each level of certification before submitting the application. For enquiries, please email secretariat@pmccertification.sg, or call tel: 6826 0955.

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